honey

honey

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Potassium
SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, Manganese
NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES
  • Daily consumption improves blood anti-oxidant levels and prevents lipid peroxidation
  • Excellent nutrient source for optimizing blood sugar levels before, during and after exercise
FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Anti-allergenic: due to pollen in raw unfiltered honey
PHYTONUTRIENTS
PLANT FAMILY
DANGERS
  • Raw Honey retains the healthy phytonutrients are lost in processing
  • Heat treatment below 90 Celcius retains valuable enyzmes
RDA Honey % RDA
Nutrient Unit per 100g
g 3700 17.1 0.5%
Energy kcal 2600 304 11.7%
Protein g 90 0.3 0.3%
Total lipid (fat) g 87 0 0.0%
Carbohydrate, by difference g 224 82.4 36.8%
Fiber, total dietary g 38 0.2 0.5%
Sugars, total g 82.12
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 1000 6 0.6%
Iron, Fe mg 8 0.42 5.3%
Magnesium, Mg mg 420 2 0.5%
Phosphorus, P mg 700 4 0.6%
Potassium, K mg 470 52 11.1%
Sodium, Na mg 4
Zinc, Zn mg 11 0.22 2.0%
Copper, Cu mg 0.9 0.036 4.0%
Manganese, Mn mg 2.3 0.08 3.5%
Selenium, Se µg 55 0.8 1.5%
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 90 0.5 0.6%
Thiamin mg 1.2 0 0.0%
Riboflavin mg 1.3 0.038 2.9%
Niacin mg 16 0.121 0.8%
Pantothenic acid mg 5 0.068 1.4%
Vitamin B-6 mg 1.7 0.024 1.4%
Folate, total µg 400 2 0.5%
Choline, total mg 2.2
Betaine mg 1.7
Vitamin B-12 µg 2.4 0 0.0%
Vitamin A, IU IU 5000 0 0.0%
Vitamin E, total mg 15 0 0.0%
Vitamin D IU 600 0 0.0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 120 0 0.0%

RDA – Recommended Dietary Amount recommendations are based upon calculations for a 40 year old very active man that I have adapted from USDA’s Dietary Intake Guidelines. Using this link you can make your own calculations

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

USDA food database: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/

Other information sources:

World’s Healthiest Foods – an excellent online food and nutrition encyclopedia

Self Nutrition Data: an online nutrient breakdown of foods

Resources: 

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