Nutrition and DietPollen: benefits and properties

Pollen: benefits and properties

Properties of pollen, a dietary supplement that provides certainly outstanding nutritional benefits, being rich in essential amino acids and providing energy.

Not surprisingly, as we will see throughout this note in which we talk about the nutritional properties of pollen, it is a certainly remarkable food or food supplement, which provides essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.

There is no doubt that bees provide us with a whole set of one hundred percent natural products that provide us with a great diversity of nutritional benefits, ideal within a balanced diet and a healthy and healthy diet.

This is what happens with the by-products made by bees, which provide us with a great diversity of nutrients and quite interesting virtues for our health.

However, as regards the pollen itself, they are characterized by being small granules that are mainly composed of a mixture of pollen from flowers and secretions from the bees themselves.

The color of the pollen grains is usually varied, so that we can find it with different brown, orange or yellow tones.

Of course, its flavor is quite pleasant, sweet but sometimes harsh. But if we want to make sure that we can enjoy all the properties of pollen, it is best to consume it in its liquid state, avoiding taking it when it is crunchy, since it will probably have lost a large part of its nutritional value.

Pollen benefits

Pollen is usually taken as a food supplement, well taken with water, fruit juice, or even sprinkled on a plate.

As with royal jelly or propolis, pollen is ideal to take at the beginning of the day, as it provides energy and at the same time revitalizes.

In addition, it is useful in those people who feel weak or need an extra supply of energy (for example, in times of exams), since in addition to providing energy it is capable of improving the ability to concentrate. For this reason it is also recommended for people with depression, fatigue, anxiety or stress.

Now that the typical spring allergies are approaching, did you know that pollen is  curiously useful in the treatment of certain allergies, such as asthma?

Nutritional values ​​of pollen

We cannot finish this note on the properties of pollen without talking about the different nutritional values that you can find in this beneficial food product.

Pollen is rich in vitamins (among which you will find A, B, C, D, E and K), and in minerals (phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and potassium, among others).

In addition, it has a great nutritional value, since together with the vitamins and minerals it provides, it concentrates the vast majority of the essential amino acids that our body needs.

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