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What are the health benefits of real maple syrup?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Real maple syrup contains important minerals, like calcium, potassium, and magnesium, that help regulate normal function of the body's cells, bones, muscles, and nerves. Maple syrup also contains small amounts of B-vitamins, including niacin, riboflavin, and pantothenic acid.
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Maple syrup comes from the sap of trees. Maple syrup contains vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. Many health professionals believe maple syrup is better for you than other sugars like white sugar, agave, corn syrup, or high fructose corn syrup. Some people claim that a drink of hot water, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper will help you detox and lose weight.

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