The Cornell Maple Program’s Sweet Talk shares “the latest research, news, and trends in the maple industry, with various guests including other maple researchers, industry experts, and local sugarmakers.” In this podcast, Dr. Seeram talks about his maple research and maple products’ health benefits.Continue reading "Sweet Talk with Dr. Seeram – Maple and Human Health"
The chemistry of maple products is dominated by a myriad of other phytoconstituents other than sugar, that is, phenolics, to mediate for its many health benefits. The health-promoting effects of maple products included antioxidant, antimicrobial, antimutagenic, anti-inflammatory, and antiproliferative activities.Continue reading "Chemistry, processing, and functionality of maple food products: An updated comprehensive review"
2. Maple Syrup That’s right, Canada’s pride and joy (no, not Celine Dion this time) is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, according to a University of Rhode Island study. Um, how exactly? “Scientists have identified more than 67 different plant compounds, or polyphenols, nine of which are unique to pure maple syrup. One of these polyphenols, […]Continue reading "6 Anti-inflammatory Foods You Should Be Eating"
Professor Navindra Seeram, Ph.D., has been studying the health benefits of maple since 2009. His research focuses on investigating medicinal plants and their derived natural products for preventive and therapeutic effects against chronic human diseases. He has studied the health benefits of several antioxidant and polyphenol-rich foods including berries, tart cherries, and pomegranates. In 2009, […]Continue reading "Maple: The Smarter Sweetener"