10 Amazing Health Benefits of Bee Pollen

Bee pollen can be consumed during your daily breakfast routine. Grab a piece of fruit and a spoonful of pollen and you are good to go for the rest of the day! 

"Bee pollen is a complete food and contains many elements that products of animal origin do not possess. "

"It is important to recognize that a one teaspoon dose of pollen takes one bee working eight hours a day for one month to gather. Each bee pollen pellet, contains over two million flower pollen grains and one teaspoonful contains over 2.5 billion grains of flower pollen.

Here's the short list of 10 amazing health benefits of Bee Pollen:

1. Energy Enhancer - The range of nutrients found within bee pollen makes it a great natural energizer. The carbohydrates, protein and B vitamins can help keep you going all day by enhancing stamina and fighting off fatigue.

2. Skin Soother - Bee pollen is often used in topical products that aim to treat inflammatory conditions and common skin irritations like psoriasis or eczema. The amino acids and vitamins protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells.

3. Respiratory System - Bee pollen contains a high quantity of antioxidants that may have an anti-inflammatory effect on the tissues of the lungs, preventing the onset of asthma.

4. Treating Allergies – Pollen reduces the presence of histamine, ameliorating many allergies.

5. Digestive System - In addition to healthful vitamins, minerals and protein, bee pollen contains enzymes that can aid in digestion. Enzymes assist your body in getting all the nutrients you need from the food that you eat.

6. Immune System Booster - Pollen is good for the intestinal flora and thereby supports the immune system.

7. Treats Addictions – Used holistically for healing addictions and inhibiting cravings by suppressing impulses. Because bee pollen crashes cravings, it is a very useful research is needed into this benefit, particularly when it comes to weight management.

8. Supports the Cardiovascular System - Bee Pollen contains large amounts of Rutin; an antioxidant bioflavonoid that helps strengthen capillaries, blood vessels, assists with circulatory problems and corrects cholesterol levels.

9. Prostate Aid - Men who suffer from benign prostate hyperplasia can find relief by using bee pollen. Bee pollen can help reduce inflammation to stop frequent urges to urinate.

10. Infertility Problems - Bee pollen stimulates and restores ovarian function, therefore may be used to assist in accelerating pregnancy. As well as being a hormonal booster it is also a great aphrodisiac!

Source and more details at this link: http://www.foodmatters.com/article/10-amazing-health-benefits-of-bee-pollen

Olympic appetites: bee pollen & honey!

When asked about what these top Olympic athletes eat as a favorite power food booster? You can already guess what they said!

Misty May-Treanor (Two-time Olympic beach volleyball medalist) said "My favorite power food is Greek yogurt and honey. Before soccer games when I was little, my dad would make me have a spoonful of bee pollen and honey. He told me it would give me energy." - 2012

As for the lovely Kerri Walsh Jennings, (3 time Olympic gold medalist) said before she competes she "I eat a lot of almond butter and honey sandwiches throughout the day, because that keeps me satisfied. I can just shove it down and I’m good to go." - 2012

So now you have it, go and cheer on our women beach volleyball champs! Here's the game schedule (http://results.nbcolympics.com/beach-volleyball/event/women/phase=bvw400300/index.html) for the Women's Beach Volleyball!  Support our ladies (Kerri Walsh and her new partner April Ross) and remember to get your spoonful of bee pollen and honey today!

Sourcehttp://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/olympic_appetites_how_8_top_athletes_eat_to_win

Honey for Health

Raw honey has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties. It promotes body and digestive health, is a powerful antioxidant, strengthens the immune system, eliminates allergies, and is an excellent remedy for skin wounds and all types of infections. Raw honey's benefits don't stop there. Raw honey can also stabilize blood pressure, balance sugar levels, relieve pain, calm nerves, and it has been used to treat ulcers. Raw honey is also an expectorant and anti-inflammatory and has been known to effectively treat respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and asthma.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/035493_raw_honey_health_benefits_antibacterial.html