Apple Cider Vinegar: Why Every Lankan Girl Should Have A Spoonful Everyday - Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka

Apple Cider Vinegar: Why Every Lankan Girl Should Have A Spoonful Everyday

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Helps with bloating and digestion

Scarfing down a meal in a hurry, overeating, or consuming lots of artificially sweetened foods can cause your stomach to bloat leaving you with that extremely uncomfortable feeling. Apple Cider Vinegar is right there to help you soothe that bloated feeling. Taking a small amount of ACV before meals will help you digest all the food properly and with no trouble at all.

Lowers cholesterol and improves heart health

Several studies show that consuming apple cider can help in lowering your cholesterol levels and helps in controlling your blood pressure which is a major factor contributing to heart diseases. Start your day off with a table spoon of ACV to keep your body in check.

Weight loss

The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar targets your body fat indirectly; it increases your ‘fat metabolism’ which allows your body to use fat as a form energy rather than storing it. A bit of ACV before you hit the gym will keep your body ready for the workout.

 How to drink Apple Cider Vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar does not have the most pleasant smell and let’s face it, not the best taste either, but incorporating it into your day is easy.

Mix 1 table spoon (or 2 if you’re feeling adventurous) of ACV into a glass of orange juice or even a glass water and drink it in the morning, this will help with any bloating, digestion throughout the day and blood pressure, cholesterol, heart health in the long run.

Make sure to note that Apple Cider Vinegar in it’s pure form is acidic, so never drink it on its own as it will burn down your throat and can effect your tooth enamel if taken by itself.

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