Apple cider vinegar as been marketed in the United States in a variety of forms: Acetic acid Apple cider vinegar plus honey cocktail Tablets Cider vinegar In combination with supplements, botanicals, and food products Apple cider vinegar is made by pulverizing apples into a slurry and juice pulp, adding yeast and sugar to produce acetic acid. Purported uses: Weight loss Lower glucose levels in diabetics Arthritis Asthma Colitis Food poisoning Gastrointestinal and skin problems Lower cholesterol Dosage: 2 tablespoons in a cup of water 3 times a day (total dose 2800mg daily) Recent preliminary studies have shown apple cider vinegar to lower postprandial and fasting glucose levels in type 2.