The use of apple cider vinegar for medicinal purposes seems to be trending across the U.S., and now researchers are finding out how it can help facilitate weight loss. Utilizing apples and yeast to convert apple cider vinegar’s sugar content to alcohol in a fermenting process before bacteria introduction can result in higher levels of acetic acid which results in fat loss. It has also been shown that acetic acid can increase a person’s metabolism which naturally leads to a decrease in body mass.
- For many years, it has been known that apple cider vinegar has many health benefits and this has been backed up by research.
- Preparing apple cider vinegar is a two step process. The first step involves combining and crushing apples with yeast to yield alcohol.
- Traditionally, the preparation of apple cider vinegar takes about a month but the introduction of modern fermentation methods has reduced it to a day.
“The main component of apple cider vinegar is acetic acid. Otherwise called “ethanoic acid,” It is an organic compound with a sour taste but an overpowering smell. The name acetic is derived from acetum which is the Latin word for vinegar.”