Royal Jelly is a honey worker bee secretion that is fed as nutrition to developing larvae for the first three days of their life . Royal Jelly is fed in larger quantities to larvae that will grow into queen bees to develop full ovaries for laying eggs, and she will continue to eat it exclusively throughout her lifetime. Humans cultivate and harvest Royal Jelly from the queen cells and store it until collection, usually honey and beeswax is added for preservation. Royal Jelly is rich in protein, contains Vitamins B-1, B-2, B-6, C, E and is especially abundant in Pantothenic acid . Pantothenic acid is a vital part of the synthesis and maintenance of coenzyme A, which is involved in fatty acid metabolism .
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With a Meal on a Long-Term Basis
50-300 mg per serving
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