Balsamic Vinegar Health Benefits:
When oxidation happens in your body energy is produced and hampers the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are known to destroy cell membranes. They also can cause premature aging. The antioxidants found in balsamic vinegar destroy free radicals.
Grapes used in making balsamic vinegar contain quercetin, which is a bioflavonoid with antioxidant properties. The grapes also have Vitamin C. The antioxidant and vitamin C strengthen you immune system helping to fight infections and even cancer.
Reducing Heart Attack Risk
Balsamic vinegar is low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. It is good for your blood pressure and it is heart healthy.
In ancient times balsamic vinegar was used to relieve pain. Headache and migraine sufferers can often fine relief by taking balsamic vinegar. It can also be used to treat infections and wounds as it has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.
Balsamic vinegar contains polyphenols. These stimulate the pepsin enzyme which is a digestive enzyme that helps break down proteins into amino acids.
Replace your mayonnaise based salad dressings with flavorful balsamic vinegar. Less fat low in calories and is known to keep you feeling full longer. Remember a little goes a long way.