Immune-Boosting Winter Salad
Better Nutrition|December 2020
Cold weather doesn’t have to mean heavy, dense meals. This light-and-lively salad is proof.
By Jonny Bowden, PHD, CNS, and Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC

Here’s an SAT question if there ever was one:

Wine is to grapes as _____ is to wine.

The answer—as you might easily have guessed—is vinegar. Much like sugar can convert to alcohol when fermented, wine (or alcohol) can also be fermented into vinegar.

So what makes vinegar so great? Simple. It’s a virtual infusion of healthy minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. In fact, unpasteurized vinegar can contain as many as 50 different beneficial nutrients, including those that come from the original “starting” material (such as apples).

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