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Bee Pollen is an amazing, naturally occurring supplement and is among the most nutritious foods on the planet. It is the only food which contains every essential nutrient needed by mankind for perfect health. This fact can hardly be disputed since it has been proved by analysis in the laboratories of the world many times. A teaspoon of bee pollen provides you with a quick and easy way to eat the equivalent of one large serving of vegetables.
It is all-natural and without pesticides or chemicals. Bee pollen is rich in the B vitamin complex, (which gives energy), carotenes, including vitamins C and E (potent antioxidants). It contains 22 amino acids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, enzymes; it is rich in folic acid and is made up of approximately 55% carbohydrates. There are also numerous trace elements including iron, zinc, manganese, copper, calcium, magnesium, and potassium – all minerals that have proven health benefits. Bee pollen is alkaline and a rich source of high-quality protein, since it contains all the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.
There are many health benefits attributed to bee pollen, which have been verified in independent clinical tests all over the world. The Chinese have used it for centuries.
Bee pollen is known to benefit the immune system and build resistance to allergies. It helps eliminate acne, aids indigestion; it also facilitates depression elimination and helps lower high blood pressure, and it lessens the effects of diabetes. It is also used as a topically applied salve (which is good for skin problems).
Perhaps the most noted bee pollen benefit is its ability to increase endurance, strength, and even increase mental function. Not surprisingly, for its stamina-giving capabilities, it is much sought after by athletes.
Bee Pollen and Weight Loss
Among its impressive array of nutrients is lecithin, which we believe is largely responsible for its fat-loss properties. Lecithin helps to remove fat stores from the body and stimulates the metabolism. It also helps in the assimilation of nutrients in the digestive process.
Undoubtedly, a key bee pollen benefit is that it helps to regulate the metabolism, evening out chemical imbalance so it can function properly.
How to use -It has a naturally sweet taste and can be added to foods, smoothies, and desserts or eaten straight out of the bag.
**Please do not take if you are allergic to pollen or bees**
NOTES ON TAKING BEE POLLEN
It is actually possible to have too much of a good thing! When starting to take bee pollen your body will feel flooded with nutrients. Start off by taking half a teaspoon a day and after 4 or 5 days increase to one teaspoon per day. DO NOT exceed more than 2 teaspoons a day. Your body does not need more than this and will be overdosed with vitamins. Do not take a multivitamin supplement while eating bee pollen daily and of course, DO NOT eat if you are allergic to bees and bee stings.
Bee pollen can actually help hay fever so do not worry if you suffer from this.
Rutin is a very important vitamin and many health experts believe that bee pollen is worth taking for this alone. It is safe to take bee pollen if you are pregnant.
Contained in bee pollen is:-
Vitamin A B1 B2 B3 B5 B6 B12 C E D K
Many of these trace elements are necessary for good health but your body cannot produce itself.
Available from Nature Home 1kg – 770THB, 500g – 420THB, sample pot -180THB