What is ACV?
I am most certain most of you have seen this in your local grocery stores, a recipes, or a health claim about it but still vague on the subject. The real question here is why in the world are we nutrition people raging over this? Well I am here to tell you it will change your life in so many ways. Apple cider vinegar is known to be one of the best vinegars around for several health benefits mostly given the credit to what we call its “mother”. This is where all the goodness is which is proteins, enzymes, and gut friendly bacteria.
So what are the health benefits?
Now onto the most important part, what makes this a miracle vinegar? Below is where you’re gonna get the rundown:
It helps to kill pathogens and bacteria. Not only has this been used internally but externally it is known to help kill germs on countertops, nail fungus, lice, warts, and ear infections. It is also a great natural preservative for foods to keep longer without adding all the unnecessary additives.
Lowering Blood Sugar and Fighting Diabetes:
Ingesting this powerhouse can help improve insulin sensitivity during a high carb meal and in turn lowers blood glucose and insulin responses. It is said that taking 2 tbsp before bed can help to reduce your fasting blood glucose levels.
Aids in Weight Loss:
As I mentioned before vinegar helps with lowering blood sugar and keeping insulin levels at bay it makes sense it could help in weight loss but, research also shows it can help with the feeling of satiety. With that said you should still pair this with a healthy diet to help you in your weight loss journey.
This is where we can definitely give the “mother” all the glory when it comes to ACV contents. Here we can find probiotics which are indigestible carbohydrates that provide food for the good bacteria in your gut which in turn will help them to grow and flourish. With a good growth of this helpful bacteria this can help with reducing the risk of allergies and GI infections.
Energy Efficient Muscles:
Vinegar actually contains potassium an essential nutrient that your muscles need for optimal function. Its responsible for giving you an energy boost and helps to fine tune muscle control. The acid within the vinegar can actually help your muscles turn carbs into energy more efficiently.
Among all of the other fascinating benefits of ACV it is also known to be a great natural cleaner for pretty much anything. It is also known for its cleaning power in that it can fight germs on just about anything from fruits and veggies to household items. Some others on the list are relieving jellyfish stings and relieving dandruff.
Nutritional Boosting Profile
The list can go on and on for what this amazing vinegar can do so head on over to your local grocery now to pick up a bottle or 2!