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Plum vs. Honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Plum and Honey

  • Plum is higher than Honey in Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
  • The amount of Sugar in Plum is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Plums, raw and Honey.

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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.
Plum
5
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4
Honey
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +201.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Iron +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Calcium - 6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 7% 5% 7% 14% 0% 3% 19% 7% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +201.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Iron +147.1%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Contains more Manganese +53.8%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Equal in Calcium - 6

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.
Plum
9
:
2
Honey
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Choline +15.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 21% 6% 0% 32% 7% 6% 8% 9% 7% 4% 0% 2% 16%
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 C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.2%
Contains more Choline +15.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
4
:
1
Honey
Contains more Protein +133.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +410.1%
Contains more Other +85%
Contains more Carbs +621.5%
11% 87%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 11.42 g
Water: 87.23 g
Other: 0.37 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 +133.3%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +410.1%
Contains more Other +85%
Contains more Carbs +621.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Plum
1
:
4
Honey
Contains more Sucrose +76.4%
Contains more Glucose +605.1%
Contains more Fructose +1233.6%
Contains more Maltose +1700%
Contains more Galactose +2114.3%
16% 51% 31%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.57 g
Glucose: 5.07 g
Fructose: 3.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.08 g
Galactose: 0.14 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 Sucrose +76.4%
Contains more Glucose +605.1%
Contains more Fructose +1233.6%
Contains more Maltose +1700%
Contains more Galactose +2114.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Plum Honey Opinion
Net carbs 10.02g 82.2g Honey
Protein 0.7g 0.3g Plum
Fats 0.28g 0g Plum
Carbs 11.42g 82.4g Honey
Calories 46kcal 304kcal Honey
Fructose 3.07g 40.94g Honey
Sugar 9.92g 82.12g Plum
Fiber 1.4g 0.2g Plum
Calcium 6mg 6mg
Iron 0.17mg 0.42mg Honey
Magnesium 7mg 2mg Plum
Phosphorus 16mg 4mg Plum
Potassium 157mg 52mg Plum
Sodium 0mg 4mg Plum
Zinc 0.1mg 0.22mg Honey
Copper 0.057mg 0.036mg Plum
Manganese 0.052mg 0.08mg Honey
Selenium 0µg 0.8µg Honey
Vitamin A 345IU 0IU Plum
Vitamin A RAE 17µg 0µg Plum
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0mg Plum
Vitamin C 9.5mg 0.5mg Plum
Vitamin B1 0.028mg 0mg Plum
Vitamin B2 0.026mg 0.038mg Honey
Vitamin B3 0.417mg 0.121mg Plum
Vitamin B5 0.135mg 0.068mg Plum
Vitamin B6 0.029mg 0.024mg Plum
Folate 5µg 2µg Plum
Choline 1.9mg 2.2mg Honey
Vitamin K 6.4µg 0µg Plum
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.004mg Plum
Threonine 0.01mg 0.004mg Plum
Isoleucine 0.014mg 0.008mg Plum
Leucine 0.015mg 0.01mg Plum
Lysine 0.016mg 0.008mg Plum
Methionine 0.008mg 0.001mg Plum
Phenylalanine 0.014mg 0.011mg Plum
Valine 0.016mg 0.009mg Plum
Histidine 0.009mg 0.001mg Plum
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0.134g 0g Plum
Polyunsaturated fat 0.044g 0g Plum

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Plum 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
9%
Plum
2%
Honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Plum
6%
Honey

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Plum
Plum is lower in Sugar (difference - 72.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Plum
Plum contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Plum
Plum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Plum
Plum is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Plum
Plum is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Plum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169949/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.