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The Amazing Story and Benefits of the Pine Pollen Superfood

Lance Schuttler
January 26th, 2021

Vigilant News interview with Lance Schuttler of Ascent Nutrition

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The fantastic superfood of pine pollen is becoming more well known today due to a rapidly growing awareness of its benefits for us humans, especially in relation to detoxification, hormonal support for men and women, brain health, cardiovascular health, endocrine support, healthy energy production and more.

Pine pollen is a yellow dust-like substance that is incredibly fine and is a superfood that comes from various pine tree species. While the word superfood is far too commonly used in health and wellness circles, pine pollen far surpasses the threshold for qualifying as such because it contains over 200 nutrients the human body can use, and it nature’s highest source of DHEA and other beneficial phytohormones for both men and women.

Catkins (left), which are also known as male cones or flowers filled with pollen. This is the growth stage that is best to harvest from. This stage is also very short, which gives the pine pollen the “premium” and “rare” feature.

Within that matrix of pollen contains an abundance of nutrients and some are found in concentrations unlike any other source found in nature. This includes over 200+ bioactive nutrients that the human body can use like 14 vitamins, 24 minerals, all of the 20+ amino acids, 18 living enzymes, essential fatty acids and nature highest source of phytohormones. 

Phytohormones are also known as brassinosteroids or phytoandrogens and are bio-identical to human hormones in their effects.

The potent and wild pine pollen looks as though it is dispersing cosmic star dust.

These plant-derived growth factors are called brassinosteroids and include androgens like testosterone and androstenedione. Like phytoestrogens, these phytoandrogens play equal, if not greater roles in aging men and women.

Brassinosteroids are found throughout the plant kingdom, such as in new growths, germinating seeds, and young vegetative tissues. Superfoods like wheat-grass juice, germinated broccoli seed, and certain sprouts have these nourishing plant hormones…but the highest concentration of these plant molecules are found in pine pollen.

We share some of our DNA with the pine trees; namely, genes that code for the making of bio-identical humans gene androgens like testosterone and DHEA.

In other words, us humans are wired for the consumption of pine pollen to help us on a DNA and genetic level. 

The Mickey-mouse shaped pollen grain is a single living plant cell.

Remember from above that these phytoandrogens play equally important roles for both men and women and are strong supporters of libido, healthy hormone production, brain health, mental outlook and a healthy metabolism. 

In fact, pine pollen contains phenylalanine, which is associated with dopamine levels in the brain and is an L-dopa precursor. L-dopa has been known to specifically treat a woman’s inability to have an orgasm. Pine Pollen also contains arginine, which helps boost circulation throughout the body and has been shown to support fertility in women and men.

It also influences growth hormone (GH) release.

The Mickey-mouse shaped pollen grain is a single living plant cell and the two “ears” capture air and help carry the pollen grain. The complex sugars, which are also known as polysaccharides, along with the strong antioxidants, protect the pollen’s DNA against radiation and environmental damage while floating through the air.

Once the grains land on pine seed, it must stay attached to the seed with its germination filament for one full year. Then a second burst, the following year, leads to the transfer of its DNA.

Within the pollen there is an abundance of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, phytoandrogens and other nutrients that stimulate rapid, anabolic growth through this second year burst. 

The Spiritual Significance of the Pine Cone and Pine Pollen

The pineal gland (highlighted in red), also known as the “seat of the soul” often is represented by a pine cone shape.

The pineal gland has long been espoused as the “seat of the soul” and helps produce endogenous melatonin as well as dimethyltryptamine (DMT).

Many spiritual traditions have referred to the pineal gland as a pine cone-shaped object located directly in the middle of the brain and have honored this organ for its ability to stimulate the secretion of multiple sacred substances, some of which mainstream science has yet to fully acknowledge.

DHEA and SOD ( Superoxide Dismutase )

Pine pollen is nature’s highest source of a hormone called DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which is commonly used for upliftment, happiness, outlook, mood and is a strong stimulator of neurogenesis, which is the creation of new neurons in the brain.

Additionally, DHEA is often referred to as the master hormone because it is through DHEA that all other hormones branch off. It begins as a neutral hormone and then can be converted to both male and females hormones, making it the king and queen of hormones.

This also helps give DHEA the benefits of supporting increased mental and physical energy levels, muscle strength, immune system support and a healthy, youthful metabolism.

Pine Pollen powder is loaded in perhaps the most crucial internal antioxidant to the human body, which is known as Superoxide Dismutase, or SOD for short. SOD is 3,500 times stronger than vitamin C as an antioxidant.

Superoxide is one of the most frequently generated ROS (reactive oxygen species) in the cell. The first line of defense against superoxide is superoxide dismutases(SODs)

SOD is the rate-limiting step in how well oxide free radicals (O2-) are neutralized into water (H20) and oxygen (O2). In other words, it is a compound that must be in continuous supply to help stabilize oxygen radicals that are continuously being produced, just through basic breathing.

