Vinegar Lacks Antiglycemic Action On Enteral Carbohydrate Absorption In Human Subjects
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||Mean + SD. mg/dl. Postprandial. Vinegar time 0: 91 ± 8. Time 60min: 99 ± 8. Time 120min: 136 ± 19. Time 180min: 134 ± 30. Placebo time 0: 93 ± 5. Time 60 min: 96 ± 20 Time 120 min: 131 ± 26Time 180min: 137 ± 33
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In a randomized crossover trial, 5 participants consumed 60 ml of water with saccharine or 20 ml of apple cider vinegar (5% acetic acid) with 40 ml of water two minutes before a meal of instant mashed potatoes, margerine, and sugar-free soda. Tests were performed 1-week apart, and each condition was tested twice on separate days. An oral octreotide/insulin suppression test was used to determine the rate of carbohydrate absorption, and its accuracy is unclear. Nevertheless, the increase in glucose and insulin after the meal was comparable after the placebo drink and apple cider vinegar, with statistically significant differences at some time points, but a slightly greater AUC for the apple cider vinegar group.
Funding issues for this study:
"This research was supported by a grant from the Aurora Foundation"