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What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Leffler of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 7: Apple cider vinegar, or ACV for short, is a type of vinegar made from fermented apples. People use this adaptable elixir in numerous ways, from drinking it as a shot to washing veggies to using it as a natural household cleaning solution. ACV has risen in popularity most recently not because it makes your berries sparkle, but because of its notable health benefits. These big benefits are why ACV is used in various cures and remedies."There are several proposed benefits of apple cider vinegar, such as improving digestive issues, increasing healthy gut bacteria, promoting weight loss, and controlling blood sugar," registered dietitian Melissa Mitri, MS, RDN, Owner of Melissa Mitri Nutrition LLC tells us. While we'll review the evidence that supports these claims, Mitri urges you to take the benefits of ACV with a grain of salt: "So far the research done [on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar] is from small studies. More research is needed to prove these benefits are directly from the ACV itself or if there are other diet habits playing a role."Read on to learn what happens to your body when you drink apple cider vinegar every day. And if the benefits intrigue you, Mitri has a recommendation:"If you choose to try apple cider vinegar, it's recommended to do so in moderation. Drink up to 1-2 tablespoons of a high-quality, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar, like Bragg, per day. Or, take your ACV in the form of a high-quality daily supplement such as Vitafusion's Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Vitamins," Mitri says.And when you're done here check out how to fight back against inflammation using the 30 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods!

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar, or ACV for short, is a type of vinegar made from fermented apples. People use this adaptable elixir in numerous ways, from drinking it as a shot to washing veggies to using it as a natural household cleaning solution. ACV has risen in popularity most recently not because it makes your berries sparkle, but because of its notable health benefits. These big benefits are why ACV is used in various cures and remedies.

"There are several proposed benefits of apple cider vinegar, such as improving digestive issues, increasing healthy gut bacteria, promoting weight loss, and controlling blood sugar," registered dietitian Melissa Mitri, MS, RDN, Owner of Melissa Mitri Nutrition LLC tells us. While we'll review the evidence that supports these claims, Mitri urges you to take the benefits of ACV with a grain of salt: "So far the research done [on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar] is from small studies. More research is needed to prove these benefits are directly from the ACV itself or if there are other diet habits playing a role."

Read on to learn what happens to your body when you drink apple cider vinegar every day. And if the benefits intrigue you, Mitri has a recommendation:

"If you choose to try apple cider vinegar, it's recommended to do so in moderation. Drink up to 1-2 tablespoons of a high-quality, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar, like Bragg, per day. Or, take your ACV in the form of a high-quality daily supplement such as Vitafusion's Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Vitamins," Mitri says.

And when you're done here check out how to fight back against inflammation using the 30 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods!

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