This is what Dr. Oz has to say about Apple Cider Vinegar: “We have made some researches and discovered many benefits that are proven from the apple cider vinegar. That is why we decided to share them. Actually, the researches state that the apple cider vinegar contains anti-oxidants, which are very beneficial for slowing down the early aging and lowering the risk for cancer.”
The health benefits of ACV have been known since ancient times and many people refer to it as “ancient folk remedy”. According to numerous research studies this remedy could help you treat different conditions such as obesity, hypertension, etc.
ACV is one of the most popular type of vinegar, which is produced by crushing and squeezing cider of apples. Often this remedy is also used for preservatives, marinades, vinaigrettes, and chutneys.
If you want to produce ACV you will need to add yeast and bacteria in the liquid that you have gotten from squeezing the apples. After the process of fermentation where the sugars are transforming into alcohol, with the help of the bacteria the vinegar is formed and it tastes sour. This is in short how ACV is produced, and in the rest of the article we are going to present to you the health benefits of this remedy and why you should drink it every morning. Here are the main 10 reasons:
- Reduces blood sugar
ACV will definitely help you reduce the blood sugar in the body. Many doctors actually recommend this remedy to people that have diabetes type-2. Regular consumption of this type of vinegar could help you reduce the blood sugar by 19-34 percent.
- Longer satiety
Different research studies suggest ACV to be great because it provides longer feeling of satiety, and it also contains very low amount of calories. Consuming it for longer period of time will also help you reduce the weight.
- Reduces the risk for heart diseases
Heart diseases have been found to be the main cause of death, and it could appear even in form of heart attack. ACV is also great for reducing LDL cholesterol which is considered to be the bad cholesterol responsible for causing blockage of the arteries. On the other hand, ACV contains chlorogenic acid which is natural antioxidant that prevents the development of cardiovascular disease.
- Prevents development of cancer
Different studies suggest that ACV contains properties that prevent the development of cancer. There have been some initial results that confirm this claim which has been made on testing rats by using the vinegar.
- Eliminates harmful bacteria
ACV is great for food preservation because it is packed with antibacterial characteristics. Also it contains great properties that could help you treat ear infection, warts, nail fungi, and lice. According to Hippocrates, vinegar is also great for disinfecting injuries due to the antibacterial properties it contains.
- Treats aching throat
ACV can help you remove bacteria that are responsible for aching throat. It is widely known as germ-killing solution because it could treat different infections in very effective manner. Sore throat could be treated with ¼ cup of ACV, but make sure that you dilute it with ¼ cup of warm water.
- Promotes digestion
Regular consumption of ACV will help you stimulate the process of digestion. You will need to consume 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar mixed in glass of warm water. Make sure that you consume this drink ½ an hour before your meal.
- Cleaning the nasal congestion
If you have problems with stuffed-up nose you should use ACV in order to relieve it. This is very efficient remedy that could help you relieve the nose. ACV contains potassium which is great for removing the mucous that often appears in the nasal passageways. You will need to mix 1 teaspoon of ACV in a glass of water and consume it.
- Removes dandruff
Dr. Oz claims that ACV is great for treatment of dandruff because it helps balance the pH levels of the scalp. Due to the properties it contains there is a chemical reaction that undergoes which helps remove the dandruff. You should mix ¼ cup of ACV and ¼ cup of water. Mix it well and apply it on the scalp by spraying it. Leave it for 15-50 minutes and afterwards wash it off. Make sure that you repeat this treatment twice per week for better results.
- Treats acne
ACV contains antibacterial properties which are great for the health of your skin. Also it contains malic and lactic acids which are great for smoothening and exfoliation of the skin, and it helps balance the pH levels thus eliminating acne.