Bee pollen is made up of saliva, nectar, and plant pollen. Since pollen can come from different plants, including buckwheat and maize. Pollen is made up of up to 50% complex carbohydrates but also includes other components such as lipids, proteins, sugar, vitamin C, phytochemicals, and flavonoids. Some of the health benefits that have been associated with Bee Pollen include managing fatigue, depression, cancer, and colon conditions, decreased inflammation, and easement of premenstrual syndromes. Great ways to incorporate bee pollen into your diet include it as a garnish in your yogurts, chia puddings, acai bowls, or smoothies.