Maple syrup is a syrup usually made from the xylem sap of maple trees.
Maple syrup is rich in manganese which helps make and activate some of the enzymes in the body. Enzymes are proteins that help the body carry out chemical reactions, such as breaking down food.
It is a rich source of riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, helps keep skin, eyes, and the nervous system healthy, the body release energy from food.
Maple syrup is a source of copper, helps produce red and white blood cells, trigger the release of iron to form haemoglobin, the substance that carries oxygen around the body. It is also thought to be important for brain development, the immune system and strong bones. It’s is a source of potassium, a mineral that helps control the balance of fluids in the body, and helps the heart muscle work properly.