Is maple syrup good for you?
Is maple syrup really healthy? Registered nutritionist Nicola Shubrook discusses what maple syrup is, the different types to look for and its top health benefits.
What is maple syrup?
- No. 1: Extra light, light or medium
- No. 2: Amber
- No. 3: Dark
Nutritional benefits of maple syrup
- 17 calories
- 4.4g carbohydrates
- 6.7mg calcium
- 1.4mg magnesium
- 13.9mg potassium
What are the top 5 health benefits of maple syrup?
1. It may help reduce cancer growth
2. It may help prevent chronic disease
3. It may help prevent periodontitis
4. It may help support healthy digestion
5. It may help optimise cholesterol levels
Healthy maple syrup recipes
This article was published on 22 November 2021.
Nicola Shubrook is a nutritional therapist and works with both private clients and the corporate sector. She is an accredited member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Find out more at urbanwellness.co.uk.
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