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Posted by JAYME (SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA) on 05/16/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I started weight watchers jan 4th of 2007 and in with it I have been taking acv. I have lost 36 lbs as of may 16th. I feek great. I take 2t. Of acv 3 times a day with water after every meal. When i do this i drink it with a straw so that i do not have my teeth exposed to it. My question is, are my teeth still in danger to the acv? what should i do? thanks

Replied by Cyndi
(Brookings, Oregon)

Rinse your mouth out well and spit it out.

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Posted by Darian (Springfield, MO) on 05/02/2007
5 out of 5 stars

This is update #1. I've been taking ______ ACV religiously 3 times daily (1/8 - 1/4 cup). Since I've started taking the vinegar, I've noticed a lot of other benefits besides helping to heal my sinus problem. My energy level has greatly increased. This has allowed me to start exercising more. I started walking about an hour a day (at least 3 days a week) for a few weeks, and now I'm even jogging on occasion. So far in the past 2 weeks, I've lost a few pounds, which of course is related to the exercise, but I still maintain it wouldn't be possible without the ACV and the energy I've gotten from not being sick all the time. God bless this site and for the information you provide. I'll give another update in a month or so. As I like to say as a toast when I take the ACV... Here's to your health

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Posted by janet (Akron, ohio) on 04/25/2007
5 out of 5 stars

oh my GOD i can't believe it i have tried to lose weight forever i have only been on apple cider vinegar for 3 weeks i have lost 17 pounds i have also been using acv for my hair rinse wash my body i look great and feel like a new person i haven't told anyone what i have been doing and different people have been coming up to me say what are you doing you look great i can't believe this is not recommended for all people for different reasons i thank GOD everyday

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Posted by Britney (Albany, NY) on 04/23/2007
5 out of 5 stars

26 Days ago I decided to try and get my weight down for my vacation, now in 11 days. At first, I told myself 37 days, I can just go running everyday, do my stairmaster and eat well, I should be able to be back to my normal weight of 115 or less, in the 37 days. At the time I was about 126, and I originally gained up to the 137 mark! SO I really wanted to lose that last 10-11 pounds before my vacay. I was on a roll with my exercises, then I got sick, and stopped and 1 day turned to 2 turned to 3. So then I went online looking for motivation, tips, etc. I found the Apple Cider Vinegar diet on Earthclinic. I was amazed and so motivated by the feedback I read, so I figured, what could it hurt? Well I have been on it for about 2 weeks, I weighed in this morning at 116. I have NO idea how this is happening, I eat what I like on the weekends, and a light lunch during the week and what I want for dinner. I changed none of my eatting habits from when I had the weight, and yet, I am weighing in at 116. I am so happy, I have told my co-workers, Gramma, friends, about this diet, I feel it really works. I was so discouraged before, I haven't felt good about my body in over a year. Thank you for your website!

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Posted by Russell (Rochester, New York) on 04/20/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I used vinegar several years ago when I lived in Florida, it worked great. My friend told me about it, and we usually mix the vinegar with V8 and drink it 2 or 3 times a day. Well recently since i weighed myself and found myself at 217 pounds I about died, already after one week im down to 204 pounds. It works for me!

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Posted by Giovanni (Elmont, United States) on 03/28/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I have tried the Apple Cider Vinegar both in liquid and pill Form.
Breakfast- Pill with water with breakfast
Snack- Regular Snack
Lunch- 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before lunch
dinner- 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before dinner
before bed- 1 pill with water

I feel so good and so much better and hope to see a weight loss since I see so many people have succeded, this could actually be the miracle diet!

