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11 Reasons Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Works

Reader's Digest Logo By Tina Donvito of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 11: <p>There are more than <a href='https://www.rd.com/health/diet-weight-loss/lose-weight-without-exercise'>50 ways to lose weight without a lick of exercise</a>—and one may be adding apple cider vinegar (ACV) to your diet. How? An apple cider vinegar weight-loss plan affects how blood sugar is regulated, according to a <a href='https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20068289'>study</a> by Carol Johnston, PhD, at Arizona State University. 'Her research provides evidence that drinking vinegar before eating actually led to a decrease in change of blood glucose post meals,' says Tanya Zuckerbrot MS, RD, New York City-based registered dietitian, best-selling author, and founder of <a href='https://ffactor.com/'>The F-Factor Diet</a>. 'Drinking apple cider vinegar before a carbohydrate-filled meal can reduce blood sugar spikes that would usually occur after eating.'</p>

Apple cider vinegar helps to control blood sugar

This isn't like some ad in the back of a magazine that makes promises it can't keep. Scientific studies show that apple cider vinegar may have wonderful health properties that can help you slim down. Here's how.

There are more than 50 ways to lose weight without a lick of exercise—and one may be adding apple cider vinegar (ACV) to your diet. How? An apple cider vinegar weight-loss plan affects how blood sugar is regulated, according to a study by Carol Johnston, PhD, at Arizona State University. 'Her research provides evidence that drinking vinegar before eating actually led to a decrease in change of blood glucose post meals,' says Tanya Zuckerbrot MS, RD, New York City-based registered dietitian, best-selling author, and founder of The F-Factor Diet. 'Drinking apple cider vinegar before a carbohydrate-filled meal can reduce blood sugar spikes that would usually occur after eating.'

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