apple-cider

Chronic illnesses can change your life, rob you of your energy and even cause further problems. If you have a hectic schedule and live a stressed life like most people while also consuming unhealthy food and drinks, we have good news.

An unhealthy diet can make your body acidic and lower the pH levels, causing numerous diseases, infections, inflammation and lack of energy. Thankfully, there is a natural remedy that can help – apple cider vinegar. ACV will alkalize your body and regulate your pH levels, preparing your system to fight germs and diseases.

Although there are other factors for diseases (environmental, genetic and emotional), the key to how your body responds to them is rooted in your diet and lifestyle. This is why we recommend this amazing drink that will reduce inflammation and pain in your muscles and joints and improve your digestion. Continue reading below to see how to prepare it!

Why apple cider vinegar and honey?

ACV is basically fermented apple juice. Like the juice, it contains pectin and essential vitamins and minerals besides the big amount of citric acid.

Honey on the other hand, is a sweet syrup made by bees which contains minerals such as potassium, zinc, magnesium, iron, copper and calcium. It also vitamin B1, B2 and B6, riboflavin, nicotinic acid and pantothenic acid. The less processed the honey is, the more nutrients it contains.

Here are the health benefits of the ACV – honey mixture:

Eliminates joint pain;

Treats acid reflux, heartburn, constipation and indigestion;

Reduces the levels of the bad (LDL) cholesterol;

Lowers blood pressure;

Aids weight loss;

Relieves sore throat;

Improves your energy levels;

Eliminates bad breath;

Reduces inflammation.

Here’s how to prepare it:

Ingredients

A teaspoon of organic honey

A tablespoon of organic apple cider vinegar

A cup of water

Preparation

Mix the ingredients in a glass well, then drink the mixture at least 20 minutes before breakfast. Drink water afterwards to flush it down.

Note: drinking high amounts of ACV is not recommended if you’re on diuretics, laxatives and diabetes drugs. As with any natural remedy, talk to your doctor before starting to consume ACV.