Apple cider vinegar has been in use by ancient civilisations dating back to 12,000 years.
This amazing drink comprises of fermented apple juice which is obtained from apples that have been crushed.
Apple cider vinegar has a large number of minerals and vitamins which include the following:
- Citric Acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Acetic Acid
- Folic acid
- Vitamins B1
- Vitamin B2
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin C
When you consume this drink regularly your health will greatly improve.
You should take 1 to 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar on a daily basis.
Apple cider vinegar is effective in the treatment of the common cold, flu, weight gain issues and even cancer all you need to do is dilute about 2 tablespoons of ACV in a glass of water.
You can also lower your blood sugar and treat cuts and scars with ACV. Here are four reasons why you should consider drinking ACV before your meals.
1. ACV lowers blood sugar levels and is great for pre-diabetic and diabetic patients.
2. When you take ACV your body will be better equipped to absorb iron from foods. Iron helps to produce hemoglobin and myoglobin which help in conveying oxygen to cells which helps in the burning of calories and the conversion of these into energy.
3. It is believed by the Chinese that apple cider vinegar is effective in the treatment of esophageal cancer and even other cancers as it helps to raise the body’s alkaline level which is necessary if you want to destroy cancer cells as they thrive only in an acidic environment.
4. ACV helps to give you a feeling of satiety which makes you eat less and in the process consume lower amounts of calories. So if you want to lose weight, its ideal for you to consume ACV before your daily meals.
It is also believed that you can fight obesity with a daily consumption of ACV as follows:
- Just 1 tablespoon – you will lose 2.6 pounds
- With 2 tablespoons – you will lose 3.7 pounds
Here are other health benefits of apple cider vinegar:
- Food Poisoning
- Calms the stomach
- Relieves arthritis pain
- Improves circulation
- Chronic Fatigue
- Prevents and fights infections
- Helps in the case of sinus problems
- Treats and relieves acne
- Age Spots
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Fights the conditions related to shingles
- Treats and prevents dandruff
- Relieves and heals sunburn
- Ear Infection
- Alleviates leg cramps and pain
- Hot Flashes
- Relieves bites and prevents infections
- Slow digestion (gastroparesis)
- Chicken Pox
- Treats vaginal infections (vaginitis)
- Menstrual Issues
- Relieves sore throats
- Peptic Ulcer
- Bladder Infection
- Strengthens weak bones (osteoporosis)
- Muscular Cramps
- Diaper Rash
- Morning Sickness
- Nail Fungus
- Nose Bleed
- Liver Disease
- Acid Reflux/Indigestion Depression
- Colds and Flu
- Varicose Veins
- Heat Exhaustion
- Head Lice
- Kidney Stones
- Jelly Fish Stings
- Yeast Infections
- Hair Loss
- Canker Sores
- Night Sweats
- Kidney Disease
- Gallbladder Disorders
- Pet Sickness
- Swimmers Ear
- Athletes Foot