Buyer's Guide to Natural Sweeteners (Page 8)

Maple Syrup
1 cup = 800 calories

Science Says: About 50-50 glucose and fructose (depending on grade), it contains small amounts of polyphenols—antioxidants that help quell inflammation.

Best for... Flavoring pork with a glaze or as part of a marinade or salad dressing. And for pouring on pancakes, waffles and French toast.

To Use in Baking: For 1 cup sugar use: 3/4 cup maple syrup and reduce liquid by 2 Tbsp. for each cup replaced.

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