The 10 Unsuspected Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

The 10 Unsuspected Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

Fermented foods are all the rage of late. Whether it be kimchi or kombucha, more and more we are hearing of the wondrous benefits of fermented products. Consuming fermented foods and beverages can help to regulate the digestive enzymes in our gut and provide a host of benefits.

In the past few months, the writer of this blog has discovered apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar results from 2 fermentation processes: first the fermentation of apple juice into apple cider, and then the final fermentation of the cider into vinegar. The taste is a bit off-putting to many because it’s quite sour and tangy. When drinking apple cider vinegar, one should couple a shot glass worth of it inside of a glass of warm water. This will protect the esophagus, as the vinegar is extremely acidic. Apple Cider can also be used in a variety of other ways besides direct consumption; we will go over a few here.

Once you become accustomed to the taste (as many do within the first couple of drinks), you will reap the many benefits that apple cider vinegar has to offer. Here we will list some of these benefits and hopefully by the end of reading this article, you will be on your way to the store to buy some!

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Saving Money Part 1: Why You Should Start Now!

Saving Money Part 1: Why You Should Start Now!

Why should we save money?

So you’re in your twenties, you’ve just starting making some cash and it’s burning up your pockets. What’s the first thing that well-meaning, comparatively older folk tell you? Save your money!

It’s over-advised and overused. You should save money! Save for a rainy day! Don’t spend on stuff you don’t need! Create an emergency fund! Save and invest!

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Making Habits Stick

Making Habits Stick

Alright, the Lunar New Year is over–that was a great time for catching up and hanging out with friends and family while you stuff your face with goodies, wasn’t it? If you haven’t already noticed, it’s also 2 months (give or take) into the new year (where’d the last month go?!). Hands up if your 2014 resolutions have gone down the way that last pineapple tart has since it passed your lips!

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10 Ways To Energise Yourself

10 Ways To Energise Yourself

1. Energize with healthy snacks

Yes, we said it, snack away! It’s alright to keep your calorie intake up throughout the day so that your energy levels stay high. But it’s important when you are snacking that you keep it healthy. Stay away from fatty and excessively sugary foods, as they deplete the oxygen from your body, replacing them with fat instead, thus defeating the purpose of snacking. No wonder you want to crash after that triple cheeseburger!

Some suggestions for healthy snacks include: apple with homemade or organic peanut butter, low-fat yogurt, low-salt pretzels, unsalted/roasted nuts, celery and cottage cheese.

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