Have You Discovered Nature’s Most Balanced Food?
I hope you managed to catch the article on raw honey?. Bee pollen is another product made by honeybees, that is a nutrient powerhouse. Bee pollen has been given the label of a “complete food” because it contains almost all of the nutrition that people need. It is a rich source of protein, containing more proteins than any animal source. It also contains naturally occurring:
- Amino Acids
- Fatty Acids
There’s at least 10 reasons to enjoy bee pollen
Research has shown that bee pollen has many health benefits. There are probably many health benefits that have yet to be discovered from consuming bee pollen, but here are a few of the known benefits:
1 – Cardiovascular system
The substances in bee pollen, particularly Rutin, helps strengthen blood vessels and brings triglycerides and cholesterol back to normal in the body.
2 – Immune System
When consumed with food, bee pollen gently cleanses the intestinal flora, thereby strengthening the immune system. Bee pollen has properties that protect a person from coming down with viruses. The rich antioxidant action of bee pollen protects the body from free radicals. This could be the reason that lab studies have shown it to prevent cancerous tumors in mice that were given bee pollen, while the mice not given the pollen developed tumors.
3 – Allergies
Bee pollen is a natural antihistamine. There is medical documentation reporting that up to 94% of patients with allergies, sinus conditions, asthma, etc. were freed from symptoms after using bee pollen.
4 – Energy
The wide variety of nutrients in bee pollen make it the perfect supplement for fighting fatigue. Many athletes use bee pollen to help with their endurance and energy levels.
5 – Stress
The special blend of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, enzymes and more, aid in mood regulation and reduce levels of stress when bee pollen is consumed.
6 – Weight loss
Lecithin, a nutrient in bee pollen, eliminates body fat. It also stimulates metabolism and therefore burns more fat. Bee pollen also helps to suppress a person’s appetite.
8 – Hormones
Bee pollen helps to regulate the hormones in both males and females. It restores function of the ovaries, bringing aid to infertility. It also reduces inflammation of the prostate. Men who consume bee pollen to help their prostate problems will find relief from its anti-inflammatory properties.
9 – Addictions
Bee pollen has been found to crush cravings, particularly overeating. It is a helpful aid in treating addictions because it suppresses impulses.
10 – Digestion
When taken with food, bee pollen aids the intestinal flora. The enzymes in bee pollen help the body to absorb nutrients from the food that is eaten.
How to Get the Most from Bee Pollen
Bee pollen is sold in granule form, as well as capsules. To make the best use of bee pollen supplements, take them with food. The enzymes in the pollen will help the body to absorb more nutrients and will gently cleanse the digestive system.