How much vinegar with a meal does it take to improve satiety and reduce the spike in blood sugar, insulin and triglycerides?
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If you’re late to this video series, make sure to check out the last three:
• Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help with Weight Loss? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-apple-cider-vinegar-help-with-weight-loss)
• Vinegar and Artery Function (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/vinegar-and-artery-function)
• Can Vinegar Help with Blood Sugar Control? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/can-vinegar-help-with-blood-sugar-control)
This vinegar effect seems a little too good to be true. There has to be some downsides, right? I cover the caveats next in my last instalment: Vinegar Mechanisms and Side Effects (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/vinegar-mechanisms-and-side-effects)
There are a few other foods found to improve blood sugar levels:
• Amla versus Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/amla-versus-diabetes/)
• Flaxseed vs. Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseed-vs-diabetes/)
• Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/update-on-cinnamon-for-blood-sugar-control/)
• Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/preventing-prediabetes-by-eating-more/)
• Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/diabetics-should-take-their-pulses/)
The best approach is a diet full of healthy foods:
• Plant-Based Diets and Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Plant-Based-Diets-and-Diabetes)
• Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diets-for-diabetes)
• Reversing Diabetes with Food (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/reversing-diabetes-with-food)
• Diabetes Reversal: Is it the Calories or the Food? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/13.diabetes-reversal-is-it-the-calories-or-the-food)
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I started using just Organic sipping vinegar. Along with cutting out things like soda and refined sugars. In my A1C went back down to six. No longer pre-diabetic. And it's only been a few weeks. I'm going to keep this up period eat more vegetable and meat and limited amount of fruits. Try to stay away from pasta and process food like bread and donuts. Cuz the other thing you have to think about is fatty liver.
Is the first image (and thumbnail) supposed to look like Jesus on a cross? If so then that is very clever since the mythology says he was offered vinegar whilst being crucified! If not intentional; then the coincidence proves Jebus is the Son of God! Hallelujah!
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I tired this and the next morning I had the lowest fasting reading I had had in over 4 months. So I was really excited about it. But then the next day I ate some brown rice/ quinoa pasta and this morning I had the highest reading I have had in over a year. Apparently this helps but no way can I go off my diet of mostly non-starch veggies, some pastured meat and little else plus lots of exercise. This is not going to let me go back to eating sushi and potato salad.
besides ACV you get cane vinegar made from sugarcane juice and toddy vinegar made from palm toddy. these are just as palatable as ACV and can be used in salads, curries, marinates, pickles. used judiciously vinegar actually improves the flavor of salads and meats (for the meat eaters). don't worry about your teeth though you could rinse your mouth with plain water after a meal containing vinegar but don't brush
The only thing that happened here is completely arrested digestion of carbs in the presence of acid. That is a physiological fact.
The presence of any acid in our stomach (OTHER THAN OUR OWN HCL) will completely arrest the action of both ptyaline and pepsin. So no digestion of proteins is possible in the presence of acidic food.
Recommending usage of vinegar or similar rotten products to lower glycemic spike is far from scientific and close to witchcraft. Causing indigestion is not a proper way to help people to lower glycemic spikes. The proper way is proper food and proper food combining. And vinegar is a poisonous product of fermentation, like wine, like brandy, and not a proper food.
I am really proud that here in Serbia I was able to hear about the work of Dr. Herbert Shelton and his famous book Food combining made easy, and it is really surprising that such people like Dr. Michael Greger seem to never heard of him, or read the works of this most excellent American.
Predrag, Dr.Greger only shares the science though, not the raw food diet which Shelton taught about, and which is inevitable calorie restriction with a rebound effect. I wonder if the raw food diet reduced some of my digestive enzymes, which is why I now notice a problem with vinegar, which others don't seem to have.
excuse me I gotta question . ever since me my family got on plant based diet, we been feeling amazing, but our eyes have gone so bright they changed color! is this normal? I mean I feel beautiful ya know, but am wondering if other people got this..
+jackthebasenjicooks Prepared mustard contains vinegar and turmeric; Dr. Greger has videos on both. It also contains ground mustard seeds, of course, so you might think it contains the myrosinase enzyme you want to eat with cooked broccoli or kale, but if the prepared mustard was heated, there might not be any myrosinase left.
