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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Nonstop: Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is the stiffness and limited range of motion of a shoulder as a result of immobilization. Treatment includes range of motion exercises and possible steroid injections. Intake of vinegar has no causal effect nor efficacy in resolving the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Both food groups are acidic in mature. ...Read more
More palatable: Apple cider vinegar seems to have entered the rhetoric of naturopathic medicine and organic enthusiasts. It is a source of calories and a minor adjust to the acid-base balance of the body, but has no independent health effects. If you feel you must drink it, mixing with juice might make it more tasty. ...Read more
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It is not safe during pregnancy or non-pregnant state. Pasteurization in no way impairs the nutritional content of apple cider but prevents infections with organisms like E coli.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
A little butter and homemade reduced sugar blueberry jam with a glass of ovaltine milk, is this healthy?
Evidence: It's hard to say if things like cider vinegar help for cellulite because no one has invested the time and money to study them properly. There might be anecdotal evidence, but no good reproducible studies showing they work. At the very least , rubbing some apple cider vinegar on your legs won't hurt you, and it's not expensive like some other cellulite "cures". So no harm in trying. ...Read more
Not bad.: The vinegar is an acid, which most opportunistic fungus and bacteria don't like to live in! the issue is that it often can't penetrate the nail enough to get to all of the fungus. There are oral medicines and a couple topical solutions that are fda approved for this condition. See a podiatrist for all the options that may be best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?
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
Whoa: If you have an elevated sgpt, you need to discover the cause. I'm going to assume it's not just heavy exercise. You'll get a decent workup for hepatitis b and c, medication effect (repeat off alcohol and all nonessential meds -- ibuprofen's notorious), hemochromatosis, wilson's, and a few others. If still up, your best move is heavy-duty fitness activities rather than hokey "magic food" remedies. ...Read more