Not all sweeteners are created equal
FDA Nutrition Facts encourages companies to
invest in and incorporate alternative sweeteners
and natural ingredients such as fruits
and vegetables in their offerings.
More than 50 beneficial compounds were found in maple syrup by researchers from University of Rhode Island, URI. But that’s not all. Five of those compounds hadn’t even been seen in nature before. Substances called polyphenols contained in the maple sugar might help control blood sugar levels.
Maple has a rich matrix of vitamins & minerals:
Trace amounts of
● folic acid
● amino acids, the building blocks of protein