8 Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar and Recipes



Balsamic vinegar:

  • Adds flavor to meals and dressings.
  • Choose a darker variety for better quality and richer taste.
  • Darker balsamic vinegar varieties will also have more disease-fighting polyphenols.
  • Relieves muscle pain.
  • Very good decongestant.
  • Helps to control and stabilizes  the level of sugar in blood stream.
  • Helps to fight against hypertension.
  • Great stain remover.

Get my balsamic dressing recipe here

Get healthy recipes and different articles to read on Shape Magazine’s website.


  • Recipes

    Spicy Califlower and Chicken Stew

    Cooktime: 25 minutes
    Serves: 4


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