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Acetic Acid May Be Effective in Killing Mesothelioma Cells

Yahoo! Finance featured a story on research published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (link to research) that determined acetic acid may be effective in killing mesothelioma cells.  According to the article, the Japanese researchers determined that an acetic acid concentration of 0.5% killed nearly all cancer cells after […]

Review Article About Vinegar Mentioned in Nutrition Reviews

An article was recently published in Nutrition Reviews titled, “Effect and mechanism of action of vinegar on glucose metabolism, lipid profile and body weight”  (Nutr Rev. 2014 Oct;72(10):651-61).  The abstract was published on the website of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Laboratory of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.  See abstract below. The […]

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The website, Mother Nature Network (see below for further information on Mother Nature Network), recently featured a story on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar. Tips range from using vinegar to treat acid reflux to losing weight.  To view the article click here : About Mother Nature Network The mission of MOTHER NATURE NETWORK […]

Use Vinegar to Clean Leather (“a NYC-based progressive, cutting-edge site geared towards the chic, style-driven woman”) offered the following tips related to using vinegar to clean leather boots.  According to the site, “You have a one-to-two-day window to clean your boots from snowy winter residue before any stains set in permanently. Combine 1/3 cup of white vinegar with 1 […]

Heloise Recommends Vinegar to Clean a Rust Stain from Clothing

The online version of the Amarillo Globe-News (Amarillo, Texas) featured a tip from Heloise on how to remove a rust stain from clothing.  Heloise first suggests that the reader try “good old white vinegar to remove the stain.”  She recommends dabbing the stain with a clean cloth dampened with vinegar, working from the outside in.

Using Vinegar to Clean a Corroded Drain

The Home and Garden section of the online version of The Washington Post recently shared with readers how to clean a corroded drain.  The recommendation regarding vinegar is noted below: “If you haven’t already tried it, first make sure you can’t just polish the existing hardware. Sometimes mineral deposits make chrome look dull. If scrubbing […]

Household Uses for Vinegar

The website, Yahoo! Homes, recently featured an online article regarding the many uses of vinegar.  To view the slideshow on these uses, click here. The uses range from cleaning drains and a variety of surfaces to using vinegar to control insects.

Cleaning Rusty Tools with Vinegar

In The Washington Post, Heloise provided readers with a tip on how to clean rusty tools.  Her tip is as follows: Place small tools in undiluted white or apple-cider vinegar and let sit overnight or longer. Once they have soaked, scrub with a small brush, then rinse and dry well.

Health Benefits of Consuming Vinegar

The  (India) featured a story on the health benefits of consuming vinegar (e.g., lowering the glycemic index) and how to use vinegar in cooking (e.g., as a salt replacer).