Nutritional value and benefits of maple syrup

 

Pure maple syrup from North America Maple Syrup Exports is a natural sweetener, which makes it the perfect healthy ingredient. More than a source of energy with an amazing refined taste, it’s also a source of copper which contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system. When a recipe calls for a touch of sweetness, pure maple syrup is a healthier choice as an important source of manganese and riboflavin.

 

 

100%

37%

18%

7%

5%

5%

Percentage Daily Value,

Per ¼-Cup (60 ml) - Portion

Manganese

Plays an important role in energy production and antioxidant defenses

Riboflavin

Essential to basic metabolism

 

Zinc

Key to a healthy immune and digestive system

 

Magnesium

Shown to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease

 

Calcium

Helps to maintain strong bones and teeth

 

Potassium

Helps maintain a normal blood pressure

Maple

syrup

has

14% fewer calories than honey

16% fewer calories than agave syrup

32% fewer calories than brown sugar

33% fewer calories than white sugar

 

A sweet substitute

 

Naturally sweet and nutrient-rich, maple syrup is a healthier alternative to refined sugar and other sweeteners in most recipes. When experimenting, pay attention to the amount of liquid in your recipe and how the taste of maple may change or enhance the flavor of your creation.

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