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I would like to know if this sentence is clear, correct and sounds as native speaker sentence (I'm putting the doubtful words in bold):

Is honey better than sugar, and if it is what the reason

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    You should focus on the last part instead: what the reason. – snailboat Sep 11 '15 at 23:04
  • Ok, I'm not English native speaker, and I just want to be sure that it's ok, acceptable and not strange or something like that. :) – Judicious Allure Sep 11 '15 at 23:06
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    I see this might not be outright proofreading, and thus I didn't vote to close. I sense there may be others inclined to do that though, and I reached this through the review queue anyway. So it would pay if you reword your question and present your thoughts about it and what confuses you in a more elaborate way. – M.A.R. Sep 12 '15 at 0:17
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I would re-punctuate it and add an "is":

  • Is honey better than sugar—and if it is, what is the reason?

A shorter way to say this is:

  • Is honey better than sugar? If so, why?

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