“It forms naturally as raw organic vinegar ferments, producing a murky, brownish vinegar,” said Emily.
“If the vinegar you’ve bought looks crystal clear, be wary, this could mean it’s been filtered and pasteurised to remove The Mother and most of its nutrients.”
“Like other fermented foods, unpasteurised apple cider vinegar contains healthy bacteria – the gut-friendly bacteria that helps to keep your digestive system working properly, essential for weight management.”
You’ll be pleased to know you don’t need a lot of it to reap the benefits, either – as it is a bit of an acquired taste.
“Keeping your blood sugar levels in check is important and studies have shown that the acetic acid found in cider vinegar could be beneficial,” noted Emily.
“In fact, drinking four teaspoons of vinegar before a high-carb meal helped to prevent blood sugar spikes.”