Pollen collected from flowers by honeybees is a
little known super food in the west. Bee pollen has been used in Greece, China, and Egypt since ancient times. It is associated with well being perks, like reducing inflammation and supporting the immune system. In addition, bee pollen has nutrients like magnesium, calcium, and different vitamins.
As with many fringe super foods there is a great deal of traditional and anecdotal evidence of the benefits of introducing pollen in to ones diet. People from eastern Europe and the middle East actively search out pollen which they take as a supplement.