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Vinegar kills tuberculosis and other mycobacteria

Posted February 25, 2014

The active ingredient in vinegar, acetic acid, can effectively kill mycobacteria, even highly drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, an international team of researchers from Venezuela, France, and the US reports in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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Keep yourself, your pets and your home healthier with apple cider vinegar

Posted February 16, 2014

Apple cider vinegar is an age-old remedy that has a surprising number of uses, and while ewhole books have been written on this amazing remedy, many of us are still unaware of just how usful apple cider vinegar (ACV) can be.

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Healing a wound with vinegar at home

Posted October 31, 2013

Wounds can be difficult to heal. In fact they can sometimes be downright stubborn. If the wound becomes infected with a resistant organism, it may take weeks or months for complete healing. One of the more resistant germs is Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Over time this bacteria has become resistance to many antibiotics and disinfectants. This is most likely due to antibiotic overuse. This is becoming a dangerous trend.

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Apple cider vinegar shows promise against diabetes complications

Posted September 11, 2013

A pilot study on the effect that apple cider vinegar (ACV) has on gastric emptying rate revealed glycemic control problems with type 1 diabetics, but it is otherwise effective in reducing levels of postprandial glucose and insulin among healthy people. However, Swedish researchers Joanna Hiebowicz, Gassan Darwiche, and Ola Biorgell, who were involved in the pilot study, did not regard the findings as a setback in either diabetes research or the quest for more therapeutic benefits from apple cider vinegar.

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Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

Posted September 4, 2013

Vinegar (acetic acid) should be ‘purposefully’ integrated into more food matrices, say the researchers behind a new study which reports the potential blood sugar management potential of a vinegar beverage.

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Appealing health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Posted August 5, 2013

Apple cider vinegar is often looked upon by natural wellness enthusiasts as a panacea for all good things. Taking a tablespoon or two of it every day is said to cure everything from gout to allergies and more. It’s said that it is important that the apple cider vinegar you take be organic and have the “mother” in it to be of most benefit to you. The mother is a stringy-looking ball of matter that either floats at the top or settles at the bottom of a bottle of the vinegar and is the source of its sour, fermented taste.

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Seven powerful therapeutic uses of apple cider vinegar

Posted March 15, 2013

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is gaining popularity as a beneficial contributor to good health that could and should be used daily. However, distilled ACV won’t do anything for your health. There are a few good brands available.

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Balsamic vinegar added to pasta dishes lowers blood sugar and helps you lose weight faster

Posted December 3, 2012

Pasta is a forbidden food on many low-carb diets due to its high starch content. Not only do starches cause weight gain; as they digest, they also cause spikes in blood sugar. Choosing the type of pasta and what toppings to add can actually help you lose weight and lower your blood sugar. Anti-obesity advocate Jamie Oliver recommends adding balsamic vinegar to all pasta dishes to make them healthier and less likely to contribute to weight gain.

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The Powerful Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Posted June 27, 2012

Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries. Not many people are aware of the health benefits of consuming it. The health benefits may surprise you.

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Olive Oil, The Nectar Of The Gods

Posted April 30, 2012

Olive oil, obtained from the humble fruit olives, has been consumed for thousands of years world-wide. In countries where olive oil is part of the populations staple diet, it has been recorded that the incidence of heart disease amongst the populace is greatly smaller than other parts of the world. Scientific studies have been undertaken, which prove that olive oil has many health benefits. This article explores these health benefits and how you can incorporate olive oil in your diet.

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