15 weird facts about maple syrup


It contains antioxidants

Maple syrup contains antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants are good for you, or at least better than those that don’t. Antioxidants inhibit the oxidation of other molecules; oxidation of other molecules creates free radicals; free radicals mess up your health. Chugging maple syrup isn’t the answer to your health woes, but it’s better for you than sugar.

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