Role of honey polyphenols in health

publication date: Oct 1, 2011
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Journal of ApiProduct
& ApiMedical Science
                                            
Vol. 3 (4) pp. 141 - 159
DOI
10.3896/IBRA.4.03.4.01
 
Date
October 2011
 
Article Title

Role of honey polyphenols in health


Author(s)

Carlos A Uthurry, David Hevia, Carmen Gomez-Cordoves

Abstract

Many bioactive phenolic compounds have been reported in hive products. This review discusses the occurrence and putative therapeutic applications of these phenolic compounds and is intended to be read by scientists, physicians, nutritionists, and other researchers interested in the rapidly developing science of honey and related products. In view of the information presented here, honey can be regarded as a rich source of phenolic bioactive molecules with promising potential benefits to health.

Keywords

Honey, polyphenols, cancer, antimicrobial, antioxidant, health.

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