you know bee pollen
* is considered a potent healer
* is higher in protein than meat (50% higher than beef), cheese
* is high in iron
* is high in calcium (twice that of milk)
* is an immune system booster
* is good for allergies and digestive disorders.
* is used by top athletes as an energy booster
* stimulates appetite and stabilises weight
* rejuvenates the body
* stimulates organs and glands
* increases life span
* improves fertility
The Chameleon Information Network of America refers to Bee Pollen
as natures perfect food and suggest a Chameleon
can not overdose on it. They highly recommend it for both gut loading
and dusting on livefood.
is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Human consumption
of pollen is praised in the Bible, other religious books, ancient
Chinese and Egyptian texts. Traditional health practitioners, including
the fathers of Western medicine, have long prescribed it for its healing
collects pollen (the male element of plants) and when mixed in the
hive with nectar and its own digestive enzymes produces nutritious
pollen granules. The young bees are fed these granules.
In the past decade, science has discovered that these granules contain
a miracle concentration of nearly all the known nutrients. When compared
to any other food, bee pollen granules contains a higher percentage
of all necessary nutrients
is approximately 25% complete protein containing at least 18 amino
acids, 28 minerals, 11 enzymes or co-enzymes, 14 beneficial fatty
acids, 11 carbohydrates, and is rich in minerals, the full spectrum
of vitamins, and hormones and is low in calories!!
of the key contents are listed below:
Vitamins: Provitamin A, B-1 Thiamine , B-2 Riboflavin , B-3
Niacin , B-6 Pyridoxine , Panthothenic acid , Biotin , B-12 (cyanocobalamin)
, Folic acid , Choline , Inositol , Vitamin C , Vitamin D , Vitamin
E , Vitamin K , Rutin
Calcium , Phosphorus , Potassium , Sulfur , Sodium , Chlorine
, Magnesium , Iron , Manganese , Copper, Iodine , Zinc , Silicon ,
Molybedenum , Boron , Titanium
research studies document the therapeutic effects of bee pollen. Clinical
tests show that orally ingested bee pollen is rapidly and easily absorbed
as they pass directly from the stomach into the blood stream. Within
two hours after ingestion, bee pollen is found in the blood, in cerebal
spinal fluids, and in the urine.
is full of easily assimilated protein and lecithin, which nourish
the brain and nervous system.
Several of its nutrients are scientifically well documented for their
ability to counter the effects of chemical toxins and strengthen the
immune system that in turn helps to generate optimal health and vitality.
found that this product strengthened the immune systems of mice, improved
their resistance to x-rays, and has antibacterial and antiviral properties.
It also prevented the development of cancerous tumors in mice.
bee pollen proves to be quite useful for activity enhancement and
sports nutrition. It produces an accelerated rate of recovery, including
a return to normal heart rate, breathing, and readiness for the next
event. Bee pollen improves second and subsequent performances. Humans
not receiving bee pollen show declining performances. It provides
energy, stamina, and strength, and enhances performance levels.
Interestingly and more apt considering keeping herps at the wrong
humidity can cause kidney problems, patients with kidney insufficiency
were fed bee pollen and showed great improvement.
is a natural part of a wild chameleons diet as most of the insects
they find have been feeding on pollen from flowers in the trees and
HOW TO USE
Bee Pollen for your Chameleon:
our "Feeder Insect Gut-Loading" page for further info CLICK
1) Wax Worms
good pinch full over some Wax worms and leave for at least 24 hours
your wax worms will be healthy and full of goodness to give to your
chameleon. Pollen is a natural food for wax worms, as they are 'pests'
in bees hives.
Give a good pinch full (Depending on how many you have) to your crickets
as well as some veggies and leave to gut load for 24 hours before
giving to your chameleon. Crickets love pollen, and it eat it well.
Nearly ALL chameleons love flies. If you are not squeamish and
would like to feed flies, buy some maggots and keep them refrigerated,
take out some maggots and keep them warm and allow them to pupate.
Once they have pupated place the pupae's in a escape proof container
with some Bees pollen and a little bit of honey mixed together. When
the flies hatch allow 24 hours for them to gut load on the pollen
then feed to your chameleon.
Sprinkle a small
amount on the top of the mealworms, Allow 24 hours to gut load.
Pollen is eaten
by so many insects so try it on all sorts of insects that you give
to your chameleon.
We have been using
bees pollen for over a year now and have had great results, and we
firmly believe this is a key factor in our success with breeding our
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