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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Health Benefits

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What health benefits are associated with apple cider vineger?

What health benefits are associated with apple cider vineger?

Apple cider vineger: Health claims include lowering blood pressure, reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation, weight loss, relief from allergies, treat acute migrains and improve arthritis. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar: http://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/

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Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Not entirely but...: Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues. Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Gout: can be helped with drinking fluids to flush out uric acid to reduce symptoms. I have no direct knowledge of using Apple cider vinegar as a benefit, however, I have hard that cherry juice may help reduce symptoms. Best to ask your doctor if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Is unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your digestive system?

Is unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your digestive system?

No.: There are no good studies to indicate any positive effects on the digestive tract from apple cider vinegar. You're better off trying to focus on eating a healthy diet with a lot of fiber. Good luck. ...Read more

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Health benefits of blueberry muffins?

Health benefits of blueberry muffins?

The blueberries.: The healthiest part of a blueberry muffin would be the blueberries therein. Muffins by definition are not healthy, and making a muffin with blueberries or bran or apples won't magically make the muffin a healthy food. Tasty, yes, but not healthy. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar help gerd?

Does apple cider vinegar help gerd?

No studies : Never been proven in a study but some people swear by it. Doesn't hurt to try. Remember to buy apple cider vinegar with mother(mother is the yeast that ferments the apple cider). One to two tablespoons per full glass of water 2x/day. ...Read more

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Does drinking juice have health benefits?

Does drinking juice have health benefits?

Juice: Drinking freshly extracted juices can release enzymes that are healthful. Juices can contain vitamins and minerals. However - be aware that many juices have added sugar. Most often fiber has been removed from these juices. Diabetics may have difficulty tolerating sugary juices. ...Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Probably not: If you believed everything you read about apple cider vinegar, which supposedly is good for everything, you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar acidic good for anemic person?

Is apple cider vinegar acidic good for anemic person?

Mild acids help: Acid is a requirement for absorption of iron in the duodenum where the majority is absorbed. Mild acids are well known to augment iron absorption, most notable Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c). New treatments for gastric and duodenal ulcers, such as the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole, can inhibit iron intake and make you anemic. Apple cider vinegar might help if one has iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more

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Can a hypothyroid person safety use apple cider vinegar?

Can a hypothyroid person safety use apple cider vinegar?

Yes: There is no biochemical pathway for apple cider vinegar to interfere with any of the replacement meds. However, there is some anecdotal, albeit unproven data that apple cider vinegar helps with some of the digestive issues of hypothyroidism and helps with weight gain. The scientific data for this is sketchy though, and view with caution. But yes, you can ingest it safely. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar affect my tooth patch? I'm drinking the Bragg's apple cider vinegar.

Can apple cider vinegar affect my tooth patch? I'm drinking the Bragg's apple cider vinegar.

Risks: Some people use a couple of teaspoons in other liquids such as juices as a reported way to control weight and improve their mood. Even if this were the case, which I personally question, with continued use, you run the risk of having the acids wear away your tooth enamel. It's a risk I personally would not take. Is it one that you want to? There are better tried and true methods. ...Read more

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I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar help with ibs?

Apple cider vinegar help with ibs?

No Scintific evidenc: There is no scientific evidence to support that it helps patients with ibs.But some claim it works for their symptoms, may be placebo effect. ...Read more