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Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice for the Liver

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg January 03, 2019

 

Apple cider vinegar and lemon water may help support digestion and a healthy liver.

Apple cider vinegar and lemon water can be a great way to support your digestion and liver health. The acidity of the vinegar can help break down food and the lemon can help stimulate bile production. This combination can also help to cleanse the digestive system and detox the liver. Try drinking this mixture first thing in the morning on an empty.

Another benefit of Apple cider vinegar is that it does not break a fast so it's excellent for people who are intermittent fasting. Learn more in our does apple cider vinegar break a fast article.

Mitochondria: https://youtu.be/Ezwe0hBdmSM

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0:07 Apple cider vinegar 

1:35 Lemon juice

4:19 Apple cider vinegar and lemon water

Today we’re going to talk about why you might want to use lemon juice and apple cider vinegar for your liver. 

The key element in apple cider vinegar is acetic acid, which helps suppress fat storage. Be sure to get organic apple cider vinegar. 

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar:

• Acetic Acid (suppresses fat storage)

• Improves insulin sensitivity

• Stabilizes the blood sugar 

• Reduces fat in the liver 

• Speeds up digestion 

• Increase bile release from the liver 

• Helps the pancreas release enzymes

 

Using raw lemons may be the best choice. If you use lemon juice from a bottle, be sure it’s organic. 

Health Benefits of Lemon:

• Vitamin C 

• Increases glutathione 

• Protects against liver damage 

• Citric acid decreases oxalates which can form kidney stones  

• Anti-inflammatory 

 

Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Juice Water:

Mix together:

1-2 oz. Lemon juice 

2 TBS Apple cider vinegar 

16 oz. Water 

 

Optional: Add wheatgrass juice powder for extra nutrients 

 

Drink up! 

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