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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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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 raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

Is raw apple cider vinegar good to fight toenail fungus?

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 more

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Apple cider vinegar kill lice?

Apple cider vinegar kill lice?

Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair ; massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular ; you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more

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Should apple cider vinegarbe mixed with juice ?

Should apple cider vinegarbe mixed with juice ?

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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What's good for a sore throat? I have apple cider vinegar, organic honey, salt, chamomile tea, eggs & rum.

What's good for a sore throat? I have apple cider vinegar, organic honey, salt, chamomile tea, eggs & rum.

Honey and Tea: If you have honey at home, you might want to try mixing honey and fresh lemon juice in some warm water and sip. Alcohol should be avoided since it is dehydrating. While there is certainly nothing wrong with chamomile tea, peppermint or licorice tea may be more comforting. Apple cider vinegar may well be irritate the throat unless diluted significantly. ...Read more

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Which has more acid, orange juice or apple cider vinegar?

Which has more acid, orange juice or apple cider vinegar?

Orange Juice: App;e cider vineger contains weak acid called Acetic Acid about 4to6% orange juice contains citric acid which is stronger acid.Orange juicehas ph of around 3.5. ...Read more

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Is Bragg' apple cider vinegar safe during pregnancy? It's unpasteurized.

Is Bragg' apple cider vinegar safe during pregnancy? It's unpasteurized.

No: 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

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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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Can apple cider vinegar kill Morgellons?

NO: I've had several patients who have tried that option without success. ...Read more

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Does apple vinegar and coconut oil kill lice?

Does apple vinegar and coconut oil kill lice?

Yes: This web site says yes to vinegar.http://www.wikihow.com/treat-head-lice-with-vinegar and this says yes coconut oil works as well.http://www.hybridrastamama.com/2012/09/coconut-oil-and-head-lice.html great question. ...Read more

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Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

No: I imagine that you saw through this screwy claim. I suspect it's a cruel prank. Manage your cardiac risk profile by lifestyle and perhaps medication; especially, don't hesitate to get into serious aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinager help dimples in fat?

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

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Does apple cider vinegar irritate your throat?

Does apple cider vinegar irritate your throat?

Doubtful: It is actually part of an old folk remedy for sore throat. It reportedly did away with strep throat (but i would not accept that at face value.) however, it can really damage your teeth. So insure that you rinse well with water. Are you having burning or pain from apple cider vinegar? If so, aloe vera juice ingested a couple times per day can help. ...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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Can apple cider vinegar CAUSE frozen shoulder?

Can apple cider vinegar CAUSE frozen shoulder?

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 more

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One apple daily, is it good?

One apple daily, is it good?

Yes: Apples provide dietary fiber and many important nutrients that support good health. This along with a balanced diet can be beneficial. ...Read more

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