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Cider vinegar - do you use?

I have read it goes good things for balancing blood sugar and may even aid weight loss. But, Christ, it tastes like hell even diluted.

by Anonymousreply 56May 30, 2021 1:10 AM

Yes I do. Bragg’s only....I also dilute it and use it on my face as an astringent before my retin-a. Janice Dickinson mentions it in her book....and we don’t need a million cracks about how she looks now....give the gal a break. she held on for a good long time

by Anonymousreply 1May 25, 2021 9:27 PM

You have read bullshit OP, there is no evidence it does a damn thing but dress a salad.

by Anonymousreply 2May 25, 2021 9:29 PM

I use a dash to flavor my urine before I drink it every morning, and at night I dilute my urine with a bit of Bragg's before I use it on my face.

by Anonymousreply 3May 25, 2021 9:36 PM

I've seen your Pornhub videos.

by Anonymousreply 4May 25, 2021 9:40 PM

It will dissolve the accumulated minerals in your toilet, and will also clear the jets in the toilet after a few hours.

by Anonymousreply 5May 25, 2021 9:41 PM

I give a teaspoon every other day to dog

by Anonymousreply 6May 25, 2021 9:46 PM

R6 Are you the OP who can't wait until his dog dies?

by Anonymousreply 7May 25, 2021 9:47 PM

Good for indigestion and gallbladder pain/attacks.

by Anonymousreply 8May 25, 2021 9:50 PM

Prove it R8

by Anonymousreply 9May 25, 2021 9:52 PM

r7, Vet said it was fine

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by Anonymousreply 10May 25, 2021 10:01 PM

Cures cancer, I'm sure. I probably use it once or twice a year for cooking.

by Anonymousreply 11May 25, 2021 10:18 PM

We just bought some in capsule form, supposedly good for blood sugar reduction.

by Anonymousreply 12May 25, 2021 10:19 PM

It’s absolutely useless!

by Anonymousreply 13May 25, 2021 10:28 PM

My grandfather would drink a shot every day. He loved it. He also ate beets each day. He was also a dandy and a tenor. He wore bespoke suits made in Italy and silk socks and smoked a pack of unfiltered cigarettes he rolled each day through an ivory pipe. All his perfumes were made in France to complement the smell of the tobacco and he filled his house with flowers or fresh berries or whatever was in season. He drank something at each meal each day and he swore by vinegar shots and herring. He died at 95 in his silk smoking jacket.

by Anonymousreply 14May 25, 2021 10:40 PM

I love it. I use it on salads and in cooking grains and beans.

by Anonymousreply 15May 25, 2021 10:43 PM

Great douche.

by Anonymousreply 16May 25, 2021 11:09 PM

R14 - I think your grandfather also smoked pole.

by Anonymousreply 17May 25, 2021 11:17 PM

R17 - I have always wondered about that. I never asked but I also never saw a single queen in my life fit the Oscar Wilde mold like he did.

by Anonymousreply 18May 26, 2021 6:04 PM

GET IT WITH THE MOTHER!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 19May 26, 2021 6:08 PM

You can get it in pill form OP if you hate the taste of drinking it.

by Anonymousreply 20May 26, 2021 6:18 PM

Someone reccomended it to me for leg cramps and I swear by it now. I went from having cramps every night to once in a while.

by Anonymousreply 21May 26, 2021 6:46 PM

Your body processes it like alcohol, because it is basically broken down alcohol. I used to take a shot daily and it felt like taking a shot of booze going down. Good for decalcification in general, but especially arteries and glands.

by Anonymousreply 22May 26, 2021 6:55 PM

Proof or studies of your allegation R22.

by Anonymousreply 23May 26, 2021 6:58 PM

R14 My paternal grandmother (RIP) would have befriended your grandfather if not committed adultery against one of her husbands (she was married a time or two or three) with him. She made her own perfume oils from her garden flowers and perhaps voodoo for all anyone should know. She also only created outfits (sometimes by hand, meaning hand sewn and not with a sewing machine) which complemented her designer purse and shoe collection. Shopping with her was a trip because she would draw out ideas upon outfits which didn't work well with her height since she was one for modest lengths. She always wore her hair more modern than her era and created her own leave in conditioners. Alas she would have deemed apple cider vinegar an intolerable mixer and would have banished it from her living room bar eternally lest she mistake it for a unique form of bourbon.

