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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is basically the unfiltered, unstrained juice of raw apples. It has been used as a health drink for many years for many different ailments from the flu to warts.
Benefits of taking it:

Full of benefits- whether for your skin, hair or the body as a whole, it has nutrients like iron, calcium, and potassium that may help keep the germs in the body under check

  • It makes your hair shine. Can be used as a rinse after shampooing the hair. It also helps in removing dandruff from the hair
  • It regulates and age spots. It can also help to soothe sunburned skin, maintain the pH of the skin and fade age acne scars
  • Beneficial for those suffering from type 2diabetes. It has properties that help in controlling glucose levels in the body
  • Helps in weight loss
  • Fights bad cholesterol levels
  • Helps improve lymph circulation, and lymph circulation is very important to build immunity of the body and helps in fighting various diseases. Helps to detox your body as well

 

Natural sources of Apple Cider:
Apple cider, as the name suggests, is made from apples. It is raw apple juice that has not been filtered, so it contains particles of pulp.

When should you take Apple Cider?
People with high glucose levels may take Apple Cider Vinegar as it is known to be beneficial in fighting high blood sugar levels, but it should be consumed only after consulting a doctor. People looking to lose weight may also use apple cider. It can be taken for various other purposes, such as fighting high cholesterol, improving digestion, to get better skin/hair.

When should you avoid it?
Women suffering from osteoporosis (the medical condition in which bones become weak and brittle) should consume Apple Cider Vinegar with precaution. Used repeatedly, Apple Cider Vinegar could decrease bone density because it can modify insulin levels. People with diabetes should not use Apple Cider Vinegar without telling their doctors first.

Quantity to be consumed:
Consuming small quantities of Apple Cider Vinegar is safe. But having in large quantities, or having it regularly, Apple Cider Vinegar could have health related risks. Taking Apple Cider Vinegar too much, could grind down the enamel of the teeth and burn the mouth and throat. Throat injury from an Apple Cider Vinegar tablet has also been reported

Expert tips/ precautions:
People taking laxatives and medication for heart related problems and diabetes should check with a doctor before consuming Apple Cider Vinegar supplements.