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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Bee pollen - a gift from Nature

Bee pollen is a unique natural product with exceptional health benefits. It can be a valuable addition to any diet, because of its high nutritional, prophylactic andtherapeutic properties.

The most bee pollen collected in April, May and June, when the feeding of the larvae is the most intense. Fresh pollen contain a relatively large amount of water and to maintain their nutritional value, it is possible to promptly dried in a thermostat at a temperature below 42 ° C and humidity not more than 5%. At such temperature, retains the biological activity of the ingredients and consequently ensure the valuable properties of the product.

Bee pollen contains many beneficial substances to the human body that determineits health qualities. It is an excellent source of vitamins (A, group B, C, D and E),minerals (macro and micronutrients), amino acids, proteins (about 20%), carbohydrates (30-35% among which glucose, fructose, galactose, dextrins, starch, cellulose etc.)Bee pollen also contain enzymes, lipids, carotenoids, flavonoids, aldehydes, ketones and estersand other beneficial ingredients.

Curative and preventive properties of bee pollen

 Improves immune system
 Strengthens the cardiovascular system
 It is used in the treatment and prevention of anemia, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, diseases of the small and large intestine, endemic goitre, respiratory diseases and nervous system problems
 Adjust the intestinal microflora and has an antibacterial effect

Bee pollen and sports - a perfect combination!

Bee pollen has a pronounced anabolic effect. He was not entirely due to its calorific and protein which contains. On one hand, the pollen has full health benefits, which in the context of a busy sports mode is a strong stabilizing factor and an important prerequisite for maintaining high physical performance. On the other hand pollen contains a complex of biologically active substances called accelerators of growth .

Iron content of bee pollen is a prerequisite for optimal function of the blood cells, and from there - to improve the flow of oxygen and nutrients into the muscle tissue.This, combined with the availability of high-quality proteincreates conditions for the conduct of intensive anabolic processes. The presence of strong antioxidants (such as vitamins A, C and F) decreases the negative effects of free radicals, the accumulation of which is a result of strenuous physical activityAll this helps to increase muscle massmaximizing the amount of body fatboost the immune system etc. 

Possible side effects of bee pollen

Bee pollen is extremely well tolerated natural product side effects of adoption are very rare. Practically is considered to harmless. The most common interference seen in the use of excessive quantities - abdominal pain and gastric disorders,flatulence. May cause an allergic reaction, because of the diversity of its ingredients. All bee products are allergens and this should always be considered.