Apple cider vinegar, or Sour Wine, has been in use since the 5, 000 B.Cs, and even Hippocrates (the Father of Medicine) used it for injuries and persistent cough.
Several studies have confirmed that apple cider vinegar significantly enhance the regulation of blood sugar levels, in addition to helping in the weight loss process. On top of that, it is advisable to always buy raw, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar that has the mother intact. Control Of Blood Sugar Levels
According to a Japanese study published in 2003, the glycemix index fell by 30% following a change of a pickled cucumber for a fresh one.
Furthermore, some researchers hold the opinion that apple cider vinegar plays an integral role in controlling sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, thanks to its anti-glycemic properties.
The anti-glycemic agent is also responsible for restricting the pathway of the metfromin, which is a drug used by diabetics. The drug has several side-effects, including, nausea, diarrhea, drowsiness etc. It is also associated with liver disease and heart complications.
Post prandial glycemia refers to a spike in ones’s blood glucose levels after meals. Several studies affirm that vinegar consumption with meals can boost the blood glucose sensitivity.