Lemon Cucumber White Balsamic
By far, our most popular Balsamic! A well-balanced white balsamic, with flavors and aromas of fresh lemon zest and crisp refreshing and grassy cucumber. This is such a great flavor combination that it gives zing and freshness, sweetness and tang to any dish from steamed greens, to tuna salad sandwiches or grilled chicken and seafood. Lemon and cucumber are a much loved duo for weight loss and quenching thirst – staying hydrated. Add it to your water bottle and carry on your run or to the gym for all the benefits and the unique light caramel sweetness and tang of the vinegar.
Let your inner chef out to play!
Lemon Cucumber White Balsamic gets along with just about any flavor combination. Try it with Tuscan Herb, Portobello Mushroom & Thyme, or Italian Seasoning Infused Olive Oils for a full range of culinary choices.
Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals and polyphenols are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Meyer Lemon Peel (extract link) is rich in vitamins C and d-limonene, pectin, and several minerals, including calcium, potassium and magnesium. Potent antioxidants promote immunity and are linked with reduced risk of heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes. D-limonene increases enzyme activity reducing oxidative stress associated with tissue damage and accelerated aging. As antimicrobial and antifungal agents, extract of lemon peel regulates harmful bacteria. Studies indicate activity in eliminating gallstones and anticancer potential.
Cucumbers contain antioxidants, including flavenoids and tannins, which prevent the buildup of harmful free radicals known to reduce the risk of chronic disease. Cucumbers are rich sources of ascorbic acid (vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium, potassium and manganese.
White Balsamic Vinegar: Traditionally aged balsamic vinegars have many health benefits. Acetic acid is its main constituent. It is antimicrobial and antioxidant and is known to regulate blood sugar with its antiglycemic or anti-diabetic effect. Acetic acid in balsamic vinegar has strains of probiotics that promote digestion and gut health, supporting the microbiome balance and the overall immune system. It can lower cholesterol, regulate blood pressure and aid in weight loss. Inhalation of steamed vapor can clear congestion. Polyphenols from the grapes may promote blood circulation. Some use balsamic vinegar to treat acid reflux and heartburn.
A daily dose of 10-15 ml or 2 – 3 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar acts as an appetite suppressant and has a multitude of health benefits. Check it out!
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