Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss

Does the Apple Cider Vinegar Diet Work?

Using apple cider vinegar isn’t anything new. It has been used for a few hundred years to help with different health concerns, such as diabetes, migraine headaches, arthritis, chronic fatigue, and, high blood pressure. However, there is no absolute medical conclusions that show that this has any positive effects for any of these ailments. apple cider vinegar 205x300 Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight LossEven for weight loss, apple cider vinegar isn’t proven to help burn fat. Yet, there are enthusiasts that swear by it.

Some say that the acidity of the tonic burns fat and doesn’t allow fat to form. Some studies have shown that the pectin in these cider vinegars do lower cholesterol, but followers of this diet also say that it also drops the pounds. In a 2005 study with subjects consuming a couple teaspoons of vinegar prior to eating some bread, it was shown that the vinegar did leave them feeling more full and satisfied.

What is the Apple Cider Vinegar Diet?

The basis for this diet is to take two or three teaspoons of this cider vinegar about fifteen minutes prior to meals. Meal planning and exercise is not mentioned in this weight loss plan. It should be noted that the vinegar should be a high quality type and not the run-of-the-mill supermarket selection, but one from a health food store would work better.

The Drawbacks

  • No proof that this works.
  • It can be tough to swallow.
  • May hurt esophagus.
  • Doesn’t taste great.
  • May damage enamel on teeth over the long-term.


It seems there are an equal number of users who say this works great as those who say it doesn’t work and makes them feel like crap. Since there are no studies to conclude neither, we’ll have to leave this as inconclusive.

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