Honey calories and nutrition analyse

Honey: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in honey?

100g of honey has about 304 calories (kcal).

To illustrate, tablespoon of honey (22 g) has about 67 calories.

It is about 3% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from tablespoon of honey (22 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1 apple
  • 0.5 glass of Coca Cola
  • 0.5 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 3.5 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 10 minutes, swim for about 8 minutes or run for 7 minutes.

Calories in honey came from protein in 0%, from carbs in 100% and from fat in 0%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of honey.

Honey - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 304 kcal
Carbs 82.4 gram
Protein 0.3 gram

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How many calories in tablespoon, teaspoon of honey?

As I wrote before 100g has 304 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. tablespoon, teaspoon of honey.

  • Tablespoon of honey (22g)67 kcal
  • Teaspoon of honey (12g)36 kcal
  • 10g of honey30 kcal
  • 20g of honey61 kcal
  • 50g of honey152 kcal
  • 100g of honey304 kcal
  • 200g of honey608 kcal
  • 500g of honey1520 kcal

How much protein in honey?

Honey has 0.3 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of tablespoon of honey (22 g) you can see that you will get about 0.1 g of protein.

How much carbs in honey?

Honey has 82.4 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that tablespoon of honey (22 g) has about 18.1 g of carbs.

How much fat in honey?

0 g of fat - honey has no fat.

Does honey cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Number of calories in honey is one of the highest from all products in sweets category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific sweets, honey seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other sweets.

It is really much as for sweets. Similar energy amount have only such products as muffins, doughnuts or cheese cakes.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If honey contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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tablespoon of honey (22 g) has:

67kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 10 min. Bike
Horse ride 12 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 7 min. Tennis
Run 7 min. Run
Swim 8 min. Swim
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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