Tuesday, July 5, 2011

What is Bee Pollen and what is it good for?

Bee pollen is a powder like substance that is produced by the flowers and then collected by the bees. It is rich in protein (10-15%) and contains a wide range of nutritional materials. Bee pollen contains B complex vitamins, vitamin C, amino acids, essential fatty acids, enzymes, carotene, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, plant sterols and simple sugars.

What can bee pollen be good for?

Bee pollen has anti microbial properties to it. It can be helpful in treating fatigue, cancer, depression colon disorders and allergies.

Bee pollen may cause allergic reactions (0.05% of the population) so take a small amount at first to make sure you are not one of the few who are allergic.

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