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Amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar is a common product easily found in our homes, mostly we use in cooking dishes or as garnishing/taste enhancer.

But little do we know its one of the life saver products you have in your homes. It’s great for health & wellness, hygiene, nutrition, and more.It has been known to improve acne-prone skin, fight inflammation, and reduce blood sugar.

Lets explore some of its amazing benefits:

Lower Blood Sugar:

Consuming vinegar decreased blood sugar levels by an average of 31%. Apple cider vinegar also has properties that may increase insulin sensitivity. High levels of insulin can cause insulin resistance, which reduces the effectiveness of insulin in the body, leading to diabetes and high blood sugar.

Type 2 diabetics and those with insulin resistance, consuming vinegar can significantly improve insulin sensitivity by up to 34 percent. Keep blood sugar levels stable by drinking two tablespoons of ACV diluted with eight ounces of water. Also, maintaining a diet low in carbohydrates and high in protein and getting plenty of exercises can significantly help reduce blood sugar levels.

Lose Weight:

The acetic acid found in apple cider vinegar significantly reduced fat storage in the body. Consuming two tablespoons of Apple cider vinegar a day for 12 weeks provided four pounds of weight loss with no diet or lifestyle modifications.

Apple cider vinegar is also helpful for increasing satiety. Drinking can make you feel full, reducing your daily caloric intake. Research shows that drinking apple cider vinegar can decrease someone’s caloric intake by up to 275 calories throughout one day.

Treats a Sore Throat:

The alkaline nature of apple cider vinegar kills unwanted viruses and bacteria in the body. It can also thin mucus secretions, making them easier to clear. Try mixing it with tea and lemon juice for extra vitamin C and antioxidants. You can also put together apple cider vinegar mixed with salt and warm water. Mix the mixture for 20 to 30 seconds two to three times a day to relieve a sore throat.

Soothe Sunburn:

To speed up the healing process and find relief, grab some apple cider vinegar. The natural healing properties in it helps to soothe skin and tame redness. The most common method for using apple cider vinegar to cure sunburn is to fill a spray bottle with water and a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, then spray it on the affected area. You can also soak in a bath with one cup of apple cider vinegar a ¼ cup of coconut oil and a few drops of lavender essential oil to find relief.

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