Apple cider vinegar has been linked to a heap of benefits including weight loss, controlling blood sugar levels, and improving digestion. While there’s still much to uncover about the powerful elixir, one thing’s for sure: it’s loaded with live, active cultures – also known as probiotics — which support the immune system and aid in maintaining healthy gut bacteria, among other things.
So, if you’re looking to shed unsightly pounds, combat fatigue, prevent cramps and so much more, look to one these apple cider vinegar tonic recipes to help promote good health and alleviate a long list of common health problems.
1 glass of warm or hot water (12-16 oz.)
2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoon lemon juice
½-1 teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 dash cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon raw, local honey
Warm the water. Mix all ingredients together. Best served warm but drink at desired temperature.
Strawberry Vanilla Apple Cooler
1 tablespoon raw, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar
5 medium strawberries, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup cold water
Combine vinegar, vanilla, strawberries, and water in a glass. Mix with a spoon. Drink immediately.