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Vinegar

Also Known As : Acetic acid, Sirka

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

Vinegar has tart flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Vinegar is a good flavouring agent and can be used in marinades for fish, meat or vegetables and in salad dressings.

Common names and forms

  1. Acetic Acid/Vinegar
  2. Brown Balsamic Vinegar
  3. Distilled Vinegar
  4. Distilled White Vinegar
  5. Fruit Vinegar
  6. Malt Vinegar
  7. Mother Vinegar
  8. Organic Raw Apple Vinegar
  9. Organic Vinegar
  10. Sherry Wine
  11. Spirit Vinegar
  12. Vinegar (Wheat)
  13. White Balsamic Vinegar (Sulphites)
  14. Wine Vinegar

Description

Vinegar is a sour liquid containing acetic acid, made by fermenting dilute alcoholic liquids such as wine, cider and malt. It has a pungent odour and used as a condiment and preservative.There are various types of vinegar like apple cider vinegar, Balsamic vinegar, malt vinegar, rice vinegar, wine vinegar, coconut vinegar and fruit vinegar are also availble to use in marketplace.

Health benefits

  • Vinegar helps control blood glucose levels.(1)
  • Vinegar intake helps in weight reduction.(1)
  • Acetic acid in vinegar may possess anti-tumour effects.(1)
  • Vinegar helps to treat acid reflux and heartburn.(1)

Selection Guide

Check for the "best before" date while purchasing.

Note

Undiluted vinegar intake damages teeth enamel because it is very acidic. It could cause allergy in some people and can result in swelling, hives and difficulty in breathing.(2)

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