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Apple cider vinegar at night

Apple cider vinegar at night

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Definition

Apple cider vinegar is a drink rich in acetic acid and is known for its antioxidant properties, among other benefits. It is extracted from the fermentation of the apple after it has undergone a preparation process.

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Possible Benefits

  • Helps regulating the digestive process 
  • Helps to treat constipation 
  • Reduces glucose levels 
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Required Equipment

Apple cider vinegar

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How to Do It

Drink 1 or 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar dissolved in a glass of water after dinner.

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Why it works

  • Given its high content of acetic acid, apple cider vinegar helps to regulate the intestinal pH and promote the growth of intestinal bacteria beneficial to the digestive process. 
  • It can also help prevent excessive fat deposition, which may involve other health risks. 
  • It lowers triglyceride levels.
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Time Commitment

1 minute

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Suggested Frequency

Daily

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Suggested Time of Day

Evening, after dinner.

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Side Effects

If vinegar is not diluted with water before consumption, it can cause damage to tooth enamel. 

It can cause low levels of potassium, so it should not be consumed in excess of the recommended amount. 

People with diabetes should be especially careful with apple cider vinegar, since it alters insulin levels.

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Notes

  • Although it has been commented that the apple cider vinegar helps to lose weight, the scientific evidence is still controversial, so there is no total certainty of its effects in this regard. [1]
  • Remember to always dilute the apple cider vinegar when you consume it, otherwise you could suffer negative consequences in your digestive process.
  • People who suffer from gastrointestinal symptoms, such as constipation, can greatly benefit from the consumption of apple cider vinegar. 
  • Tim Ferris drinks apple cider vinegar with water and honey at night to help him sleep
  • Drink it through a straw to prevent tooth enamel damage
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Supporting Studies and Articles

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  1. Apple cider vinegar diet: Does it really work?. https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/apple-cider-vinegar-diet-does-it-really-work-2018042513703
  2. Vinegar: Medicinal Uses and Antiglycemic Effect. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/
  3. Apple Cider Vinegar Attenuates Oxidative Stress and Reduces the Risk of Obesity in High-Fat-Fed Male Wistar Rats. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29091513
  4. Supplementation of dietary apple cider vinegar as an organic acidifier on the growth performance, digestive enzymes and mucosal immunity of green terror (Andinoacara rivulatus). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/are.14364
  5. Beneficial effects of Apple Cider Vinegar on weight management, Visceral Adiposity Index and lipid profile in overweight or obese subjects receiving restricted calorie diet: A randomized clinical trial. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1756464618300483
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