How many calories in honey? A tablespoon of honey contains roughly 64 calories. It has 6% carbohydrates; 3.6g water content, 0.1mg Vitamin C, tiny amount of sodium, potassium, phosphorous, calcium, selenium, copper, chromium, manganese, dietary fiber and protein. Honey is natural syrup with fructose, glucose and maltose. Honey is used as a natural sweetener and also as spoil prevention. It is used for sore throats, to control anemia, metabolising fats and cholesterol and heart attacks. Honey is highly recommended for a healthy life.