You meet Superwomen like her every day, strong healthy, confident, knowledgeable, capable, energetic; she manages a full schedule at work, home and at play, effortlessly.
What is her secret?
One of them is Apple Cider Vinegar that has been used as a home remedy to treat numerous health ailments. Families closely guard these ‘recipes’ for women’s vitality and well-being.
For your ease of mind, choose a certified organic offering such as Alce Nero Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. The key component is acetic acid, with other substances such as lactic, citric, and malic acids, and good bacteria. Remember to always dilute your Apple Cider Vinegar before drinking at approximately 1 tablespoon to 1 cup of water as it is a strong acid, and a little really does go a long way.
Here are some of the secret ways Superwomen stay on top of their game using Apple Cider Vinegar.
1. Boost The Immune System
Superwomen never seem to fall ill with the coughs, colds and sore throats that plagus the rest of us. Her intake of apple cider vinegar contains amino acids, potassium and enzymes that may help to boost immunity and relieve tiredness. Try these recipes that are a pick-me-up for low energy days:
Fire Tonic! Blend equal portions of ginger, horseradish, onion, garlic, habanero peppers, lemon, turmeric, and lemongrass, top with 100ml of Apple Cider Vinegar. Place all ingredients in an airtight jar, let it ferment for 14 to 60 days. Strain to discard plant matter. Add one tablespoon of this concentrated tonic to a glass of hot water or hot black tea for an immune boosting drink.
Orange Cider Vinegar! Simmer 100ml of Alce Nero Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, 2 cinnamon sticks, an orange sliced into rings, a sliced orange, 4cm of ginger and two tablespoons of organic honey over a low flame for 20 minutes, strain into an air tight jar. Add a tablespoon of the infused syrup to 125ml of water and serve.
2. Assisting in weight loss and better nutrition absorption
Being fit and at a healthy weight is a challenge even for Superwomen but they know how to add Apple Cider Vinegar to their diet to manage and maintain their weight. Science backs up this remedy as a 2018 study in the Journal of Functional Foods, showed that including a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to the diet could be an effective strategy to reduce visceral fat and helping with other health issues as well.
3. Dental Hygiene
Despite her packed scheduled Superwoman always has fresh breath, and great oral health. Again her secret is her morning tonic as apple cider vinegar has been proven to have antifungal properties which helps fight against mucous membrane inflammation according to the Journal of Prosthodontics, 2015.
4. Managing Menstrual Cramps
Superwomen learn to manage menstrual cramps by drinking Apple Cider Vinegar from the first day to the last day of menstruation, as it is believed to regulate clotting and reduces the duration of periods. The calcium and potassium can ease the muscles to reduce menstrual cramps.
Be an innovative Superwoman and try these recipes that can help reduce menstrual cramps:
Warming apple cider vinegar tea : Add 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, a slice of lemon and half a teaspoon of fresh ginger to a cup of fresh brewed black tea. A few drops of honey can be added if desired.
Calming apple cider vinegar green tea: Brew a mug of green tea. While it is hot, add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, and some mint.
Turmeric tonic with apple cider vinegar: Turmeric is a superfood that has been traditionally used as a tonic for wellness. Turmeric tonic can be found at organic stores. Add a teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar to the turmeric tonic to make a refreshing and healing drink.
Uncover your Superwoman capabilities by incorporating these Apple Cider Vinegar remedies and tonics as part of your wellness journey.
We used Alce Nero Organic Apple Cider Vinegar as it is made from organic apples that are grown exclusively in the Trentino-Alto Adige region, free from pesticides and chemical fertilisers or GMO strains. This apple cider vinegar is rich in flavour with has lower acidity to make it suitable for salads and other dishes. Give your body the secret boost to be a superwoman, every day.
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