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De samenstelling van Manuka honing.

Honey

The composition of a honey batch depends on the flowers available to the bees that produced the honey.  The carbohydrates comprise mainly fructose (about 38%) and glucose (about 31%).  Water is the next highest category, varying around 17%.  Other carbohydrates include maltose, sucrose, and other complex carbohydrates.  Trace amounts of vitamins, minerals, chrysin, pinobanksin, catalase and pinocembrin are also present.

·         Fructose: 38%
·         Glucose: 31%
·         Water: 17%
·         Maltose: 7%
·         Other sugars, other components 7%

Nutritional value per 100 g 

Energy

1,400 kJ (304 kcal)

Carbohydrates (Sugars)

82.1 g

Fats

0 g

Protein

0.3 g

Water

17.10 g

Riboflavin (vit. B2)

0.038 mg

Niacin (vit. B3)

0.121 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)

0.068 mg

Vitamin B6

0.024 mg

Folate (Vit. B9)

2 μg

Vitamin C

0.5 mg

Calcium

6 mg

Iron

0.42 mg

Magnesium

2 mg

Phosphorus

4 mg

Potassium

52 mg

Sodium

14 mg

Zinc

0.22 mg