There are different kinds of Vinegars available in the market and the calorie content in each of these differs from the other. You may use different vinegars depending upon the dishes you need to prepare or simply based on the one you find tastier. You may choose from Apple Cider Vinegar, Balsamic Vinegar, Red Wine Vinegar and Distilled Vinegar. While one table spoon Apple Cider Vinegar has 3 calories, an equal quantity of Balsamic Vinegar has as many as 14 calories. The comparatively greater amount of calories in the Balsamic Vinegar comes from sugar. On the other hand, the calorie content in a table spoon of both Red Wine Vinegar as well as Distilled Vinegar is less than 3 calories.
Vinegar is used for adding flavor in various food items and also gives nutritional value to them. Apple Cider vinegar is known for its great nutritional benefits; it is used in various home remedies. It does not contain any fat and vitamins but has some mineral contents. One tablespoon of cider vinegar has 0.7 mg magnesium, 10.8 mg potassium, 1 mg calcium and 1.2 mg phosphorous. Red Wine Vinegar also does not contain any fat however it does have a small amount of Vitamin C. One tablespoon of Red Wine Vinegar contains 5.8 mg of potassium and 1.2 mg of phosphorous. It tastes sweeter than the Apple Cider Vinegar.
Balsamic Vinegar too does not contain any Fat and Vitamins. One tablespoon of Balsamic Vinegar has around 17.9 mg of potassium, 4.3 mg calcium, 3 mg of phosphorous, 0.1 mg iron, 1.9 mg magnesium and 3.7 mg of sodium. It is added to the recipes that require some sweetness. Distilled Vinegar contains has zero Fats and Vitamins. The protein content is also nil in this kind of Vinegar. One tablespoon of distilled vinegar has 0.1 mg of magnesium, 0.6 mg of phosphorous, 0.9 mg calcium and 0.3 mg potassium.