You may have already heard about the new diet trend: drinking apple cider vinegar [ACV].Apple Cider Vinegar has long been considered beneficial when it comes to keeping your weight down and as it turns out, there are many reasons for this welcomed side effect. It may not be a magic elixir, but this ancient ingredient can lend a helping hand in the battle of the bulge.
A lot of research on vinegar’s relationship with weight loss in animals, mainly mice and rats. Studies show that acetic acid, the main component of ACV, can suppress body fat accumulation and metabolic disorders in obese rats. But of course it can’t be related to mankind to great extent. Some research suggests that it might promote satiety and make you consume fewer calories throughout the day.
The Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry journal published a study finding that drinking it for just 3 months caused significant declines in bodyweight, abdominal fat, waist circumference and triglycerides.
It can also improve heart health and skin health as well. Apart from these it has many benefits:
- It treats heartburn.
- Improves sleep quality.
- Is a home remedy for in-somnia.
- Improves energy levels.
- Helps with indigestion.
- Strengthens immune system.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR DRINK
8 Ounces water
2 tsp organic apple juice
2-3tsp organic apple cider vinegar
1 tsp raw honey
How to drink ACV drink
- It’s better to use a straw, so that the acid will not damage your teeth enamel.
- Drink it in the morning on empty stomach and at night before dinner.
Consult your doctor before using ACV
– If you take strong medications
– If you are pregnant.
– If you are breast feeding.
How fast you’ll lose weight depends on other factors as well, such as your exercise, nutrition, stress and genetic factors .For best and fastest weight loss effects, you need to combine the consumption of the apple cider vinegar water with other techniques for losing weight, so the function of vinegar gets supported with lifestyle changes.