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The History of vinegar

Vinegar has been used for thousands of years by so many cultures worldwide including ancient Babylonia, the Romans, Egyptains and so on. So we can see that the use of vinegar is not new and has proven to be very effective.

How is vinegar produced?

The process by which vinegar is produced is through fermentation, this is brought about when yeast changes natural sugars to alcohol. Produce such as apples,  grapes, barley and corn are some of the mean sources used in the fermentation process.

After the fermentation process, water is added to the alcohol. What happens next is bacteria converts or breaks down the alcohol into acid. Then the vinegar goes through blending and filtration process to further bring perfection.

Apple cider vinegar

In this article, however, we will be looking at the benefits of apple cider vinegar. I have heard so many good things about apple cider vinegar that I have decided to do my personal research as to why there is so much talk about this cider vinegar and I can see why.

Apple Cider Vinegar benefits

Here is a list of benefits of apple cider benefits the I know you will love, so let’s have a look at some of these awesome facts.

1.Appl cider vinegar can help to soothe your sore throat- 1/4 cup of warm with the seem equal part of apple cider vinegar will bring relief by gargling every 1-1/2 hour.

2.Can help to remedy bad breath- gargle and swish 2 tablespoons vinegar around in your mouth for 1 -2 minutes and you are good to go.

3.Improves digestion-Adding vinegar to salads can help to promote good digestion.

4.Can help to whiten teeth, soaking a piece of cloth in vinegar and whip your teeth for about a minute and then rinse with water. Doing this on a regular basis will whiten those pearly whites.

5.Studies have shown that by making apple cider a part of our diet can aid in weight loss.

6.Drinking a teaspoon of apple cider can help to regulate blood sugar level.

7.Detoxify the liver by drinking a teaspoon of apple cider.

8.Apple cider vinegar can help to lower your blood pressure. A teaspoon of vinegar will help with this.

9. Studies have shown that apple cider vinegar can help to promote a healthy heart.

10.Can help to lower cholesterol.

Final word

There are so many other benefits of apple cider vinegar. This list can get longer so let’s make this cider a part of our health program to get the desired results.

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14 comments

  1. Andrei says:

    I have been using apple cider vinegar and I was always wondering what are the differences between this one and others. As I mentioned in other comments on your page, I am dealing with blood pressure. It is good to know that this apple vinegar helps with that! I will use it more frequently from now on :). Thanks for reviewing it!

  2. Pam says:

    Very interesting post, I’ve tried so hard to like to drink all the Apple Cider Vinegar concoctions on the internet but can’t seem to get past the taste. I’ve tried it with honey, tried it watered down….it seems to burn my esophagus.
    What do you suggest to put this with that is low calorie and sugar free to make this taste better?

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello Pam it it so good to meet you and I surely do feel your pain. What you can do is a mix a juice that is low in sugar like cranberry, raspberry, grapefruit, strawberry or some other juice that is low in sugar with your apple cider vinegar. Hope this helps, all the best to you and have a good day and please let me know how it goes.

  3. Paula says:

    Enjoyed the article. I have used apple cider vinegar a few times and the taste is quite displeasing. I do know, however, the benefits are plentiful, but I had no idea you could us it as a teeth whitener! We will definitely have to try this tip. I was wondering about the fermentation process. Do you know how long it has to sit before adding the water?

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello Paula it is so good to meet you and thanks a million for commenting. Fermentation can take anywhere from a moth up – six months and in some cases even longer. Hope this helps, all the best to you and have a good evening.

  4. falubaba says:

    Norman,

    Congratulations on a job well done. I can see already that your site is already well-built and contains so much essential information on gardening. I has so much wealth of information on that particular topic, and I guess that is a testament to your years of experience in the field. The question that I have in mind as I went through your various gardening recommendations is whether or not you also incorporated various climate and climate changes in your recommendations? It would be nice to also include these so for those of us in the tropics we would be able to adapt and have a better outcome.

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello falubaba it is so good to meet you and thanks a million for your kind words. Thanks for your advice I must look into this, all the best to you and have a good day.

  5. Heather says:

    Your post is right up my alley! I am a big advocate of Apple Cider Vinegar! It is definitely hard to swallow and I would mix it with water and sometimes honey. I would have to take it three times a day because it was so strong. But I felt that it did detoxify the body and made me feel generally better! After reading, I should get back into the habit. Took a break for a little while.

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello Heather it is so good to meet you and I am so happy that I could help. It is so good to see that you were taking advantage of apple cider vinegar, It is good that you took a break because everything should be done in moderation

      Thanks for commenting, Wishing you the best of good health and success. Have a wonderful evening.

  6. Joan Kearns says:

    Wow, you’ve done a lot of great work on your site. This article is very interesting. You’ve included a great deal of information and it makes me want to drink a little bit of Apple Cider Vinegar every morning. I also noticed that you are engaging with your readers in the comments section below your post. Good job. Smiles…

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello Joan Keams, it is so good to meet you and thanks for commenting. Thanks a million for those kind words, I am glad that I can help. All the best to you and have a good day.

  7. Joanne Hakaraia says:

    I am a huge fan and advocate of Apple Cider Vinegar – I take Braggs ACV daily. At first, I found the taste to be awful, almost impossible to get down, but now I take 2 teaspoons in warm water and manage to get it down without too much difficulty.
    I’ve read many articles on the use of ACV and am always pleased to see that across the board, ACV is recognised as having many health benefits.

    1. Profile photo of Norman Norman says:

      Hello, Joanne is so good to meet you and yes apple cider vinegar has gain so much popularity because of its many uses. Glad that I help, all the best to you and have a good day.

  8. Neil says:

    Hey, Norman!

    I’ve never been a big fan of vinegar or even pickled foods. But this apple cider vinegar really has some unique health benefits. 🙂

    I actually suffer from high blood pressure at the moment and I’m also in the process of trying to lose weight. So taking a teaspoon of this apple cider vinegar will definitely help. Some of the other benefits sound great, like digestion system improvement and also teeth whitening.

    However, how does this vinegar taste? Is it overpowering like normal vinegar or does the apple taste make it a little sweeter, making it easier to consume?

    Cheers
    Neil

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