Honey products & their benefits in Covid-19 times -Bee bread – Part V
Bee Bread Benefits in covid-19
A mixture of pollen and nectar/honey,
bee bread is most important source of food for honey bee workers and larvae.
Each bee comb cell usually contains 75mg of bee bread. It is a mixture of honey, pollen pellets, and lactic acid bacteria.
Bee Bread is considered as a superfood
Bee Bread is actually fermented Bee Pollen and has much more nutritional value compared to bee pollen.
It’s basically the process of fermentation with vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, minerals and proteins a that enriches the bee pollen and turns it to bee bread.
Bee Bread Benefits
Scientific studies say that Bee Bread is a health supplement for humans as it contains carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, lactic acid, cellulose, free sugars, vitamin B, K, E, D, C also vitamin P, along with high level of polyunsaturated fatty acids, tocopherols, natural antioxidants, flavonolglycoside derivatives having major phenolic compounds.
They say that Bee bread is an underused bee hive product as a novel food product.
The product has medicinal values although the antioxidant and microbiological quality may differ from one honey bee species to other.