Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss – 3 Ways ACV Can Work For You



3 Ways You Can Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss

Many people would like to get rid of a few pounds and lose weight permanently. This is most of the time, however, easier said than done. Even though we set good intentions, there’s always an excuse for not turning them into reality.Thus, many swear by aids such as apple cider vinegar for weight loss.

This has been used for centuries for various health-promoting purposes. How can you lose weight with apple cider vinegar, though? Here, I want to share with you three ways in which you can lose weight with apple cider vinegar (ACV).

What Effects has Apple Cider Vinegar? 

Apple cider vinegar can be a great help in losing weight. The fruity vinegar, however, cannot perform weight loss miracles alone either. It is always important to include and maintain a generally healthy lifestyle, such as:

 – Being more Active.

 – Eating a Balanced Diet

 – Avoiding harmful influences such as alcohol, nicotine, and unhealthy foods

If you follow this, apple cider vinegar can lead you to success on your journey, because of its many properties that can promote a fast and balanced weight loss.

Let me give you some examples of this:

Apple cider vinegar stimulates the metabolism, which burns fat faster and also already accumulated fat deposits disappear quicker.

ACV has a positive effect on your digestion by regulating gastric acid production and killing harmful bacteria in the gut.

It, furthermore, has an appetite suppressant effect. If you drink a glass of diluted apple cider vinegar before eating, the existing apple pectin, a liquid fiber, swells up and causes calming satiety in your stomach.

Apple cider vinegar is very low in calories and, therefore, hardly matters in a diet plan. But, it contains comparatively many nutrients, e.g. B vitamins, beta carotene, potassium, magnesium, and sulfur.

Apple cider vinegar can bring forth many positive effects that contribute to weight loss. Nevertheless, how exactly can you lose weight with apple cider vinegar? I will give you some tips on how to use apple cider vinegar to reach your ideal body-weight.


There are basically three ways to lose weight with apple cider vinegar; mostly connected and in combination with drinking diluted apple cider vinegar.

You should never take apple cider vinegar undiluted, as acetic acid may have a negative effect on your health; it may irritate the stomach and esophagus unnecessarily.


That’s why you should always dilute apple cider vinegar. As a rule of thumb, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to a commercial glass of water (7 oz to 10 oz) and drink it.

In general, it is also possible to dilute the cider vinegar with other drinks such as fruit juices or to add sweeteners such as honey to soften the taste. When losing weight, however, you have to keep in mind that the added honey, for example, does increase the calorie intake significantly.

It is also possible to take apple cider vinegar capsules. These are high-dose capsules which you can take with a glass of water.

You should not take too many of these capsules, however, because this, in turn, can upset your stomach. So, if you are taking a lot of apple cider vinegar to lose weight, you should always drink it diluted.

Apple Cider Vinegar as a Food Supplement

You can use apple cider vinegar also without a nutrition plan for a healthy diet. Here, the rapid weight loss is more in the background, but this form of nourishment is suitable for keeping a certain weight steadily. Especially after a diet, apple cider vinegar can help to prevent a yo-yo effect.


It’s best if your making apple cider vinegar a part of your daily diet. So, you eat what you normally eat and use apple cider vinegar to drink or as a food supplement.

Thus, you permanently activate your metabolism, and your unwanted appetite feeling will reduce. Some application examples:

You can drink a glass of water with 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in the morning after getting up to boost your metabolism.

There are so many health benefits to ACV. You can drink slightly diluted apple cider vinegar before each meal to curb your appetite and eat less frequently, for example.

You can use apple cider vinegar as a natural spice, e.g. as a marinade or as a salad dressing.

Disadvantage: This form of nutrition is suitable for maintaining weight, but not for rapid weight loss.

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Advantages of ACV

ACV contributes to a healthy diet and digestive system     

It activates the metabolism    

ACV curbs your appetite

It can prevent the yo-yo effect



ACV is Not Suitable for Extremely Rapid Weight Loss

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The Apple Vinegar Diet

An ACV diet is a calorie based diet that is aided by cider vinegar. It is carried out over several weeks or months and is not intended for very short-term weight loss, but for medium to long-term success, which can then remain permanent.

An apple cider vinegar diet is based on a strict diet plan that should not be deviated from. It’s made up of only 2 to 3 main meals per day, in which you count your calorie intake.

