Most of us are concerned about our health and we want to do what is necessary to keep our health at the highest level possible. Sometimes, we need to do things that are specific to any health problems we are experiencing at other times, we take preventative measures. One of the most popular and most effective natural treatment for almost anything you can possibly imagine is Apple cider vinegar. People take it on a regular basis and when they do, they can’t stop talking about the benefits.
The problem is, Apple cider vinegar is one of the most unpleasant things to consume. How is it that you can reap the rewards of drinking apple cider vinegar every day without skipping it because it is on the disgusting side? That is where this apple cider vinegar gummy recipe comes in. It is convenient, easy to transport and very simple to make. In fact, it only has 4 ingredients and anybody can learn to master this recipe in just a few minutes. Since a key ingredient is a grass-fed gelatin, it can add to the benefits of ACV.
More than likely, you are browsing through this article because you are aware of the health benefits of apple cider vinegar. What are some of the other benefits of gelatin? It is more than just something that holds Jell-O together, it comes from collagen, which is an animal protein. By consuming the gelatin, we are taking in the amino acids and they are the building blocks of protein.
Gelatin is well known for the healing benefits to the body. It helps with digestion, strengthens the bones and improves the gut health.
Gelatin can prevent intestinal damage and improve the lining of the digestive tract, so an issue with leaky gut syndrome is less likely to occur. They can also help to build up the gastric acid secretions, so you can digest foods and absorb the nutrients. That is why people who are in the hospital will often be given Jell-O.
If you suffer from arthritis, gelatin can help to reduce some of the symptoms you are experiencing. The collagen in gelatin can reduce inflammation and that reduces pain.
Another benefit of gelatin is that it can help you to sleep better at night. According to one study, individuals who ingested 3 g of gelatin before going to bed experienced much better sleep at night.
Glycine, which is found in gelatin, is an amino acid and it works in the body similar to an inhibitory neurotransmitter. It can help with anxiety and acts as a natural antidepressant. While you’re at it, you can feel better about yourself because gelatin helps your skin to look younger. It blocks the damage of UV radiation and renews the skin cells.
As we get older, our bones may experience some problems that lead to osteoporosis. We are often lacking in some of the nutrients that keep our bones strong. Gelatin has many of those nutrients, including magnesium, phosphorus, silicon and calcium.
The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV may have a bitter taste but it is very healthy for the body. It can control blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol, improve your digestive health and help you lose weight.
Although it can be difficult to drink ACV on its own, you can make these apple cider vinegar gummies and enjoy it in an easy to consume fashion. The kids are even going to love it!
The Apple cider vinegar is balanced with apple juice, which helps to add a sweetness and gets rid of some of the bitterness.
Recipe by: Felicia Lim
Total Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
Preparation time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour 5 Minutes
Silicone ice cube trays or molds
1 1/2 cups organic apple juice
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup water
5 tablespoons gelatin powder
Combine the apple juice, apple cider vinegar and water in a large saucepan (no heat) and stir well. Sprinkle the gelatin powder over the liquid and mix, letting it sit for two minutes.
Switch on the heat to medium-low stir with a wooden spoon for five minutes until the gelatin is fully dissolved.
Pour the gelatin mixture into ice cube trays and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.
Tip: You can also make these gummies in any kind of silicone mold you prefer. Or, pour the gelatin liquid mixture into a deep dish, and then slice into pieces once solid.
Getting your daily dose of ACV doesn’t have to be boring and repetitive. Now, you can make sure that every family member is reaping the benefits of ACV, and have fun at the same time, by using your creativity to make these apple cider vinegar gummies. Your body will thank you for it.