Vinegar contains acetic acid, which may inactivate certain starch-digesting enzymes, slowing carbohydrate digestion," says lead researcher Carol Johnston, PhD of Aizona State University. Try Vinegar & Oil salads, a splash ontop a couple of French Fries, on steamed veggies, etc.
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
A daily dose is also said to control or minimize the appetite & some people say it helps to speed up the metabolism, while others say that it burns calories.Vinegar may help lower glucose levels If you have diabetes, check with your doctor before using apple cider vinegar. Vinegar contains chromium, which can alter your insulin levels. Your Doc can tell you if apple cider vinegar won't affect other health conditions or the effectiveness of the medicines you take. Be smart & ask!
Dlife is a diabetes network...every Sunday night at 7pm Eastern Time.... they talk about diabetes and show an easy receipe for diabetics. The also have a website...dlife.com, which is very informative and you can sign up for free news leters. Check both of them out. One tip they gave was interesting A Spoonful of Vinegar Including some vinegar in your diet may improve your blood sugar.
Some vinegar in your diet may improve your blood sugar Nobumasa Ogawa, Ph.D., of Tokyo University in Tokyo, discovered that the acetic acid inhibits the activity of several carbohydrate-digesting enzymes, when vinegar is present in the intestines, some sugars and starches temporarily pass through without being digested, so they have less of an impact on blood sugar. Just two teaspoons of vinegar, taken with a meal, may help you keep better blood glucose control. See more info...
The easiest way to get the vinegar is by using an oil and vinegar salad dressing, vinaigrette dressings drizzled over steamed veggies, or whole wheat bread dipped in Olive Oil and vinegar
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.