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Acids help proteins coagulate, so adding either vinegar or lemon juice to water used for poaching eggs helps keep the eggs from spreading out.
To eliminate cooking odors, boil a teaspoon of white vinegar in a cup of water.
White vinegar will remove many fruit, tea and coffee stains.
Lime deposits in a tea kettle can be removed by filling it with 1/2 water and 1/2 distilled (white) vinegar, bring to a boil, remove from heat and let stand overnight.
Pour some white (distilled) vinegar on a cloth to remove spots from stainless steel.
Wash the inside of your breadbox with a mild solution of vinegar and water to help control mold.
SPECIAL NOTE - Iron and calcium in plant foods are not highly absorbed by the body. Spinach contains a chemical called oxalic acid, which binds with iron and calcium and reduces the absorption of these minerals. To improve iron absorption, spinach should be eaten with vitamin C-rich foods such as orange juice, tomatoes, or citrus fruit.
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