Do vinegar pills act to moderate blood sugar as well as vinegar?
Vinegar tablets haven't been used in controlled trials the way vinegar has. Although tablets would presumably have similar effects on blood sugar as pure apple cider vinegar, there is no standardization for these supplements. Indeed, a 2005 review of eight apple cider vinegar tablets by Hill, et al, found that the pH, tablet size, and other factors varied greatly among the different brands. What's more, they expressed doubt as to how much apple cider vinegar was actually in the products, if any. However, because this review was conducted several years ago and no updated research on the subject has been published, we can only conjecture since formulations may have changed within the past 15 years.
Answered By dLife Expert: Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE
Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian living in Southern California.
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