Apple cider vinegar is being used for the ancient times. It is also being linked with the weight loss. But what is it actually? And how it can help in the weight loss? These are some questions which come in most of the people and they want to know about the actual truth.
What is apple cider vinegar?
Apple cider vinegar is made through the two step of fermentation process. According to the previous times, the traditional method of making apple cider vinegar takes about one month for the preparation but at the present time the companies speed up the process and you can prepare it in only one day.
In the first step of the apple cider vinegar preparation, apples are cut, crushed and combined with the yeast. Sugar convert in the alcohol due to the chemical reactions in this step.
In second step bacteria are added to convert the alcohol into acetic acid. Acetic acid is the main active compound of apple cider vinegar which is also known as esthonic acid. The strong smell and the sour flavor of this vinegar are also due to the acetic acid. In apple cider vinegar 5-6% is acetic acid, while the rest is water and traces of other acid like malic acid etc. it is a zero carb solution and in 15ml (one table spoon) of apple cider vinegar you get three calories.
How apple cider vinegar helps in weight loss?
You can use apple cider vinegar in different ways. You can drink it with water before meal. Or sprinkle it as a dressing on your salad. Having an apple cider vinegar drink with the combination of water, honey and vinegar is an also a good way to enjoy the taste. If you want to lose weight with the use of apple cider vinegar then you should drink a glass of water with one spoon of apple cider vinegar before every meal.
How it helps in losing weight? Let’s talk about it. Here are the 7 points of worth noting.
- According to the recent research published in the journal of functional foods apple cider vinegar helps in lowering the blood glucose level. They conducted a study in which they found that participants who drink 8 ounces of water with one table spoon f vinegar have low blood glucose level as compare to the rest of participants.
- When you use apple cider vinegar then the main component acetic acid interfere with the body digest starch. This interference of acetic acid with starch reduces the breakdown of starch into calories in the main stream. It lowers the blood glucose level after eating and this starch blocking power help you to lose weight.