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amberrozell

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 14:18
Any ever hear of bee pollen or is currently using it? A few people i know highly recemmond it but its 50 dollars at GNC for a months supply so i wanted some more input!
NCNOLE

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 14:54
What's it supposed to do? Don't waste your money!! If there was a magic pill out there-it would be very popular and on the news and no one would be overweight. Eat right and exercise-that's the secret-along with motivation and determination!
Spacey47

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 16:02
NCNOLE wrote:
If there was a magic pill out there-it would be very popular and on the news and no one would be overweight. Eat right and exercise-that's the secret-along with motivation and determination!



This type of comment of which I have made quite a number
myself should be STICKIED to the top of this forum and all new posters made to read it.

The WHOLE point of fatsecret is based on the only proven theory of weight loss that you measure how much you actually consume and then try to burn off more than you eat or drink with exercise or regular activity hence creating a caloric deficit, hence weight loss


Its really quite simple to understand but clearly quite difficult for many to take on board...
amberrozell

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 11:29
Spacey47 wrote:
NCNOLE wrote:
If there was a magic pill out there-it would be very popular and on the news and no one would be overweight. Eat right and exercise-that's the secret-along with motivation and determination!



This type of comment of which I have made quite a number
myself should be STICKIED to the top of this forum and all new posters made to read it.

The WHOLE point of fatsecret is based on the only proven theory of weight loss that you measure how much you actually consume and then try to burn off more than you eat or drink with exercise or regular activity hence creating a caloric deficit, hence weight loss


Its really quite simple to understand but clearly quite difficult for many to take on board...




Hey why the negatitivy? No need for such thing! Was asking just simple input. If you dont agree then please dont answer. Dont need to ruin someones day like you just did to me by being mean. sorry for asking
Spacey47

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 12:14
Why don't you try googling bee pollen?

It's a forum and people respond how they see fit based on the question raised
amberrozell

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 12:19
You can answer the questions anyway you would like I am asking you be a bit nicer though. No need to be a sarcastic prick
riocaz

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 12:35
Every study of bee pollen recorded no benefit beyond that a simple multi-vitamin would provide.

More worryingly there are reports (though no studies of that I could find) which seem to indicate bee pollen can cause serious allergic reactions in some people. Up to and including Anaphylaxis.

Given my family history of Bee/Wasp related allergies I certainly wouldn't risk taking it.

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Spacey47

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 12:36
Well if I can answer it anyway I like I can be sarcastic can't I you daft moo.

Really use Google clearly no one here cares to answer
amberrozell

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 13:30
riocaz wrote:
Every study of bee pollen recorded no benefit beyond that a simple multi-vitamin would provide.

More worryingly there are reports (though no studies of that I could find) which seem to indicate bee pollen can cause serious allergic reactions in some people. Up to and including Anaphylaxis.

Given my family history of Bee/Wasp related allergies I certainly wouldn't risk taking it.


Thanks! I appreciate the insight. Good call too since im allergic to bees. probably not the best idea then!

have a great day
Spacey47

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 14:14
amberrozell wrote:
[quote=riocaz]. Good call too since im allergic to bees. probably not the best idea then!



OH. FFS!
amberrozell

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 14:29
???
jonnybadback

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 16:03
Spacey...play nicely Smile
Sherillynn

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 19:16
amber- taking pollen doesn't affect you if you are allergic to bees. Polen is from the plants themselves. No bee related venom in it. People usually take it to help them build up antibodies to allergens in the air. Generic bee pollen really won't help you do that. You need to purchase it from a beekeeper in the area that you reside so you can help build your immunities to things on your own area and not say, in Canada or Mexico or wherever they have gotten the pollen from.
I am not sure if I have heard of it as related to weight loss.
I raise bees, btw!
** Goal 1- 20 pounds
** Goal 2- get back down to wearing size 16 jeans
** Goal 3- normal blood pressure
** Goal 4- well below "One" Derland



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amberrozell

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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 12:11
Ahh thanks for the thoughts Sherillynn... thats good to know it would affect me if i did (which i dont think i will) decide to eventually try it. Appreciate the insight!



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