ACV is obtained from crushed apples. It has anti oxidants, amino acids, potassium, magnesium and calcium.
Apple cider vinegar is used as a food preservative, if you are looking for a natural way to preserve your food apple cider vinegar is highly useful.
In French, the word vinegar means “SOUR WINE”.
It lowers blood sugar levels and fights agent’s diabetes.
Basically, it starts out as apple juice which is full of sugar and then they add flora too it, which eats up the sugar and creates alcohol.
It’s further fermented, and the alcohol becomes good stuff like acetic acid. Acetic acid is helpful in the absorption of nutrients like calcium (1) and it kills bad bacteria without harming the good flora.
It actually supports the good flora. Acetic acid packed in this ingredient is exhibits lots of health benefits that you can’t ignore.
#1 Regulates Blood Sugar
Acetic acid helps increase insulin sensitivity and regulates blood sugar. If your blood sugar is regulated, you reduce your sugar cravings. High blood sugar is a concern for everyone, not just diabetics.
High blood sugar can be a major cause of aging, weight gain, and chronic disease.
One study found taking apple cider vinegar before a meal was effective at increasing insulin sensitivity to regulate blood sugar levels in both diabetic and non-diabetic participants. I suggest taking 1-2 tablespoons before each meal to keep your blood sugar stable.
#2 Great for Skin Care
The skin is really acidic. Apple cider vinegar contains numerous acids that combine to help protect and maintain the perfect pH for your skin. Acids like:
- Acetic Acid
- Malic Acid
- Citric Acid
- Lactic Acid and more
Because of these acids creating the perfect pH, apple cider vinegar is great for reducing of acne.
Everyone can use it as a face wash or toner just dilutes it with 50% water. It contains Vitamin C that helps the body convert and creates collagen for tight, toned skin.
Because it’s a vasodilator and helps the pH of the skin, it’s also great for healing sunburns.
#3 Kills Candida
Remember how we talked about how apple cider vinegar combats bad flora and promotes good flora.
Apple cider vinegar has been shown to have anti-fungal properties. Take a 1-2 tablespoon every day.
This set up your gastrointestinal tract for success by making sure you don’t have fungus overgrowth in your body- it starts in the stomach! Are you worried about overgrowth? Go take some now. I’ll wait here.
If it burns that means you have a fungus overgrowth. Keep going the apple cider vinegar is doing good things and you are going to feel so much better.
It can be used on the outside of your body for fungus too. Apple cider vinegar is great for combating athlete’s foot. Soak your feet in apple cider vinegar to get relief.
#4 Acid Reflux, Heartburn…. GERD
The majority of the time that nagging heartburn is caused by LOW stomach acid. Don’t go taking that calcium carbonate or other heartburn meds that are going to reduce your stomach acid. Those don’t fix your problem, they just exacerbate the problem.
On the other hand, apple cider vinegar will regulate stomach acid and boost digestive enzymes to improve digestion. This can help eliminate acid reflux and heartburn.
Take a swig before each meal and find you won’t need that heartburn relief.