Maple syrup - 250g
Its special features are its content of manganese and zinc, also know that the two teaspoons provide 34 calories.
This delicious sweetener is an antioxidant and contains riboflavin, which is essential for energy production.
Maple syrup is made from the juice of maple trees.
In the cold climate of Canada where trees grow, they store starch in their roots and trunk before winter.
Early spring and for only a few weeks as it gradually darkens and becomes bitter they make holes in the tree trunks and collect the juice in buckets.
The maple syrup after its collection is heated to eliminate the water it contains in its natural form.
Today the name is protected, and there are grades that are given to distinguish their quality.
Extra Light, Grade A and Grade B.
The best is Extra Light and it is the early, first harvest.
Maple syrup is a healthy sweetener, rich in nutrients, which accompanies muesli, drinks, puddings, desserts, yogurt, etc.
The difference with honey is that when heated it does not lose its valuable nutrients.
It also contains a lot of zinc, but also calcium. Both its texture and taste go well with our ice cream or yogurt.
Dietary supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced diet and are not a prescription.
Especially if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, taking medication or have health problems, consult your doctor before taking it.