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is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? ( mixed with water ) thanks

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Neither: If you are otherwise healthy -- in particular, if your kidneys are working normally -- this will neither help nor harm your health in any way. Assuming, of course, that you're not drinking liters of the stuff. Too much acid (which is what this is) or anything else can be harmful.
Answered on Aug 24, 2018
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