United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  19296, Honey
Food Group: Sweets
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.68   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 339 g

tbsp 21 g

packet (0.5 oz) 14 g
Proximates Water g 17.10 509 0.070 57.97 3.59 2.39
Proximates Energy kcal 304 -- -- 1031 64 43
Proximates Energy kJ 1272 -- -- 4312 267 178
Proximates Protein g 0.30 508 0.007 1.02 0.06 0.04
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.00 3 0.002 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Ash g 0.20 508 0.009 0.68 0.04 0.03
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 82.40 -- -- 279.34 17.30 11.54
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.2 -- -- 0.7 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 82.12 -- -- 278.39 17.25 11.50
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 0.89 9 0.240 3.02 0.19 0.12
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2, 3 g 35.75 1 -- 121.19 7.51 5.00
Proximates Fructose 1, 2, 3 g 40.94 1 -- 138.79 8.60 5.73
Proximates Maltose 1, 2 g 1.44 9 0.300 4.88 0.30 0.20
Proximates Galactose 4 g 3.10 1 -- 10.51 0.65 0.43
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 6 13 0.000 20 1 1
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.42 14 0.110 1.42 0.09 0.06
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 2 14 0.000 7 0 0
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 4 13 0.000 14 1 1
Minerals Potassium, K mg 52 14 9.000 176 11 7
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 14 0.000 14 1 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.22 12 0.040 0.75 0.05 0.03
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.036 14 0.008 0.122 0.008 0.005
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.080 14 0.026 0.271 0.017 0.011
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.8 2 -- 2.7 0.2 0.1
Minerals Fluoride, F 5 µg 7.0 9 -- 23.7 1.5 1.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.5 4 0.100 1.7 0.1 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.038 4 0.012 0.129 0.008 0.005
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.121 4 0.025 0.410 0.025 0.017
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.068 4 0.009 0.231 0.014 0.010
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.024 4 0.005 0.081 0.005 0.003
Vitamins Folate, total µg 2 1 -- 7 0 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 2 1 -- 7 0 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 2 -- -- 7 0 0
Vitamins Choline, total 6 mg 2.2 1 -- 7.5 0.5 0.3
Vitamins Betaine 6 mg 1.7 1 -- 5.8 0.4 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 7, 8 µg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 1 -- 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.004 -- -- 0.014 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.004 -- -- 0.014 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.008 -- -- 0.027 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.010 -- -- 0.034 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.008 -- -- 0.027 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.001 -- -- 0.003 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.003 -- -- 0.010 0.001 0.000
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.011 -- -- 0.037 0.002 0.002
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.008 -- -- 0.027 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Valine g 0.009 -- -- 0.031 0.002 0.001
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.005 -- -- 0.017 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.001 -- -- 0.003 0.000 0.000
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.006 -- -- 0.020 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.027 -- -- 0.092 0.006 0.004
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.018 -- -- 0.061 0.004 0.003
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.007 -- -- 0.024 0.001 0.001
Amino Acids Proline g 0.090 -- -- 0.305 0.019 0.013
Amino Acids Serine g 0.006 -- -- 0.020 0.001 0.001
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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
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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