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11 Things that Can Happen When You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

Reader's Digest Logo By Meghan Jones of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 11: A big reason people are hesitant to try apple cider vinegar (ACV) is the taste. But not only can you mask the taste by mixing it into something else, you absolutely should: Drinking the acidic stuff straight could damage your esophagus. Dilute the vinegar in a glass of water and honey to protect your throat and your taste buds.If the flavor is still too much for you, give it time: Jenny Sugar of PopSugar was reluctant to start downing ACV, thinking 'drinking it every day would be a chore.' But as she became more used to the flavor, she 'started to look forward to it.' Likewise, Rebecca Lee, RN, a New York City nurse and founder of RemediesForMe.com, discovered that she quickly grew so accustomed to the flavor that she increased her dosage. 'To get myself started, I initially diluted a large glass of water with one small teaspoon of apple cider vinegar,' she told RD.com. 'As I got used to it, I increased the amount of vinegar to two teaspoons. After a few months, I was up to two tablespoons.'

The flavor could grow on you

A big reason people are hesitant to try apple cider vinegar (ACV) is the taste. But not only can you mask the taste by mixing it into something else, you absolutely should: Drinking the acidic stuff straight could damage your esophagus. Dilute the vinegar in a glass of water and honey to protect your throat and your taste buds.If the flavor is still too much for you, give it time: Jenny Sugar of PopSugar was reluctant to start downing ACV, thinking 'drinking it every day would be a chore.' But as she became more used to the flavor, she 'started to look forward to it.' Likewise, Rebecca Lee, RN, a New York City nurse and founder of RemediesForMe.com, discovered that she quickly grew so accustomed to the flavor that she increased her dosage. 'To get myself started, I initially diluted a large glass of water with one small teaspoon of apple cider vinegar,' she told RD.com. 'As I got used to it, I increased the amount of vinegar to two teaspoons. After a few months, I was up to two tablespoons.'
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