I adore a fine and proper dandy darling. Prince was kinda sorta one and yet not really. He was far too short to fit a finely tailored suit. Wonderful musician and entertainer, though.

What's the difference between apple cider vinegar with the mother versus without the mother? And what is the mother exactly? Is it like vinegar placenta or something?

The Thanksgiving before last I caught a horrible cold. Maybe it was a precursor to Covid-19 so I later wound up calling it Aunt Rona. It was horrible. Dragged on and on almost to Christmas Day itself. I felt as though I was in the ending stages of tuberculosis with an added bonus of the beginning stages of scarlet fever. A friend of mine brought me some of the hippie vinegar with the mother, father, and perhaps the Holy Ghost and told me to take three shots a day. Maybe it helped the antibiotics along? I don't know but I think it might have done a wee bit of help because that's some strong stuff and it perhaps does kill some germs or bacterium. It's not horrible straight if you drizzle honey in your shots

by Anonymousreply 24May 26, 2021 6:59 PM

R23, the important bit is that acetic acid hits your blood stream and gets metabolized by your body, like alcohol. Acetic acid is also known to dissolve minerals such as calcium, hence the effects noted by R5. So while it's in your bloodstream it's dissolving calcification (made up of calcium and lipids) within the body. Does that make sense?

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by Anonymousreply 25May 26, 2021 7:06 PM

Four people in an obscure journal, not exactly proof of anything.

by Anonymousreply 26May 27, 2021 9:35 PM

Well, reasonable assumption it's one more obscure journal than has published you, dear.

by Anonymousreply 27May 27, 2021 9:50 PM

R26 I was nice for even humoring you. Enjoy your sclerosis. What do I care?

by Anonymousreply 28May 27, 2021 9:55 PM

[quote] What's the difference between apple cider vinegar with the mother versus without the mother? And what is the mother exactly?

The one with the mother is to help remember which brand to buy. Bragg’s has a picture of a woman on it.

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by Anonymousreply 29May 27, 2021 10:03 PM

Supposedly the mother is probiotic.

by Anonymousreply 30May 28, 2021 3:44 AM

I heard it would cure covid if you inject it.

by Anonymousreply 31May 28, 2021 3:47 AM

Tastes like cum in the autumn.

by Anonymousreply 32May 28, 2021 4:00 AM

I did a shot of apple cider vinegar and got extremely sick. Never again

by Anonymousreply 33May 28, 2021 6:10 AM

Victoria Beckham claims to take a shot straight away upon rising from her bed where she sleeps alone since we all know that fine ass David is in his own quarters entertaining women with curves and tits.

by Anonymousreply 34May 28, 2021 6:30 AM

R33 - maybe the acid hit your gut really hard. I have acid reflux and I have a passion for V8 or tomato juice with a ton of fresh lemon squeezed into it. I even add salt and pepper. Anyway, as I hit 42, that and coffee (love espresso) and beer have become hard to tolerate. I even threw up stomach acid. My ENT put me on a alkalinic diet for 3 months and had me take an antacid 30 minutes before breakfast and that did wonders for me.

by Anonymousreply 35May 28, 2021 5:10 PM

Reflux is a sign of poor general gut health. You can fix it with natural probiotics. I use fresh sauerkraut and it totally changed my life. I went from using one of the big quart jars of Tums every few weeks to NEVER. I am serious I had my work Tums and my home Tums. I would take them just before bed even if I felt ok in hopes of not waking up in the middle of the night with reflux. When we talk about decalcification up thread well that is what I was decalcifying from.

The bacteria in your microbiome live in the mucous membrane of your digestive tract. They maintain it as their home. It's that same mucous membrane that protects your esophagus from getting burned by acid. There are a ton of other great effects from keeping your microbiome healthy but the lack of heartburn was one of the most dramatic for me. Apple cider vinegar (with the mother) actually HELPS with heartburn now, but I prefer a swig of sauerkraut brine which works better and doesn't burn at all.

by Anonymousreply 36May 29, 2021 1:11 AM

[quote]but I prefer a swig of sauerkraut brine which works better and doesn't burn at all.

Where do you find sauerkraut brine? Do you just buy the sauerkraut?

by Anonymousreply 37May 29, 2021 1:17 AM

I used to buy it from a company called Superkrauts. It's actually hard to find unpasteurized sauerkraut, at least that tastes good. I was spending like $60 a week at first. So I started making it myself. It's very cheap and easy and it tastes great. You also get the benefit of a "wild ferment" which is better than commercial monocultures because in the probiotics game diversity is key.

by Anonymousreply 38May 29, 2021 1:23 AM

As with many home remedies jury is still out or all over the place on benefits of consuming vinegar.

