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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Is drinking apple cider vinegar good for health or harmful? ( mixed with water ) Thanks

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Drinking vinegar is: Not the solution. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Dr. Maureen Mays
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How much apple cider vinegar should one drink to lose weight?

Dr. Maureen Mays
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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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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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If I wanted to drink 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar daily with water, would I be putting myself up for any risks? How much is max if wanted?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Apple cider vinegar: Nothing I would like to drink but I can't see it doing you any harm (or good). Can you please let me know how you came to like this. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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I have been drinking apple cider vinegar to help with my GERD. It seems to help but what can I mix it with for taste and how much do I need to take ?

Dr. Bernard Seif
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I have been drinking apple cider vinegar to help with my GERD. It seems to help but what can I mix it with for taste and how much do I need to take ?

Your doc can give: You something for it after he/she diagnoses it. You can also use dgl, available in the health food store. These capsules are licorice w/out an enzyme that raises blood pressure. They coat the lining of esophagus. Peace and good health. Apple cider vinegar is fine bt please make sure you use the "with the mother" on the label (peelings). Dilute w/water. Peace and good health.. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

Dr. Randy Baker
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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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Denis Winder
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At what age is suitable for drinking apple cider vinegar dissolved in water?

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

Dr. Randy Baker
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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

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? and if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? and if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Marketing, Marketing: Likely best way: consume none. Apples, like all fruits, have lots of carbs & carbs are most readily converted by liver into triglyceride fats & stored as body fat. Fats least prone to be stored as body fat. Study: http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://goo.gl/cypKOp, http://goo.gl/RLsgxn, http://nusi.org, http://goo.gl/dhux4V, http://goo.gl/aRhOU2, & my answers. ...Read more

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