Why you should incorporate Apple Cider Vinegar in your diet

Celery juice, chlorophyll water, superfood smoothies— every few months there appears a new health fad that promises clearer skin, weight loss, and better energy levels (!). Shortly after these fads have run their course, the boasted benefits are typically debunked and such the process continues in finding the next savior to the health world. However, one health fad has stuck around long enough to actually make a permanent spot in many daily routines. You don’t have to be a fitness or health junkie to have heard about the benefits of apple cider vinegar. Using vinegar for a variety of uses, including skincare, antibacterial, and first-aid, has been a common practice for centuries. The fermented apple juice is loaded with prebiotics, probiotics, vitamins, and healthy acidity that actually deliver on its beneficiary promises. 

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Apple cider vinegar has been scientifically theorized to help lower blood sugar and manage diabetes. Additionally, it has been known to help reduce sugar cravings and increase feelings of fullness, which can aid in weight loss. Its antibacterial properties have been said to help clear skin as well as support gut health. Full of B-vitamins, polyphenols, prebiotics, and probiotics, incorporating apple cider vinegar into your diet may become your new favorite health fad that doesn’t go out of style. 

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Ready to try it? You can incorporate apple cider vinegar into your diet in a multitude of delicious recipes.  

ACV water or tea 

Mix just one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar into a glass of water with lemon in the morning for an energy boost! 

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Salad dressings 

Combining ACV with dijon mustard, olive oil, garlic, and other yummy flavors for a healthy and delicious salad dressing. 

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Sour Lemon Beverages 

Can’t stomach the taste of ACV alone? These Sourlemon Beverages make drinking apple cider vinegar a treat! The flavored ACV drinks are free of all artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners, so you can get your daily dose of apple cider vinegar with zero guilt! 

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Have you experienced benefits from apple cider vinegar? Eager to try more superfoods? Read about some of our favorites and how to incorporate them into your diet here.