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Almond vs. Honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Almond and Honey?

  • Almond is richer than Honey in Vitamin E , Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber, Iron, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 171% more.
  • Almond has 135 times more Magnesium than Honey. While Almond has 270mg of Magnesium, Honey has only 2mg.

We used Nuts, almonds and Honey types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Almond
10
:
0
Honey
Contains more Calcium +4383.3%
Contains more Iron +783.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +11925%
Contains more Potassium +1309.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +1318.2%
Contains more Copper +2763.9%
Contains more Manganese +2623.8%
Contains more Selenium +412.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344% 285% 23%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Contains more Calcium +4383.3%
Contains more Iron +783.3%
Contains more Magnesium +13400%
Contains more Phosphorus +11925%
Contains more Potassium +1309.6%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +1318.2%
Contains more Copper +2763.9%
Contains more Manganese +2623.8%
Contains more Selenium +412.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Almond
9
:
1
Honey
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2894.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2890.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +592.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.8%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Choline +2268.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 29% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 9% 3% 5% 6% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2894.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2890.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +592.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +470.8%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Choline +2268.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Almond
3
:
2
Honey
Contains more Protein +6950%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +1380%
Contains more Carbs +282.4%
Contains more Water +287.8%
21% 50% 22% 4% 3%
Protein: 21.15 g
Fats: 49.93 g
Carbs: 21.55 g
Water: 4.41 g
Other: 2.96 g
82% 17%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 82.4 g
Water: 17.1 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +6950%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +1380%
Contains more Carbs +282.4%
Contains more Water +287.8%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Almond
2
:
4
Honey
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +343.8%
Contains more Glucose +20929.4%
Contains more Fructose +37118.2%
Contains more Maltose +3500%
Contains more Galactose +4328.6%
14% 78% 3% 2%
Starch: 0.72 g
Sucrose: 3.95 g
Glucose: 0.17 g
Fructose: 0.11 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.04 g
Galactose: 0.07 g
44% 50% 2% 4%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.89 g
Glucose: 35.75 g
Fructose: 40.94 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 1.44 g
Galactose: 3.1 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +343.8%
Contains more Glucose +20929.4%
Contains more Fructose +37118.2%
Contains more Maltose +3500%
Contains more Galactose +4328.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Almond Honey
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Honey Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 82.2g Honey
Protein 21.15g 0.3g Almond
Fats 49.93g 0g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 82.4g Honey
Calories 579kcal 304kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g Almond
Fructose 0.11g 40.94g Honey
Sugar 4.35g 82.12g Almond
Fiber 12.5g 0.2g Almond
Calcium 269mg 6mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 0.42mg Almond
Magnesium 270mg 2mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 4mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 52mg Almond
Sodium 1mg 4mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 0.22mg Almond
Copper 1.031mg 0.036mg Almond
Manganese 2.179mg 0.08mg Almond
Selenium 4.1µg 0.8µg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Almond
Vitamin E 25.63mg 0mg Almond
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Honey
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0mg Almond
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.038mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 0.121mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 0.068mg Almond
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.024mg Almond
Folate 44µg 2µg Almond
Choline 52.1mg 2.2mg Almond
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.004mg Almond
Threonine 0.601mg 0.004mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.751mg 0.008mg Almond
Leucine 1.473mg 0.01mg Almond
Lysine 0.568mg 0.008mg Almond
Methionine 0.157mg 0.001mg Almond
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 0.011mg Almond
Valine 0.855mg 0.009mg Almond
Histidine 0.539mg 0.001mg Almond
Trans Fat 0.015g Honey
Saturated Fat 3.802g 0g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 0g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 0g Almond
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Almond
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 12.32g Almond
Omega-3 - ALA 0.003g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Almond Honey
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
78%
Almond
2%
Honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
142%
Almond
6%
Honey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.802g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Almond
Almond is lower in Sugar (difference - 77.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Almond
Almond is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169640/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.