This syrup contains a decent amount of calcium, which plays an important role in bone health and preventingosteoporosis (5).
It is also a good source of copper, iron and selenium, all of which help maintain healthy bones (6).
Molasses is a good source of potassium, which promotes normal blood pressure and helps maintain heart health (7).
Although this has yet to be studied in humans, rat studies have shown that supplementing with molasses can help increase HDL or “good” cholesterol (8).
Healthy levels of HDL cholesterol may protect against heart disease and stroke.