Suryakant Jena

Worried of being overweight? You might as well add this to your daily diet or consume it as solo. Yes, here were are talking about 'apple cider vinegar' which has been widely followed as a natural health tonic and believed to aid in weight loss.

Studies suggested that the apple cider vinegar not only controls cholesterol and blood sugar levels, but it also helps shed pounds fast. Besides, it also possesses anti-bacterial properties and can act as a stimulant for reducing wrinkles and cure of acne.

Apple cider vinegar contains amino acids, anti-oxidants and is prepared by fermenting the sugar from apples. With virtually no fat, protein, fiber or carbohydrates, it contains only few calories and so acts as a perfect ingredient to include in your daily dose.

Some of the potent effects of the vinegar are:

It improves digestion: The acetic acid present in the apple cider vinegar helps ease stomach problems and improves digestion.

Reduces fat: Studies performed on mice suggest that obese rats when treated with acetic acid up the expression of genes that catapults reduction of fat storage on bellies, liver.

Lowers blood sugar: Apple cider vinegar improves insulin sensitivity which maintains the level of sugar in blood.

Controls Appetite: Taking apple cider vinegar with water before meals helps control appetite and avoid you from overeating.

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How to include apple cider in your diet:

Either you can use it with your meals or take it in solo by diluting it with a glass of water. A common dosage for apple cider vinegar from 1 teaspoon to 2 tablespoons per day is advisable.

Disclaimer: All content, including tips and suggestions, should only be construed as general information and not professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before implementing any of these.