Maple syrup nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size
Maple syrup Glycemic index (GI)
Maple syrup consists of 10% of carbohydrates. The amount of total carbohydrates of maple syrup is about 67 g per 100 g. It contains no dietary fiber.
Based on the numbers from The International Tables of Glycemic Index, the GI of maple syrup is 54.
Pure Canadian maple syrup has a glycemic index value that falls in the range of 54±6, whereas flavored maple syrup has a higher GI of 68±5 .
Maple syrup is a good source of nutrients and a healthier alternative to other sweeteners. According to the study, it has a lower glycemic index than sucrose, which may help in the prevention of type 2 diabetes .
By following the link you can find the glycemic index chart for many foods and beverages.
Important nutritional characteristics for Maple syrup
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Fiber content ratio for Maple syrup
All nutrients for Maple syrup per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Protein||0%||96%||0.04g||70.5 times less than Broccoli|
|Fats||0%||95%||0.06g||555.2 times less than Cheese|
|Carbs||22%||12%||67.04g||2.4 times more than Rice|
|Calories||13%||36%||260kcal||5.5 times more than Orange|
|Fructose||1%||88%||0.52g||11.3 times less than Apple|
|Sugar||0%||22%||60.46g||6.7 times more than Coca-Cola|
|Calcium||10%||22%||102mg||1.2 times less than Milk|
|Iron||1%||92%||0.11mg||23.6 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||5%||57%||21mg||6.7 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||0%||97%||2mg||91 times less than Chicken meat|
|Potassium||6%||56%||212mg||1.4 times more than Cucumber|
|Sodium||1%||84%||12mg||40.8 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||13%||46%||1.47mg||4.3 times less than Beef|
|Copper||2%||93%||0.02mg||7.9 times less than Shiitake|
|Vitamin B1||6%||64%||0.07mg||4 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||98%||10%||1.27mg||9.8 times more than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||1%||93%||0.08mg||118.2 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||1%||95%||0.04mg||31.4 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||0%||95%||0mg||59.5 times less than Oat|
|Saturated Fat||0%||94%||0.01g||842.1 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0%||92%||0.01g||890.8 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0%||94%||0.02g||2774.9 times less than Walnut|
The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.