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Posted by Nicole (Irvine, CA) on 03/18/2007
5 out of 5 stars

Hey! I've been taking ACV for about 10 days with meals...twice a day. The best way I found to take it without tasting the actual vinegar is to put it in a glass of water with an AIRBORNE tablet. Airborne is great for keeping colds away and giving you energy...so I suggest taking it this way because you won't actually taste the vinegar and it actually tastes really good. I take the "lemon-lime" AIRBORNE (invented by a school teacher--fizzy drink) tablet...with a glass of water...and i use the measuring cup for cough syrup to measure the vinegar... my recipe: 1 Lemon-line Airborne tablet 1 glass of water at room temp 2 table spoons ACV

Drink it before meals twice a day...

I always brush my teeth right after too, the acidity is so high in the vinegar that my teeth started to get sensitive because the vinegar wears on the enamel. Anyway, I started out as being 108lbs...I just wanted to lose about 5 or 6lbs before going on vacay (to a beach city). That might seem like a lot of weight to lose but I am only about 5ft tall and very petite. Anyway, this stuff really works if you stick to it. I didn't lose weight gradually. I dropped about 4lbs in 5 days on the 5th day. For the skeptics out there, TRY IT! It also works great for sore throats...It helped me!

Replied by Jess
(Bg Ky)

I would not mix ACV in Airborne--or take Airborne at all. It contains an artificial sweetener, which is not only poison, but also makes you FAT!

Replied by Kesp
(Vic, Melbourne)

Hello! That's awesome that it's working for you. Yay!

Just one suggestion on I've recently learned is don't wash your teeth directly after using acv. It'll wear the enamel faster. Wait 30 minutes or so before brushing.

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Posted by Nikesha (Toledo, Ohio) on 03/16/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I just thank the Lord for blessing you people in finding these remedies. The diet i'm on is the acv& honey-water diet. I cried when i walked passed my husband and he said i look thinner, everyone now keep telling me how smaller I'm getting, this really works!! Praise God you never know what people go through in life, and i was so tired of being heavy, heart aches, knee problems, cant run after my kids enough, and i'm only 26 yrs. old!!! thanks 2 everyone

Replied by Queen Nylah

Thank you so much for sharing. I just started taking the royal jelly and honey mixture together at night. It has done wonders for my sleep, and my abdominal. Is not as inflated, ive noticed a change in my eating habits as well, and I dont feel brain fatigued. I am happy that you found this remedy that works, like you had suffered, I am tired of suffering from obesity and I truly want my body back, I have alot of living to do. Your testimony definitely give me drive and inspiration. I will also include your remedy as well. I cant wait to try it.

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Posted by Chanel (Chicago, IL) on 03/01/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I just wanted to say that the acv diet really works. When I first started the program I was 196lbs and I've been on it for 9 days and I now weight 187lbs!! I am so happy I stopped the diet, but I am now back on it. I am also doing the colon cleanse as well. The only thing that I am unsure about is how much am I to drink per day?

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Posted by Celeste (New York) on 02/14/2007
5 out of 5 stars

Hi, I have been drinking the apple cider vinegar concoction 3-4 times a day (about 2 tbsp ACV, 1 tbsp honey, 1/2 cup water, and occasionally molasses and cinnamon if its handy), and not consciously trying to diet (or exercise) in any other way- sort of out of laziness and sort of in an attempt to see if this stuff works- well, its been three weeks and I just got on the scale for the first time because I knew I'd lost a lot and wasn't scared of the dreaded scale like I usually am- I AM 124 POUNDS!!!! I'm 5ft 3in so this isn't quite my ideal yet, but I was almost 140 when I started this. I think the way it works is by just really killing your appetite while giving you some nourishment so your metabolism doesn't go into free fall. I've still been eating - I just am not that interested in it anymore. Not that into coffee anymore either, and my smoking is DOWN- I'll be honest, one of the reasons I didn't want to give up smoking was I was worried I would gain more weight. Ok, so I am losing AND smoking less- guess that reasoning is now blown out of the water. It just seems to kill your appetite for stuff of all kinds. All I can say is WOW. Today I dug into the closet and got an old pair of jeans out that I nearly threw away last year because I could not even get them up past my thighs, and today I zipped them up and am sitting comfortably in them here at the computer. This stuff WORKS - can't remember how I found this site, but I am SO grateful. Thanks everybody and good luck to anyone trying out the wonderful ACV!

