While you have been looking for natural weight loss options, you may have run into many diet trends, finding that you don’t achieve nearly the results you are looking for. This is because diet trends are everywhere, and very few even come close to working. However, the following is not a trend, but an actual solution.
That’s right, apple cider vinegar has long been used for many health ailments and to better improve overall health of people for years. It has been shown to vellower blood sugar le s in people with type 2 diabetes; lower cholesterol and improve heart health; protect against cancer. And then of course, help reduce stubborn belly fat.
In fact, apple cider vinegar contains vitamins and antioxidants that are derived from the apple juice itself, as well as its acidic/alkaline properties that can kill harmful bacteria. Apple cider vinegar is actually one of the few natural ingredients that maintains the natural pH balance in your body, which makes it the perfect solution for burning belly fat.
The drink we’re about to tell you about is an apple cider vinegar based lemon water drink that also contains cayenne pepper and honey will keep your metabolism working all day long.
Why it works
As mentioned above, ACV has several health benefits.
Lemon juice contains vitamin C that acts as an antioxidant that rids the body of toxins. It also serves as a mild and and natural diuretic which reduce bloating and water retention and also aids in weight loss.
Honey fights bacteria, has antioxidant properties, and energizes the body in a more sustainable way than sugar.
Cayenne pepper contains fiber, protein, vitamins A, E, C, B6 and K, as well as manganese, potassium and riboflavin. With all its nutrients, it has been shown to essentially improve the overall function of your body, including giving you more energy and boosting your metabolism.
How to make it:
- 1 cup lukewarm water
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper powder
- 1 Tablespoon honey
Add 1 tablespoon raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar to lukewarm water. Then add 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon raw organic honey, and 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper powder. Stir the mixture thoroughly.
How to drink
Consume the drink 30 minutes before each meal, and do this regularly for at least one month to get the best results.
Due to its acidic levels, never drink apple cider vinegar alone. The acid could cause damage to your tooth enamel, esophagus and/or stomach. If you are prone to or have a history of acid reflux or frequent heartburn, this drink may not be a good option for you because it can increase those symptoms.
And while the drink can have excellent results, if you don’t eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly, your efforts will be in vain. Exercise and diet are key to any healthy body goal.