Vinegar Intake Reduces Body Weight, Body Fat Mass, and Serum Triglyceride Levels in Obese Japanese Subjects

@article{Kondo2009VinegarIR,
  title={Vinegar Intake Reduces Body Weight, Body Fat Mass, and Serum Triglyceride Levels in Obese Japanese Subjects},
  author={Tomoo Kondo and Mikiya Kishi and Takashi Fushimi and Shinobu Ugajin and Takayuki Kaga},
  journal={Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={73},
  pages={1837 - 1843}
}
Acetic acid (AcOH), a main component of vinegar, recently was found to suppress body fat accumulation in animal studies. Hence we investigated the effects of vinegar intake on the reduction of body fat mass in obese Japanese in a double-blind trial. The subjects were randomly assigned to three groups of similar body weight, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference. During the 12-week treatment period, the subjects in each group ingested 500 ml daily of a beverage containing either 15 ml… 

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