The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
Combining exercise, a healthy diet and drinking highly diluted amounts of ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) can help in both weight loss and weight loss management. If you can’t drink it, use it as a salad dressing.
Lowers Blood Sugar
Drinking a tablespoon of ACV mixed with 8 ounces of water before eating a high-carbohydrate meal lowers blood glucose levels. It has the ability to improve insulin sensitivity.
Consuming ACV before a meal makes you feel full for a longer period of time. It acts like an appetite suppressant, which means you end up eating lesser amounts than usual.
Reduces Calorie Consumption
The main component in any vinegar, including ACV, is acetic acid, may interfere with the body’s ability to digest starch. This means fewer calories enter the bloodstream.
Detoxifies the Body
ACV flushes toxins out of the body, which in turn, speeds up metabolism and enhances digestive processes. It improves bowel movement and is rich in in fibre that absorbs toxins. This vinegar also helps your body use the nutrients from food in the best way possible.
The collective appetite suppressing, metabolism boosting, oedema reducing effects of ACV might explain its potential effects benefits when it comes to weight loss. However, it is definitely not a quick fix. Dilute 1 to 2 tablespoons in a big glass of water, and sip it along with your meals once or twice a day.