Maple Nutritional Information

Maple syrup contains 68% carbohydrates, while most other syrups (corn, etc.) have 100% carbohydrates.

While Maple syrup has close to the same calorie content as white cane sugar (50 calories/Tbsp), maple syrup contains significant amounts of other vitamins and minerals, such as:

  • —Calcium (20 mg/Tbsp)
  • —Potassium (35 mg/Tbsp)
  • Iron and Phosphorous.
  • Vitamin B
  • —Sodium (2 mg/Tbsp).

The complete nutritional information is shown below:

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Below is a nutritional comparison of various sweeteners.  As you can see using Maple syrup is a smart choice.

Sweetener Comparison

In addition to its nutritional benefits, scientists have found that maple syrup’s natural phenols – a potentially beneficial antioxidant compounds – inhibit two carbohydrate-hydrolyzing enzymes that are relevant to type 2 diabetes.  Talk to your doctor.