You can download a trusted and free calorie counter app from the Google Play Store. I leave you the link below. Once you have obtained the app, you can just begin to add each food item that you’ve consumed every day.

“Loseit!” will automatically count the calories and calculate the percentage as well as the distribution of all nutrients ( fat, carbohydrates, and protein) for you. One day of the apple cider vinegar diet should not consist of more than 1200 calories.

Loseit Free Calorie Counter App Download


The apple cider vinegar diet consists mainly of low-fat and low-carbohydrate foods. Instead of protein and meat, fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens are the center of your daily menus.

In this diet, apple cider vinegar is used primarily to boost the metabolism and curb the appetite. Existing fat pads are burned faster and weight loss can be accelerated.


The appetite-suppressing effects of apple cider vinegar make the diet easier to deal with, too, as excessive appetite and food cravings will be reduced.

During this Diet, use the ACV as follows

You should drink a glass of diluted apple cider vinegar about 30 minutes before each meal to curb your appetite. If you skip a meal, you should drink a glass of diluted apple cider vinegar instead. You should also do this in the event of a sudden hot-hunger attack.

You can also drink diluted apple cider vinegar to boost your metabolism. This is especially helpful in the morning directly after getting up.

ACV- and- losing -weightDuring meals, apple cider vinegar can be used as a salad dressing, for example, to increase the effectiveness of the vinegar and to ensure a low-calorie diet.

Cons: A calorie-based diet requires a lot of discipline and computing and is. therefore, not always easy to follow.

In addition, there is a risk of a yo-yo effect after completion, which is why it is advisable to continue taking apple cider vinegar afterward.

The ACV Treatment (ACV Fasting Course)

An apple cider vinegar treatment is a rather radical way to lose weight. It is basically a special form of healing fast, in which apple cider vinegar plays a central role. It’s especially ideal for short term usage to achieve a very fast weight loss.

With an apple cider vinegar course, one practically completely dispense with solid food for several days to weeks. Instead, one feeds only on liquid food, which should detoxify your body.


In this detoxification treatment, apple cider vinegar plays a crucial role, as it becomes a nutritional foundation here during the detoxification phase.

Drink as much diluted apple cider vinegar as possible to replenish the liquid balance and at the same time allow for positive effects, such as:


  • Curbing appetite to do without solid food

  • Cleansing of the Intestines: Allows better digestion and faster detoxification

  • Boosting your Metabolism: Allows faster fat burning, activating liver functions to excrete pollutants more quickly.

  • In smaller quantities, other liquid foods such as vegetable stock and tea can also be consumed with apple cider vinegar.

  • After several days to weeks, the body is then reintroduced to solid food, eating particularly gentle and easily digestible foods, e.g. crisp-bread and fruits. Also, at this stage, the apple cider vinegar is used to keep your metabolism going and curb your appetite.

Cons: While an apple cider vinegar treatment can quickly lead to greater weight loss, it also carries the increased risk of a yo-yo effect, as the detoxified body subsequently demands a lot of solid food. In addition, this course can be very tiring, especially in the first few days, and it requires a lot of discipline.


Apple cider vinegar has many positive properties, thus, one can also use it for losing weight. For example, the natural fruit vinegar stimulates digestion and metabolism and has a good appetite-suppressing effect.

In addition to simply using apple cider vinegar as a food additive, you can also perform an apple cider vinegar diet or a targeted apple cider vinegar treatment to shed some extra pounds.


All these methods have advantages and disadvantages so that you have to decide for yourself how you want to use apple cider vinegar for weight control.

In addition to discipline, however, a generally healthy lifestyle is always necessary for this to end in a success story.


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Have you ever used apple cider vinegar for weight loss? How did you get rid of your pounds and what were your results like? Write us a comment, we would be very happy to hear from you.

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  1. I am curious to try this out. Might just add it once a day to a glass of water. Do you have a brand or ACV that you recommend? And if I can’t do the tase with just water what are your favorite options for mixing besides honey? I can’t think of what fruit juice it might taste best with. From what I am reading here this is a slow game of losing weight in this way but if it gives all the benefits it couldn’t hurt to try. Thanks for all the info!

