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A food supplement which contains 55% carbohydrate by weight, as well as protein, fat, minerals and vitamins. The composition and content of bee pollen reflects the plants the worker bees visited before harvesting. It is claimed to be useful for allergies and anaphylactic shock in those allergic to bees, although, if it contains bee particulates, can itself evoke an anaphylactic reaction. Nearly 200 fungi and 30 bacteria have been isolated from bee pollen. It has been promoted by its advocates to enhance athletic performance and be effective for alcoholism, balding, diabetes, poor vision, memory loss and other conditions.

Ambrosia

(am-brō′zh(e-)ă) [Gr., food of the gods, immortality]
A genus of weeds commonly known as ragweed. Ambrosia species include A. artemisiaefolia and A. trifida (“giant ragweed”) and are a major source of seasonal pollen and allergies in North America. Ambrosia allergens are abbreviated Amb by the World Health Organization.
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Traps used in conventional ambrosia beetle monitoring programs meet all of these criteria; therefore, by capturing and killing a large proportion of dispersing females, mass trapping could be used as a population management tactic.
Kirstie Taylor and baby Ellis made the |gruesome discovery, left, while eating a pot of Ambrosia mini custard
Of course I am thrilled to be continuing with Ambrosia Healy, with her confidence and conviction that is infectious.
Our linemen and the other backs jobs did their jobs perfectly,'' Ambrosia said.
Redbay ambrosia beetles specifically attack members of the Laurel tree family (which includes native tree species and avocado).
After the voyage, Ambrosia exclaimed that the swim was completed and the Bronx was on top, along with saying he felt fantastic.
The move follows a review of Premier Foods' marketing strategy and will see the agency's London Food & Nutrition team charged with designing break-through campaigns for some of the UK's biggest food brands, including Ambrosia, Sharwoods and Bisto.
Andy Cummings notes that in Greek mythology ambrosia translates as "delightful liquid" and was considered the drink of the gods.
There'll even be a couple that's bringing organic baby clothes," Ambrosia adds.
In a trading statement, Crosse & Blackwell to Ambrosia Premier said cost pressures remained an issue but added that sales growth across the group, which also makes Loyd Grossman sauces, had been in line with its targets.
AMBROSIA is the proud sponsor of the Liverpool ECHO Half Term edition of Time Off.
LANCASTER - The 1970s rock band Ambrosia will headline a dinner and auction to raise money for Grace Resource Center, the Lancaster charity food bank that feeds 8,000 people a month.