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Honey vs. Yogurt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Honey and Yogurt

  • Honey has less Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Yogurt's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 31% more.
  • Honey has 25 times more Sugar than Yogurt. Honey has 82.12g of Sugar, while Yogurt has 3.24g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Honey and Yogurt, Greek, plain, nonfat.

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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.
Honey
4
:
6
Yogurt
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +111.8%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%
Contains more Calcium +1733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +3275%
Contains more Potassium +171.2%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Selenium +1112.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 3% 8% 58% 13% 5% 15% 6% 2% 53%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +111.8%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%
Contains more Calcium +1733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +3275%
Contains more Potassium +171.2%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Selenium +1112.5%

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.
Honey
1
:
10
Yogurt
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +386.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +586.4%
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%
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% 1% 0% 0% 6% 65% 4% 20% 15% 6% 94% 9% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +386.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +586.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Honey
1
:
4
Yogurt
Contains more Carbs +2188.9%
Contains more Protein +3296.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +397.7%
Contains more Other +260%
82% 17%
Protein: 0.3 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 82.4 g
Water: 17.1 g
Other: 0.2 g
10% 4% 85%
Protein: 10.19 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 3.6 g
Water: 85.1 g
Other: 0.72 g
Contains more Carbs +2188.9%
Contains more Protein +3296.7%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Water +397.7%
Contains more Other +260%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Honey
5
:
1
Yogurt
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +342.9%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
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
78% 22%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 2.54 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.7 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +342.9%
Contains more Lactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Honey Yogurt Opinion
Net carbs 82.2g 3.6g Honey
Protein 0.3g 10.19g Yogurt
Fats 0g 0.39g Yogurt
Carbs 82.4g 3.6g Honey
Calories 304kcal 59kcal Honey
Fructose 40.94g 0g Honey
Sugar 82.12g 3.24g Yogurt
Fiber 0.2g 0g Honey
Calcium 6mg 110mg Yogurt
Iron 0.42mg 0.07mg Honey
Magnesium 2mg 11mg Yogurt
Phosphorus 4mg 135mg Yogurt
Potassium 52mg 141mg Yogurt
Sodium 4mg 36mg Honey
Zinc 0.22mg 0.52mg Yogurt
Copper 0.036mg 0.017mg Honey
Manganese 0.08mg 0.009mg Honey
Selenium 0.8µg 9.7µg Yogurt
Vitamin A 0IU 4IU Yogurt
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Yogurt
Vitamin E 0mg 0.01mg Yogurt
Vitamin C 0.5mg 0mg Honey
Vitamin B1 0mg 0.023mg Yogurt
Vitamin B2 0.038mg 0.278mg Yogurt
Vitamin B3 0.121mg 0.208mg Yogurt
Vitamin B5 0.068mg 0.331mg Yogurt
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.063mg Yogurt
Folate 2µg 7µg Yogurt
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.75µg Yogurt
Choline 2.2mg 15.1mg Yogurt
Tryptophan 0.004mg Honey
Threonine 0.004mg Honey
Isoleucine 0.008mg Honey
Leucine 0.01mg Honey
Lysine 0.008mg Honey
Methionine 0.001mg Honey
Phenylalanine 0.011mg Honey
Valine 0.009mg Honey
Histidine 0.001mg Honey
Cholesterol 0mg 5mg Honey
Trans Fat 0.006g Honey
Saturated Fat 0g 0.117g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.053g Yogurt
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 0.012g Yogurt
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.01g Yogurt
Omega-3 - ALA 0.001g Yogurt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Honey Yogurt
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
2%
Honey
17%
Yogurt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
6%
Honey
19%
Yogurt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in Sugar (difference - 78.88g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Yogurt
Yogurt is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Yogurt
Yogurt is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Yogurt
Yogurt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Yogurt
Yogurt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Honey
Honey contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Honey
Honey is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Honey
Honey is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.117g)

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. Honey - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169640/nutrients
  2. Yogurt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170894/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.