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Honey for Nutrition and Health: A Review
Due to the variation of botanical origin honey differs in appearance, sensory perception and composition. The main nutritional and health relevant components are carbohydrates, mainly fructose andExpand
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Contaminants of bee products
Les sources de contamination des produits du rucher peuvent provenir soit de l'environnement, soit des pratiques apicoles (Fig. 1). La premiere partie de cette revue de synthese decrit les principauxExpand
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Pollen composition and standardisation of analytical methods
Summary Honey bee pollen is considered to be a food, and national pollen standards exist in different countries such as Brazil, Bulgaria, Poland and Switzerland. It is the aim of the present work toExpand
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Physico-chemical methods for the characterisation of unifloral honeys: a review
The objective of this work is to review all known physico-chemical methods used for the determination of the botanical origin of honey. In earlier works special attention is ascribed to theExpand
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Honey quality and international regulatory standards: review by the International Honey Commission
International honey standards are specified in a European Honey Directive and in the Codex Alimentarius Standard for Honey, both of which are presently under revision. In this article, presentExpand
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Minerals in honey: environmental, geographical and botanical aspects
Summary Honey usually contains a variety of mineral substances. Ninety five samples of known geographic and botanic origin were analyzed in order to detect possible contamination by common airExpand
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In vitro antioxidant capacity of honeybee-collected pollen of selected floral origin harvested from Romania.
Total phenolic phytochemical concentration was measured in 12 honeybee-collected pollens of selected floral species as well as their antioxidant capacity. The content of total polyphenols wasExpand
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Use of essential oils for the control of Varroa jacobsoni Oud. in honey bee colonies
soni, parasite des colonies d'abeilles. Le developpement de la resistance des populations de Varroa jacobsoni et le spectre de la contamination des produits du rucher ont fortement stimule la mise auExpand
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Validated methods for the quantification of biologically active constituents of poplar-type propolis.
The validation of rapid, low-cost spectrophotometric procedures for the quantification of the three main groups of bioactive substances (flavones and flavonols, flavanones and dihydroflavonols, andExpand
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Nature and Origin of the Antibacterial Substances in Honey
Abstract The nonperoxide antibacterial activity of honey and honey fractions was tested with Staphylococcus aureus and Micrococcus luteus bacterial species. Antibacterial activity correlatedExpand
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