45 benefits and uses of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is all the rage. And for good reason! Ingested or applied topically, it is one of the best organic ingredients available. Not only is it a flavorful vinegar to use in homemade salad dressings and other classic recipes, it has a long history of medicinal use. "Hippocrates, the father of medicine, thought of it as a powerful elixir and a naturally occurring antibiotic and antiseptic that fights germs. Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks used it," wrote Jonny Bowden in The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth.
Continue reading to learn the many benefits of apple cider vinegar from Mamavision and David Wolfe.
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1. Lower blood sugar levels
2. Prevent diabetes
3. Lose weight
4. Slow fat accumulation
5. Suppress appetite
6. Increase metabolism
7. Reduce water retention
8. Improve nutrient absorption
9. Promote healthy cholesterol
10. Protect against arterial damage
11. Increase circulation
12. Detox the liver
13. Remove toxins from the body
14. Break-up mucus in the body
15 Clear lymph nodes
16. Clear sinuses
17. Prevent sinus infection
18. Treat common cold
19. Heal respiratory ailments
20. Relieve a sore throat
21. Suppress a cough
22. Aid digestion
23. Settle an upset stomach
24. Reduce risk of acid reflux
25. Relieve heartburn
26. Decrease intestinal spasms
27. Relieve itch from a bug bite or poison ivy
28. Heal a sunburn
29. Remove a wart
30. Boost energy naturally
31. Fight fatigue
32. Increase workout performance
33. Reduce the risk of sore muscles
34. Soften and shine hair naturally
35. Remove hair product build-up
36. Treat dandruff
37. Squash hair lice
38. Works wonders as a facial toner
39. Clear acne
40. Effective as a deodorant
41. Fade bruises
42. Whiten teeth
43. Promote oral health
44. Prevent bad breath
45. Treat smelly feet
For the best way to reap all these great benefits, follow the below tips on how to drink (and enjoy!) apple cider vinegar.
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