What is Vinegar and why we must use it daily (Amazing Benefits)


What is vinegar used for and Is it healthy or unhealthy?

The use of Vinegar is widespread across the world and we can find vinegar made from various fruits around the globe. Vinegar is used in India since ancient times and it is a common part of our meals and pickles. Vinegar is used for its health benefits to human beings. The use of vinegar provides a balance and sour taste to the food. Recently, scientists have found many health benefits of consuming vinegar regularly from weight loss to sugar management. The common type of vinegar found in India is Rice vinegar, Jamun vinegar, white vinegar, wine vinegar, coconut vinegar, apple cider vinegar etc. 

All these vinegar have the same active component and their health benefits are almost the same. We should start consuming good vinegar that is made in a traditional method like our ancestors' so that it holds all the nutrients and active ingredients. It is best to avoid the white vinegar made in factories by a chemical process that lacks many of the benefits associated with vinegar made from real fruits. 

Acetic Acid, chemical, composition,

Is Vinegar an acid or a base?

Vinegar is a combination of acetic acid (CH3COOH) and water, and to get vinegar, we need to go through a two-step fermentation of ethanol into acetic acid. Acetic acid is the primary acid in vinegar. It is made of two molecules of carbon and four molecules of hydrogen and two molecules of oxygen. The distilled vinegar used at the home has 5-7% acetic acid in it.  As per US FDA, a good vinegar must contain 4-7% of acetic acid in it. 

Use of vinegar can be found in a wide range of things and many people are increasing its regular use because of the many health benefits added to it. Vinegar is believed to be very beneficial for stomach-related problems and it helps in the digestion of food. It is also helpful in detoxifying the body and reducing sugar levels in the blood. It is also beneficial for heart patients because of its tendency to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. 

As we all know stomach, diabetes and heart problems are common problems faced by the people of today and therefore, taking vinegar in any form can be very beneficial for them. It is because of the health benefits of vinegar, it is added to our diet by our ancestors and we should also take advantage to have good health. 

The Major benefits (uses) of adding vinegar to our diet-

1) Good in Diabetics - It reduces the level of sugar in our blood naturally, therefore, becomes an ideal choice for people suffering from diabetes. 
2) Good for the Heart and Brain - It reduces the cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood thus reducing the chances of heart attack and stroke. 
3) Good for Weight Loss - Vinegar is very good for weight loss as it gives the feeling of fullness thus prompting us to eat less and helping in weight control. 
4) Kills the Harmful Bacteria - When we add vinegar to our diet then it helps us by killing the harmful bacteria present in our digestive system thus saving us from illness. 
5) May control Heartburn and Acid reflux - Adding vinegar to your diet can be useful in controlling heartburn and acid reflux because vinegar aids in the digestive process thus removing many digestion-related problems. 
6) Protects the cells from Tumour and Cancer - Vinegar is very useful in saving the body's cells from oxidative stress which is the main cause of the growth of tumours in the body and these uncontrolled tumours may turn into cancer. The antioxidants present in the vinegar reduce the effect of oxidative stress on the cells thus decreasing the chances of tumours. 
7) May Improve Skin Health - Mild Application of vinegar on the skin can help in balancing the pH of the skin thus improving the skin conditions like dry skin and eczema. 

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