I'm sorry, but this series is NOT as clear as it should be. While it references various vinegars such as apple and balsamic, and various doses, it NO WHERE indicates what is optimal, nor if it is the acetic acid or the various associated compounds that are the active agents and what other vinegar (rice, etc., depending what is locally available in various parts of the world) might be as effective, nor even equivalent.Thus, do other forms of vinegar (acetic acid) work? Is two tablespoons the optimal dose (as I'm sorry folks, but drinking a bottle a day is simply unreasonable and unrealistic - as is the resultant damage to on es teeth!) And regarding that, its interesting that we got caveats regarding drinking a couple of glasses of acidic hibiscus tea a day, but absolutely Nothing regarding ingesting a few tablespoons, let alone a BOTTLE of vinegar a day...
Lots of interesting and valuable info, but similarly lots of information that yet would be beneficial to be included.
I believe that in one of the other videos, it indicates that the ingredient in vinegar that does all this is the acetic acid (which is found in all forms of vinegar, not just apple cider vinegar).
That being said, good quality ACV is probiotic. I'm not sure if it's the right kind of probiotic (meaning something that actually benefits your gut) or not. Various claims have been made about the benefits of some of the chemical substances found in probiotic ACV, but I don't know how valid those claims are.
+Nicholas Sterling Sorry - as I read the transcript earlier and did not have access to the video (which displays the drink)... I just wish that they had more directly referenced the fact that 2 tablespoons mixed in water (or some other medium) was administered twice a day, which seems to reinforce the (assumed) notion that 2T/day MAY be the optimal effective dose.
(But then, the routine use of avocado may similarly be too much fat ;-) )
I am similarly curious to know about exactly what is the active component of the vinegar, if it is the acetic acid or some secondary ingredient which would limit the types of vinegar that might be used - especially as in various parts of the world a variety of vinegars are (and are not) available. This is further compounded by the reference to various cultures where the available vinegars are not limited to apple cider vinegar which may imply that it is the acetic acid itself - maybe....
Fascinating info indeed - as in all of the various videos! - but with many variables yet to be answered.
+sdushdiu Nor would I, but I don't think the good doctor is suggesting that we do. That was just the test setup he was describing.
I put balsamic vinegar on green salad, or in quinoa with tomato and avocado. Delicious!
Been having vinegar twice a day for three years now - teeth are very happy, according to my dentist. Just rinse your mouth out - brush after an hour, if you want. I sip it from a tablespoon quickly and drink some water down.
+Ariel Griffiths he was asked about that in a Henya Mania video and he said the only good info on it is from rat studies, but that the rats did obtain visceral fat when essentially put in a yo-yo diet situation. Obviously we're not rats so that may not happen with us, but we just don't know, however there is a lot of anecdotal evidence to support metabolic damage. I do hope they do more studies on this in the future though.
The study is flawed,the patients were on medications,and the patients were diabetics. The majority of people using and wanting to use vinegar are non diabetic,and not taking diabetic medications. Two tablespoons of vinegar can cause a ph imbalance in the body causing other health conditions to arise.
+tamcon72 Modified means altered by man;how many times do I have to explain that to you.Look up the definition of modified. Hybrids of related plant species occurs naturally,if planted too close,wind sand insect will spread the pollen. Your willful ignorance and stubborn mind blinds you. Yes any food that man alters through chemical or bio means is harmful .
Ever listen to any prescription drug commercial? The side effects of these drugs are terrifying. Man alter drugs from nature,into pill form. Other binding chemicals removed. So many drug interactions and food interaction with your prescription drugs. Most of these drugs do not heal,they simply relieve symptoms. You are blind in willful and learned ignorance.
+Keepskatin Your use of "modified" is strangely selective in order to exclude breeding; most of the hybridization of plant species humans have undertaken would not occur naturally. As for my central question: "Are you arguing that because a thing is man made it is necessarily "bad"?" I guess your answer is, "yes," in which case we are not going to see eye to eye about this, so I end my participation here.
+tamcon72 Most plants are not modified. also selective breeding is not modifying. if nature allows it to breed it is natural. That is not what "processed" means. Processed means creating something that does not occur in nature,such as "vinegar". vinegar is a man made process. White sugar is a man made process. Sugar Cane is all natural sugar,packed with nutrients,not just sugar.
Man refines sugar from cane and beets and processes and bleaches it white powder. This is dead processed sugar.
Back to your ignorant plant comment. Plants create hybrids in nature,with or without man involvement. Hybrids are not processed,but GMO plants are processed and genetically modified. Even alcohol is not natural,it is a man made process,that creates alcohol with plant material.
