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Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss

Recently,I have heard a lot of benefits of ACV. I even saw many people purchasing it. When I ran down the search,I came to know it is very beneficial indeed. Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV is a natural food preservative. It is very beneficial for curing many health problems like lowering blood pressure,boosting immunity and many also weight loss.

Yes,you read it right: Apple cider vinegar for weight loss. ACV is basically made by fermenting apple juice. It is rich in acetic acid,which makes it beneficial for health,skin and hair too.

Organic ACV contains microbes such as yeast and bacteria,which are rich in enzymes and proteins. ACV is also loaded with minerals,vitamins,lactic,citric and acetic acid. It has a very strong and sour smell.

So,lets see some of the benefits of ACV and How we can consume it-

  1. Rich in Antimicrobial properties– In ancient days,ACV was used as a food preservative and disinfectant. It helps in preventing any kind of food spoilage,such as E.coli. ACV also contains antifungal and antimicrobial properties.

  2. Improves Digestion-ACV is probiotic in nature,just like yogurt. Probiotics have the characteristics to improve the gut health. They provide the body with some good bacteria which helps in proper digestion,improves mental health and also boosts immunity.

  3. Improves Heart Health– Vinegar helps in reducing blood triglycerides and also cholesterol. The main reason which leads to heart problems are hypertension and high blood pressure. ACV helps in the reduction of these. It controls the acidic level and also cholesterol. This helps in keeping the heart healthy.

  4. Boost Skin Health– ACV is filled with alpha-hydroxy acids. It is rich in lactic and malic acid,and these acids help in boosting the skincare. Lactic acid makes sure your skin is hydrated. It helps in the skin exfoliation and improves the skin texture and also removes fine lines.

  5. Improve Immunity– ACV is acidic in nature. It helps maintain the pH balance of the body. ACV contains antioxidants and phenols; it helps in removing any toxic cells from the body. It treats inflammation related diseases like sclerosis,spondylitis and arthritis.

  6. Low in Calories– ACV has a great characteristic of being low in calorie. 1 tsp. of ACV contains just 1 calorie,so you should not worry of consuming more calories to your body.

  7. Manage Diabetes– ACV helps to lower blood glucose level and also insulin after the meal. It does not delay gastric emptying,which is very important in managing diabetes.

How to Consume ACV

Apart from just drinking ACV by mixing water,there are some other ways in which you can consume ACV and enjoy it. Following are some recipes,which you can try and they also help in weight loss. Check it out-

  1. ACV and Cinnamon: Never consume ACV alone,due to its acidic nature it is very strong. Adding cinnamon to it,adds flavor in it and also helps to reduce heart disease. It is also beneficial in losing weight.

How to make-

  • Take 1 tsp. of ACV

  • ½ tsp. of Cinnamon powder

  • 1 Cup water

  • Add cinnamon powder to boiling water

  • Let it cool

  • Then add ACV in it

  • Stir well and drink it.

2. ACV and Green Tea: Green tea is already an amazing ingredient which helps in weight loss. It is rich in antioxidants,that helps to reduce the toxins from the body. ACV and green tea mixture together help to suppress the appetite,resulting in weight loss.

How to make-

  • Take 1 tsp. of ACV

  • 1 tsp. of Green tea leaves

  • 1 tsp. Honey

  • 1 cup water

  • Make green tea by warming water and putting green tea leaves in it

  • Strain the mixture and add ACV in it

  • Later,add honey in it

  • Stir it well,before drinking.

3. ACV Smoothie: What better than making ACV smoothie with the help of vegetables and fruits. Vegetables and fruits used in the smoothie are rich in vitamins,minerals and carbohydrates. They improve the bowel movement and also boost immunity.

How to make-

  • Take 1 tsp. of ACV

  • ¼ cup pomegranate fruit

  • A bunch of spinach

  • Mix them all in the grinder

  • Pour the juice into a glass and drink it.

4. ACV as Salad Dressing: Salad dressing is really good for the taste. Many salad dressing contains invisible calories. ACV is very light,heat friendly and also promotes fat loss. It is very delicious as salad dressing.

How to use-

  • Take 2 tsp. of ACV

  • 4 tsp. of Olive oil

  • ¼ tsp. of ground black pepper

  • 1 tbsp. of fresh herbs

  • Salt

  • ½ tbsp. lemon juice

  • Mix them all together

  • Shake it very properly in a glass jar

  • Sprinkle it over salad.

So,these are some of the ways in which you can use ACV for weight loss. How do you manage to lose your weight?


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