Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

first_imgPeople continue to tout the use of apple cider vinegar as a medicine chest item useful in treating a wide variety of physical ailments. For years, herbalists and older members of the community have cited the healing qualities of apple cider vinegar.   Apple cider vinegar, found in supermarkets and herbal shops, is made from pulverized apples after a period of fermentation when the apples are broken down to bacteria and yeast, turned into alcohol that ferments into vinegar, holding high contents of acetic and amino acids.The proponents of the healing effects of apple cider vinegar, preferably the organic kind, recommend its consumption (usually a tablespoon in an 8-ounce glass of water two to three times daily to treat:Digestive problems like heartburn or indigestion. (Consume the apple cider vinegar after meals).Diabetes: apple cider vinegar reduces glucose (sugar) levels (Consume a dose of the product before going to bed).High cholesterol: Consume daily apple cider vinegar reduces high levels of cholesterol.High blood pressure: Regular doses reduce high blood pressure and promote a healthy heart.Cancer: Apple cider vinegar is said to slow the growth, and even kill cancer cells.Weight loss: the product promotes weight loss, as it is said to reduce the appetite making people feel less hungry.  Health effects of the properties found in apple cider vinegar:Potassium: Aids the building of muscles, transmission of nerve impulses, heart activity, prevents brittle teeth, hair loss, and nasal mucus.Acetic acid: Slows the digestion of starch, and lowers the increase of glucose in the blood. Ash (or alkaline): Helps to maintain proper pH levels in the body, which prevents and/or fight cancer cells.Malic acid: Helps to prevent the ill effects of viruses, bacteria, and fungi; removes toxins from the body, enhance bowel regularity, and promotes clean, healthy skin. Because of the acidic qualities of apple cider vinegar, it’s always recommended it’s diluted before applying it to the skin or drinking. If applied or consumed too strong it can damage the tooth enamel, tissues of the throat, mouth, or skin, and have the reverse effect in the stomach.last_img read more

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Afrik Fashion Show takes place in Abidjan

first_imgStylists and fashion enthusiasts in Cote d’Ivoire have gathered in the capital Abidjan for the 11th edition of the Afrik Fashion Show.Ivorian designers are showcasing work that is both modern yet undoubtedly African. The show is not only seen as a place where designers can exhibit their talent.Organisers say such events are also a reminder to people to support local textile industries.last_img

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‘The Invisible Man’ materializes at number one with $29 million box office debut

first_imgUniversal Pictures(NEW YORK) — The Invisible Man was anything but invisible at the box office this weekend, delivering an estimated $29 million in its opening weekend.  The new take on the H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel, starring Elisabeth Moss, tacked on an estimated $20.2 million overseas, for a $49.2 million worldwide debut.After spending its first two weeks of release at number one, Sonic the Hedgehog dropped to second place with an estimated $16 million weekend.  That brings its domestic earnings to $128 million, making it the second highest grossing video game adaptation of all-time, just behind Lara Croft: Tomb Raider‘s $131 million haul from 2001.Landing in third place for the weekend was The Call of the Wild, earning an estimated $13.2 million in its second week of release.In fourth place was the Japanese anime superhero film My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, grabbing an estimated $5.1 million.  The movie, which opened on Wednesday, collected an estimated $8.5 million over the five days since its release, making it FUNimation studio’s second largest domestic release of all-time behind last year’s Dragon Ball Super: Broly with $30.7 million.Bad Boys for Life rounded out the top five with an estimated $4.3 million here in the states. Its worldwide totals now stand at $406 million.In limited release, Burden, starring Garrett Hedlund and Forest Whitaker, delivered an estimated $20,142 from five locations for a $4,028 per-theater average.Here are the top 10 movies Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:1. The Invisible Man, $29 million2. Sonic the Hedgehog, $16 million3. The Call of the Wild, $13.2 million4. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, $5.1 million5. Bad Boys for Life, $4.3 million6. Birds of Prey, $4.1 million7. Impractical Jokers: The Movie, $3.5 million8. 1917, $2.67 million9. Brahms: The Boy II, $2.6 million10. Fantasy Island, $2.3 millionCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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