Pure Maple Syrup is the smarter sweetener because it contains 100 essential nutritional compounds including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, phytohormones, and 67 polyphenols!
Maple Syrup is natural, unrefined, sterile, gluten-free, vegan, with no artificial colorants, flavorings or preservatives.
Moderate consumption of Maple Syrup contributes to a healthy diet.
Researchers have documented the presence of abscisic acid(ABA) in Maple Syrup, a compound thought to stimulate insulin release by the pancreas.
Maple Syrup is a natural fuel preferred over other sweeteners by many people with active lifestyles because it provides simple carbohydrates that easily break down into glucose. In energy metabolism, glucose is the most important source of energy in all organisms.
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. See chart to the right to compare nutritional content among common sweeteners.
Maple Syrup contains numerous phenolic compounds, commonly found in plants and in agricultural products such as berries, tea ,red wine and flax seed.
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. Enhanced antioxidant levels can be compared to other common and popular foods such as apples and broccoli.
Maple Syrup has one of the lowest calorie levels of common sweeteners.
Pure Maple Syrup is indeed the smarter sweetener!!
International Maple Syrup Institute
Maple Syrup Digest