Apple cider vinegar can be found in everyone’s pantry. It is a versatile addition for some of your cuisine, start from homemade pickles, salad dressing, and marinades. In other cases, apple cider vinegar can be used to cure some ailments such as flu and warts. Some experts say that there are also some other health benefits you can get by adding this liquid to your everyday food. However, this is not fully proyen yet.
Can We Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss?
A study was done in Japan to answer this question. In that study, there were 175 obese but healthy people who took either water or vinegar for 12 weeks. And all have similar diets and track their progress on journal. At the end of the study, it was reported that those taking vinegar had lost a little more weight, with the average of 1 to 2 pounds within 3 months. After the study is over, they gained the weight back. The study suggested that certain genes which involve in breaking down fats are turned on with the use of vinegar.
Vinegar can be used for weight loss management but the result will not be quick. Exercise and practice portion control are still needed if you want to lose your weight.
Does Apple Cider Vinegar Affect Blood Sugar?
Apple cider vinegar diet has been explained to benefit in weight loss program. But what else it gives toward your health? Another study shows that apple cider vinegar has positive effects on blood sugar. Though not 100%, it can block some of the starch digestion. However, it is still good to prevent the digestion of starch so that the blood sugar will not rise.