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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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Unfortunately, invasive ambrosia beetles have been studied primarily in their introduced ranges.
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Our linemen and the other backs jobs did their jobs perfectly,'' Ambrosia said.
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After the voyage, Ambrosia exclaimed that the swim was completed and the Bronx was on top, along with saying he felt fantastic.
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The next stage comes with a TV advert for new Ambrosia Devon Dream (pictured) during tonight's Britain's Got Talent.
Ambrosia adverts returned to TV screens for the first time in more than a decade, while Premier also ran ad campaigns for Mr Kipling cakes, Oxo stock cubes and Sharwood's Asian cooking range.
Oil and gas company Eco-Trade Corp (OTC Markets:BOPT) said on Friday that it has entered into a USD5m letter of intent (LOI) with Ambrosia Holding and Finance Ltd, based in London, England and Geneva, Switzerland.
There was an opportunity for Hovis to become "more than a bread brand" later this year, he said, adding that Ambrosia also had huge potential.
Chorological and morphological data concerning species of the genus Ambrosia L.
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