United States Department of Agriculture
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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Statistics Report:  19296, Honey
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water g 17.10 509 0.070 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Energy kcal 304 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Energy kJ 1272 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 12/01/2006
Proximates Protein g 0.30 508 0.007 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.00 3 0.002 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Ash g 0.20 508 0.009 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 82.40 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.2 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Proximates Sugars, total g 82.12 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 11/01/2002
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 0.89 9 0.240 0 2.4 8.0 0.32 1.45 1 Analytical data from the literature, partial documentation -- 11/01/2002
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2, 3 g 35.75 1 -- 32.5 40.56 12.0 -- -- 1 Analytical data from the literature, partial documentation -- 11/01/2002
Proximates Fructose 1, 2, 3 g 40.94 1 -- 36.2 47.11 12.0 -- -- 1 Analytical data from the literature, partial documentation -- 11/01/2002
Proximates Maltose 1, 2 g 1.44 9 0.300 0 3 8.0 0.73 2.14 1 Analytical data from the literature, partial documentation -- 11/01/2002
Proximates Galactose 4 g 3.10 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical data from the literature, partial documentation -- 11/01/2002
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 6 13 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.42 14 0.110 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 2 14 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 4 13 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Potassium, K mg 52 14 9.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 14 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.22 12 0.040 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.036 14 0.008 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.080 14 0.026 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.8 2 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/1992
Minerals Fluoride, F 5 µg 7.0 9 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.5 4 0.100 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.000 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.038 4 0.012 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.121 4 0.025 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.068 4 0.009 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.024 4 0.005 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Folate, total µg 2 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 2 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 2 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Choline, total 6 mg 2.2 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Betaine 6 mg 1.7 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 12/01/2006
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/2003
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2008
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 7, 8 µg 0.0 2 -- 0 0 1.0 -- -- 2 Aggregated data involving combinations of source codes 1 &12 -- 11/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 04/01/1985
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 16:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 18:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/1985
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/1985
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 02/01/1995
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.004 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.004 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.008 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.010 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.008 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.001 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.003 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.011 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.008 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Valine g 0.009 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.005 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.001 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.006 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.027 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.018 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.007 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Proline g 0.090 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Amino Acids Serine g 0.006 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 08/01/1991
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/1985
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2002
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 11/01/2002

Sources of Data

1P. Sporns Alberta honey composition , 1992 Food Research International 25   pp.93-100
2K.W. Swallow, N.H. Low Analysis And Quantitation Of The Carbohydrates In Honey Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography. , 1990 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 38 9   pp.1828-1832
3J.L. Iverson, M.P. Bueno Evaluation of high pressure liquid chromatography and gas liquid chromatography for quantitative determination of sugars in foods , 1981 Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists 64 1   pp.139-143
4J.W. White, R MeLoy, J Probst, W Huser Sugars Containing Galactose Occur In Honey , 1986 Journal Of Agricultural Research (J Apic Res. V.25 (3) 25 3   pp.182-185
5Robert Ophaug Fluoride, Unpublished - Ophaug ,  Microdiffision   
6Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 8e , 2004  Beltsville MD  
7S.L. Booth, J.A. Sadowski, J.A. T. Pennington Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) Content of Foods in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Total Diet Study , 1995 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 43 6   pp.1574-1579
8G. Ferland, D. MacDonald, J.A. Sadowski Development of a diet low in vitamin K (phylloquinone) , 1992 J. American Dietetic Assoc 92 5   pp.593-597