Cooking dinner on the Paleo diet and want to know if Rice Vinegar is safe to eat?
Yes and No! Rice that is fermented in vinegar does not meet strict Paleo standards but it is still a healthy option!
Why is Rice Vinegar Paleo?
Rice vinegar is Paleo friendly because the fermentation process destroy bad antinutrients and can actually improve the overall health of rice! Removing the antinutirents from rice makes it much more paleo friendly, plus it adds a little more taste.
Why is Rice Vinegar Not Paleo?
Paleo purist will tell you that Rice Vinegar is not part of the paleo diet because it is processing your food. Paleo food should be all natural and unrefined, making the fermentation process disqualify Rice Vinegar from the Paleo diet.
Our Final Say
We think that Rice Vinegar is OK to eat on Paleo. It may technically not be part of the Paleo diet but Rice Vinegar is a healthy option that can add some extra taste to your next meal and help moderate carbs.
Hi there! My name is Estelle and I am a Paleo Lover! I like helping other people learn about the health benefits of the paleo diet.