Bee pollen – The King of Superfoods
Bee pollen contains all the essential components of life. It corrects the deficient or unbalanced nutrition common in our present-day civilization due to the customs of consuming incomplete foods. Bee pollen is also an alkaline food considered by nutritionists to be one of the most complete foods found in nature and is a rich source of high-quality protein since it contains all of the essential amino acids. In addition, Bee pollen contains vitamins A, B, C, and E and is extraordinarily rich in most of the B vitamins, including folic acid (folate). Bee pollen contains over 5,000 enzymes and the phytonutrients (such as co-enzymes, bioflavonoids, phytosterols, and carotenoids) found in bee pollen also number in the thousands.
Taking as little as a tea spoon a day has numerous purported benefits including strengthening the immune system, aiding weight loss, revitalising and energising the mind and body, improving beneficial bacteria of the stomach, improving skin appearance, supporting muscle development, remedying hay-fever and seasonal allergies, increasing fertility and more. For a more in-depth study of bee pollen and it’s benefits for health, check out the following link.
As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 teaspoons with your favorite Ultimately Natrual smoothie or Acai Bowl.
Caution: Bee pollen may cause an allergic reaction in some sensitive people. Always talk to your healthcare provider about any concerns before adding any new foods to your diet. With health provider advice you may be able to test for allergy by placing a small portion under the tongue. If there is no reaction, gradually increase intake for first time users.