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Here's what happens: When your tequila shots are absorbed into your body, the alcohol gets metabolized into acetate or acetic acid, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Vinegar is made of acetic acid, which is a natural disinfectant for killing some common germs like salmonella and E. coli, but is best when used in tandem with antibacterial soap and water to guarantee all germs are killed.
Cherries, apples and apricots are full of fruity malic acid, and the microbes in the kefir culture manufacture creamy lactic and bracing acetic acid.
That gripping acidic flavor comes from grain that is fermented to produce alcohol, which little micro-organisms then consume and and convert into acetic acid.
These yeasts and bacteria create acetic acid, the same acid that makes vinegar, well, vinegar.
Researchers have noted that acetic acid (vinegar) has antifungal properties (Mycoses, May 2016).
Alas, the microbes in the industrial starter were pumping out acetic acid, the key ingredient in vinegar.
Even worse, the microbes in the industrial starter were pumping out acetic acid, the key ingredient in vinegar.
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