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Black vinegar

Black vinegar is an inky-black wheat and millet.[5]

Uses

Some promote black vinegar for its medicinal properties, as a tonic which may lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.[1][5] In Japan, kurozu is a somewhat lighter form of black vinegar, made just from rice. It has been marketed as a healthful drink; research on kurozu has suggested it has anticancer properties in vivo on rats[6][7] and in vitro on human cancer cells.[8]

Black vinegar has been used as a full-flavored but less expensive alternative to traditional balsamic vinegar.[2][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Helm, Janet (March 29, 2012). "Is Black the New Black in Foods?".  
  2. ^ a b Kapadia, Jess (August 17, 2012). "Could Black Vinegar Be The New Balsamic?". FoodRepublic.com. Retrieved 2012-08-26. 
  3. ^ DK Publishing (2010). "Oils, Vinegars, and Flavorings: Vinegars". The Illustrated Cook's Book of Ingredients. New York: DK Publishing. p. 516.  
  4. ^ a b Passmore, Jacki (1991). "Black Vinegar". The Encyclopedia of Asian Food and Cooking.  
  5. ^ a b Switzer, Christine (October 9, 2010). "Health Benefits of Black Vinegar".  
  6. ^ Shimoji, Yumi; Kohno, Hiroyuki; Nanda, Kumiko; Nishikawa, Yasushi; Ohigashi, Hajime; Uenakai, Kazuo; Tanaka, Takuji (2004). "Extract of Kurosu, a Vinegar From Unpolished Rice, Inhibits Azoxymethane-Induced Colon Carcinogenesis in Male F344 Rats". Nutrition and Cancer 49 (2): 170–3.  
  7. ^ Fukuyama, N; Jujo, S; Ito, I; Shizuma, T; Myojin, K; Ishiwata, K; Nagano, M; Nakazawa, H; Mori, H (2007). "Kurozu moromimatsu inhibits tumor growth of Lovo cells in a mouse model in vivo". Nutrition 23 (1): 81–6.  
  8. ^ Nanda, K; Miyoshi, N; Nakamura, Y; Shimoji, Y; Tamura, Y; Nishikawa, Y; Uenakai, K; Kohno, H; Tanaka, T (2004). "Extract of vinegar "Kurosu" from unpolished rice inhibits the proliferation of human cancer cells". Journal of experimental & clinical cancer research 23 (1): 69–75.  


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