Honey buns are deep fat fried rolls of dough that are then layered with sugary white icing. Of course they are not good for you , but they sure do taste great. Honey buns are very high in calories, sugar, and fat. But just how bad are they? How many calories in a honey bun are there?
There are 315 calories in one honey bun. That’s quite a bit. Honey buns should obviously only be enjoyed as a rare treat if you are trying to lose weight.
To go along with the 315 calories in the honey bun, there are 40 grams of carbs, 15 grams of fat, and 5 grams of protein. The problem with honey buns is that they are made up almost entirely of fat and sugar. In fact, the fat delivers about 45 percent of the calories with sugar delivering about 45 percent as well.
It’s okay to enjoy a honey bun once in awhile, but understand that you are not getting any nutritional value. Unless the calories are burned off, they will be converted to fat. In other words, the Honey bun you’re enjoying will stick to your honey buns.
Health and diet experts say in order to lose weight you should consume less than 10% of your calories from sugary and fattening foods. One honey bun is about 17% of your daily calories.