Top 10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Taking care of your health should be your utmost priority. If you are healthy, you will be able to enjoy all the good things in life like doing outdoor activities such as hiking and nature-tripping, exploring local and international tourist destinations, you do not have to worry about today, tomorrow, and the next day, you will be able to enjoy an intense workout, and a whole lot more. To keep a healthy lifestyle, avoid drinking alcohol and smoking cigarette, exercise or do meditation, eat a balanced diet, and include apple cider vinegar in your everyday routine. 

Top 10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is gaining its popularity worldwide because of a plethora of benefits it can give to your overall health and well-being.  Here are the top 10 benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. 

  • Helps regulate blood sugar levels

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Just like coconut oil, apple cider vinegar helps in regulating blood sugar levels in your body.  It can lower blood sugar levels after eating a meal. Also, it helps in boosting insulin sensitivity of people who are suffering from insulin resistance. You can take 1 to 2 tablespoons of apple cider before your meal. Dilute it in a glass of water. Diabetes, if not well-monitored can lead to complications such as blindness, heart and kidney failure, etc. 

  •  Helps lower cholesterol

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Do you have high cholesterol problems? Apple Cider Vinegar can help in lowering cholesterol. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the whole world, so make apple cider vinegar part of your healthy lifestyle. But of course, before you start any diet or health routine, you should consult with your medical doctor first. 

  • Great for weight loss

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According to different studies, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to your lifestyle can help you cut down some pounds. Moreover, it helps in controlling your food cravings and boosting your metabolism. Of course, if you want to see the effect right away, you should exercise and cut down on your food intake as well. Avoid eating dairy products, desserts, red meat, etc. Eat green leafy vegetables, and instead of using salad dressing like Caesar and thousand island, use apple cider vinegar or olive oil. 

  • Alleviates symptoms of acid reflux

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Since apple cider vinegar has acetic acid which is beneficial to the body and is loaded with enzymes and pectin to name some, it can help in alleviating the symptoms of acid reflux. Dilute 1-2 tablespoons of apple cider in water. However, if you have an ulcer, you should not take apple cider to ease your acid reflux symptoms. Acid reflux, also known as heartburn, can lead to GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease if it happens more than twice a week. It can affect people of all ages. You should avoid drinking acidic juices, alcohol, caffeine, and soda, and consuming large meals if you have acid reflux. 

  • Aids in balancing pH levels

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Apple Cider Vinegar helps in sustaining healthy alkaline levels in your body, because if you have high acid levels, you may be prone to different infections. Apple Cider Vinegar helps in killing bad bacteria and viruses which cause unbalanced pH levels in your body. It is perfect for balancing the pH levels in your skin as well. Use it as a facial toner. You can do it before applying your moisturizer in the morning or at night time, after washing your face. 

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  • Lowers blood pressure

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The acetic acid found in apple cider vinegar is known to help lower blood pressure and in improving heart health. If you can't take it alone, you can mix if with your favorite food like chicken, popcorn, salad, smoothie and a lot more. Of course, you need to have a healthy diet and active lifestyle if you want to see stellar results. Also, stay away from fast food, processed food, etc.

  • Fights Dandruff

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Dandruff is a problem of millions of people worldwide. It is not a contagious disease but it can be distressing at times. Dry and oily skin, not using shampoo often and stress are some of the causes of dandruff. Apple cider vinegar can help in fighting dandruff because of its anti-fungal properties. Just combine equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray it on your hair after shampooing, then let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse it with water. Do it once or twice a week. 

  •  Whitens teeth

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Having stained or yellow teeth can be embarrassing. If you can't afford to go to a dentist, you can use some natural remedies like apple cider, baking soda, coconut oil, and the likes. However, take note that excessive use of apple cider can damage the surface of your teeth. Use it with caution. 

  • Relieves Cold

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Apple cider vinegar has been known for relieving cold symptoms since it is rich in antioxidants, vitamin c, and e, etc. You can mix apple cider with honey for best results. Combine 1 part of apple cider vinegar with 4-5 parts of warm water, then add 2 tablespoons of organic honey. 

  • Improves circulation

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Having poor blood circulation can lead to a number of diseases that is why incorporating apple cider to your healthy diet and active lifestyle is necessary to improve blood circulation in your body. The enzymes in apple cider vinegar help in breaking down the bad cholesterol which often causes poor blood circulation, clogged arteries, etc. You can dilute 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider in a glass of water before having your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

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Final Thoughts

Apart from the health benefits mentioned above, apple cider vinegar also helps in treating acne problems, candida, sunburned skin, and a lot more. You can use it for cleaning your home as well. Always choose the apple cider vinegar with "The Mother."

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