Healthy Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is being called a health powerhouse. We’re not talking about the big white jug of clear stuff; we’re talking the murky kind with the white blob of amino acids at the bottom (called the “mother.”) It has moved from the shelves of the health food store to the grocery store for good reason. In this raw and unprocessed form, vinegar fermented from apples is used to treat a range of health issues: acne, sweaty feet and bad breath among them.
What’s more exciting is its potential inside your body. As a fermented food, it promotes healthy levels of gut flora. Science has shown these microbes help regulate the immune system, digest food, and even protect us from toxins. ACV been studied for its effect on diabetes, obesity and allergies.
Ready to see what apple cider vinegar can do for your health and beauty?
This post first appeared on the New Zealand blog Stuff.
Speak to any alternative health expert about their daily routine, and apple cider vinegar is always on the menu. It’s spoken about as some kind of magic tonic, meant to be great for your gut with antibacterial, antifungal and odour-fighting properties, and we all know that the gut is the epitome of health these days, right?