Week 5 – Tuesday’s 2 Minute Sip: The Benefits of Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar
Produced & Written By: Jarel McRae, Intern – Kennesaw State University
Water is good for you, we all know that. It is a vital component of our bodies because we are comprised of 80% water. Water controls most of our everyday bodily functions from transporting essential nutrients and oxygen to helping with digesting food. It’s our source of survival. And to make it better add honey and Apple cider vinegar to your cup of warm water. They can increase your health and even prevent disease.
Apple cider vinegar is known as the father of modern medicine. It has been used as a healing elixir since 400 BC. Founder of Cocktail Chronicles, Je’ Wesley uses the following recipe that he contributes to his 35 pounds weight loss, as follow: 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 2 teaspoons of honey, 1/2 cup of warm water, and fresh squeezed lemon.
Apple cider vinegar has been proven to lower blood sugar levels. If you take two tablespoons before bed, you’re likely to see your blood sugar levels decrease by 4-6%.
Consuming Apple cider vinegar helps with weight loss by allowing you to feel more full. The acetic acid found in Apple cider vinegar can slow fat accumulation.
Apple vinegar is also a great detox for your body. It helps promote circulation and detoxify your liver, as well as helps break up mucus in the body and clearing the lymph nodes
There’s so much more that Apple cider vinegar can do such as whiten teeth, help prevent sore throats, is an energy booster and also a digestive aid.