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Yogurt vs. Honey — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Yogurt and Honey

  • Honey has less Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Yogurt's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 31% more.
  • Yogurt has 34 times more Phosphorus than Honey. Yogurt has 135mg of Phosphorus, while Honey has 4mg.
  • Yogurt is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Yogurt, Greek, plain, nonfat 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.
Yogurt
6
:
4
Honey
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%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +111.8%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 33% 3% 8% 58% 13% 5% 15% 6% 2% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 2% 2% 5% 1% 6% 12% 11% 5%
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%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Copper +111.8%
Contains more Manganese +788.9%

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.
Yogurt
10
:
1
Honey
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%
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% 1% 0% 0% 6% 65% 4% 20% 15% 6% 94% 9% 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 +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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

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

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Yogurt
1
:
5
Honey
Contains more Lactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +342.9%
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
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 Lactose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +342.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Yogurt Honey
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 Yogurt Honey Opinion
Net carbs 3.6g 82.2g Honey
Protein 10.19g 0.3g Yogurt
Fats 0.39g 0g Yogurt
Carbs 3.6g 82.4g Honey
Calories 59kcal 304kcal Honey
Fructose 0g 40.94g Honey
Sugar 3.24g 82.12g Yogurt
Fiber 0g 0.2g Honey
Calcium 110mg 6mg Yogurt
Iron 0.07mg 0.42mg Honey
Magnesium 11mg 2mg Yogurt
Phosphorus 135mg 4mg Yogurt
Potassium 141mg 52mg Yogurt
Sodium 36mg 4mg Honey
Zinc 0.52mg 0.22mg Yogurt
Copper 0.017mg 0.036mg Honey
Manganese 0.009mg 0.08mg Honey
Selenium 9.7µg 0.8µg Yogurt
Vitamin A 4IU 0IU Yogurt
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Yogurt
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0mg Yogurt
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Honey
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0mg Yogurt
Vitamin B2 0.278mg 0.038mg Yogurt
Vitamin B3 0.208mg 0.121mg Yogurt
Vitamin B5 0.331mg 0.068mg Yogurt
Vitamin B6 0.063mg 0.024mg Yogurt
Folate 7µg 2µg Yogurt
Vitamin B12 0.75µg 0µg Yogurt
Choline 15.1mg 2.2mg 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 5mg 0mg Honey
Trans Fat 0.006g Honey
Saturated Fat 0.117g 0g Honey
Monounsaturated Fat 0.053g 0g Yogurt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.012g 0g 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
Yogurt 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
17%
Yogurt
2%
Honey
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Yogurt
6%
Honey

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