Apple cider vinegar is a delicious vinegar made from apple juice!
Apple cider vinegar, like all vinegar, is a fermented product. It’s made through the fermentation of apple juice. Recently made popular through the “apple cider vinegar shot”, it’s a household staple for both health and culinary reasons.
Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar:
While there are a plethora of supposed health claims circling around the internet, there are a couple of particularly beneficial benefits that are most supported. When consumed during or before a high carbohydrate meal, lower insulin response and subsequently lower blood sugar levels followed. Therefore, apple cider vinegar is a great meal component for those with type II diabetes or pre-diabetes.
In addition to blood sugar, apple cider vinegar may also help contribute to a sensation of increased satiety.
Nutrient Breakdown of Apple Cider Vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar is not a significant source of protein, carbohydrates or fats.
How To Use:
Apple cider vinegar is a great component of various marinades, dressings, soups, and even sauces. While some swear by drinking shots of this product alone, as long as you’re consuming it (whether that be alone or alongside other components in a dressing), you’ll receive the supposed health benefits.
Mix apple cider vinegar with some lemon juice and add it to your next salad as a dressing!