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  1. Honey, The Good Sugar

    Jan 19, 20 09:12 AM

    There are many misconceptions about honey as a sugar source. People equate it with being water supersaturated with sugar.

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  2. The Harmful Effect of Pesticides on Honeybees

    Jan 17, 20 12:08 PM

    Pesticide use has become inevitable in modern agriculture. With pesticide consumption increasing several folds during the last four decades, the side effects are also increasing and one of which is th…

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  3. Antioxidant Benefits of Royal Jelly

    Jan 15, 20 12:21 PM

    Young bees, particularly of Apis Mellifera species, have special glands known as hypo pharyngeal, which are located at their mandibular side that are responsible for the secretion of the yellowish or…

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Honey, The Good Sugar

There are many misconceptions about honey as a sugar source. People equate it with being water supersaturated with sugar.

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The Harmful Effect of Pesticides on Honeybees

Pesticide use has become inevitable in modern agriculture. With pesticide consumption increasing several folds during the last four decades, the side effects are also increasing and one of which is the toxicity to honeybees

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Antioxidant Benefits of Royal Jelly

Young bees, particularly of Apis Mellifera species, have special glands known as hypo pharyngeal, which are located at their mandibular side that are responsible for the secretion of the yellowish or white cream substance known as royal jelly .

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Benefits of Probiotics in Honey

What are probiotics and their significance in our immune system?

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How to Eliminate Leaky Gut with Bee Propolis

Leaky gut is a common syndrome affecting many people today, although it is estimated that over 80 percent of those who suffer from this life-threatening menace are still unaware of this condition.

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How To Take Bee Pollen

. Bee pollen has numerous health benefits and is as a result worthy of its title as a superfood. Among its most important perks are improved liver function, detoxification and anti-inflammatory effects.

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9 Key Health Benefits of Propolis You Have to Look Forward To

One of the most underrated of these products is a precious compound known as propolis. Like honey, it possesses numerous unique properties that can be harnessed for health purposes

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How Do Honey-bees make Beeswax and Comb?

When most people think about honey bees, they mostly are interested in the honey bees produce. However, bees make another important substance known as beeswax.

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Special Certifications For Honey

In the U.S., honey certification grading is conducted voluntarily, and also by the USDA, which can provide fee-based inspections and grading. Honey is graded on several factors, including flavor and aroma, water content, along with defects and clarity.

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Beehive Removal Techniques

Beehive removal is a challenging task, and the best way to do it is by contacting a local beekeeper.

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Why Honey Isn't Just Sugar and Why You Should Use It

Why honey? There are 46 calories in 1 tablespoon of sucrose or table sugar. Honey has 64 calories in one tablespoon. Although, honey contains more calories, you can use less of it because it is sweeter than regular granulated sugar.

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Moving Beehives

Moving beehives in boxes is one of the most common practices which a beekeeper, especially those which are new to beekeeping, are going to have certain concerns about.

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What Do You Call A Honey Bees House?

A honey bees house is an enclosed naturally occurring or artificial structure where the bees of the genus Apis dwell and raise their pupae. A man-made or artificial structure created for domesticated honeybees is known as a beehive.

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Removing Honey Bee Swarms

It can be quite unnerving to have large numbers of bees in your garden or around your home, especially if they establish a colony within your house or in your garden.

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Face Mask Recipes With Honey

Skin care that you can eat is definitely interesting, and one of the most popular ingredients for that is raw honey.

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Honey Recipes

Honey is made by bees using nectar from many different flowers. The viscous liquid is the sweetest food the world has ever known. Honey is not only known for its sweetness but also for its medicinal and nutritional value.

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The Honey Bee's Diet And What It Consists Of

When it comes to their diet,the honey bee's diet consists of various ingredients which together help the honey bee grow and develop so that eventually it can produce honey.

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How Honey Bees Communicate With The Waggle Dance Talk

The waggle dance talk was first noted by Aristotle around 330 BC. A German zoology professor, Karl von Frisch, was given the Nobel Prize for his landmark research on the waggle dance language in 1973.

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Honey Farms: Take a Tour and Become Part of a Larger Movement

Honey farms are becoming an increasingly popular cottage industry. Almost anyone can start a backyard beekeeping sideline business.

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Amazing Raw Honey Benefits

When we talk about the health benefits of honey, we are specifically talking about raw honey benefits.

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What Are Some of the Health Benefits of Honey?

The health benefits of honey certainly go beyond its wonderful flavor. Honey nutrition is a healthy source of carbohydrates and they give your body strength and energy.

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Honey For Acne

For those who are looking for a natural remedy, which can help reduce signs of acne and help reduce occurrence, using honey for acne is one of the many options which you can consider when treating different skin and chronic conditions.

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ooking With Honey - How To Substitute Honey for Sugar In Your Dishes

Cooking with honey, as an alternative to traditional white grain sugar, brown sugar, or other high calorie alternatives is a simple way to reduce caloric intake and still attain the desired levels of sweetness in baked goods.

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Honey and Diabetes: Is honey a better choice for a diabetic diet?