+Keepskatin Are you arguing that because a thing is man made it is necessarily "bad"? Man has modified through selective breeding most animals and plants. Bread is a totally man made thing, as is pasta, as are most cultivars of potato, corn, bananas, lettuce, etc. If you're saying we should avoid all these things--I'm vegan and limit it to plants--I say, this has no practical rationale, and is a good way to usher in nutrient deficiencies. Here's a conundrum: What's preferable for a diabetic wishing to treat their core disorder safely, ACV or liver damaging man made medication? [hint: there's only one right answer]
+Mike A last comment. Would take an aspirin and then bang yourself in the head? He has several videos on the deleterious health effects of high sodium diets. Depending on how high the sodium is in the viniegr juice, it may be best to avoid it, or at least not ingest it as a health food.
I have a serious case of "fatigue syndrome" built of from many years of physical and psychological stress, it hurts in my whole body, I have problem with my stomach, and almost everything feels stressfull, I can barely even watch tv lol. What type of vegan stuff do you recommend to eat to get better? And do I really need to take anti-depressive for it? And is it a good idea to work out with my muscles?
+Erik Bananaman Best to start on his website, nutritionfacts.org. There you can search by topic and converse with others. Of course his website is all about diet, but you should look into other practices like meditation/self hypnosis, yoga, tai chi, etc. Think about a synergistic approach, as the mind and body are one. Take your time, do your research, and expect some trial and error. Don't be discouraged, it may take some time. Good luck and good health to you.
I'm glad you finally mentioned sourdough bread. It's a neat way to keep your vinegar on tap. Sourdough starters also improve the texture and flavor of the bread, lessen or eliminate the need for store-bought yeast, and are fun to play with. It just takes a little longer (2x) time for your bread to rise.
+Orcas Usury maybe. but the taste makes us salivate and there might be a beneficial interaction with saliva. if that's true, it may be better to use traditional vinegar in our food. personally, i don't do smoothies. i want to chew saliva into everything!
Hey I know ur channel is maily about nutrition, but I was wondering if you could make a video about hiatal hernia and alkaline diets or how to treat this problem. Please please please. I have this problem in my stomach and apart from medications which my doctor recommended I take for the rest of my life ,even though they do help, I want to know the kind of nutritions or diet i would need to avoid the need of medications which have side effects and so on. Please please please please please!!!
+DC GAMING Firstly, it's your whole diet that directly effects all of you health. That's what his channel is all about. Whole foods, plant based. Having said that, digestion is adsolutely important if you're having symptoms. You can Google GERD, and it'll tell you what to aviod, e.g., coffee (both regular and decaf), carbonated beverages, alcohol, eating late at night, large meals, processed foods, added sugars, etc. I would encourage you to get more fiber, not from fiber supplements, but foods that have fiber from plants, beans, legumes, etc. As to supplements, a probiotic would be great, foods high in omega 3's (for depression), or even an omega 3 supplement, a good multivitamin, maybe even a B complex. The doc is against most supplements, but you're in an acute phase of disorder. You need relief ASAP. I'm no expert. But I don't believe CFS is a disease, rather, a symptom. You could also try a food elimination diet. Remove wheat and all dairy as they at least could exacerbate your condition. As to depression / anxiety, they're not much different. See his website videos on depression for more info. This is going to sound trivial, but heal the mind, and the body will follow. The reverse is also true. Think of a wholistic muliti tiered approach.
+DC GAMING Proton pump inhibiter, e.g., Nexium, Prilosec. I was on Nexium for over 10 years, thinking I'd need them the rest of my life. I had very bad GERD, and a "large" hiatal hernia. These class of drugs are great for acute symptoms, but were never meant to be used long term. I've been off the drugs for almost two years now, so I have experience with them, and am always willing to help others where I can.
+Kombaiyashii By coincidence my boyfriend order some burguers and french fries yesterday and I tryed de vinegar w/ the french fries and liked!
First I tried the vinegar and no salt but the taste of vinegar was too string, but once I put a little bit of vinegar ans salt on the fries I liked the taste :)
Absolutely love the video. Informative and backed up by science just like the rest. Just a question though, in the "uprooting the leading causes of death"lecture, what percentage of those studies were peer reviewed? Thank you for the amazing work you've done for the plant based community Dr Greger! :)