Believe it or not, maple syrup is a very healthy food. Here are some of the ways that real maple syrup is actually healthy for you:
- It is a 100% natural, wholly organic food. There is no way to alter it
- Maple Sugar is 2-3 times sweeter than cane sugar, AND it has few calories!
- Maple Sugar is 100% pure. No reduction, processing or removal of anything
- Maple Syrup contains manganese and zinc, natural antioxidants which are good for your immune system, male reproductive systems and helps prevent damage to the heart.
These are only a few ways in which Maple Syrup is actually healthy for you. You can read more in-depth about it here. This 233 page report is from the International Maple Syrup Institute which is the governing body of the maple industry.