Calories in Maple Syrup

We all like maple syrup on our pancakes and dessert, but how many calories are in maple syrup and does it have any nutritional benefits? This page is a simple guide to maple syrup calories and also maple syrup nutrition facts.

How many calories in maple syrup?

Let's first take a look at how many calories there are in a tablespoon of maple syrup.

  • In a 20 g tablespoon of maple syrup there are 52 calories
  • In a 20 g tablespoon of maple syrup, table blend, 15% maple, there are 26 calories

Maple syrup calories by weight

Now we are going to explore maple syrup calories by weight.

  • In 1 oz of maple syrup there are 73 calories
  • In 100 g of maple syrup there are 261 calories

We hope that this section has been helpful in pointing out the calories maple syrup contains. To learn whether there are any health benefits to maple syrup, please continue reading, as next we cover it's nutritional data.

Maple Syrup nutrition facts

The following maple syrup nutrition facts are based on 1 oz / 28 g oz of maple syrup.

  • Vitamin A - 0.0 IU
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B6 - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin B9 (Folate) - 0.0 micrograms
  • Vitamin B12 - 0.0 micrograms
  • Vitamin C - 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin D - None
  • Vitamin E- 0.0 milligrams
  • Vitamin K - 0.0 micrograms
  • Choline - 0.4 milligrams
  • Protein - 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.0 milligrams
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.0 g
  • Carbohydrates - 18.8 g
  • Water - 9.0 g
  • Total fats - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 16.7 g

The RDA/RDI featured in this list applies to the average male adult and can vary due to age, gender and individual requirements due to medical reasons.

Find out much more about the various nutrients that are listed above by checking out our vitamins and minerals menu. We have a page for each one explaining exactly what positive contributions they make to the health of your body, and highlighting all of the other foods that they can be found in.

Is maple syrup good for you?

By this part of the page you will have read how many calories maple syrup contains, and also seen the nutritional values that come with it, but is maple syrup good for you? Well it may cme to no surprise that eating a lot of maple syrup is not good for you, due to the high amount of sugar that it contains. It means you will be taking on board a large number of calories and getting little in the way of nutritional benefits.

Whereby maple syrup contains traces of a few minerals, it does next to nothing for you nutritionally. It is nice to have as a treat now and again, but having it in large quantities on a regular basis is not the best idea for any diet.

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