Importance of bee-collected pollens

The Importance of bee-collected pollens in the diet: a study of its composition

MT Orzaez Villanueva et al

Dpto. Nutricion y Bromatologia II, Bromatologia Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid


In this article the content of macronutrients and the calorific value of 15 commercial samples of pollen is presented. This bee-collected product can be a good complement to our daily diet due to the interesting proportions of proteins, fats and carbohydrates, especially these last two.

Intl J Food Sciences & Nutrition, Volume 53, Number 3, May 2002, pages 217-224

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