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What difference does ACV makes?

UmaMageswarymfpUmaMageswarymfp Member Posts: 280 Member Member Posts: 280 Member
I’ve seen a lot of people consuming Apple Cider Vinegar. Can I know whats the point of it ?
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  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Member, Premium Posts: 19,853 Member Member, Premium Posts: 19,853 Member
    earlnabby wrote: »
    In addition to what Ann wrote, there is some correlation with acetic acid (the acid in vinegar of all types, not just ACV) and very slight lowering of blood sugar. This is in the early stages and the current verdict is that there is some correlation but it needs further study to know if there is actual causation.

    Thanks - I was thinking some people were experimenting with it along those lines, but I couldn't remember the details. Not something I track, haven't really cared since I'm not IR or diabetic, and never have been even when obese AFAIK.
  • earlnabbyearlnabby Member Posts: 8,057 Member Member Posts: 8,057 Member
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    earlnabby wrote: »
    In addition to what Ann wrote, there is some correlation with acetic acid (the acid in vinegar of all types, not just ACV) and very slight lowering of blood sugar. This is in the early stages and the current verdict is that there is some correlation but it needs further study to know if there is actual causation.

    Thanks - I was thinking some people were experimenting with it along those lines, but I couldn't remember the details. Not something I track, haven't really cared since I'm not IR or diabetic, and never have been even when obese AFAIK.

    No problem. It is also an old folk remedy for things like skin tags and warts. Put it on and cover with a waterproof/airproof bandage and the thinking is that the mild acid will slowly and safely burn off the tag or wart.
  • lorrpblorrpb Member Posts: 11,452 Member Member Posts: 11,452 Member
    To sell ACV products. No health benefit. 🙄
  • cwolfman13cwolfman13 Member Posts: 39,126 Member Member Posts: 39,126 Member
    I’ve seen a lot of people consuming Apple Cider Vinegar. Can I know whats the point of it ?

    For losing weight, none. Non pasteurized, it is a fermented food which has other benefits nutritionally speaking. I use it for many things from dressings to sauces for BBQ...but it doesn't do anything for weight management and I would never just drink it.

    Fermentation is a hobby of mine and I make all kinds of fermented foods in my crock. I'm pulling out a batch of Kimchi today in fact.
  • Dani9585Dani9585 Member Posts: 214 Member Member Posts: 214 Member
    ACV helps me with heartburn
  • whitpaulywhitpauly Member Posts: 1,482 Member Member Posts: 1,482 Member
    Dani9585 wrote: »
    ACV helps me with heartburn

    See I'm one of the opposite side of things and it gave me heartburn and terrible acid reflux but everyone is different 🤷
  • JennyRATLJennyRATL Member Posts: 199 Member Member Posts: 199 Member
    Dani9585 wrote: »
    ACV helps me with heartburn

    This. I personally don't drink it often because it smells like stinky feet to me, but my husband drinks it faithfully every single night to help fight heartburn and indigestion. He mixes it with water and honey.
  • mojavemtbrmojavemtbr Member Posts: 65 Member Member Posts: 65 Member
    Hype and marketing. There is no magic in Apple Cider Vinegar.
  • SilentpadnaSilentpadna Member Posts: 1,305 Member Member Posts: 1,305 Member
    ...but according to the fittest woman in the world it works magic. And....you can have it in the form of gummies now. Hurry while supplies last!

    /sarc off.

    ACV is great in some recipes. I make my favorite salad dressing with a little bit of it.
  • kshama2001kshama2001 Member Posts: 23,867 Member Member Posts: 23,867 Member
    earlnabby wrote: »
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    earlnabby wrote: »
    In addition to what Ann wrote, there is some correlation with acetic acid (the acid in vinegar of all types, not just ACV) and very slight lowering of blood sugar. This is in the early stages and the current verdict is that there is some correlation but it needs further study to know if there is actual causation.

    Thanks - I was thinking some people were experimenting with it along those lines, but I couldn't remember the details. Not something I track, haven't really cared since I'm not IR or diabetic, and never have been even when obese AFAIK.

    No problem. It is also an old folk remedy for things like skin tags and warts. Put it on and cover with a waterproof/airproof bandage and the thinking is that the mild acid will slowly and safely burn off the tag or wart.

    Yes, I have successfully used a paste of ACV and bentonite clay to remove "skin barnacles" (Seborrheic keratosis.) This takes a few applications over a period of days. People interested in this should due more research than just reading this post.
  • AnnPT77AnnPT77 Member, Premium Posts: 19,853 Member Member, Premium Posts: 19,853 Member
    mojavemtbr wrote: »
    Hype and marketing. There is no magic in Apple Cider Vinegar.

    I dunno, in the right recipe . . . . :yum:
  • snickerscharliesnickerscharlie Member Posts: 8,582 Member Member Posts: 8,582 Member
    AnnPT77 wrote: »
    mojavemtbr wrote: »
    Hype and marketing. There is no magic in Apple Cider Vinegar.

    I dunno, in the right recipe . . . . :yum:

    Pulled pork. <nods>
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