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Canada protects its people from eating fake honey!

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How can we know if we are eating real honey or simply a fake one? How do we know we are spending lots of money on a healthy product we want and don’t harm us even more? The truth is hard to know. We cannot buy a jar a honey, come home and start doing all the tests we heard about, to see if what we have is what is written on the label. We need help from authorities. Somebody… Read More

A visit to Bee Museum, an amazing place I found in Rhodes, Greece

the amazing bee museum I found in Greece

Greece has been recently hit by a strange set of storms, mostly in the central and northern parts. There has been a lot of damage, even dead people. But Greeks are special. They had to pass through a very difficult economic time and they did it successfully. How come they know what to do? Their land is not productive, they are not recognized technical geniuses with high technology (like Japan for example), don’t have factories or industrial plants. What they… Read More

How to kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Burkholderia spp.

natural product that kills pseudomonas aeruginosa

Again about how good it is, right? Can manuka honey kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa or Burkholderia spp, both involved in cystic fibrosis and chronic granulomatosis? Well, there is good news on this. We heard manuka honey is the best honey. Funny enough, the thing that most people know is that it kills superbugs, like Staphylococcus aureus or Helicobacter pylori, and know less that it is excellent for any type of wound or burn – which is its main health benefit. The… Read More

What is loquat honey good for?

what is loquat honey good for

Loquat honey is a type of honey more popular in Asia than in the other parts of the world, known a lot for its laxative and relaxing properties. With the exception of Italy and Spain, no European ever heard about loquat honey. Name: Loquat Other names: Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, Chinese plum or pipa in China. Scientific name: Eriobotrya japonica Family: Rosaceae. There are about 20 species of these evergreen trees and shrubs common in Japan and China. Native to: the cooler hills… Read More

How to boost the organic egg production in the hot days of summer

increase egg production in the summer

If you are a farmer and want to eat healthy nutritious eggs then you surely wonder how to organically feed your chickens to lay more eggs, especially how to boost the egg production in the hot days of summer, when the chickens are suffering. Here is a solution offered by a Japanese research team and an Israeli one: feed them propolis. “Propolis represents a potential nutritional strategy in order to improve quail performance.” If you are a beekeeper or live… Read More

Propolis protects kidneys and reduces proteinuria

how to protect kindney and reduce proteinuria

Kidney problems are a real health concern worldwide. Proteinuria, the presence of excess proteins in the urine, is a recognized marker of glomerular injury and a marker of renal disease progression with higher cardiovascular risks. Reducing it is considered to be an extremely positive factor for the management of chronic kidney disease. Propolis, a natural resin produced by bees from plant materials, has anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and anti-oxidant properties, and it was recently showed to have antiproteinuric effect. • Propolis reduces … Read More

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