The Human Health Benefits of Honey Bee Pollen


Most of us know that bee pollen is the pollen ball that honeybees pack into tiny pellets. Not so many of us know what if offers in terms of real health benefits for humans. This video looks at the multitude of bee pollen benefits as an enzyme-rich superfood.

My Notes:

Bee pollen contains the following ingredients:

  • All essential amino acids (the basis of all life processes and essential for every metabolic process).
  • All minerals, including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and Zinc.
  • These minerals are essential nutrients that the body needs for it to function. They are “essential because
  • the body needs them but can't produce them by itself.
  • Some trace minerals (elements needed by the body in tiny amounts)
  • B vitamins (a class of water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism)
  • Vitamin C (a water-soluble vitamin important for healthy skin, teeth, bones, and blood vessels)
  • Vitamin E (a fat-soluble vitamin, important for normal cell growth and function)
  • Folic Acid (vital for red blood cells and for many other cells in the body)
  • Panthothenic Acid (essential for the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates)
  • Rutin (essential for the proper absorption of Vitamin C and produce collagen)
  • Lecithin (a fat that is essential in the cells of the body)
  • RNA (a messenger molecule that carries information from genes to proteins)
  • DNA (a complex chemical that carries genetic information)
  • Enzymes (proteins that control the speed of chemical reactions in your body)
  • Anti-oxidants (substances that help prevent or delay some types of cell damage)
  • Lycopene (a chemical with antioxidant benefits)

Summary

Bee pollen is a nutritious powerhouse. It provides a whole array of potential benefits to human health. Ancient cultures referred to it as ‘The Food of the Gods'. Today, we call bee pollen a ‘super-food' because of all the essential nutrients it contains to sustain life.

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