This is extremely important too, because oxygen free radicals (superoxide) are very damaging and are the most abundant free radical that mitochondria produce. Thus, because the superoxide free radicals are the most prevalent, having adequate levels of SOD is of utmost importance.

Superoxide dismutase has been correlated with longer life spans, which was shown in detail by Richard Cutler at the Gerentology Research Center and National Institute of Aging.

Cutler showed that humans produce an average of 90 micrograms per milliliter of SOD and live an average of approximately 80 years. Our closest primate relatives, chimpanzees, produce 40 milliliters of SOD and live an average of only 40 years. In other words, the more SOD present, the longer average life-span that was found.

The company I co-founded called Ascent Nutrition offers the world’s cleanest and most unique pine pollen products out there, which will be briefly explained below.

Ascent Nutrition Pine Pollen Powder

The powder is as fine and microscopic as can be!

While most pine pollen products are sourced from China, we source ours from remote Canadian forests and wild-harvest with love and respect for nature. Our product also remains a wild, raw and LIVING superfood.

Additionally, we go the extra steps to utilize the most unique and potent extraction the industry.

Most companies will use “cracked cell-wall pine pollen,” whereas we use the whole, uncracked cell-wall pine pollen. This allows for our pollen to not be damaged by light and for nutrients to begin degrading.

Which would you prefer?

Ascent Nutrition’s pine pollen is the bright golden, yellow color in the top two bins. Because our pine pollen is uncracked, oxidation does not occur and ALL of the nutrients within remain alive and fully potent.

Cracked cell-wall pine pollen, as seen in the darker brown bin, oxidizes quickly and the brown color results from nutrients losing their potency.

The question then becomes, which do you prefer?

Some of our amazing customer’s reviews.

You can view more reviews on our Ascent Nutrition pine pollen product page here.

Our Pine Pollen can be used in many different ways: cooking, baking, smoothies, yogurt, cereal, by itself, soups, stews, broths, etc.

We do sell out fast and have a monthly limited supply, so if you are even mildly interested, the time to try it out is now. This isn’t a marketing statement either, as these sell very quickly!

At the time of this writing, we are in stock with the Ascent Nutrition Pine Pollen Powder.

The Powerful Physical and Spiritual Benefits of the Pine Pollen Superfood

Lance Schuttler,
December 5th, 2021

The supremely under-known superfood of pine pollen is making its return back into the awareness of humanity at an accelerated pace and comes with it an unrivaled powerhouse of nutrients that feed the body and the soul.

What is Pine Pollen?

Pine pollen is a yellow dust-like substance that is incredibly fine and is a superfood that comes from various pine tree species. While the word superfood is far too commonly used in health and wellness circles, pine pollen far surpasses the threshold for qualifying as such.

The top benefits include: healthy testosterone levels for men, healthy estrogen levels for women, brain health, detoxification, cardiovascular support, healthy endocrine function, liver health, joint health and more.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/IhYtwBA3NNs?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparentNotice the sheer volume of the pollen that is released from the pine tree as is falls.

Within that matrix of pollen contains an abundance of nutrients and some are found in concentrations unlike any other source found in nature. This includes over 200+ bioactive nutrients that the human body can use like 14 vitamins, 24 minerals, all of the 20+ amino acids, 18 living enzymes, essential fatty acids and nature highest source of phytohormones.

Phytohormones are also known as brassinosteroids or phytoandrogens and are bio-identical to human hormones. They are an alternative to synthetic hormones that are commonly prescribed to both men and women.

The potent and wild pine pollen looks as though it is dispersing cosmic star dust.

These plant-derived growth factors are called brassinosteroids and include androgens like testosterone and androstenedione. Like phytoestrogens, these phytoandrogens play equally, if not more important roles in both aging men and women.

Brassinosteroids are found throughout the plant kingdom, such as in new growths, germinating seeds, and young vegetative tissues. Superfoods like wheat-grass juice, germinated broccoli seed, and certain sprouts have these nourishing plant hormones…but the highest concentration of these plant molecules are found in pine pollen.

We share some of our DNA with the pine trees; namely, genes that code for the making of bio-identical humans gene androgens like testosterone and DHEA.

In other words, us humans are wired for the consumption of pine pollen to help us on a DNA and genetic level.

The Mickey-mouse shaped pollen grain is a single living plant cell.

Remember from above that these phytoandrogens play equally important roles for both men and women and are strong supporters of libido, healthy hormone production, brain health, mental outlook and a healthy metabolism.

