Balsamic vinegar is used as an ingredient in salad dressings, marinades, reduction sauces, and so much more. Balsamic vinegar is known for it’s amazing flavor and is known for being bold, tart, and having layers of flavor.
There are a number of studies that suggest that balsamic vinegar not only tastes wonderful but can aid your body with potential health benefits. Some of the claims about balsamic vinegar say it may reduce blood sugar to that it can improve your digestion.
Balsamic vinegar health benefits may include some of the following:
Balsamic vinegar can help regulate blood sugar when eaten as part of your meal. Balsamic vinegar seems to have an antiglycemic affect when eaten, so that a person’s blood sugar is less likely to spike after eating meal with balsamic vinegar as one of the ingredients. Balsamic vinegar can improve insulin sensitivity for people with diabetes, creating a blood sugar plateau that can last up to 5 hours.
Balsamic vinegar active ingredient that helps promote better digestion is acetic acid. Acetic acid contains strains of probiotics that help you have healthier digestion. Balsamic vinegar is great for your body’s digestion because it boosts the activity of pepsin; an enzyme that breaks down protein into smaller amino acids so your body can more easily absorb nutrients. Pepsin can also help to improve your body’s metabolism.
Balsamic vinegar’s probiotics can help you feel fuller longer, curbing your appetite for the day and as such you may consume fewer calories when adding balsamic vinegar to a meal early in the day. Balsamic vinegar, according to some studies, is a source for calcium, iron, manganese and potassium, which can improve your body’s functioning and weight loss abilities.
The grapes that are used to make balsamic vinegar contain antioxidants that fight against cell damage and can improve your body’s immune system.
Balsamic vinegar may also help lower cholesterol by helping to block toxic cells in the body that can raise cholesterol levels.
Balsamic vinegar contain polyphenols the same way grapes do and balsamic vinegar may help prevent cardiac disease by preventing platelets from building up in your blood vessels.
At Tastealotta we have a wide variety of balsamic vinegars to choose from, to encourage your creativity in the kitchen and promote good health. Be sure to come into our store in Lemoyne, PA or visit our online store to view our wonderful selection of balsamic vinegars.