Apple cider vinegar which is a vinegar produced from cider or apples, causing its color to vary from pale to amber. Apple cider vinegar is used in household products and recipes and carries tremendous health benefits. The apple cider vinegar combines the necessary vitamins and minerals that you can use in many dishes. Here are some of the benefits of apple cider vinegar:
The apple cider vinegar contains a large amount of acetic acid. It suppresses appetite and reduces fluid retention. It has also been proven that apple cider vinegar promotes weight loss. For weight loss it is enough to incorporate apple cider vinegar into your diet by , for example, adding 2 Tbsp as a dressing to your salad.
Apple cider vinegar helps the proper storage and destruction of fat. To get rid of cellulite, mix 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons of oil (such as coconut) and gently massage it in circular motion into the problem areas.
The regulation of blood
Vinegar has a vast effect on blood sugar levels. Apple cider vinegar breaks the digestion of starch and carbohydrates and slows the absorption of sugar into the blood thus causing the normalization of blood glucose levels. Several scientific studies have revealed that any vinegar will help to reduce blood sugar. For the prevention of high blood glucose, take 2 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar before going to bed.
High levels of acetic acid in apple cider vinegar can help lower blood pressure, the level of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol – or bad cholesterol, triglycerides and at the same time raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol.
Eliminate Free radicals
Many of us have heard about the healing antioxidants that reduce the amount of free radicals in the body. There is a large number of antioxidants that can be found in some fruits and vegetables. Free radicals – are highly reactive molecules that can damage cells and tissue. To increase the antioxidant properties of fruits and vegetables, sprinkle it with apple cider vinegar.
Slow down the aging
Antioxidant properties of apple cider vinegar can also slow the process of aging. This is mainly due to maintaining the stability of the acid-base balance in the body.
Tonic properties of apple cider vinegar helps to narrow pores and remove stains. Apply diluted apple cider vinegar on a cotton swab and apply to the stain to dry it and to speed up the healing process.
Treatment of osteoporosis
Apple cider vinegar helps absorption of calcium, an important mineral for the prevention of osteoporosis.
Help with sore throat
Because of its antiviral and antibacterial properties, apple cider vinegar can help soothe a sore throat. For an immediate relief from sore throat garle some diluted apple cider vinegar.
Potassium and acetic acid in apple cider vinegar will help ease congestion. Mix one teaspoon in a glass of water and drink it to alleviate sinus disorders.
Getting Rid of Hiccups
Apple cider vinegar helps to restore the acid balance in the stomach (the main cause of hiccups). To eliminate hiccups gargle with diluted apple cider vinegar.
Take an old shampoo bottle and fill it with half a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a glass of cold water. To remove residue from shampoo, rinse your hair several times a week after shampooing.
Prevention of bad breath
As mentioned, cider vinegar has antibacterial properties that can help in preventing bad breath. Rinse your mouth with dilutes apple cider vinegar at least once a day.
Help with indigestion
Drink one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar mixed in a small glass of warm water and one teaspoon of honey for 30 minutes before a meal.