The Healing Powers Of Vinegar: A Complete Guide to Nature's Most Remarkable Remedy

The Healing Powers Of Vinegar: A Complete Guide to Nature's Most Remarkable Remedy

The Healing Powers Of Vinegar: A Complete Guide to Nature's Most Remarkable Remedy

The Healing Powers Of Vinegar: A Complete Guide to Nature's Most Remarkable Remedy


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New Recipes * New Health Research * New Home Cures

With a New Foreword by Dr. Will Clower, CEO Mediterranean Wellness
“A practical, health-oriented book that everyone who wants to stay healthy and live longer should read.” —Patricia Bragg, N.D., Ph.D., author of Apple Cider Vinegar

“The essential book on vinegar—the number-one superfood of all time!” —Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., author of The Fat Flush Plan
From Folk Medicine to 21st-Century Favorite—Discover the Amazing Powers of Vinegar!
Revised and updated, this comprehensive book draws on the latest scientific studies and interviews with top health researchers to reveal how apple cider and red wine vinegars—as well as balsamic, fruit, rice, and herb-infused vinegars—can help you stay healthy. You’ll also find proven home health cures, innovative cosmetic secrets, lively anecdotes, and environmentally friendly household hints—from making countertops sparkle to cleaning up kids and pets.
*Take advantage of vinegar’s natural therapeutic, antioxidant, and culinary virtues as this 5,000-year-old healer evolves in new uses and products—from sipping vinegars to home-cooked foods.
* Learn how vinegar helps lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and bone loss.
*Discover how vinegar’s acetic acid kills bacteria, and may help prevent tuberculosis and combat antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
* Create home cures to treat allergies, arthritis, toothaches, sunburn, swimmer’s ear, sore throat, and other pesky ailments.
…and discover much more in this invaluable resource to help you slim down, shape up, and enhance longevity!

“Vinegar is right there in your cupboard—waiting for you to open its health properties for you and your family. Cal Orey’s book can show you how.” —Dr. Will Clower, CEO Mediterranean Wellness

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496703804
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Series: Healing Powers
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,091,980
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Cal Orey, M.A., is an accomplished author and journalist. She has a master’s degree in English from San Francisco State University, and for three decades has written hundreds of articles for national and international magazines. She specializes in topics such as health, beauty, nutrition, relationships, science, and pets. Her books include The Healing Powers of Olive Oil, The Healing Powers of Coffee, The Healing Powers of Honey, The Healing Powers of Chocolate, The Healing Powers of Vinegar202 Pets’ Peeves, and Doctors’ Orders. She lives in northern California. Readers are invited to visit her website at, read her blog The Writing Gourmet at, find her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Acknowledgments xv

How to Use This Book xix

Author's Note xxiii

Part 1 A Time for Vinegar

1 The Power of Vinegar 3

2 A Genesis of Sour Wine 14

Part 2 Apple Cider Vinegar

3 A Historical Testimony 25

4 Where Are the Secret Ingredients? 33

5 Why Is Apple Cider Vinegar So Healthy? 50

Part 3 Red Wine Vinegar

6 The Red Wine Vinegar Chronicle 79

7 The Old and New Healthful Ingredients 84

8 Tapping Into the French Paradox 93

9 Is Red Wine Vinegar Good for You? 100

Part 4 Other Natural Vinegars

10 Healthy Rice Vinegar 113

11 The Balsamic Vinegar Boom 121

12 Healing Herbal Vinegars 129

13 Fruit-Flavored Vinegar Craze 137

Part 5 The Elixir of Youth

14 Combining Vinegars and Garlic, Onions, and Olive Oil 147

15 The Liquid to Heart Health 161

16 Fat-Burning Vinegar 169

17 Antiaging Wonder Food 183

Part 6 Vinegar Remedies

18 Home Cures 195

Part 7 Future Vinegar

19 Vinegarmania: Using Vinegar for the Household, Beauty, Kids, and Pets 227

20 Vinegar Is Not for Everyone: Some Sour Views 252

Part 8 Vinegar Recipes 267

Part 9 Vinegar Resources 343

Notes 351

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