The Benefits of Maple Syrup

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Besides being natural, maple syrup is a product which has multiple virtues. According to several studies, maple syrup is full of antioxidants, comparable to tomato, broccoli or even bananas, giving a boost to our cells to absorb glucose quickly and gives it a lower index glycemic.

It contains no additives or coloring, but full of vitamins and trace of elements such as iron, magnesium and zinc. In addition, it contains abscisic acid which helps the absorption of glucose without significant insulin secretion. Which endows it with a great advantage for people with diabetes.
For a quantity of maple syrup 15ml, you will have fewer calories for the same amount of honey or corn syrup.

According to other recent studies, water and maple sap limit the proliferation of cancer cells in the prostate and lungs. In addition, the sap is laxative. If you consume a large amount, you will tend to go to the toilet easily. Many use it in the winter to clean their system.

All the benefits of Maple do not stop here. In the spring, the young grow maples can be added to food as well as fruit samaras, once roasted, which contain 43% protein. The boiled roots are for the healing of wounds and abscesses.

Finally, be sure to consume your sweetening products responsibly. While maple syrup seems to be the most beneficial natural sugar, it remains that it is sugar (sucrose and fructose). Make sure the product you buy is 100% pure and does not contain any additives.

Will you use maple syrup now to sweeten your morning coffee, your dressing or smoothie?

 

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