    1. Hi, Ashton.

      Thank you so much for stopping by at our little wellness sanctuary. I’m very glad that you liked the article. To answer your questions: You can mix ACV with Lemon Water and add a little bit of Stevia instead of honey. Of course, you can drink it without any sweeteners too, and, to be honest with you, I tried it myself and it’s not at all that bad. I mix mine with organic cranberry juice and sometimes with green tea. I don’t use regular honey, but Manuka honey to enhance the sweetness. I don’t do that all the time either; it’s really after my mood at that time being. As for the brand, I get Bragg. That one is organic and comes with the mother. In case you’re asking yourself what the mother is, I’ll write an article about this subject in the next couple of days, however, it’s basically this slimy substance you so often see on the bottom of some vinegar bottles. It’s cellulose and the most healthy part of the ACV. As I said, I’ll write a more in-depth article about it soon.

      I do hope that my response helped you out. Feel free to come back anytime, and should you try the ACV, then please make sure to come back and tell us all about your experience with it.

      Many blessings,


  2. I have been hearing about the apple cider vinegar diet for awhile and have been wondering about it however have not been able to find an article this informative – thank you. This really showed me why and how it can work and how to do it properly. I think I might be able to try it now – thanks so much for this.

  3. Great article – and yes ACV does help to suppress apetite. But there are two important things to note.

    Must always be bought in a glass bottle – ACV is very acidic and will “draw out” the phytoestrogens and other toxins from a plastic bottle.

    The other – brush teeth afterwards as it can weaken tooth enamel due to the acidity.

  4. I drink ACV daily and am interested to know if it’s all the same or if one particular brand is better than another. I always buy the brands that state with “the mother”.

    1. Hi, Deb.

      Thanks for your comment. To answer your question, Bragg is actually the number one brand everyone I know, including myself, is using. It is organic, you can get it in almost any grocery store or even Amazon, it is affordable and comes with “the mother.” Let me know if you have any other questions. Wishing you a lovely day and sending you happiness and blessings.


  5. I’m a big advocate for Apple Cider Vinegar. I use it as part of my health plan, every morning with a glass of lemon water (sometimes I add a dash of cayenne pepper to spice things up). It’s definitely been a great contributor to my weight loss. I find I actually crave it now! I also use it when making bone broth. I hadn’t thought to have it before meals though, great tips thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi, CJ.

      Thank you for stopping by and reading our article. Yes, you’re definitely on the right path to longevity and a more energized life. Becoming an advocate for ACV was the perfect decision. You’re a brave one…spicing it up with cayenne pepper, lol. I’ll definitely give it a try too. Maybe not so much on an empty stomach, though. but, yes, it is extremely healthy taking the ACV shot about half an hour before breakfast. It speeds up your metabolism, energizes and powers you up for the day ahead.

      Let me know if you need help with anything else.

      Much love, joy, and many blessings your way,


  6. As someone who uses Apple Cider Vinegar regularly, I had no idea it has this effect on my body! Thanks for the info, it’s an interesting read and quite informative!

    1. Hi, Daniel. Thank you for your kind words. Yes, now you know what good you’re doing to yourself, lol. Continue with it; your body will thank you much later.
      Sending you joy, peace, and blessings,


  7. Amazing! I have read quite a bit about the benefits for ACV and weight loss, however, I have never really taken the plunge into using it as a go to method. I definitely have used the healing benefits of ACV before when I lost my voice! 🙂 Gotta love a combo of ACV, honey, and water! Thanks for the great info!

    1. Hi, Loise. Thank you for reading our article. Yes, you should definitely give ACV a try. It’s not only for people who want to lose weight. It has so many other health benefits, too. You’d begin to feel a difference in your all over well-being after about a week of taking ACV regularly. Nothing to lose – so much to gain, and it’s affordable as well.

      Let me know if you have any other questions, please.

      Sending you warmth, love, and blessings.


  8. Hi Alexandra,

    Thanks for your informative article. i must admit I had never heard of the benefits of ACV tto lose weight. I have lost 4 stone over the last year by changing the way I eat and getting more exercise but have not got round to giving up the alcohol yet:) I found eating less bread helped too. I aimed for 1lb a week over a year and achieved it and a bit more. So any article like yours that encoureges people to look after their health is great with me.
    Thanks again, Frank

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