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Royal jelly produced by bees is a nutrient-rich substance that is often used as a supplement. Let’s discover all its secrets.

Royal jelly is a nutrient-rich substance produced by the glands of bees. Normally these insects use royal jelly to feed the larvae and the queen bee , to allow them to grow quickly and live long. However, this yellowish gelatinous substance is so rich in nutrients that it often comes as a supplement and energizer. Let’s find out what its properties are.

Properties and benefits of royal jelly

As we have said, royal jelly gives a lot of energy and is widely used as a supplement due to its high nutritional values. In fact it is largely composed of:

-water
– simple sugars
-proteins
-fats

These elements make it a perfect source of energy useful for protecting the body from seasonal ailments.

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Furthermore in this food we can find mineral salts, folic acid , vitamins of groups A, B and E and roialisin . Therefore we can say that it offers good support to the body and helps to regain strength. In fact, it is often hired by students, by those suffering from stress and fatigue or to recover after a convalescence.

Royal jelly: contraindications and when to take it

Royal jelly has no contraindications and can be taken by practically anyone, but the doses vary according to age. In general, however, the dose is 1 g per day, both for adults and children. The only thing to keep in mind is that you shouldn’t take this food for more than 30 days.

The best time to take royal jelly is the change of season , but it can also be used during the rest of the year or when you need some energy. In any case, it is advisable to eat it in the morning on an empty stomach, perhaps with a spoonful of honey to increase the sugar intake.

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