Discover the benefits of apple cider vinegar and honey.
Apple cider vinegar is an acidic and abrasive liquid that, despite various benefits being attributed to it, should not be consumed in large quantities because it harms health.
According to popular beliefs, the mixture of apple cider vinegar with honey could contribute to health, since both ingredients would stimulate digestive functions, helping to speed up metabolism and promote weight loss, without interfering with the assimilation of nutrients when eating.
Hoping to gain these benefits and prevent disease, some people consume a tablespoon of this mixture daily. At the first hour of the morning. Instead, others take advantage of it in the middle of the morning, after breakfast, or during their training session at the gym.
The question is: does this remedy work? Could you keep what you promise? What substances in vinegar and honey would be responsible for providing benefits?
Next, we will delve into these details to clarify the doubts.
The combination of apple cider vinegar and honey is a popular remedy that has been attributed, above all, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. As we mentioned before, it can be prepared in various ways (as a syrup or drink) and everyone consumes the amount they consider necessary (or is recommended).
It is believed that when it is prepared with organic honey and apple cider vinegar, the health benefits are multiplied, since there would be no added ingredients, such as sugars and preservatives.
Despite what is popularly believed and affirmed, there is no scientific evidence indicating that the combination of apple cider vinegar and honey is especially positive for health or that it provides any specific benefit. However, those who have tried it say that it is beneficial.
The dermatological use of apple cider vinegar is under discussion. The ideal is to carry out a test before its full use.
•It would help treat joint pain.
•Helps reduce abdominal inflammation.
•It would be a stomach tonic that would help reduce pain and heartburn.
•It would improve digestion, and bowel movement, and combat constipation.
•It would be good to relieve a sore throat and some related symptoms.
•It would improve skin health and combat the action of free radicals.
•It would help eliminate bad breath and contribute to oral health.
•It would help control cholesterol levels in the blood, contributing at the same time to preventing and improving hypertension.
Nowadays, people maintain a frenetic pace of life and constant stress, which sooner or later ends up affecting their health.
To maintain a good level of energy, and prevent chronic fatigue and other discomforts, it is believed that by preparing and consuming an energy drink containing apple cider vinegar and honey, the day could be completed without problems.
According to popular beliefs, it would be advisable to drink this drink in the morning before starting any activity. Before or after breakfast.
•1 glass of warm water (250 ml)
•Bee honey (1 teaspoon)
•Apple cider vinegar (5 ml)
•Put the water in a cup and heat in the microwave for 1 minute.
•Add the honey to the water, stir several times with a teaspoon and wait for it to cool down.
•Add the apple cider vinegar, and stir everything again.
Supposedly, the best way to take full advantage of its benefits is to drink this concoction on an empty stomach, at least 20 minutes before breakfast. Although it can also be taken at other times of the day, depending on preferences.
In any case, you should not drink more than one glass a day because it could be harmful.
We must bear in mind that consuming large amounts of apple cider vinegar can cause discomfort (such as stomach pain, burning, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, etc.) and even promote nutritional deficiencies.
On the other hand, apple cider vinegar could also cause interactions with diuretic drugs, laxatives, and drugs for diabetes and heart disease. Therefore, in these cases, it is best to consult a doctor before consuming it.
In case of experiencing discomfort, its use should be discontinued immediately and, if there is any unfavorable reaction that prevents normal life, the most appropriate thing would be to see a doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation.