The Healing Power of Apple Cider Vinegar – 10 Health Benefits

Sometimes I have stomach aches and my friend recommended that I should drink a little apple cider vinegar every day. Some people just drink it as a shot, but to me it is way too strong and since it is pretty acidic I think it could hurt your teeth and stomach too…so don’t do that! 😀 I like to water it up a little and sometimes I even add honey to the mix…the final product is not bad at all, it tastes like apple juice…a very strong one, but apple juice 😀

I got this bottle at Sprouts! We have been trying to eat healthier and choose organic options if possible, but sometimes they get a little pricey, but after a little search we discovered Sprouts-Farmers Market in town, which is a little smaller than other supermarkets, but has fresh food and bakery items, vitamins, produce, and many healthy/organic options for a very good price.

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Even Echo is interested…but little dude won’t get any…I don’t think his tummy could handle it

After using apple cider vinegar for my stomach pain, I did some research and it turns out it has plenty of other health benefits, so let’s see them:

  1. HELPS WEIGHT LOSS
    The acid increases metabolism and helps digestion, therefore less calories will enter the bloodstream…yay!
  2. CURES SORE THROAT
    The strong acid kills off the germs because they can’t really handle that environment! When you feel like your throat is a little scratchy, just mix up a glass of warm water with a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and gargle for a couple minutes! Done…soar throat is gone!
  3. CLEARS STUFFY NOSE
    Apple Cider Vinegar helps with stuffy nose too, since the potassium in it helps breaking up the mucus and again, the bacteria kills off the germs!images-5
  4. CONTROLS BLOOD SUGAR
    study, conducted at Arizona State University, surveyed 11 people afflicted with type 2 diabetes. The researchers found that taking two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar right before bed lowered the blood sugar levels of these individuals by 4 to 6 percent by morning. – The Alternative Daily
  5. LOWERS CHOLESTEROL
    In a 2006 study, researchers concluded that the acetic acid in apple cider vinegar lowers bad cholesterol levels and triglyceride levels in rats. Mizkan, a Japanese condiment manufacturer, conducted their own tests and found that 15 milliliters (about 0.5 fluid ounces) of apple cider vinegar daily reduces blood cholesterol levels in humans. – Healthline
  6. HELPS WITH INDIGESTION
    This knowledge will come in handy now that we are approaching the holidays! 30 minutes before diving into the turkey meal or enjoying some delicious christmas dinner just mix up a drink of warm water and apple cider vinegar and it will help your stomach to handle all the food!part1
  7. HELPS WITH CRAMPS
    Oh i wish I knew about this during my college tennis career, it could have helped my cramping issues. Like I mentioned above, apple cider vinegar has potassium in it, so to prevent the cramp just do the usual mix of warm water and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar!
  8. BOOSTS YOUR ENERGY
    Yesyesyes! I think we could all use some extra energy throughout the day….stress and an active  lifestyle can cause the build up of lactic acid in the body but the acids in apple cider vinegar can use as an antidote for that…not to mention the potassium again 🙂
  9. FIXES HICCUPS
    Finally a cure that doesn’t involve getting scared by someone else or drinking water upside down while on a one arm handstand covering your ears and holding back your breath….just use apple cider vinegar and the sour taste will stop your hiccups!
  10. KEEPS YOUR SKIN CLEAN
    Apple Cider Vinegar’s antibacterial properties help to keep the skin clean, pretty and soft like a baby’s butt…apples-and-vinegar

I would recommend using it, if you are up for trying some alternative cures instead of reaching for medication first. 😀

***I found most of my information on the Reader’s Digest website***

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2 thoughts on “The Healing Power of Apple Cider Vinegar – 10 Health Benefits

  1. Thanks for this. Lots of good information. As a single mom, I could definitely use some more energy in my life. I’ve heard of apple cider vinegar being extremely beneficial, but I couldn’t really stand the taste. Love the idea of mixing it with water and honey though. I think I’ll give it a try and see if that helps it go down easier.

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    1. Hi Sukie!:) i am glad you found it useful! I know it is way too strong, but the mix helped me and I hope it will help you as well!!:) I just try to think about the benefits and it makes it easier to drink it ☺️

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