Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Health?

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An Apple a day keeps the doctor away same applies to consuming Apple Cider vinegar daily which holds a wide array of benefits. It is produced by chopping apples, covering them with water and leaving them at room temperature until the natural sugars ferment and form alcohol. Bacteria then convert this alcohol into acetic acid.

Why Apple Cider Vinegar with “Mother” is better than Filtered Apple Cider Vinegar

There are different kinds of Apple Cider Vinegar available in the market but I personally prefer Apple Cider Vinegar with the mother culture. Apple Cider Vinegar with ‘mother’ is unfiltered and unpasteurized and contains beneficial bacteria and acids that give the product a murky appearance and has miraculous health benefits.

While on the other hand, Filtered Apple Cider Vinegar is made with apple juice and water. The filtering process removes the vinegar “mother” and any sediment, leaving a transparent, amber-colored vinegar. The pasteurization process of vinegar further refines and clarifies it. So basically, filtered Apple Cider Vinegar has no “mother” and lacks the health benefits that it provides.

There are many versions of Apple Cider Vinegar available in the market, a good Apple Cider Vinegar must contain the “mother culture” on the other hand filtered Apple Cider Vinegar has no “mother” so is lacking the benefits it provides. I personally use Healthkart’s Apple Cider Vinegar with ‘Mother which is unrefined, unpasteurized, unfiltered and 100% natural with bacteria and acids that are beneficial for health.

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

1) Improves Digestion

We, in our daily lives often face digestive problems like stomach acidity or acid reflux. Apple Cider Vinegar is of the best remedy to cure acidity and improve digestion. You can incorporate Apple Cider Vinegar into your daily routine especially during summers by just adding 1tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar to water and drink it after your meals. Apple Cider Vinegar helps in regulating pH of the stomach and is very helpful to reduce ACIDITY or HEARTBURN.

2) Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Fights Diabetes

Natural Apple Cider Vinegar is highly beneficial in controlling blood sugar and insulin levels, especially in type 2 diabetes.

How does Apple Cider Vinegar help cure diabetes?

  • Apple Cider Vinegar improves insulin sensitivity.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar lowers glycemic index naturally
  • Significantly lowers blood glucose level.
  • Intake of Apple Cider Vinegar before bedtime keeps your blood sugar level in control.

Apple Cider Vinegar is very useful in keeping the blood sugar level normal for pre-diabetic or diabetic people. Consult your doctor before including Apple Cider Vinegar in your diet.

3) Lowers Cholesterol and Improves Heart Health

Several studies prove that Apple Cider Vinegar helps in reducing bad cholesterol after it consuming it around for 2 months. Acetic acid found in Apple Cider Vinegar helps lower bad cholesterol levels (LDL). Moreover, a substance called pectin found in both apples, as well as Apple Cider Vinegar, is what aids in maintaining cholesterol level by eliminating bad cholesterol from the body. Consuming two-three tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar in a day with honey will maximize the chances of minimizing cholesterol level.

4) Controls Blood Pressure and Improves Heart Health

Natural or Raw Apple Cider Vinegar contains a lot of antioxidants which have beneficial effects on the circulation to lower blood pressure. It is said that high sodium in the blood and body leads to high blood pressure and likewise, patients with high blood pressure are asked to control their sodium intake. The potassium in the Apple Cider Vinegar balances out the sodium and lowers blood pressure. You can use Apple Cider Vinegar as a salad dressing which is another easy way to incorporate Apple Cider Vinegar in your daily regime.

5) Immune Support

Apple Cider Vinegar has a long history of immune support. Long ago people survived plague using vinegar and herbs. “The mother” in Apple Cider Vinegar has immune boosting properties and detoxifies your body and keeps you healthy and fit.

 6) Helps in weight loss

Consumption of vinegar promotes satiety and indirectly reduces weight. Apple Cider Vinegar gives you a feeling of fullness means fewer calories consumption which leads to weight loss. Apple cider also vinegar stimulates your metabolism and makes you burn fat faster. It contains acids and enzymes that speed up your metabolism and increase the rate at which body fat is burnt. When our body gets rid of toxins, all the processes (including digestion and metabolism) become more efficient. Apple Cider Vinegar flushes the body and helps it use the nutrients from food in the best way possible. The best way to lose weight is by drinking Apple Cider Vinegar empty stomach early in the morning.

7) For Healthy Hair

Apple Cider Vinegar Mother contains the beneficial acids that make hair healthy. Rinse your hair by mixing 1tsp Apple Cider Vinegar Mother with a cup of water. Follow with a light conditioner. The acetic acid in Apple Cider Vinegar will remove residue from your hair and reduces dandruff and Hair fall.

