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Juice, barbeque and pastries: 3-in-1 healing benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a multi-tasking food-flavouring and body-cleansing condiment.

Juice, barbeque and pastries: 3-in-1 health benefits of apple cider vinegar

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates can still be heard echoing it's healing properties for colds and coughs. It could be given credit for single-handedly unleashing the Roman empire because the Romans acclaimed it as an energising drink.

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This is mainly because of its probiotic content: improves gut bacteria, improves nutrient absorption and toxins removal.

But that is just one threesome of health benefits this vinegar is famous for.

Not only does it cater all food lifestyles, it can be added in three food varieties so nothing is left to chance.

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How to make a Green apple cider vinegar smoothie

Add the vinegar to your morning smoothie by putting 2 teaspoons into a mixture of: green apple, half a cucumber, kiwi and a fistful of kale.

This will give it a tang. That tang can be felt in the back of the throat urging you to gulp your juice if only to stop the salivary glands from overflowing.

If you have issues with taking healthy green (non-sweet smoothies) it will give you a boost.

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Make a chef's BBQ with apple cider vinegar marinade

Marinating apple cider vinegar creates a barrier between food and the flames. This barrier prohibits the formation of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines (HCA) a substance that can cause cancer.

  • Add ½ cup apple cider vinegar to a mixture of 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, a cracked black pepper, 3 crushed and chopped garlic cloves and a small shoot of thyme.
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Make Buttermilk for nourishing pancakes, bread.

Apple cider vinegar probiotic content make it a natural probiotic ingredient for baked goods. This may help people who have stomach issues when they eat baked goods.

  • Add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to 230mililitres of milk. Leave it for 15 minutes and use immediately for baking recipe of choice.

This vinegar is essential in:

  • Weight management (prevents sugar from turning into fatty acids in the body).
  • Heart health (decreases bad cholesterol _ low density lipoprotein).
  • Cures painful hiccups that come with certain cancer treatments, liver and epilepsy treatments.
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