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Bioavailability of bee pollen

 
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Are the nutrients in bee pollen bioavailable to humans? I've read of 2 methods to make them more bioavailable. They are cracked or fermented bee pollen grains. Some articles I've read make it sound like I wouldn't get much if any nutrients if I ate the uncracked and unfermented bee pollen grains that I bought from a local grocery store shown in the attached image.
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The human digestive tract can indeed make those nutrients available simply by ingesting them but they become available faster if you do some breaking down first.

I personally like to use our bee pollen on my oatmeal, as an addition to banana bread batter, in pancake batter and in our cornbread.

 
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