Apple cider vinegar, a multi-tasking condiment
We can only recommend vinegar on a daily basis and it is found multiple! The vinegar is such an ecological cleaner copy, especially in combination with baking soda, and other ecological household products (but not only).
Very popular also, apple cider vinegar has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years due to some serious studies (and others less serious). To the point of obtaining an almost magical status with some. Nothing fantastic, however, but a not insignificant beauty and health tip.
Without going so far as to claim that cider vinegar is an elixir of youth or a miraculous slimming cure, it joins the list of natural products with appreciated virtues, like thyme, turmeric, aloe vera, or even spirulina.
It is an everyday product well known to grandmothers whose benefits we will discuss.
How do you get apple cider vinegar?
Not surprisingly, the process requires apples, but some make it directly from concentrated juice. The advantage of working with apples directly is to retain the nutrients of the fruit, especially vitamins and minerals.
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What does apple cider vinegar contain?
Cider vinegar naturally contains, through apples and through fermentation:
- of vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, and P)
- of minerals and trace elements (phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, fluorine, iron, sulfur, silicon, boron, etc.)
- of pectin, for controlling cholesterol and blood sugar
- the enzymes
- of organic acids by fermentation
Consuming apple cider vinegar, therefore, makes it possible to alleviate the effects of a mineral deficiency, among other things because it has many advantages …
Which vinegar to consume?
The best apple cider vinegar is organic and unfiltered. Most of the time we use diluted apple cider vinegar, but remember to include the mother of the vinegar (the gelatinous biofilm) in the preparations.
Apple cider vinegar in the kitchen
It is very low in calories but brings a little original touch to many recipes. It flavors salads, endives, grated carrots, and artichoke hearts with vinaigrette. It can also be added to a preparation, a tomato sauce, or a fish dish.