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The truth about apple cider vinegar and weight loss

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Apple cider vinegar FAQs...

Apple cider vinegar is generally safe for the body in small doses (up to 2 tablespoons per day for adults), but taking large amounts is not recommended.

It’s thought that regularly consuming large quantities of apple cider vinegar, especially in an undiluted form, may cause digestive issues, damage your teeth, and affect potassium levels.

In addition, due to apple cider vinegar’s potential blood sugar-lowering properties, it’s advisable to check with your GP if you’re thinking of taking it as a diabetic, as it may interfere with some diabetic medications.

You can read more into this by heading to our dedicated Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar every day? Page on the health hub.

It is thought it may reduce side effects of indigestion if you take apple cider vinegar at least 30 minutes before bed. This will help avoid any acid reflux symptoms when lying down.

So, you’re aware that apple cider vinegar comes in liquid form. But it might also be worth knowing that you can also get it in pill form.

Apple cider vinegar pills are seen as a good alternative to juices as they are less harsh on your teeth. Both have the same health benefits.

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Bhupesh Panchal

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.