“These data suggest that vinegar ingestion at bedtime may favourably impact waking glucose concentrations in type 2 diabetes,” the researchers concluded.
The blood sugar-lowering effect of acetic acid – the active ingredient in vinegar – has been attributed to reduced starch digestion and/or delayed gastric emptying, they added.
General tips to lower blood sugar
A healthy diet and keeping active will help you manage your blood sugar level.
There’s nothing you cannot eat if you have type 2 diabetes, but you’ll have to limit certain foods, notes the NHS.