Cleanse Syrup or what is more accurately called
the maple syrup is a key ingredient in The Master Cleanse Diet.
the success of Master Cleanse is based on how well you follow simple
instruction, the choice of syrup you use can have light and day
cleanse syrup Stanely Burrough recommends in the
original Mater Cleanse Diet seems to be different from the one that is
recommended for use in the detox regimes found on the internet.
because the classification of maple syrup has
changed since the publishing of the original master cleanse book.
In the United
there are primarily three main
grades of maple syrup. There is Grade A. It is mild in flavor, meaning
not have a strong maple taste. There is Grade B that has stronger taste
Maple. This is believed to have more. And there is Grade C which is
complexity of maple syrup classification does not
end there. The US Grade A is divided into three; Light, Medium and Dark
While the classification used by Canada,
the world’s largest producer of maple syrup is slightly
different as is the
classification of Vermont
the largest producer of the syrup within US.
Canada - US Maple Syrup Grades
74.9 - 60.5
60.4 - 44.0
43.9 - 27.0
is based on how much light passes through the
syrup, what is referred to as translucency or light transmittance as
the above chart. The color on the syrup on the other hand is determined
time the syrup is harvested or tapped.
Master Cleanse Recipe
The syrup is
tapped from maple trees, particularly sugar
maple, red maple and black maple.
In cold climate areas,
starch in their stem and roots before winter.
As spring approaches,
converts the starch into sugar and comes from the roots and stem into
This sap is
harvested by boring holes on the maple trunk and
allowing it to flow out.
The sap is then
processed by heating to
water to get maple syrup.
The sap that is collected early on
during harvest is usually lighter in
color and results to the lighter Grade A.
As the season progresses and
temperatures increase, the sap begins a natural chemical transformation
makes the syrup darken and acquire a slightly stronger maple
chemical transformation has no effect on the constituent of the syrup.
have similar amounts of sugar.
Master Cleanse Syrup
often read that the master cleanse diet requires
you use Grade B. But with the changes in classification, what grade
In the US
what is Grade C is no longer available for retail. What was Grade C is
designated by USDA as Grade B.
So it is very
likely that what Stanley Burroughs was
referring in his book as Grade B is currently Grade A Dark Amber
US grading, or Grade Number One Medium in Canadian grading system.
Both Grade A
Dark Amber and Grade B are dark with Grade B
being much more darker.
should you use? Well, get the darkest maple syrup
you can get.The
syrup is used in the
diet for it sugar as well as mineral content. The darker syrups are
to have more minerals. So probably Grade B would be the best. This can
very strong maple taste that not everyone can stand. If that you, use
original Stanely Burroughs Master Cleanse, he states
that "all grades can be used on this diet but the darker grades are
Cleanse Maple Syrup Nutritional Value
varying grades, all maple syrup has
fundamentally equal nutritional values. The syrup consists of primarily
in the form of sucrose with some vitamins and minerals. Vitamins
Vitamin B (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin) B5 (Pantothenics
include nutritionally high amounts of Zinc and Manganese
as well as Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium.
cleanse detox diet, you need to use authentic
maple syrup. Though imitation syrups are no labeled "Maple
Syrup" you might be
tempted to use them instead of the real thing.
from pancakes syrup, table syrup, waffle syrup and
such named syrups that actually taste like maple. These syrups are
manufactured from corn syrup rather than maple. They then add a maple
The good news
is that the US
law prohibits the use of the
phrase "Maple Syrup" on food syrups that are not
100% maple syrup. The other
good news is that you do not need to worry about getting organic master
syrup as nearly all maple syrup is organically produced.
to Maple Syrup
may not be available in your country. As an
alternative ingredient for the master cleanse Burroughs suggest that
sugar can juice can be used or pure sorghum. Other version also suggest
honey or molasses.
If you want to use this diet to lose weight, this is how you do it...
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