Apple cider vinegar has an array of health benefits. If you have diabetes and want to lose weight and lower your blood sugars, apple cider vinegar can assist you with these goals. Since apples contain vitamin C, flavonoids, malic acid, fiber, magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, and phosphorus they have a cleansing effect on the body. When apples are fermented into apple cider vinegar, the body’s digestion will improve when you start consuming the vinegar. Apple cider vinegar promotes healthy digestion and helps the body break down phlegm, mucous, fat, and toxins that are in the blood and body. Did you know that the vinegar is so strong that it can literally attack kidney stones, gallstones, and other major toxins? Yes, it can. Apple cider vinegar is also used for hair loss. This vinegar can help with diabetes, arthritis, coughs, constipation, ear infection, sore eyes, acid reflux, headaches, fatigue, weak finger nails, and weight loss.
According to the American Diabetes Society apple cider vinegar slows down the digestion of starch, helping lower blood sugar levels. Also, if you want to lower your “bad” LDL cholesterol, blood sugars and blood pressure apple cider vinegar is now your new friend. In addition, it improves your digestion, reduces bloating, increases metabolism and energy levels.
If you decide to start taking apple cider vinegar, talk with your personal physician first so they can assist you with any medications and insulin you’re taking. In addition, never take the vinegar undiluted as it can harm your throat tissue and tooth enamel. If you have a food allergy to apples you cannot consume apple cider vinegar either.
The best way to take it is to add 1 tablespoon of the apple cider vinegar to a glass of water, stir and drink twice a day. If desired you can add lemon juice and sweeten with stevia. Also, you can use the apple cider vinegar with extra virgin olive oil as a dressing on your salad.
Once you flush out the fat and toxins you’ll be slimmer this spring!