Is Vinegar Good for You?

Is Vinegar Good for You?

Vinegar is good for general health. Its main component is acetic acid, which gives it a unique odor and a sour taste. The acetic acid also gives vinegar its health benefits; according to Joy Manning of WebMD, vinegar helps in weight loss and enhances skin health.

Vinegar is mostly found in kitchens and is a compound that contains medicinal properties enabling the body to function well. It has antibacterial, antiviral and antioxidant properties that help to kill microbes found in food. It is also used to relieve different types of pain, including insect stings. Apple cider vinegar mixed with water revitalizes dying hair, notes Manning.