An Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse Gave Me Abs…and an Awful Stomach Ache

“While there isn’t a huge body of research to suggest ACV is a miracle health cure, the testimonials and reviews you’ll find online can be compelling. Trying an apple cider vinegar detox is likely safe for most people.”

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The reported benefits of apple cider vinegar range from helping you lose weight, protecting your heart, preventing cancer, and even banishing bad breath. So when I saw a fitness influencer attribute an ACV cleanse to her killer abs, I broke the one diet rule I’ve always kept and tried a fad diet prescribed on social media.

My Pursuit for a Six-Pack

I always thought that diets shared by fitness influencers on Instagram tend to come across as shady and inauthentic, but when my by BFF sent me the Instagram post below, I forgot all about that skepticism. The post talked about a cleanse to eliminate bloat, help digestion issues, and get those much-coveted obliques. I was game.

Read more: https://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/i-tried-apple-cider-vinegar-cleanse-abs-stomach-ache

 

30 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

 

“While there are a wide range of apple cider vinegar uses, it shouldn’t be viewed as a quick fix or cure when it comes to your health. Instead, it should be paired with a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle to really see results.”

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What is Apple Cider Vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar with mother is fermented juice from crushed apples and a popular ingredient in many detoxing and cleansing recipes, especially since it contains many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Some nutrients in apple cider vinegar include acetic and folic acids, and minerals, such as potassium, iron and magnesium. Apple cider vinegar also contains polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants. There are many home remedy and historical apple cider vinegar uses, ranging from comforting a sore throat to supporting skin and hair health. Additionally, apple cider vinegar has been linked to studies that show it may have benefits for weigh management, blood sugar health and heart health.

Read more: https://www.swansonvitamins.com/blog/lindsey/apple-cider-vinegar-uses?utm_source=feedburner