Pure Maple Syrup is a natural, nutritious and delicious sweetener and a smart choice as a sweet topping or as a flavourful ingredient in baking and cooking. Unlike many syrups and sugars Maple Syrup is 100 percent natural and unrefined, retaining the inherent nutritional value of the sap obtained from the maple tree.
Pure Maple Syrup is a valuable source of mineral nutrients. Maple Syrup delivers more nutrition than all other common sweeteners and has one of the lowest calorie levels. Maple Syrup contains mineral nutrients and vitamins which are an essential part of the daily diet in higher level than other sweeteners.
Native North Americans were the first to recognize Pure Maple Syrup as a source of nutrition and energy. Researchers have since shown that Maple Syrup has a higher nutritional value than all other common sweeteners.
In addition to its remarkable nutritional content, researchers have documented that Maple Syrup contains numerous phenolic compounds, commonly found in plants and in agricultural products such as berries, tea, red wine, and flax seed. Some of these compounds may benefit human health in significant ways. For example, researchers have documented the natural presence of abscisic acid (ABA) in Maple Syrup, a compound thought to stimulate insulin release by the pancreas.
Use of Pure Maple Syrup as an alternative to refined sugar can also add to the antioxidant content of the diet, similar to replacing refined grains with whole grains.
With its wholesome, natural flavour, Pure Maple Syrup has one of the lowest calorie levels of common sweeteners. Maple Syrup also all natural with no additives or preservatives.