Are you a diabetic person? If yes, which diabetic diet do you follow? The bottom line is that it should be a healthy eating plan that controls your blood sugar or glucose.

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Why Buy Beeswax Beauty Products?

Below you will find several good reasons to buy beeswax cosmetics and other beeswax beauty products. Beeswax is another amazing gift from Mother Nature that cannot be surpassed by anything produced in a laboratory (no offense to scientists... we love scientists).

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Organic Beekeeping

The majority of us enjoy honey and other bee products on a regular basis, but have you ever sat down and thought about where your honey actually comes from?

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Royal Jelly And Bee Pollen Decrease Bone Loss

Old age is one of the contributors to many illnesses and diseases. Some of the most common illnesses suffered mainly due to old age is bone weakness.

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Do It Yourself - Make Creamed Honey

How can you use creamed honey to make creamed honey? Easy, here is a great video.......

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Varroa Mite

The varroa mite is an external parasitic mite which directly attacks the honey bee. Varroosis is the disease which these mites typically leave behind when they do come into contact with the honey bee.

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How to Buy Natural Honey for Safe Consumption?

A recent study published by Food Safety News that revealed that most packaged honey isn’ t real honey at all has many consumers worried. Most of us choose honey over other sweeteners because it is healthier, natural and lower in calories.

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Where Do Bees Sleep?

Whoever coined the phrase ?busy as a bee’ without a doubt got it right. The black and yellow machines always seem to be working. Some are out collecting pollen. Others are busy feeding the little ones.

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Artificial vs Natural Honey Sweetener Which Is Healthier and Safer?

Several artificial sweeteners such as Aspartame, Acesulfame, Saccharin, and Sucralose are on the market today. Many people think an artificial vs natural honey sweetener is a better choice compared to natural sweeteners such as honey.

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Bee Hives and Hive Equipment

For most beekeepers, choosing a hive is an overwhelming task. However, with extensive information, it does not have to be challenging.

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The Art of Hunting Honey From Wild Bees

Honey hunting from wild bees is an old craft which involves following the honeybee to their colony, in an effort to go honey harvesting and collect honey.

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Digestive Enzymes And The Role Of Raw Honey

Digestive enzymes are made in the body by its organs and are found in the gastrointestinal tract. They are secreted in the salivary glands, stomach, pancreas and the small intestine.

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Buckfast Bee, The Vigorous and Parasite-Resistant Honey Bee

The superior Buckfast bee exists as a result of a diligent and long work of an old monastery in England Brother Adam Kehrie from Buckfast Alley. Brother Adam dedicated almost all his life to practicing beekeeping. He died in 1996 at the age of 93.

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History of Beekeeping in the USA

According to data available, honey bee colonies were shipped to the Virginia Colony from England in 1622. Between 1630 and 1633, a few more shipments were made to Massachusetts.

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Fundraising Save the Bees

Whether you are new to our page or have been a visitor for some time, please help us save the bees.

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The Sweet History Of Honey

Dating back to over 40 million years before the evolution of man, Honey is the oldest sweetener existent in the world. While the accurate date of origin of this sweetener remains unknown the oldest written record available dates back to Egyptians in 5,500 B.C.

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Organic Raw Honey Vs Regular Honey

Organic raw honey is pricier, but the higher price does comes with a number of added benefits which regular honey does not contain.

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Bee Pollen - The Miracle Food

Bee pollen is made by honey bees and is the most nutritious food given to the young bees. It is considered by humans as the most nourishing food which have almost all body nutrient requirements.

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Beeswax Candles vs Paraffin Candles

Candles have been used for hundreds of years to provide light and heat - Nonetheless, there is a huge debate regarding beeswax candles vs paraffin candles. Here you will find a closer look at both types of candles, as well as their main benefits and disadvantages.

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DIY Honey Birdseed Treats - Love Your Feathered Friends

Love these cute honey birdseed molded treats! As February rounds the corner our feathered friends here in Canada aren't very round at all!

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Bees and Flowers

The relationship between bees and flowers is without a doubt one of the oldest, most powerful and beneficial of all times. Romeo and Juliet have nothing on this iconic pair.

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Honey Bee Control

Honey bee swarming is something which will naturally occur over time; as a beekeeper who has been in this field of work you are likely familiar with this. If you are new to keeping bees, or simply live in an area where they frequent, it may seem threatening or overwhelming.

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Honey Expiration? Spoiled Honey? Is This An Area Of Concern?

Honey expiration date? Many people worry about foods spoiling; spoiled honey however is not one of those foods you have to worry about. That is when dealing with raw, natural honey of course

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Beeswax Lotion Bar

At first, you might be wondering, “what is a beeswax lotion bar, and how is it different from a normal bar of soap that I might see in the store?”

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Ontario Bee Association ~ Become a Member Links

Become a member links, join, support, help the bees.

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What Other Pollinators Contribute to Agriculture And The Environment?

Everyone knows of the importance of pollinators. And, of course everyone is familiar with the honey bee as one. But, there are other animals in our environment which are not only contributing, but are also providing a number of additional benefits to the ...

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