Eco Grade 2017 Harvest
Proudly harvested through artisan methods in the fields and forests of Polish Warmia - The Green Lungs of Poland. Very high in proteins content, bee pollen has lots of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It’s loaded with B-complex vitamins and folic acid as well as rutin.
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Bee Pollen Granules
Proudly harvested through artisan methods in the fields and forests of Polish Warmia - The Green Lungs of Poland
*What is Bee Pollen?
Flowers have male and female parts, the pollen is the male part of the flower – the seeds that are spread around to help the flower reproduce. Bees come and gather the dusty pollen, and they collect it into pollen “baskets” on their body. They cram a lot of pollen into the baskets, which compresses it and turns it into a granule. The granules of bee pollen are fed to their young, and it is the only source of food for the young bees.
But did you know that bee pollen is considered one of the most well-rounded foods in terms of nourishment – for humans as well as bees?! It has as much as 40% protein, all amino acids that your body can easily use. It has almost all of the nutrients that the human body needs, and it’s packaged in a form that your body can break down and absorb quickly.
Aside from the amazingly high protein content, bee pollen has lots of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It’s loaded with B-complex vitamins and folic acid (needed by your body to make new cells), as well as rutin – a phytochemical that can help to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Stimulate the immune system
Strengthen your capillaries
Regulate intestinal function
Fight bacteria – such as salmonella
Inhibit harmful bacteria growth
Improve blood composition – lowering lipids and increasing red and white blood cells
Stimulate ovarian function
Boosts stamina and endurance
Promote weight stabilization and control
Dissolves and flushes fat out of the body
and so much more…!
Note: You do not want to heat bee pollen because this will destroy all of its beneficial nutrients. To grind bee pollen you can use a mortar and pestle, or you can process it in a coffee/spice grinder.
Use granules as a topping over yoghurt or cereal
Add ground bee pollen to cooling home-made granola while it is still moist and sticky.
Blend ground pollen or granules into a smoothie
Incorporate into raw protein bars, raw desserts or candies
Sprinkle granules directly over salad
Incorporate ground pollen into salad dressing such as a honey mustard
Sprinkle ground pollen over popcorn
Use granules as a garnish on top of dark chocolate
Use ground pollen as a coating for sugared almonds or hazelnuts
Toast whole wheat bread, smear with chocolate hazelnut spread and sprinkle with bee pollen granules.