Apple Cider Vinegar: A magic potion for many health problems

Did you know that Apple Cider Vinegar can help you with weight loss and work wonders for your skin?

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but crushed, distilled and fermented apples can keep the rest of your worries away. Besides detoxification, Apple Cider Vinegar can help you with weight loss and can work wonders for your skin. 

You would be surprised that as per a study, apple cider vinegar weight loss diet was the fastest growing and the most searched for health topic on Google in 2017. In fact, it has been a very sought after solution to various health problems for centuries. Here’s how it can benefit you

Weight Loss and getting rid of that belly fat 

Various studies reveal that apple cider vinegar increases the feeling of fullness, making one consume lesser calories. Moreover, daily consumption of the same helps reduce belly fat and assists in weight loss. Research conducted with 175 obese people showed that the consumption of apple cider vinegar everyday helps in weight loss and the reduction of belly fat. Consuming 15 mL (1 tablespoon) helped in losing 2.6 pounds or 1.2 kilograms, and consuming 30 mL (2 tablespoons) helped one lose 3.7 pounds or 1.7 kilograms. However, it can be considered as an aid for weight loss and not the means in itself.  A regulated lifestyle and diet along with its intake can work wonders for your body, reducing blood sugar and insulin levels. 

Lowers blood sugar levels 

Apple Cider Vinegar is best suitable for Type 2 Diabetes patients. These patients are either insulin resistant or their body isn’t able to produce insulin. This often results in high blood sugar levels.  However, the condition is not necessarily experienced by diabetes patients but can be associated with aging and various chronic diseases. Many even prefer apple cider vinegar after meals to lower their blood sugar levels. 

A healthy heart and a healthy stomach

Apple Cider Vinegar is said to maintain a healthy pH balance for the body and helps in digestion if taken before or after meals. It is also known to maintain healthy cholesterol levels for the heart and prevents cardiovascular diseases. It lowers the blood pressure, triglycerides, and cholesterol, which ensures better heart health and decreases risk of cardiovascular disease.

Hair conditioning 

You would be surprised how apple cider vinegar, because of its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, can help you get rid of scalp infections, dandruff, dryness, and itchiness. It also works as a natural conditioner and can prove to be better than the other commercial ones. All you need to do is add half parts water and half parts apple cider vinegar. Use the same after conditioning and rinse after 5 minutes to get shiny and smooth hair. 

Helps you get rid of acne

Washing your face with apple cider vinegar  can help you get rid of sunburns, acne and skin irritations. Vinegar has the ability to kill many types of bacteria and viruses. The bacteria Propionibacterium acnes is known to cause acne. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic, citric, lactic and succinic acid, all of which have been shown to kill P. acnes. 

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