Small amount likely won't cause harm, but beware if have issues like gastric reflux, frequent heartburn, etc.. As the extra acidity can aggravate such conditions.

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by Anonymousreply 39May 29, 2021 1:30 AM

Forgot to add R37, Superkrauts sells just the brine as well .

by Anonymousreply 40May 29, 2021 1:36 AM

I tried it, yes I diluted it and it gave me the worse acid reflux of my life.

by Anonymousreply 41May 29, 2021 1:45 AM

ACV is advanced. You gotta have a healthy gut first to really get the most from it.

by Anonymousreply 42May 29, 2021 1:48 AM

Friend was given a bottle of flavored Italian drinking vinegar. Had one glass with dinner diluted as per instructions and thought all was good. It tasted nice, was refreshing and didn't seem to cause any issues. Few hours later he went to bed... then all Hell broke loose!

Said he had the worse heartburn/acid reflux of his life, it took a good dose of Gaviscon to bring any relief. That bottle of drinking vinegar went right into the garbage....

by Anonymousreply 43May 29, 2021 1:52 AM

I’ve been taking the capsules for a month. No gastric distress but no tangible benefits.

by Anonymousreply 44May 29, 2021 1:52 AM

Think much comes down to dosage and one's individual body system.

Those already prone to or having constant issues with GRD or just bad heartburn are wise to seek physician's advice before downing vinegar.

by Anonymousreply 45May 29, 2021 1:58 AM

What benefits are you looking for R44?

by Anonymousreply 46May 29, 2021 1:58 AM

[quote] I was spending like $60 a week at first. - r38

That much on [italic]sauerkraut brine[/italic]??

by Anonymousreply 47May 29, 2021 2:02 AM

Well it's refrigeration shipped, and you had to buy a minimum amount for shipping so yeah it adds up! That's why I started making it myself. 1 cabbage is enough to make 2 full quarts of kraut and brine. That lasts me about a month these days so I spend like half an hour a month making kraut.

by Anonymousreply 48May 29, 2021 2:11 AM

I think also my body really craved it at first because when I started eating it I was going through a jar every couple days. I love pickles and fermented foods already so I like the taste but it also made me feel better in many ways so I just kept shoveling it in. Eventually my cravings calmed down but I still try to eat a little bit every day, like a silver dollar sized amount.

by Anonymousreply 49May 29, 2021 2:14 AM

OP, I don't understand the question and I won't respond to it.

by Anonymousreply 50May 29, 2021 2:15 AM

Shut up, @r23.

You sound like a big pharma shill or a disinfo agent.

Go take a dirtnap.

by Anonymousreply 51May 29, 2021 2:35 AM

R36 - anywhere I can read more about the mind-gut axis?

by Anonymousreply 52May 29, 2021 6:36 AM

R52 I just found this article. From the abstract:

[quote] The gut-brain axis (GBA) consists of bidirectional communication between the central and the enteric nervous system, linking emotional and cognitive centers of the brain with peripheral intestinal functions. Recent advances in research have described the importance of gut microbiota in influencing these interactions. This interaction between microbiota and GBA appears to be bidirectional, namely through signaling from gut-microbiota to brain and from brain to gut-microbiota by means of neural, endocrine, immune, and humoral links. In this review we summarize the available evidence supporting the existence of these interactions, as well as the possible pathophysiological mechanisms involved.

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by Anonymousreply 53May 29, 2021 6:47 AM

It's actually the gut-brain skin axis. Google is your friend. I don't have any particular links I would feel confident sharing but there's a lot of info out there from quality sources.

by Anonymousreply 54May 29, 2021 7:25 AM

Like most things in life, always better with Mother!

by Anonymousreply 55May 29, 2021 7:37 AM

Think of your body as a simple tube. The outside of the tube is your skin. The inside of the tube is the lining of your digestive system. Within the walls of the tube are all of your organs managed by the nervous and endocrine systems. That's the gut-brain-skin axis. All of the inner and outer surfaces of the tube are exposed to the environment and are dependent on the microbiome for healthy function and protection from pathogens and other hazards.

by Anonymousreply 56May 30, 2021 1:10 AM
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