Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

About Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

Apple cider vinegar has been used for thousands of years and is obtained by the fermentation of the sugars of apple juice. Apple cider is converted into acetic acid that helps improve digestion and can increase the body's absorption of minerals.

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) Uses, Properties, and Health Benefits

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is known for its medicinal properties and is naturally rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and sodium. ACV is a natural detoxifier and helps to balance the pH. Drinking two tablespoons of ACV dissolved into a glass of water a day can help absorb nutrients and increase your metabolism and improve blood sugar control. Other properties of apple cider vinegar are anti fungal, antibacterial, anti carcinogenic, antioxidant, immune system enhancer, anti aging, antiviral, anti inflammatory, anti arthritic, hypoglycemic, healing, aid digestion, anti tumor, cholesterol reduction and anti-itch.

ACV can help reduce the symptoms of acid reflux, hypertension (high blood pressure), heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), joint pain, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, weight loss, and diabetes. ACV also can be used for anal warts, bacterial vaginosis, athlete's foot and dandruff.

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Nutritional Information

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Nutrition Facts (per 100 g)

Nutrition Facts
Calories: 21
Calories from Carbohydrate: 21

Total Carbohydrate: 0.9
Sugars: 0.4

Minerals
Calcium: 7 mg
Iron: 0.2 mg
Magnesium: 5 mg
Manganese: 0.2 mg
Phosphorus: 8 mg
Potassium: 73 mg
Selenium: 0.1 mcg
Sodium: 5 mg

References:
https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/health-benefits-apple-cider-vinegar
https://www.curesdecoded.com/products/apple-cider-vinegar-acv/66
https://blog.curesdecoded.com/5-ways-apple-cider-vinegar-can-boost-your-health/
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/spices-and-herbs/217/2