Sunday, January 4, 2009

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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has long been used as a health aid for weight loss and circulatory health. It is a very safe supplement, even for children. There are no known side effects
resulting from using it. It is obtained from the fermentation of apple juice. The fermentation provides alcoholic apple cider that is combined with oxygen to produce acetic acid. The pH of ACV (apple cider vinegar) is very beneficial for the body.

First let me say that apple cider vinegar is a completely natural product, resulting from the fermentation of apple juice to hard apple cider followed by a second fermentation to apple cider vinegar.This natural product retains all the nutritional goodness of the apples from which it was made plus it is fortified with the extra acids and enzymes produced during the two fermentation steps.It's the sum of all these ingredients that give apple cider vinegar its amazing health benefits.

The nutritional benefits of apple juice (as well as applesauce and many other apple products) are often underestimated because these foods are "quietly virtuous." When closely evaluating the nutritional composition of apple juice and other apple products, it becomes apparent that the lack of fat, cholesterol and sodium are just a few of the many reasons these products are an important part of a healthful dietary regimen.

Apple cider vinegar speeds up metabolism especially when taken regularly before meals and if used in conjunction with a sensible diet and exercise program it can be a powerful aid in keeping your weight under control.. Apple cider vinegar has less salt, less sugar and less fat, helps in digestion and helps in the metabolism of food. If the metabolic activity increases, then more food is used to get energy and less of it is stored as fat. So if you want to lose weight, use apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar has been used as a health aid for thousands of years. For many of us it is a common item on our grocery list and with good reason. ACV is rich in vitamins and minerals as well as enzymes, amino acids, potash, propionic acid and apple pectin. It can lower cholesterol by flushing fats, thins blood to help control blood pressure and ACV fiber helps to control glucose in the blood. While we are told to stay away from vinegar if we have a yeast infection, organic apple cider vinegar aids in stopping the infection.

In addition to those other ailments, there are other cures that have been proven with apple cider vinegar. Sore throats, arthritis, gout, acid reflux and contact dermatis. Good news for people who are looking to lose weight apple cider is proven in helping to burn fat. It can also help lower blood pressure in just a couple of weeks. To get these health benefits it is important to drink a dose of the apple cider vinegar with water.

Pets can also benefit from apple vinegar as well. This produce keeps insects at bay include mosquitoes, fleas and tics. Some pet owners use the product to take care of pet skin conditions. The vinegar is also ideal for getting rid of many pet stains. Even skunk spray can be treated with this natural home remedy.

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