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Royal Jelly - Is it Really the Fountain of Youth?

March 14, 2020

Royal Jelly! What an amazing substance, or so they say. It can help with fertility, it can lower cholesterol, it adds collagen to your face and is a supplement that boosts your immune and gives you energy!! 

BUT, it's also harvested by killing baby queen bees. Is this substance ethical? You decide for yourself. In this episode I talk about what royal jelly is, how it's harvested, its uses, how expensive it is and what's in it.

I'll also give my take on whether I think it is ethical or not. 

Lastly, I'll talk about whether it's what's IN royal jelly that makes a queen live so long and be fertile OR if it's something the worker bees are doing that causes infertility. Some scientists have recently changed their theory.

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