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Perfect diet for honey bees

Honey bees need a balanced diet of nectar and pollens. Read more to find out how a bee hive stays healthy and fit.

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⚡ Honey bees collect both nectar and pollen

⚡ Nectar gives bees energy. It keeps bees active.

⚡ Pollen gives them nutrients. It makes them strong.

⚡ Nurse bees are worker bees that balance the diet in a hive.

⚡ They signal worker bees to collect more nectar or pollen as needed.

⚡ They encourage and appreciate worker bees when they return with the right type of food.