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Why It’s Important To Buy Grade-A Maple Syrup

Everyone loves maple syrup with their pancakes and waffles.

But have you ever thought about the quality of the maple syrup you drizzle on your favorite breakfast food?

The type of maple syrup that you buy matters.

Generic and cheaper brand-name maple syrups usually don’t contain any maple syrup at all.

Instead, these imitation syrups are loaded with harmful ingredients that hide behind cute bottles and a sweet taste.

Not only does imitation syrup hold you back from experiencing real health, but you’re probably missing out on the amazing health benefits that 100% maple syrup adds to your diet.

To guide you on your health journey, here are important things you should know about real maple syrup and the imitation syrup in your cabinet.

Why The Maple Syrup You Buy Matters

While the artificial maple syrup at your grocery store is generally cheaper and more accessible than real maple syrup, it’s not doing your health any favors when you put it in your cart.

Artificial syrup is loaded with corn syrup, which is known to cause liver problems and increase your risk of developing metabolic diseases.

These artificial syrups are also laden in gums, processed salt, corn-based preservatives, and a caramel coloring that’s known to cause cancer in rats.

Even when used in small amounts, the effects from this syrup add up in your body over time.

How Artificial Syrup Affects Your Body

Because of all the artificial ingredients in imitation maple syrup, you may experience an increased risk of hypertension, glucose resistance, and possibly cancer.

In addition to that, processed foods like this increase the oxidative damage in your body.

This increases inflammation in your body and puts more stress on your liver.

Ingredients found in imitation syrup also make it harder for your gut biome to support good health.

This can lead to digestive issues, impaired immune function, and excess weight gain.

Benefits of Real Maple Syrup

Real maple syrup is a great addition to a healthy diet.

Not only does it provide natural sweetness with a lower glycemic index score, but it also has antioxidants and minerals that your body needs.

This means that this sugar alternative may help reduce oxidative stress and scavenges free radicals.

Grade-A maple syrup contains calcium, zinc, magnesium, and potassium, all of which you need in your daily diet.

This natural sweetener also contains riboflavin, which is also known as vitamin B2. This vitamin helps increase your cellular metabolism and energy.

Toss Your Artificial Maple Syrup Today!

When you’re looking for maple syrup, there should only be one ingredient on the label.

This ensures that you’re getting pure maple syrup and helps to protect your health and nourish your body with real ingredients.

So the next time you’re at the grocery store, put down the syrup with the nostalgic, fun-shaped bottle and grab real maple syrup.

If you can’t afford maple syrup, then grabbing a high-quality raw honey can be just as good.

Whatever you choose to go with, ensure that it doesn’t have corn syrup in the ingredients list.

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