Jam vs Honey: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Jam - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Honey - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Jam

At first glance, you can see that in jam is less calories than in honey.

Jam has 238 kcal per 100g and honey 304 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 28%.

In jam and in honey most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare jam with honey in details.

Fact 2: Jam And Honey Nutrition Difference

Honey vs Jam: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gJamHoney
Calories238 304
Carbohydrates59.86 g82.4 g
Dietary fiber1.1 g0.2 g
Protein0.37 g0.3 g
Water30.47 g17.1 g
Calcium20 mg6 mg
Iron0.49 mg0.42 mg
Magnessium4 mg2 mg
Phosphorus11 mg2 mg
Potassium77 mg52 mg
Sodium32 mg4 mg
Zink11 mg2 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.076 mg0.038 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.036 mg0.121 mg
Vitaminium B60.02 mg0.024 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.011 mg0.002 mg
Vitaminium C8.8 mg0.5 mg

More protein in jam

It is aslo easy to see see that in jam is more protein than in honey.

There is 0.3g per 100g of honey and 0.37g per 100g of jam so using simple math we can see that difference is about 23%.

Less carbohydrates in jam

In jam is less carbohydrates than in honey.

There is 82.4g/100g of carbohydrates in honey and 59.86g/100g in jam so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 38%.


  • Calories238
  • Carbohydrates59.86 g
  • Dietary fiber1.1 g
  • Protein0.37 g
  • Water30.47 g
Jam calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | small jar | large jar

Calories source

  • 99% CARBS.
  • 1% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT


  • Calories304
  • Carbohydrates82.4 g
  • Dietary fiber0.2 g
  • Protein0.3 g
  • Water17.1 g
Honey calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 100% CARBS
  • 0% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Vitamins: honey vs jam

  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): jam 100% more than honey
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): honey 236% more than jam
  • Vitaminium B6: honey 20% more than jam
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): jam 450% more than honey
  • Vitaminium C: jam 1660% more than honey

Minerals: jam vs honey

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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