Apple cider vinegar, or ACV for short, has experienced a surge in popularity in the recent years. However, ACV has been used for ages to treat various aliments. It boast of a long lists of benefits, and we are here to tell you all about this world famous vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is made from apples that have undergone fermentation, which produces health promoting probiotics and enzymes. It has a very small amount of sugar, because the natural fructose has been consumed during the fermentation process. Each tablespoon of ACV packs quite a punch, so even taking one tablespoon a day is sure to provide a host of benefits.
1. Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
2. Enhances Weight Loss
3. Lowers Cholesterol
4. Improves Skin Health
5. Reduces Blood Pressure
6. Relieves Symptoms of Acid Reflux
7. Boosts Gut Health
8. Soothes Sunburns
9. Enhances Blood Circulation
10. Treats Warts
11. Kills Bugs and Fleas
12. Wards off Seasonal Allergies
13. Relieves Cold and Flu Symptoms
14. Supplies Beneficial Bacteria and Enzymes
15. Strengthens Immune System
Ways To Enjoy ACV
Enjoying ACV may sound like an oxymoron at first, as it is a pungent vinegar, but with the help of these tips, we believe that it is possible to enjoy this highly beneficial superfood.
Add 1 TBSP to a cup of herbal tea, along with a small amount of raw honey and lemon.
Add 1 or 2 TBSPs of ACV to bone broth, soup or stew. The acidic flavor will add dimension to the savory and salty flavors already in most broths and stews.
Combine seltzer water with 1 TBSP of ACV, 1/4 cup of cranberry juice and a lime wedge for a tangy, delicious "mocktail."