maple syrup

maple

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B2
SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin B1, Magnesium
NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Manganese is co-factor in production of important oxidative enzyme superoxide dismutase which disarms free-radicals produced in cell mitochondria
FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS
  • Energy production and anti-oxidant defense from Manganese
  • Skin, prostate, immune system and heart support from Zinc
PHYTONUTRIENTS
PLANT FAMILY
DANGERS
RDA Syrups, maple % RDA
Nutrient Unit per 100g
g 3700 32.39 0.9%
Energy kcal 2600 260 10.0%
Protein g 90 0.04 0.0%
Total lipid (fat) g 87 0.06 0.1%
Carbohydrate, by difference g 224 67.04 29.9%
Fiber, total dietary g 38 0 0.0%
Sugars, total g 67.9
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 1000 102 10.2%
Iron, Fe mg 8 0.11 1.4%
Magnesium, Mg mg 420 21 5.0%
Phosphorus, P mg 700 2 0.3%
Potassium, K mg 470 212 45.1%
Sodium, Na mg 12
Zinc, Zn mg 11 1.47 13.4%
Copper, Cu mg 0.9 0.018 2.0%
Manganese, Mn mg 2.3 2.908 126.4%
Selenium, Se µg 55 0.6 1.1%
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 90 0 0.0%
Thiamin mg 1.2 0.066 5.5%
Riboflavin mg 1.3 1.27 97.7%
Niacin mg 16 0.081 0.5%
Pantothenic acid mg 5 0.036 0.7%
Vitamin B-6 mg 1.7 0.002 0.1%
Folate, total µg 400 0 0.0%
Choline, total mg 1.6
Betaine mg
Vitamin B-12 µg 2.4 0 0.0%
Vitamin A, IU IU 5000 0 0.0%
Vitamin E, total mg 15 0.0%
Vitamin D IU 600 0 0.0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 120 0 0.0%

RDA – Recommended Dietary Amount recommendations are based upon calculations for a 40 year old very active man that I have adapted from USDA’s Dietary Intake Guidelines. Using this link you can make your own calculations

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

USDA food database: http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/

Other information sources:

World’s Healthiest Foods – an excellent online food and nutrition encyclopedia

Self Nutrition Data: an online nutrient breakdown of foods

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