You must be familiar with apple cider vinegar, since it is a part of our everyday diet and it is an essential part of different types of salads as well as pickled foods.
Even if you use vinegar as a condiment in different foods, I’m sure you’ve never thought about drinking it. It might have a strong taste, but if you mix it with some water or tea it can benefit your health in many ways.
Below, we present you the 10 different benefits of apple cider vinegar:
- Weight loss
There have been different studies which have shown that obesity often cases sleep problems. So, the heavier a person is, the bigger the chances are for them do develop sleeping problems. According to another research, apple cider vinegar prevents fat accumulation, since it reduces the body’s ability to turn pasta, rice and starchy foods into calories and it also reduces appetite, because it contains pectin- an ingredient that makes your brain feel satisfied. So, if you feel hungry before going to bed, drinking a sip of vinegar can stop your cravings.
Whenever you have a hiccup, just drink a sip of apple cider vinegar and the bitter taste will activate your nerves in order to stop the hiccup.
- Treatment for sore throat
If you are having issues with a sore throat, apple cider vinegar is the right choice for you. The acidic environment which is created by the apple cider vinegar, hinders the bacteria from developing and it eventually heals your sore throat.
- Stuffy nose relief
If you are experiencing allergies all you need as some apple cider vinegar which can clear the mucus from your sinuses with the help of the vitamins B1, B2, A and E as well as potassium and magnesium.
- Acid reflux treatment
If don’t have enough stomach acid, then acid reflux happens. This means, that the small amount which is still left in the stomach has to go around to do its job and at a certain moment the acid ends up in your esophagus. By drinking apple cider vinegar, you will reduce the need for the sloshing. All you need to do is drink a tablespoon of vinegar and a glass of water before you go to bed.
- Reduced sleeping associated with leg cramps
If sharp leg pain is keeping you up at night it is most likely that you are lacking potassium, so all you need to do in this case is drink 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar mixed with a glass of water, before you go to bed and you will feel how the leg cramps reducing.
- Low blood-sugar levels
Another common reason for insomnia is high blood-sugar levels. When this happens, your body cannot go into the fat metabolism stage which is necessary for it to fall asleep.
Drinking apple cider vinegar will lower the sugar level in your blood. So, if you drink 2 teaspoons of this “magic” potion before going to bed, you will not have insomnia problems anymore.
- Treatment for bed breath
If you are waking up with a bed breath problem, then you most probably have an abundance of bacteria in your mouth which needs to be removed and you can do this by drinking apple cider vinegar which will kill the bacteria and it will keep your mouth fresh during sleep and the next morning.
- Reduced stomach pain
If you’ve ever tried to fall asleep with a stomach pain, then you know the struggles of doing that. Mix 1 cup of warm water and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and drink it before going to bed, so your cramping disappears and you’ll finally be able to fall asleep.
- Problems with Indigestion
Insomnia and indigestion sometimes go hand in hand. By drinking apple cider vinegar, you’ll be able to eliminate the nausea and bloating. Only one spoon of apple cider vinegar, mixed in a glass of warm water will do the trick if you drink it before going to bed.