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Royal jelly is believed to be the queen bee milk aka secrets of youth and longevity. Research shows, the queen bee can live 40 times longer than worker bees because they always take a very special type of honey is. Type of honey is called dairy queen or royal jelly because of its form thick white like milk. In a colony of bees, honey is the only food a special tribute to the queen bee and the worker bees are not allowed to eat it.
One of the nutrients in royal jelly is royalactin, a protein that plays an important role in the growth process. That is why, the queen bee can grow to the size of 42 percent larger and 60 percent heavier than worker bees. Not only that, the content royalactin also makes queen bees survive longer. If the worker bees live on average for 7 weeks alone, the queen bee can reach the age of 7 years, or about 40 times longer than worker bees.
Initially, experts suspect the difference in age and size of the queen bee with worker bees lies in genetic factors. To prove it, Dr. Masaki Kamakura of Toyama Prefectural University compared the effects royalactin the queen bee with the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). Fruit flies are usually small in size, grew larger when fed royal jelly.
“The difference queen bee with worker bees not only on genetic factors, but rather on royal jelly. In humans, the benefits of royal jelly has been known since the time of Ancient Egypt. While at the present time, various beauty products are also used for royal jelly is believed to inhibit the aging process causes dull skin and wrinkles.