Latin Name: Malus Pumila
Other Name: Apple Cider Vinegar
The multi-purpose apple vinegar is not only used for its health purposes such as weight management and blood sugar control, it is also for household cleaning and cooking.
To make apple vinegar, sugars found in apples are first fermented with yeast to form alcohol. Bacteria is then added to the alcohol for further fermentation to form acetic acid, which is the vinegar's active compound.
Apple vinegar is commonly known to help in weight reduction as it increases one's satiety thus reducing overall food and calorie intake. As a result, this also helps reduce belly fat. With the ability to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar spike after meals, apple vinegar helps control blood sugar too.