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ACV

Supposedly helps with digestion and alkalizing the body, similar to warm lemon h20.

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  • LyndaBSS
    LyndaBSS Posts: 6,977 Member
    There is no benefit to using ACV as a drink or dietary supplement.

    Enjoy using it as an ingredient in dressings, marinades or as called for in any recipe.
  • manderson27
    manderson27 Posts: 3,501 Member
    Sorry but no, if ACV alkalized your body you would probably die. Your body does a fine job of balancing it's own PH value.

    ACV may or may not help with digestion depending on who you speak to.

    Lemon water also does not change the bodies PH value.

    And if you were thinking any of this is linked to losing weight it really isn't

    ACV is good for using in cooking and on salads as a dressing. Lemon water not so much.
  • earlnabby
    earlnabby Posts: 8,176 Member
    Gailstorey wrote: »
    Supposedly helps with digestion and alkalizing the body, similar to warm lemon h20.

    No it doesn't and neither does water with lemon juice.
  • paperpudding
    paperpudding Posts: 7,178 Member
    Helping with digestion is subjective - so if you find drinking ACV or lemon water helps you with digestion - then no problem, do it.

    But neither help in alkalising the body - they are both weak acids, how would they make anything more alkaline????

    And anyway your body does not need alkalising or acidifying so not only do these substances not do that, but it doesn't need doing either.
  • lx1x
    lx1x Posts: 37,222 Member
    Good fo Carolina based bbq sauce
  • RelCanonical
    RelCanonical Posts: 3,883 Member
    Even if it could "alkalize" the body, it wouldn't survive a dunk in your stomach acid. It'd neutralize it in a second. Human bodies tend to float between a PH of 7.35 and 7.45, and any variation beyond that in either direction can cause issues, so there's no real need to change the acidity of your body. In fact, it can be harmful. Fortunately, ACV is absolutely useless at doing that.