Bee Pollen is granulated pollen gathered by the bees and is one of nature's most complete, nutritious foods. About 40 percent protein, half of which is free amino acids, bee pollen supplies humans with almost every essential element we need to survive.
I was once told that we could survive only off bee pollen and water because of it's abundance in nutrients.
It is also incredibly high in folic acid, B vitamins, and nucleic acids, and is thought to help cure chronic digestive and autoimmune diseases. And women, listen up: not only has bee pollen been tapped to stimulate the production of eggs from ovaries, it also plays a role in preventing and treating such cancers as breast and uterine. In this case, a spoonful of bee pollen just might save your life.
"Bee pollen is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Human consumption of bee pollen is praised in the Bible, other religious books, and ancient Chinese and Egyptian texts. It has long been prescribed by traditional health practitioners-including the fathers of Western medicine Hippocrates, Pliny the Elder, and Pythagoras-for its healing properties. Bee pollen rejuvenates your body, stimulates organs and glands, enhances vitality, and brings about a longer life span. Bee pollen's ability to consistently and noticeably increase energy levels makes it a favorite substance among many world class athletes and those interested in sustaining and enhancing quality performance." Steve Schecter N.D
Most of the time I blend a tablespoon of bee pollen into my fruit based smoothies. It creates a funny pasty taste that you may not like, so test it with different flavors. Sometime I'll sprinkle it on top of a shake or salad instead of blending it, but lately I've been craving the pure taste and taking it by the spoonful!
Only Bee Pollen has the following:
* All 22 elements of the human system.
*All essential amino acids and is a complete protein.
* Vitamins A, B Complex series C, D, E, K and Rutin.
* 28 Minerals, Trace Mineral needed for good health.
* Enzymes and Co-Enzymes necessary for good digestion.
* No cholesterol.
Bee pollen is also fine to use while on a cleanse, used in a juice or as a supplement.