Apple cider vinegar is the most popular type of vinegar in the natural health community. It is claimed to lead to all sorts of benefits, many of which are supported by science. This includes weight loss, reduced cholesterol, lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes. It is also an ancient folk remedy, and has been used for various household and cooking purposes. Apple cider vinegar, a vinegar made from apples, sugar and yeast, is used in salad dressings, marinades, vinaigrettes, food preservatives and chutneys. It is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the liquid.