Although a lot of healthy supplements come in pill or powder form, there is one in liquid form that you should consider and that is apple cider vinegar. Admittedly, its taste may take some getting used to the taste, but adding this ingredient to your daily meal plan in some manner comes with a number of different benefits that make it more than worth it.
Here are the top five:
- Weight Loss
One study involving 175 obese people found that the ones who incorporated apple cider vinegar into their days lost slightly more weight than those who didn’t. Losing weight is important, especially if you are obese, as too much excess fat raises your risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other potentially life-ending diseases.
- Blood Sugar Control
Apple cider vinegar helps block your body’s absorption of starches, ultimately making it easier for your body to control your blood sugar control. This is good news for diabetics, as well as for anyone who doesn’t like the blood sugar highs and lows that often incite sugar cravings.
- Better Digestion
Since apple cider vinegar blocks starches, this is actually very good for the healthy bacteria that reside in your gut. Essentially, it improves digestion in much the same way as probiotics, meaning fewer tummy aches and an easier time in the bathroom.
- Enhanced Immune Function
If you can bring yourself to drink the egg-white substance in apple cider vinegar commonly referred to as “the mother,” then you’ll also enjoy a lot of immune system benefits as well. Goodbye colds, hello health!
- Lower cholesterol
When your cholesterol levels get too high, adding apple cider vinegar to your diet is one way to potentially help lower them. This could save you from a heart attack, ultimately saving your life.
These are the top five benefits of apple cider vinegar. Any I’ve missed? Feel free to add them below!