10 Sweet Surprise Facts and Uses for Maple Syrup

2. High in Antioxidants

Maple syrup is incredibly high in antioxidants, as well as minerals. Each quarter cup of maple syrup contains approximately 100 percent of your recommended daily allowance of manganese, as well at 37 percent of riboflavin, 18 percent of zinc, 7 percent of magnesium, and 5 percent of calcium and potassium.

As for the antioxidant factors in maple syrup, it’s comparable to that of superfoods such as bananas, and broccoli! Welcome to the big leagues, maple!


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