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I am 10 weeks pregnant and was wondering if it was okay to drink apple cider vinegar. ?

I am 10 weeks pregnant and was wondering if it was okay to drink apple cider vinegar. ?

Apple cider: There is no compelling evidence that it is harmful to drink during pregnancy, but this is made by fermenting apples which turns into alcohol first and then into acetic acid. Use your own judgement before drinking this cider ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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I am four months pregnant and wanted to know if it is okay to drink Apple cider vinegar? I am having some nasal congestion and I have heard it is good

I am four months pregnant and wanted to know if it is okay to drink Apple cider vinegar? I am having some nasal congestion and I have heard it is good

Nasal congestion : Given that you are pregnant, I would advise against trying any home remedies without first discussing with your doctor. Remember that what you ingest also affects your baby. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink small amounts of unpasteurized apple cider vinegar during pregnancy?

Is it ok to drink small amounts of unpasteurized apple cider vinegar during pregnancy?

Maybe not: There may be concerns regarding harmful bacteria of unpasteurized foods and safety for pregnant women. Food-borne illnesses can be carried in unpasteurized juices. It's possible the acetic acid in vinegar may protect against this but there is little evidence for this. So why take a chance! ...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

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Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

Will drinking apple cider vinegar make my vagina taste different?

No: If you believe all you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...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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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 ?

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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