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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar a form of alcoholic drink?

Is apple cider vinegar a form of alcoholic drink?

No: alcohol is metabolized into acetic acid, which is vinegar (which comes from French vin aigre - sour wine). There is no significant amount of alcohol left in vinegar - there may be a fraction of a percent, but not enough to be clinically detected or get anybody intoxicated. This is assuming it is store-bought, where testing is supposed to be carried out. If its home-made, there may be some alcohol ...Read more

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Can I drink the apple cider vinegar while taking an antibiotic?

Can I drink the apple cider vinegar while taking an antibiotic?

No problem: Almost all foods and drink are OK on antibiotics, including alcohol in moderation. Certainly vinegar of any kind isn't a problem. There are a few antibiotics that should be taken 1-2 hours before or after antacids and dairy products, but that's about it. ...Read more

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Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for strengthening your immune system?

Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for strengthening your immune system?

No: That's silly stuff. The fact that it's promoted for everything should tell you that this is intended to mislead good, simple people. The one evidence-based, consistent finding in strengthening immune responses (tested by responses to antigen challenges) is heavy-duty aerobic exercise. If you're interested in this stuff, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community. ...Read more

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How do u drink apple cider vinegar to help clean the kidneys or is it even true?

How do u drink apple cider vinegar to help clean the kidneys or is it even true?

Urban myth...: ...or you could call it an old wives' tale. Drinking cider or any other vinegar, or any acid, won't do anything to "clean the kidneys" or otherwise help your health. If you like the taste, feel free (in moderation). Otherwise find a drink that tastes better! ...Read more

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Will drinking apple cider vinegar with pure honey every night make you lose weight?

Will drinking apple cider vinegar with pure honey every night make you lose weight?

No.: The secret to weight loss is simple. Diet and exercise. Moderate your calorie intake with a sensible balanced diet and burn more calories than you take in. If you are very overweight or have medical problems, discuss starting an exercise routine with your physician before starting. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? ( mixed with water ) Thanks

Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? ( mixed with water )
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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. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

Apple cider vinegar: mixed w/water can be used to help reflux symptoms. Beyond that it does not need to be used daily. Be sure to purchase apple cider vinegar "with the mother." This means that it is not strained to make it look clear but contains the fiber and its nutrition as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux an I keep getting told to drink raw apple cider vinegar? Will that help?

I have acid reflux an I keep getting told to drink raw apple cider vinegar? Will that help?

DGL: DGL is licorice w/an enzyme removed which could raise BP if taken over a long period of time. DGL is used as a natural replacement for acid blockers. It coats the stomach and esophagus. Peace and good health. If you are on an acid blocker and switch (ask doc first) you may have a rebound effect for a while. Apple cider vinegar 9get it "w/the mother" is also used. Put it in a little water. ...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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Is apple cider vinegar good to drink when you're on a diet?

Is apple cider vinegar good to drink when you're on a diet?

Cider vinegar: I have never found drinking vinegar good to drink. But that is because I prefer a good wine. ...Read more

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How much apple cider vinegar should one drink to lose weight?

How much apple cider vinegar should one drink to lose weight?

None: There is not evidence that consuming vinegar of any kind will help with weight loss. Weight loss comes from taking in fewer calories than burn every day. Over time, weight loss will occur. Stay hydrated - the body won't burn fat if you're dehydrated. ...Read more

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Are there any Harmful effects of drinking too much apple cider vinegar?

Are there any Harmful effects of drinking too much apple cider vinegar?

Too much of anything: There are harmful effects of too much of anything! Even drinking too much water can kill you. And anything that helps can also cause harm. That said, apple cider vinegar is fairly safe but should always be diluted. It appears to be wise to limit consumption to 2 tbsp per day. See https://authoritynutrition.com/apple-cider-vinegar-side-effects/ ...Read more

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At what age is suitable for drinking apple cider vinegar dissolved in water?

At what age is suitable for drinking apple cider vinegar dissolved in water?

Information: Late teens in to adulthood. Remember vinegar is acetic acid. Acids whojld not be given to children even if dilute unless directed by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I'm a 30 year old man. What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

I'm a 30 year old man.  What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more