You may have heard about apple cider vinegar. If you have it in your kitchen, you probably use it as a cooking ingredient.
But do you know how great it can be for your health?
Apple cider vinegar has been known to do anything, from curing hiccups and lessening cold signs, to helping weight loss and guarding against heart disease.
Here are just a few reasons to add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to your diet.
1. Helps Heartburn and Acid Reflux
Acid reflux is usually caused by having too little acid in the stomach. Apple cider vinegar is full of antibiotic properties. To help the acid level in your stomach, drink one tablespoon of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar mixed in a glass of water.
2. Promotes Healthy Cholesterol
Apple cider vinegar boosts healthy cholesterol. Also, studies show that it can guard the arteries from being harmed and oxidized, which is the main cause of high cholesterol.
3. Can Aid in Healthy Weight Loss
Apple cider vinegar can even help you lose weight. This is because it has an acetic acid which makes you feel less hungry, helps your body break down materials, and lowers the amount of water stored in your body. This is a great mix if you’re looking to lose weight.
4. Promotes Healthy Blood Sugar
Studies show that apple cider vinegar has strong anti-glycemic properties which help the blood sugar level stay healthy. The vinegar blocks some starch from being digested, stopping it from raising your blood sugar.
5. Has Antioxidant Properties
Apple cider vinegar has many antioxidants that keep your body healthy and running smoothly. These include catechin, gallic acid, and caffeic and chlorogenic acids.
6. Improves Nutrient Absorption
The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar can help your body take in important minerals from the food you eat. Adding vinegar to your salad dressing may also help you take in more nutrients from your salad vegetables!
Just two tablespoons a day can also keep your heart healthy, let your body take in helpful nutrients, and more.
If you want to start using apple cider vinegar, here are some tips:
Don’t just take any apple cider vinegar on the shelf. Make sure you buy organic, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar.
If you want to drink it every day, just mix two tablespoons into a glass of water. You can add a tablespoon of honey or some lemon juice to add flavor, and enjoy!
If you don’t like drinking apple cider vinegar, there are other choices for you. You can add it to your salads or other dishes to make sure you’re still getting it in your diet.
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