Nutrition Facts for Maple Syrup
Maple Syrup provides several essential nutrients.
The vitamins and nutritional minerals in 100% pure Maple Syrup from Québec contribute to the maintenance of good health. One 60 ml (1/4 cup) serving of Maple Syrup contains 72% of the daily nutritional requirement of manganese, 27% of riboflavin, 17% of copper, and 6% of calcium.
There is currently no recommended daily allowance for polyphenols, but we do know that there are 78.2 mg of polyphenols in a 60 ml serving of maple syrup. Scientific studies are underway to verify the antioxidant properties of polyphenols, naturally present in maple syrup.
Maple Syrup provides several essential nutrients. It’s considered a source of calcium, a good source of copper, and an excellent source of riboflavin and manganese.
Maple is Unique
100% pure Maple Syrup from Québec has 67 different polyphenols, nine of which are unique to it. One of these polyphenols, called Quebecol, is naturally produced when sap is boiled to become Maple Syrup.
Like the World Health Organization (WHO), the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec supports the moderate consumption of sugar. WHO recommends a daily intake of added sugar not exceeding 10% of daily energy intake, an average of about 2,000 kcal. This represents 50 g of added sugar or 37.5 ml of Maple Syrup, a little more than 2 tbsp.
The Science Behind Maple
Researchers are learning about the natural composition of maple syrup and its potential benefits to human health. Find out what they know!