- Lowers Blood Glucose Levels
Studies show that 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar taken before bed lowers blood glucose levels by 4-6%, making it ideal for Type 2 diabetes patients
- Improves Cardiovascular Health
Incorporating apple cider vinegar into your diet or taken directly lowers blood pressure.
- Can Help to Reduce the Risk Of Cancer
It has antioxidant properties which help eradicate free radicals which is a predisposing factor to cancer.
- Promotes Weight Loss
When mixed with a salad, it contains less calories as compared to other salad dressings. It helps break down fats instead of storing them for easier digestion.
- Has Alkaline Properties
It helps maintain the body’s pH levels and can also prevent the risk of urinary tract infections.
- Is Rich In Potassium
This helps maintain fluid and electrolyte balance and promotes contractility of the heart.
- Aids In Digestion
Apple cider is rich in acetic acid, which slows down the digestion of starch thus aiding in digestion
- Boosts the Immune System
It is rich in malic acid which provides the antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties
- Promotes Clear Skin
It is rich in Vitamin C, which contain antioxidants which help fight pimples and other blemishes.
- Promotes Regular Bowel Movement
It aids in the peristalsis or movement of the large intestines which promote a regular bowel movement.
- Helps to Remove Toxins From The Body
It eliminates toxins from the body because of its antioxidant properties.
- Relieves Diarrhea
If the cause of your diarrhea is bacteria, then apple cider can help eradicate these microorganisms. It also contains pectin, providing a soothing effect to the stomach.
- Relieves Hiccups
One teaspoon of apple cider vinegar helps relieve hiccups because of its rancid taste.
- Prevents Indigestion
This homemade concoction of mixing 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of apple cider in one glass of water when taken before meals prevents the occurrence of dyspepsia.
- Clears Nasal Congestion
This helps in sinus drainage, thus it clears away a stuffy nose.
- Soothes A Sore Throat
Gargle with the homemade remedy of mixing ¼ of apple cider vinegar plus ¼ warm water to eradicate the bacteria. The bacteria are the main cause of sore throat and they cannot thrive in an acidic environment.
- Helps to Prevent Lethargy
When the body is exposed to repeated stress and movement such as a high impact exercise, it causes lactic acid to accumulate throughout the muscles of the body. Mix 1 teaspoon of apple cider to a glass of cold water to prevent fatigue and muscle pain.
- Helps to Prevent The Occurrence Of Cramps
Mix two tablespoons of apple cider and honey in a warm glass of water to prevent the occurrence of cramps that happen at night.
- Brightens Teeth
Mix apple cider with a glass of warm water and use it to gargle every morning. Its acidic property reduces the formation of tartar and plaque in the teeth.
- Relieves Symptoms Of Halitosis
Because of its acidic property, apple cider vinegar relieves symptoms of halitosis.