8) For Healthy Skin

Apple Cider Vinegar can do wonders for your skin. Apple Cider Vinegar can be used to cure sunburns, skin rashes, and mosquito bites and prevents Acne/Pimples. Use it as a toner by mixing 1 tsp vinegar with 2 tsp water. This works by restoring the proper pH levels of your skin and helps to counter skin damage. Also, this will make your skin feel cool and soothed to fight those sunburns.

It is recommended that you should seek medical guidance before starting or incorporating anything new into your daily regime.

Bottom Line

These are some of the proven benefits of Apple cider vinegar. Though many studies are still going on. Apart from the above-stated benefits, Apple Cider Vinegar can also cure joint pains, soothes a sore throat, relieves joint pain, the list is endless. Apple Cider Vinegar is highly useful for people who prefer 100% natural products.

When are you starting with Apple Cider Vinegar?

 

23 Comments on Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Health?

  1. Mann
    May 6, 2018 at 10:23 am (2 weeks ago)

    Lovely article. I am using it as toner.

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  2. Monika
    May 7, 2018 at 10:18 am (2 weeks ago)

    Thanx for letting us know so many benefits of apple cider vinegar . I m yet to start it

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  3. msarora
    May 7, 2018 at 3:44 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Thanks for this post as i bought apple cider few weeks and wasn’t knowing exactly how to use it .

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  4. Sinduja
    May 7, 2018 at 11:44 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Wow this was a totally new and interesting read. Didn’t know the importance of acv with ‘mother’

    Reply
  5. Deborah Miranda
    May 7, 2018 at 11:47 pm (2 weeks ago)

    ACV has been a part of my daily routine for a while an i definitely see it helping my overall well being..highly recommend trying it out

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  6. Minal
    May 8, 2018 at 1:26 am (2 weeks ago)

    Apple cider vinegar is my favourite thing for hair softening. Thank you so much sharing other benefits of it, I wasn’t aware about them!

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  7. Jhilmil
    May 8, 2018 at 10:34 am (2 weeks ago)

    Awesome, I knew it only for weight loss and goo hair health. Never knew it had great impacts o Heart health and cholesterol.

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  8. nameeshn24
    May 8, 2018 at 1:42 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Thanks for writing up this wonderful article sharing the benefits of using Apple Cider Vinegar. This definitely needs to be at home 🙂

    Reply
  9. AnukritiLovesReading
    May 8, 2018 at 2:11 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I never knew apple cinder vinegar has so many good uses. Thank you listing out these points.

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  10. Papri Ganguly
    May 8, 2018 at 2:31 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Absolutely agree ACV is very helpful for our health. It has tons of beauty and health benefits

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  11. aritrarelivingdreams
    May 8, 2018 at 2:39 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Very useful post, I am planning to buy one bottle of apple cider for a long time…now I know it’s use for precisely
    #superbloggeracademy

    Reply
  12. jhilmildsaha
    May 8, 2018 at 2:46 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Oh thats quite a lot of important information about apple cidar vinegar. I knew it is great for skin.

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  13. Mummasaurus
    May 8, 2018 at 8:52 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Apple cider vinegar is actually an elixir for all health and beauty problems, only if you CAn gulp it

    Reply
  14. makeupadda1
    May 8, 2018 at 9:55 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I use apple cider vinegar too and it really works great for me.

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  15. rohinijames
    May 8, 2018 at 10:23 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I believe it is good for health and I take one spoonful of it with lukewarm water daily in the morning.

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  16. Zainab
    May 8, 2018 at 11:13 pm (2 weeks ago)

    Apple cider vinegar is very good for health! I try to take it with some water right in the morning:)

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  17. Ashh G
    May 9, 2018 at 3:12 am (2 weeks ago)

    I have been using Apple cider vinegar for years now and it has helped me with metabolism and overall health. I love that it makes my hair shiny and skin clear too.

    Reply
  18. Priyadarshani Panda
    May 9, 2018 at 12:15 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I am not aware about so many health benefit of Apple cider vinegar I bought it once used it as skin toner never consumed it I need to buy it again now.

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  19. pythoroshan
    May 9, 2018 at 1:05 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I really should be trying this out. I did use it awhile ago but was irregular.

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  20. Tina Basu
    May 10, 2018 at 10:28 am (2 weeks ago)

    ACV is an awesome product for weight loss as well as skincare. I use it as a toner at times.

    Reply
  21. Geethica
    May 10, 2018 at 12:15 pm (2 weeks ago)

    I never knew about so many benefits of Apple cider vinegar to our health and hair. I would definitely try this out to stay fir and have beautiful hair.

    Reply
  22. Amrita
    May 11, 2018 at 9:15 am (2 weeks ago)

    I use apple cider vinegar a lot tok.A very useful article.

    Reply
  23. richa mina
    May 14, 2018 at 9:01 pm (1 week ago)

    Lovely Post Bushra, after going through the benefits of Apple Cider i think i’ll give it a try too

    Reply

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