Food composition supplemented with one or more honey proteins provide additional protein without detracting from flavor or mouthfeel and may also possess cytostimulatory properties. The honey proteins may be royal jelly major proteins (RJMP) such as those from the western honeybee Apis mellifera. The honey proteins can be created by expression of recombinant DNA in a yeast or bacterium. The honey protein is selected based on physical properties of the protein and of the food composition to reduce negative mouthfeel and flavor characteristics that may be caused by added protein. Multiple different proteins may be added in a specified ratio to create a desired texture or cytostimulatory property.

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