Maple Nutrition – Continued

Table A-2.7. Organic Composition of Maple Syrup1

Carbohydrates

Sucrose 88 -> 99%
Hexoses (Fructose & Glucose) 0 – 11%
Other sugars Trace
Calories
Maple Syrup 252/100g = 40/tablespoon = 80/oz.
Karo Corn Syrup 295/100g = 60/tablespoon = 120/oz.
Honey 304/100g = 45/tablespoon = 90/oz.
Molasses 252/100g = 40/tablespoon = 80/oz.
Organic Acids
Malic 0.141%
Citric 0.015%
Succinic 0.012%
Fumaric 0.006%
Unidentified Trace
Amino Acids
Primary amines Trace
Phenolic compounds Depending upon syrup grade
Vitamins
Niacin (PP) 276 mg/L 8.2 mg/oz
Pantothenic Acid (B5) 600 mg/L 17.7 mg/oz.
Riboflavin (B2) 60 mg/L 1.8 mg/oz.
Folic Acid Trace
Pyridoxie (B6) Trace
Biotin Trace
A Trace
1Morselli, 1975.
Table A-2.8. Mineral Composition of Maple Syrup1
parts per million milligrams/oz.
Potassium 1300-3900 38.4-115.3
Calcium 400-2800 11.8-62.1
Magnesium 12-360 0.4-10.6
Manganese 2-220 0.06-6.5
Sodium 0-6 0-0.2
Phosphorus 79-183 2.3-5.4
Iron 0-36 0-1.1
Zinc 0-90 0-22.7
Copper 0-2 0-0.06
Tin 0-33 0-1.0
Lead 0-.25 0-0.007
1Morselli, 1975.

 

Analysis of Maple Syrup

Mean value per 100.00 grams edible part; 0.0% refuse
Portions: 1 TBSP = 20.00 gm, 1 C = 315.00 gm
0.7% Cals from fat, 0.0% Cals from protein, 99.3% Cals from carbs.

Name Unit Amount Male %RDA Female %RDA
Food energy KCal 262.000 9.0% 11.9%
Protein Gms 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Total lipid (fat) Gms 0.200 0.2% 0.3%
Carbohydrate, by diff. Gms 67.200 14.3% 20.1%
Cholesterol Mg 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Sodium Mg 9.000 1.8% 1.8%
Total dietary fiber Gms 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Vitamin A Re 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Vitamin A IU 0.000
Ascorbic acid Mg 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Thiamin Mg 0.006 0.4% 0.5%
Riboflavin Mg 0.010 0.6% 0.8%
Niacin Mg 0.030 0.2% 0.2%
Vitamin B6 Mg 0.002 0.1% 0.1%
Folacin Mcg 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Vitamin B12 Mcg 0.000 0.0% 0.0%
Potassium Mg 204.000 10.2% 10.2%
Calcium Mg 67.000 8.4% 8.4%
Phosphorus Mg 2.000 0.2% 0.2%
Magnesium Mg 14.000 4.0% 5.0%
Iron Mg 1.200 12.0% 8.0%
Zinc Mg 4.160 27.7% 34.7%
Pantothenic acid Mg 0.036 0.7% 0.7%
Copper Mg 0.074 3.7% 3.7%
Manganese Mg 3.298 94.2% 94.2%
Ash Gms 0.600
Water Gms 32.000
Food energy KJ 1095.000

Information on this page was taken from the International Maple Syrup Institute,,AndersonsMapleSyrup.com, & The North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual, 2nd Ed., prodced by Ohio State Univ. Extension.in cooperation with the North American Maple Syrup Council.