All The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar, For Your Body
The most popular type of vinegar is apple cider vinegar. It is a well-known vinegar in the natural health community, it has a lot of benefits ranging from health benefits to body care benefits. It also has a long history of home use remedy which has been used for various home cooking purpose. You have probably not heard about the benefits of this vinegar or even if you are aware of the benefits, you find it difficult to believe just one thing can have so many benefits. Surprisingly it’s very true! and the benefits apple cider vinegar offers will be discussed in this post.
10 Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar
1) It regulates the blood sugar level
Drinking apple cider vinegar daily helps to increase satiety and decrease postprandial glycemia which are both metabolic effects that are good for people with prediabetes and diabetes, especially those at risk with type 2 diabetes. So mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water, and take it before you go to bed daily to make your blood sugar level stable. It also helps to increase the ‘insulin’ sensitivity, which is the hormone responsible for transmitting sugar from the blood to the cell where it can be used as fuel.
2) It aids weight loss
These days a lot of natural health experts recommend apple cider vinegar diet to help lose some extra pounds quickly. The acetic acid apple cider vinegar obstructs the enzyme in your stomach which is in charge of digesting starch. That way you can’t ingest calories from the carbohydrates you have eaten. The acetic acid also helps to hold your appetite in check, increases your metabolism, and decrease water retention to prevent the number of calories that enter the bloodstream.
3) It reduces bloating
Slow digestion of food can cause an acid reflux in your stomach; a burning sensation that occurs when the food you have eaten comes up all the way to your esophagus, which activates the constipation feeling. Taking Apple cider vinegar when you feel this way helps to increase the stomach’s acid which allows the stomach to easily digest the food you have eaten and pass it to the small intestine.
4) It kills harmful bacteria
Consuming apple cider vinegar helps to kill harmful bacteria in the body, it can even kill pathogens too. Also, it helps in cleaning and disinfecting the body, treats nail fungus, treats lice and ear infection too. It is also used as a food preservative because it restricts the growth of bacteria in food thereby preventing food spoilage. It also kills the bacteria that causes acne on the face making the face clearer and acne free.
5) It helps the body to maintain a healthy alkaline pH level
One of the first steps to having a better health is to have a body with a normal alkaline level. Many body functions can only be achieved at a certain alkaline level, and a lot of enzymes in the body also work best at a particular alkaline level too. High acid level in the body leads to a lot of infection in the body which leads to lack of energy in the body. Drinking apple cider vinegar helps to regulate your body’s alkaline level and your energy will be able to fight more diseases.
6) It detoxifies the liver and other organs
When it balances the body’s pH, apple cider vinegar also detoxifies the body in the process. It helps stimulate blood circulation and detoxifies the liver particularly. It helps to remove harmful substances that build up in the body, and most especially the liver. It flushes the harmful toxins out and improves blood circulation. Apple cider vinegar also helps to break down mucus in the lymph system, which in turn improves the body immune system.
7) It helps in digestion
It helps in the breaking down of food
Apple cider vinegar is very effective in the digestion process. It helps against indigestion and prevents heartburn. It has been discovered that apple cider vinegar brings relief from heartburn. It does this by increasing the level of stomach acid. ACV also has some acids that prevent the growth of yeast and bacteria in the stomach and body.
8) It slows down the ageing process and makes the skin smoother
ACV has antioxidant properties that slow down the process of ageing. This helps in preventing the growth of wrinkles. Old people have found this as a major source of help. ACV also has antibacterial and antifungal that keeps the skin free from pores and bacteria. It also cures sunburn and makes the healing process fast.
9) It lowers cholesterol
A recent study has shown that acetic acid found in apple cider vinegar lowers cholesterol and other risk factors that contribute to the onset of heart diseases in man. This effectively lowers the risk of heart diseases. Heart disease has been found to be the most common cause of premature death.
10) Apple cider vinegar gets rid of dandruff
ACV has also been effective in getting rid of dandruff in the skin. This is because it has acidic properties that work to prevent the growth of yeast which contributes to the growth of dandruff. It can be sprayed or used as a hair wash.
• For skin
Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with one cup of water to be used as a facial cleanser and apply gently on the face with cotton wool.
• For the body system
Mix two tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with one tablespoon of raw honey and two cups of water. Take daily every morning or before bedtime.
• For whitening teeth
Apple cider vinegar can also be used to whiten the teeth. It can be used as a gargle after brushing every morning.
The roles of apple cider vinegar cannot be overemphasized. It has proven to be very effective in combating many diseases that plague the human system. It is highly recommended for use and should be used greatly in every home.
Allow me to give you some insight when drinking this Apple Cider Vinegar, Okay are you ready? DRINK IT REAL QUICK, and CHASE IT WITH SOME WATER IMMEDIATELY, and then SCREAM. Because it’s that nasty. Lol. Just so you know I really do drink the Apple Cider Vinegar, so I am not just telling you to do it, I speaking from experience. I like to use the kind shown in this article.