Bee Pollen – The Superfood
Bee Pollen is ultimately the food of the young Honey Bee. It is collected on their rear legs as to go from flower to flower.
Bee Pollen is a very interested product for us human to consume also as it is rich in Protein, Amino Acids B-Vitamins and Folic Acid. In fact, there is more protein per gram of Bee Pollen than cheese, egg or beef.
Dr. Gabriel Cousens MD, has listed bee pollen as one of his 22 most recommended food energies. Bee Pollen can be used medicinally for a wide range of conditions from prostate health to skin conditions and can help correct specific nutritional imbalances within the body.
Below are the top 5 health befits to Bee Pollen – The Superfood.
Bee pollen can give a strong Burst of energy for 3pm slump because of it’s high levels of B vitamins.
2. Smooth Skin.
Rich in amino acids and vitamins, Bee Pollen helps protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells, producing smoother softer skin.
3. Reduce Allergies.
Bee Pollen is thought to reduce the production of histamine in the body that causes many reactions. Orally consuming bee pollen proves brilliantly effective against a large range of respiratory diseases.
4. Immune Support.
Bee Pollen promotes new blood creation, supports the intestinal flora and displays antibacterial properties and promotes good intestinal health. This ultimately leads to a stronger immune system.
5. Normalize Cholesterol.
It is reported that bee pollen in the diet acts to normalize cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood: upon the regular ingestion of bee pollen, a reduction of cholesterol and triglycerides was observed. High-density lipoproteins (HDL) increased, while low-density lipoproteins (LDL) decreased. A normalization of blood serum cholesterol levels is also seen.
These are only a fraction of the health benefits that bee pollen as a super food provide.
This was one of the reasons we created a chocolate bar infused with bee pollen. We mix 250g of bee pollen for every 1000ml of melted chocolate and then we sprinkle some bee pollen on the back side of bar for good measure..