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The Unexpected Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar


What happens when you start taking Apple Cider Vinegar every day, and why would you want to drink Apple Cider Vinegar? Read on to discover the answer to all these questions and more. In this article, we’ll outline just some of the surprising benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. And if drinking vinegar doesn’t sound like your kind of thing, fret not. Our delicious tangy but sour Berry Gut Health Shot contains a daily dose of Apple Cider Vinegar mixed with delicious organic fruit, including sweet raspberries, zingy lime, fruity pomegranate and naturally sweet apple juice. It’s sweet and sour, but still packs an Apple Cider Vinegar punch. 

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Promotes healthy gut bacteria

Your overall gut microbiome is important for good health. Apple Cider Vinegar is made by fermenting apples – Apple Cider Vinegar contains a probiotic blend of bacteria and yeast – making it a probiotic food. According to research in The British Medical Journal, probiotics are live bacteria that, when taken in adequate amounts, are beneficial to human health, and good gut bacteria is essential to health. Apple Cider Vinegar contains good bacteria that could help support your gut microbiome. It’s also a rich source of polyphenols which help support your “good” gut bacteria and contain antioxidants. 

  • May improve digestion

Many people report drinking Apple Cider Vinegar first thing in the morning helps with their bloating. Although there is lots of anecdotal evidence, there have been limited research studies to support the theory. Ingesting diluted Apple Cider Vinegar will temporarily increase stomach acidity, which could help to break down food and reduce bloating. It’s important the Apple Cider Vinegar is diluted before you drink it, so it’s not harmful. One to two spoonfuls diluted in water should be adequate if you decide to give it a try. 

  • Lowers cholesterol

Apple Cider Vinegar has been shown to reduce total cholesterol in small studies involving humans. Two small studies, including one from the  Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, showed that total cholesterol (TC) levels significantly decreased with the consumption of Apple Cider Vinegar in comparison to the control group. 

  • Apple Cider Vinegar for weight loss

Apple Cider Vinegar  may help you feel more satiated and can increase weight loss. Perhaps surprisingly, Apple Cider Vinegar has been shown in studies of humans to aid weight loss, it also helps people to feel fuller, according to studies conducted in Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry at Lund University, Sweden and a further study from the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Technology at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. The study showed that apple cider vinegar significantly reduced body weight, BMI, Hip circumference, and appetite. 


You should always check with your GP before consuming Apple Cider Vinegar, but diluted it should be safe for most people in small quantities as part of a daily health routine. It is not safe for anyone with oesophageal issues

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