There are so many claims made for the benefits of apple cider vinegar that it must surely be a magical substance – an elixir lauded throughout the centuries to help with just about any ailment. Or is it just the next in a long line of food fads?
If you expect it to be a super-charged cure-all, science suggests you think again. A lot of its success is anecdotal, the scientific evidence is not strong on a number of its health claims. As a home remedy, its efficacy can be a bit hit and miss, maybe even completely counterproductive. And as a highly acidic liquid, there are also a number of risks when taken incorrectly. Read on for more.