Health Benefits of Pure Maple Syrup
Health Benefits of Pure Maple Syrup is numerous! Especially when it comes to your health. Luckily, pancakes and maple syrup are always a big hit in my house! It is the only food derived from plant sap. It is loaded with over 60 antioxidants too. Antioxidants can help prevent diseases like cancer and diabetes. Antioxidants fight off free radicals in our bodies, that can cause these diseases. This syrup is high in zinc and magnesium which makes it great for our immune system and heart health.
Another really cool health benefit that a lot of people do not know is that it has the amazing same antitoxins that berries, tomatoes, red wine, and flax have! Pure maple syrup has 217 calories per 1/4 cup or 50 per tablespoon. Which is actually slightly lower in calories then all the other sweeteners like agave and honey. Therefore, studies are finding that pure maple syrup does not cause spikes in blood sugar levels like some sweeteners can.
Enjoy your pancakes and maple syrup!
In conclusion, make sure you buy pure maple syrup. Because of the benefits of this superpower food! Enjoy your pancakes and maple syrup. Therefore, start your mornings off the healthy way.
-Tamara, Head of the Oakley Fam