Sour News About Apple Cider Vinegar?

A look at the weighty claims for this trendy product

Apple cider vinegar, made from crushed apples whose juice is fermented, is commonly used as a condiment and food ingredient. The final product—mostly water with about 5 percent acetic acid (a product of fermentation)—provides no essential nutrients. Recently, though, apple cider vinegar has taken the internet by storm with advertisements and customers claiming it can […]

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