maple syrup

maple

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Vitamin B2
SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin B1, Magnesium
NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS High in Manganese as well as Zinc, Potassium, Vitamin B2 and Calcium
FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS
  • Energy production and anti-oxidant defense from Manganese
  • Skin, prostate, immune system and heart support from Zinc
NUTRITIONAL NOTES Manganese is co-factor in production of important oxidative enzyme superoxide dismutase which disarms free-radicals produced in cell mitochondria
ADVICE Once opened, store in fridge for freshness
DANGERS Oxalates (Calcium binding and Kidney stones)
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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