In fact, pine pollen contains phenylalanine, which is associated with dopamine levels in the brain and is an L-dopa precursor. L-dopa has been known to specifically treat a woman’s inability to have an orgasm. Pine Pollen also contains arginine, which helps boost circulation throughout the body and has been shown to support fertility in women and men.

It also influences growth hormone (GH) release.

The Mickey-mouse shaped pollen grain is a single living plant cell and the two “ears” capture air and help carry the pollen grain. The complex sugars, which are also known as polysaccharides, along with the strong antioxidants, protect the pollen’s DNA against radiation and environmental damage while floating through the air.

Once the grains land on pine seed, it must stay attached to the seed with its germination filament for one full year. Then a second burst, the following year, leads to the transfer of its DNA.

Within the pollen there is an abundance of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, phytoandrogens and other nutrients that stimulate rapid, anabolic growth through this second year burst.

The Spiritual Significance of the Pine Cone and Pine Pollen

Fontana della Pigna at Vatican City, Vatican, meaning the Fountain of the Pine Cone

The pineal gland has long been espoused as the “seat of the soul” and helps produce endogenous melatonin as well as dimethyltryptamine (DMT).

Many spiritual traditions have referred to the pineal gland as a pine cone-shaped object located directly in the middle of the brain and have honored this organ for its ability to stimulate the secretion of multiple sacred substances, some of which mainstream science has yet to fully acknowledge.

DHEA is known as the master hormone.

The pine pollen is nature’s highest source of a hormone called DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which is commonly used for upliftment, happiness, outlook, mood and is a strong stimulator of neurogenesis, which is the creation of new neurons in the brain.

Additionally, DHEA is often referred to as the master hormone because it is through DHEA that all other hormones branch off. It begins as a neutral hormone and then can be converted to both male and females hormones, making it the king and queen of hormones.

This also helps give DHEA the benefits of supporting increased mental and physical energy levels, muscle strength, immune system support and a healthy, youthful metabolism.

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With nature’s highest source of DHEA as well as the phytohormones listed above, it is no wonder these trees are so majestic. Can the consumption of the pollen from certain pine trees help us then to become our best, majestic selves?

The company I own called Ascent Nutrition offers the world’s cleanest and most unique pine pollen products out there, which will be briefly explained below.

The Pine Pollen Powder and Pine Pollen Tincture from Ascent Nutrition

While most pine pollen products are sourced from China, we source ours from remote Canadian forests and wild-harvest with love and respect for nature. Our product also remains a wild, raw and LIVING superfood.

Additionally, we go the extra steps to utilize the most unique and potent extraction the industry.

Most companies will use “cracked cell-wall pine pollen,” whereas we use the whole uncracked cell-wall pine pollen. This allows for our pollen to not be damaged by light and for nutrients to begin degrading.

Notice the difference below.

Which would you prefer?

Ascent Nutrition’s pine pollen is the bright golden, yellow color in the top two bins. Because our pine pollen is uncracked, oxidation does not occur and ALL of the nutrients within remain alive and fully potent.

Cracked cell-wall pine pollen, as seen in the darker brown bin, oxidizes quickly and the brown color results from nutrients losing their potency.

The question then becomes, which would you prefer?

Some of our amazing customer’s reviews.

You can view more reviews on our Ascent Nutrition pine pollen product page here.

We do sell out fast and have a monthly limited supply, so if you are even mildly interested, the time to try it out is now. This isn’t a marketing statement either, as these sell quite rapidly!

At the time of this writing, we are in stock with the Ascent Nutrition Pine Pollen Tincture and are awaiting another batch of Pine Pollen Powder.

*ARTICLE UPDATE*: 1:37 pm EST on November 22nd, 2021

Those of you who came from the show with Michael Jaco, former U.S. Navy Seal Team 6 operator, we have now sold out of Ascent Nutrition’s Pine Pollen Tincture. If you would like put on the email notification list, please email info@goascentnutrition.com

For now, we actually offer another pine product, which is our Peak Respiratory Support product. 

Peak Respiratory Support has a strong 7% extract of pine bark, quercetin, cordyceps mushroom, vitamin c and more. It is another powerful blend. 

Thank you to Michael and thank you to all who will now receive the power of the pine. 


Lance Schuttler graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science and is the Founder of EMF Harmonized, an electromagnetic field (EMF) protection technology company that is dedicated to helping improve people’s lives.

He is also the co-founder of Ascent Nutrition, a unique holistic nutrition company.

He is a board member of The Master Shift, a non-profit dedicated to conducting global meditations/prayers, educational conferences and supporting endeavors to foster worldwide healing.

Lance also has passion in the fields of regenerative agriculture, resource allocation and distribution, self-sovereign data management, blockchain encryption and quantum technologies. 

He is a facilitator and collaborator of big ideas, visions and projects that spark creative and healing solutions to complex challenges in our world.

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