Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits for Belly Fat

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Many people claim that organic apple cider vinegar reduces belly fat, according to Cal Orey in “The Healing Powers of Vinegar.” But Orey states that no studies confirm that apple cider vinegar is an effective aid for weight loss. However, there are properties in organic apple cider vinegar that can result in improved weight loss when accompanied with a healthful weight-loss regimen. Consult a physician before engaging any dietary changes.

Potassium

In “The Healing Powers of Vinegar,” Orey states that organic apple cider vinegar is rife with potassium. This results in a balance between sodium and potassium in the body. Orey says that a balance between sodium and potassium curbs the appetite. Moreover, he quotes registered dietitian Terri Brownlee, who states that potassium can decrease water retention, reduce bloating and flatten the stomach.

Acetic Acid

According to Ann Gittleman in “The Fat Flush Foods,” organic apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, which she says is a nutrient that increases metabolism. Furthermore, it reduces the rate by which the stomach empties into the intestines, moderating appetite. These two properties of acetic acid work in conjunction to reduce belly fat effectively. In “The Healing Powers of Vinegar,” Orey says, “Acetic acid … has been long believed to boost metabolism and dissolve fats.”

Pectin

Orey states that organic apple cider vinegar contains pectin, which is a fruit-borne fiber. Pectin also delays stomach emptying and reduces appetite following meals. Orey cites a study conducted at the University of California, which illustrated that supplementing the meals of nine obese people with 15g of concentrated pectin resulted in reduced caloric intake and an average weight loss of 6-1/2 lbs. per month.

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