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Facts About Vinegar

Vinegar is defined as a sour liquid obtained by fermentation of dilute alcoholic liquids and used as a condiment or preservative. Vinegar is made by two processes, which are distinct. They both involve the action of harmless microorganisms that turn sugars into acetic acid. The first is called alcoholic fermentation and occurs when yeast turns sugar to alcohol under certain…

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Vinegar Types

Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar is made from cider or apple mash in the same way as malt vinegar. It has strong sharp flavor at full strength and a delicate apple flavor when the better quality is diluted. The color is a warm honey color. Today it’s usually sold filtered, but due to the growing belief that the unfiltered…

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Vinegar Bad For Teeth?

Despite the health benefits of vinegar, it is an acid and caution should be taken to avoid damage to tooth enamel. Dr. Jarvis recommends taking vinegar straight. If you can stand to take it this way you should rinse your mouth with water afterwards. It is better to dilute the vinegar with water if you want to save your teeth.…

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Hate Taste of Vinegar?

Okay you know vinegar is so healthy for you but you can’t stand the taste. You know that it can lower your cholesterol, help you lose weight or help with your digestion but still you can’t get past the horrible taste. Some people suggest taking vinegar in a pill form because there is no taste to popping a pill. Personally…

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Red Wine Vinegar vs Red Wine

It was thought, that by reducing fat intake and increasing carbohydrate intake, it would decrease strokes and heart disease, but still these diseases were running wild in the US. What did scientists conclude? Americans just ate too much of the typical fat-laden American diet. But over in France the people were eating a diet richer in fat and a lot…

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Vinegar In The Yard

Water acid-loving plants such as rhododendrons and azaleas with a mixture of vinegar and water every so often. Use a cup of white vinegar to a gallon of water. When using lime in the garden wash your hands with vinegar to avoid rough and flaking skin. Pour vinegar around the kid’s sandbox to keep away cats. Kill weeds and grass…

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Vinegar And Laundry

Vinegar and laundry: Vinegar has many uses in doing the laundry. In The Laundry Add ½ cup of vinegar to the wash cycle to prevent lint from clinging to the clothes. Add ¼ cup of vinegar to the last rinse cycle in just about any type of laundry. *** Don’t use vinegar on silk, rayon or acetate***The vinegar will dissolve…

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Vinegar In The Bathroom

Vinegar in the bathroom kills germs, removes soap scum and mineral deposits. It shines and deordorizes. Sink Remove soap build-up from the faucets by scrubbing them with a solution of 1 part salt and 4 parts vinegar. Remove calcium deposits on faucets by soaking a cloth or paper towel in vinegar and wrapping the area tightly and allowing it to…

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Vinegar In The Kitchen

Vinegar has many great and numerous uses in the kitchen. It’s a natural cleaner and disinfectant. It kills 99% of bacteria and 82% of mold. Vinegar dissolves mineral deposits as well as having many miscellaneous uses. Pots and Pans To make a metal cleaner add enough vinegar to 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar to form a paste. Rub it…

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Uses of Vinegar

For centuries people have been using natural apple cider vinegar as a medicine for themselves and their pets in addition to a food. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, in 400 BC used vinegar mixed with honey as an energizing and healing tonic. In more recent times, Dr D. C. Jarvis, a country doctor in Vermont, made note that many…

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