What Are Apple Cider Vinegar Pills?

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  • Last Modified Date: 27 August 2017
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Apple cider vinegar pills are a type of natural health supplement. These pills are often taken by those hoping to promote weight loss, as they are said to help control appetite. Natural health practitioners also recommend them for such conditions as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cancer, but they are not proven effective for some of these uses. Additionally, apple cider vinegar supplementation can be associated with adverse effects, such as lowered levels of potassium and changes in bone density. For this reason, a person may do well to exercise caution and perhaps speak with a doctor or naturopathic medicine practitioner before using them.

Most commonly found in cooking, food preparation, and pickling, apple cider vinegar is also used as a health supplement. When a person wants to consume it for health purposes, he can obtain it in pill form. This allows him to take the vinegar without having to taste it and can also help protect his throat from the acidic content of this type of vinegar. Additionally, some people find the pill form more convenient.

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Often, people take apple cider vinegar pills in the hopes of losing weight. These pills are said to help a person feel full for a longer period of time, which means it can work as a natural appetite suppressant. If a person feels hungry less often, he may find it easier to consume fewer calories and lose weight. In many cases, apple cider pills also contain other supplements when they are intended to encourage weight loss. For example, some contain chromium, which is said to help improve sugar metabolism.

Apple cider vinegar pills may also have other beneficial health effects. Some studies have produced evidence that apple cider vinegar can help lower cholesterol and that it lowers blood sugar levels, which may prove helpful for people with diabetes. Other results have shown that it might help lower one's blood pressure and make him less likely to develop heart disease. Additionally, some scientists believe it may prove helpful for fighting and preventing certain types cancer, such as cancer of the esophagus.

Though there are many possible benefits to taking apple cider vinegar pills, a person may do well to exercise caution and seek the advice of a health practitioner first. This is because taking large amounts of apple cider vinegar over an extended period of time can have adverse effects on one's bone density or lower levels of potassium in the body. Additionally, if apple cider pills get stuck in one's throat, they can cause burning.

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nextcorrea
Post 3

What are the pros and cons to taking the pills rather than just drinking the vinegar mixed into some water? Are there real differences or only superficial ones?

truman12
Post 2

Has anyone tried taking these pills as a weight loss aid? Do they really work? I have been trying to loose weight for years and where I really struggle is with portion and appetite control. I can set aside bad foods but I always seem to need to eat so much, no matter what it is.

I have tried different appetite suppressants in the past but none of them has worked. Is apple cider vinegar the answer?

jonrss
Post 1

I completely believe in the apple cider vinegar diet but I have always had trouble drinking apple cider vinegar. I do not hate the flavor, I just do not love it either. When I found out that there was an easy, flavorless pill that I could take that would give me all the same advantages I jumped on the opportunity. Now I usually take one in the morning and one in the evening.

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