Start your day with a refreshing combination of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice that helps your body detox and keeps you ultra healthy. These two potent ingredients have countless health benefits. Our health professionals have done incredible research about the advantages of incorporating apple cider vinegar and lemon juice into our daily routine. Get ready to discover a recipe, learn about the science behind its benefits, and see how this powerful duo can transform your health and wellness.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice are drinks that help in:
- Body detoxification
- Blood Sugar Maintenance
- Weight Loss
- Improved Digestion
Today, the world is progressing at an alarming pace, and new health and wellness remedies are born with every passing second, but apple cider vinegar and lemon juice are two such ingredients that have stood the test of time. Both ingredients are important for their potential health improvement. When they are combined together, their positive impact is multiplied. Healthline names it a “drink from heaven.”
The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice
Apple cider vinegar has digestive benefits and it is used for gastric health for the past 800 years. The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps in breaking down food, facilitates smoother digestion and nutrient absorption.
Blood Sugar Regulation
NCBI suggests that apple cider vinegar plays a vital role in improving insulin sensitivity. Hence, it contributes to better blood sugar control specially post meals.
During a research performed by our health professionals in Birhmigham, it is noticed that people who are using apple cider vinegar and lemon juice have a better weight loss. This combination provides the gut fill satisfaction thus optimize the eating habit. [Weight loss source]
Immune System Support
Apple cider vinegar with lemon juice contain vitamins and minerals that can amplify the immune system. The antimicrobial properties assist in fighting off harmful pathogens. A better immune system is a key for longer life.
Rich in Vitamin C
Apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice and lemon juice have high vitamin C content, which is crucial for immune health and collagen productio. This is benefical for healthy skin and joints. Medline plus has discussed benefits of vitamin C in detail, you can read it.
Lemons are acidic in nature and most of the people are unaware that apple cider vinegar and lemon juice have an alkalizing effect on the body. They help in balancing the pH levels thus are very beneficial for health.
Lemon Juice has vitamin C and antioxidants that contribute to a glowing complexion. It’s a natural way to support skin health and combat the effects of aging. Vitamin C kills the old worn out dead cells of the face and replace it with the new cells thus increase the overall complexion and skin tone.
Apple cider vinegar and lemon juice helps stimulate the production of bile which eases the digestion. It also has an important role in detoxification processes and is responsible for gut health.
Recipe for Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice Elixir
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV):
It is recommended to use the unfiltered version of ACV containing “the mother,” ACV contains natural probiotics and healthy bacteria and act as an amazing detox for body.
It adds acidic taste and flavors the drink. It amplifies the drinkability. The Vitamin C is an integral immune booster and plays a vital role in health.
Honey (Maple Syrup):
Raw honey acts as a natural sweetener and enhances the taste. It also acts as an anti inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial. [Source]
Pure juice contains fibers and minerals and protect against Cancer(Malignant Tumor), Alzheimer’s and heart disease. It improves bone density.
It helps in weight loss, detoxify GIT, enhance flavor and boost immunity. This is my favorite ingredient out of all.
Luke warm water is needed as it eases the dissolvability of ACV. Warm the water at 25 degree Celsius and use it in this recipe.
I call it “the magic ingredient.” It acts as anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. The cinnamon has endless health benefits.
Step wise Procedure:
A quick summary is given below but a detailed protocol is attached in the recipe card provided at the end of the post.
Take a glass of water. Fill it with Luke warm water. The weight must not exceed 8 ounces. Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar(ACV), 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a pinch of cinnamon.
Whisk the mixture until it appears homogeneous. There must be a uniformity in consistency of the drink.
Add a refreshing sweetener as per your requirement.
[Note: Diabetic patient can omit the sweetener]
Drink it! The maximum refrigeration time 5 days
The Best Time To Drink:
1. Morning Ritual
Kickstart your morning by drinking this apple cider vinegar and lemon juice elixir on an empty stomach. This boost your immunity and detoxify your body for the whole day. ACV and lemon juice right in the morning converts undesirable acidic state to alkaline state. According to me, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice in the morning is a perfect choice!
2. Culinary Usage
The use of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice in cooking add depth and flavor. This gives a special taste to your food.
3. Before Bed Elixir:
Our team of health professionals and dieticians have find out in a case study that this drink when taken before bed reduce blood sugar thus has a positive anti-diabetic role.
Tips For Maximum Benefits & Substitution:
💜The most perfect time to have this drink is right after making it, the fresh, the better. But if it stored with proper refrigeration, it can be used within 5 days.
💜You can enhance the quantity of the honey to make it more sweet but this will compromise the weight loss feature of this drink.
💜Cinnamon add flavor to your drink and it enhances the taste. I like cinnamon because of the anti-fungal and better digestion.
💜You can add maple syrup if you want vegan apple cider vinegar and lemon juice.
The Transformative Benefits: Real-life Stories
After 5 years of comprehensive trials and research, the health professionals have seen improved digestion, increased energy, and enhanced skin radiance. It is a drink approved by certified dieticians.
Health experts and Dieticians acknowledge the potential benefits of ACV and lemon juice. This combination is acknowledged as top body detox.
My Secret Ingredient [Apple Cider Vinegar, Cranberry Juice and Lemon Juice]
Cranberry Juice if added in this recipe it increases the overall health status and the taste manifold. Apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice and lemon juice collectively boosts the immune system of body, help cleaning the GIT and promotes weight loss. These three ingredients play a vital role in treating flat belly.
Read complete recipe of Apple Cider Vinegar and Cranberry Juice here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I consume apple cider vinegar and lemon juice daily?
Yes, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice is totally safe if it is taken in moderate amount. Overdose can result in raise in Potassium level which is bad. ACV can contraindicate with many medications i.e. diuretics, laxatives, etc.
How to drink apple cider vinegar and lemon juice for weight loss?
The maximum limit that can be used for apple cider vinegar and lemon juice is 1-2 tablespoons. If you exceed this limit, it can initiate the fat burning. The drink also provide a gut fill effect thus helps in weight loss if combined with proper exercise.
What is the mother in apple cider vinegar?
The unfiltered apple cider vinegar contains very delicate brown stands of protein and enzymes, it is known as “mother of apple cider vinegar.” Unfiltered version is usually used in food and is fit for consumption.
Can I use this duo to improve my skin health?
Absolutely yes! The vitamin C and antioxidants in ACV and lemon juice contribute to healthier radiant skin. It removes dead cells off the skin and provide a fair complexion.
How should I choose the right apple cider vinegar for consumption?
Choose organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar that contains the “mother” for the most potential health benefits.