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BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR causes the great wonder and has an impressive effect. It is benefited in many ways like curing sunburn, protecting the skin of the face and also preventing cancer. But no one knows yet how effective it is because it hasn't been scientifically proven. It is most commonly used by Gurus even though without knowing the traditional story of it. ACV is one type of acid and so it is advised to drink by diluting in water otherwise it is harmful. Some food removes the vinegar effect whereas some expand it. So it is good to take it in empty stomach and avoid drinking before going to bed.

Preparation of Vinegar –Firstly, apple cider, yeast, and bacteria are mixed together. Once they are mixed the sugar from the apple will turn into alcohol, later this will turn to acetic acid after fermentation.

BENEFITS

  • Acetic acid is the component of ACV so it is used for medical purposes. It helps to cure ear canal condition, controls blood pressure and unclogs arteries. It was proved by experimenting on lab rats that the acetic acid present in Vinegar is the only acid which increases blood flow in colon whereas other acid did not alter blood flow.
  • Type 2 diabetics are very effective where the cells do not respond to insulin. In such cases, it is difficult to reduce the blood sugar easily. ACV gives betterment for the diabetic diet. It improves the insulin sensitivity in those who experience in insulin resistance.  Consuming vinegar along with diet will not raise blood sugar even after the high carb meal. It is said that only 2 tablespoons can help you to reduce your blood sugar.
  • ACV also is considered as dieting miracle as per the traditional belief. The acetic acid will avoid the enzymes in your stomach from digesting starch present in the food we eat. This will help you to lose extra fat leading to weight gain. ACV increases satiety which helps you to eat less. There is a proof that it can make you feel fuller.
  • Cardiovascular disease has become a very common reason for death. Biological factors can be lowered by ACV.  Chlorogenic acid which has the effect similar to caffeine is present in ACV. It helps to stop the LDL cholesterol particles from oxidizing. It is believed by some that eating oil and vinegar salad dressing will reduce the heart diseases.
  • Mostly your stomach is really acidic. So you can consume white distilled vinegar is a 2.4. which stays in your stomach (unless there are problems such as acid reflux). It sterilizes the digestive tract and kills the microbes. When the acid level falls, unwanted bacteria may start increasing which will lead to indigestion. Thus this will lead to cancer due to decreased absorption of vitamins and minerals.

 

 

  • Dietary vinegar strengthens calcium absorption in the intestines which may even help to prevent osteoporosis.
  • As you know the muscles at the entrance of the stomach should be closed properly at the right time, if not, the acid which remains in your stomach for digestion will escape and enter the esophagus. This will cause heartburn. If you have this burning pain twice a week then you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease. Other acidic drinks, when diluted in water have alkalizing effect whereas ACV will be both advantages and sometimes disadvantage in case of heartburn. You can take ACV when you eat something but not in case of ulcers or esophagus lesions.
  • ACV is one of the alkalizing effects. Even though it is acidic it promotes an alkaline environment inside your body by breaking down and getting digested. Thus viruses and bacteria will not live in an alkaline environment. If you don't have required alkaline, calcium in your body will take a chance to become alkaline. This will lead to loss of bone density and osteoporosis.
  • ACV contains potassium which is one of the minerals of our body. This helps us in boosting energy, controlling the fine tune muscle and helps in sense of touch. Athletes drink apple cider vinegar because it helps their muscles to turn carbs into energy and help them in their workouts.
  • Cancer is one of the dangerous diseases so far. It is due to the uncontrollable growth of cells. It is believed in earlier days that the ACV has beneficial systemic effects for curing cancer.  In 2004 it was discovered that ACV has an antitumor effect. It may slow or stop the growth of cancer.
  • The acetic acid kills bacteria and viruses present anywhere. It cures the bad breath caused by bacteria. Bad breath is one of the symptoms of Candida which is a chronic yeast disorder. ACV cures the problem of disorder. The yeast that ferments the vinegar promotes the growth of beneficial intestinal microorganisms.

Other then these benefits it is also used as a cleaning supply.  You can freshen your sweaty or smelly feet with ACV by moistening paper towels and then wiping. ACV helps in deactivating the stinging cells. Even the problem of dandruff can be solved by spraying the diluted ACV onto your scalp evenly.

The effect of ACV may be different to everyone. It can irritate your skin. It should not be taken directly. It should not be used for cleaning wounds or sunburn. But still, ACV is used by most of the people because of its miracles.