Why Bee Bread is Healthy

Why Bee Bread is Healthy

Bee bread is a unique product that includes pollen, honey, and secretions of bees’ salivary glands. Bees make their bread after collecting pollen from various plants and storing them in combs where their natural enzymes loosen the outer walls. The destruction of the exterior walls is called fermentation, rendering the growth of beneficial bacteria.The fermented pollen is now a different product than the pollen itself, called the bee bread. Its nutrients are now more available and more quickly digestible by humans.Due to the growth of Lactobacillus bacteria, bee bread is known as a probiotic food, regulating the human gut system. Therefore, you may support your gut system by consuming bee bread every day. Besides, we can significantly improve our diet by consuming bee pollen daily as it is a rich source of protein, vitamins, and minerals.

BEE’O bee bread’s quality is controlled starting from beehives to ending on your tables through a contract-based business model by making pre-agreements with beekeepers, with the aim of safe and natural products. We confirm the quality and safety of all products in our laboratories established on the Istanbul Technical University campus, Turkey.Our R&D team is working hard to offer the purest quality to our customers. Following all testings to ensure quality and safety, we are proud of presenting one of the most well nourishing foods available in the World to you!

Nutrients of Bee Bread

Bee bread is a nutritious food! It contains about 30% protein. Besides, bee bread is rich in vitamin K.Other nutrients are vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, and D and minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, and zinc. Hence, bee bread presents many health benefits like regulating gut microflora, improving mental activity, and supporting the immune system. Furthermore, bee bread is a valuable dietary supplement supporting the growth of children.

Here are some points:

  • It is a probiotic food, supporting the immune system and gut health.
  • Iron mineral contributes to the normal functions of the immune system.
  • Zinc mineral contributes to the normal functions of the immune system.
  • Iron mineral also helps to reduce fatigue and weakness.
  • Vitamin B2 also helps to reduce fatigue and weakness.
  • Zinc mineral supports hair, nail, and skin health.
  • Vitamin B2 supports skin and eye health.

How can we consume bee bread?

You may consume our organic bee bread either directly or mixing with milk, yogurt, fruit juices, or other cold foods.It is certainly up to you! Just keep in your mind that its taste is similar to that of pollen. In general, 2 teaspoons are recommended for adults and 1 teaspoon for children on daily basis.Please keep BEE’O Bee Bread in a dry and cool environment, which is less than 75 F.Besides, note that bee products are not recommended for children younger than 12 months!

Bee Pollen

Pollen is the male fertilizing agent of flowering plants, trees, grasses, and weeds. Bee pollen, on the other hand, is the dried pellets of pollens. It is widely accepted as the sole “whole food’ in the World due to its rich nutrient content.It is utilized to feed the baby bees and is the source of protein for the worker bees. Besides, it is also a high source of protein together with other macro and micronutrients for humans.

Honey bees collect pollen and nectar from the flowers, bring them to the hives and store them separately.We collect the remaining bee pollen from the special chambers in the hives with proper tools and make it ready for human consumption. Since bees carry pollen from one plant to another, they contribute to the pollination as well. Bees play a vital role in the pollination of crops. About 90% of human foods are obtained from 82 plant species, of which bees pollinate 63 them.

BEE&YOU products are produced by a contracted beekeeping business model to assure the highest quality and traceability from the hive to your table in ISO 22000, ISO 9001, and GMP certified facilities. Our beekeepers save the bee pollens produced from beautiful flowers in the pristine highlands of Anatolia under clean and temperature-controlled conditions and transfer them to our Istanbul facilities. Our experts with agricultural engineering, food engineering, biology, and chemical engineering backgrounds evaluate the safety and quality of bee pollen and test selected parameters at the Laboratories of Center of Excellence in Bee Products of Istanbul Technical University. Following the approval of the quality and food safety specifications, we pack our products on packaging lines automatically in our facilities. We are proud of the quality of our products that have been granted 37 different national and international awards so far.We successfully introduce our bee products with BEE’O and BEEANDYOU brands, local and international, respectively, in many countries. Along with its protein, fiber, vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant-rich nature, BEE&YOU pollen is also specifically rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, E, C, and folic acid, biotin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and zinc. It’s a great all-natural addition to a healthy diet.

Health benefits of pollen

  • Iron mineral supports the mental development of children.
  • Iron mineral contributes to the normal immune functions.
  • Zinc mineral contributes to the normal immune functions.
  • Iron mineral also helps to reduce fatigue and weakness.
  • Zinc mineral supports hair, nail, and skin health.

How can we consume bee pollen?

Bee pollen needs to be stored in a dry and cool environment.In general, we can safely keep bee pollen at temperatures lower than 75 F and low moisture conditions for two years. We can consume bee pollen either directly or mix it with milk, fruit juices, yogurt, and honey.Its recommended intake is 2-4 tsp for adults and 1-2 for kids. Our organic bee pollen is all-natural!We ensure its safety and quality through testings and production based on a business model that controls beekeeping practices. You may use or advise our organic bee pollen to your loved ones with great trust!

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