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Honeybees Addicted to Nicotine?

Nicotine Found in Pesticides Could be Cause for Colony Collapse Disorder Recently studies suggest that honeybees are becoming addicted to the nicotine found in pesticides, much like humans become addicted to the substance through smoking or chewing tobacco. In an article posted on TechTimes.com, should these findings be confirmed, scientists may have found a potential…

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Honey Cheesecake

A Delicious Dessert Using Honey! When we think of honey, we think of sweetness and that goes hand in hand with dessert! Honey is a great additive for many different desserts as it gives natural sweetness to the dish. A decadent, sweet dessert that many people enjoy is cheesecake, and it is possible to infuse…

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Honey and Vegans

Can Honey Be Considered a “Vegan” Food? Veganism is when and individual does not consume or use any animal products or by-products. Individuals who choose veganism, either for ethical or dietary reasons, will not eat products such as eggs, milk ,or butter, nor will they use products that are produced by animals or contain their…

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The Manuka Flower

More Information on Manuka, its Flowers and its Uses Manuka honey is a much sought after type of honey that is almost exclusively produced in New Zealand. This type of honey is derived from two different yet closely related plants that are both commonly called manuka. Although both plants are capable of producing this honey,…

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Natural Energy Gels for Endurance Athletes

Alternatives to Processed Energy Gels Energy gels are a great and convenient source of energy and carbohydrates for endurance athletes, especially those who participate in long distance races. Conventional sport-specific gels are created from maltodexrin, which is derived from the starch found in potatoes, rice, wheat or, most commonly, corn. Although maltodexrin is natural, it…

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Honey Chicken Kabobs

A Delicious Dinner Recipe Using Honey Kabobs are an easy weeknight meal, and honey has a number of great benefits for our health. So, why not combine these two and make a great meal for your next party? A buttermilk and honey marinade keeps the chicken tender while adding great flavor and putting these delicious…

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Honey and Pets

The Benefits of Honey for Your Animals In many ways, food is considered medicine for our and our pet’s bodies – our bodies have evolved to protect us, take in good nutrients, and expel the things that can harm us. Because of this, what we eat is very important to our quality of life, and…