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Posted by Jane (Odessa, TX) on 02/10/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I have struggled with GERD, Overweight, and fatigue for several years. After the medical discovery that Prilosec, Nexium and other medications as these can stop calcium from being absorbed in your bones, I was a little scared. So I decided to do some web surfing for natural cures.. And YOU WERE HERE! Over a week ago I started the ACV and HOT water with baking soda mixture. The first three days I lost 5 pounds and my reflux problem was gone. It tried to come back later that first week, so I increased my intake of AVC to a more powerful solution.
1/2 cup of ACV
1/2 cup of water
1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda ( 1 x day)

Today I weighed again ad I have lost 9 lbs! I am so happy! Plus my blood pressure is becoming more stable. The GERD is gone. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for this website! God bless you guys!!

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Posted by Danielle (Eastpointe, MI) on 02/08/2007
5 out of 5 stars

ACV is amazing! I've been reading this website and decided to try 'The Cleanse' recipe for losing weight. On 2/5/07 I began taking 1/2 cup of _______s Unfiltered ACV, 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemons, cayenne pepper, and 2 tablespoons of honey in a quart of spring water and only 4 days later, I've lost 5 lbs.! I'm so excited about ACV; I didn't think it would work so fast. My goal is to lose 20-25 lbs. I will continue this regimen until I reach my goal. Thank you for this wonderful website!

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Posted by Dixie (NYC) on 02/07/2007
5 out of 5 stars

Hi, I found this site and am amazed by what I am reading. My mother always told a story of how in the thirties, my uncle was a little boy and desperately ill. The doctors could not figure out what was wrong or how to help him and finally told my grandparents to prepare for the worst. Apparently all he kept asking for was vinegar (my mom never specified if it was ACV) and when things looked really bleak, they decided to let him have it since he never stopped asking for it and since there was no real reason to deny him, however bizarre it seemed to give it to him. He apparently struggled to drink it, but got through a whole bottle in a few hours despite his weakness. The fever suddenly broke and he fully recovered, and to this day no one in my family really understood how. Now I'm getting a clue as to why! So, I thought I would try the honey/water/AVC drink three times a day- today is day 5 and while I didn't see any real weight loss until today, today my jeans are suddenly loose! Also been using it as a toner and guess what! No trip to the dermo like I planned because my pores are getting smaller on their own! Depression doing a lot better too - though the jury is still out on that since today I was a bit down after a few up days - will check back in and let everyone know- but WOW! I'm amazed! My little uncle was really on to something, clearly!

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Posted by Sukie (Lake Los Angeles, CA) on 02/01/2007
5 out of 5 stars

My boyfriend recently told me about Apple Cider Vinegar mixed with apple juice as a cure for sore throat, colds etc... I remember hearing about ACV in the 70's for weight loss but never knew how to take it. I did some research and found this site and decided to try it. I AM CONVINCED THAT ACV IS A MIRACLE CURE!! Remember the old adage "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Well I thought it can't hurt so I started drinking 2 t. of ACV with 6 oz. apple juice twice a day, 5 days ago. I have increased energy, decreased appetite and for the first time in 10 years I did not get a menstrual migraine with my period this morning. I've been taking Maxalt at least twice a month for years for hormonal migraines and did not need it today. That in and of itself has made me a believer. My boyfriend has also reported increased energy and general overall well being. We will continue to drink ACV daily. Thank you for this great site!

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Posted by Tim (Dacula, GA) on 01/28/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I tried ACV for the first time early last year; lost 45 pounds in about 3 months...Lowered the dosage when I reached my goal....Now whenever I gain a few pounds again I increase the dosage and quickly lose the weight...Is also great to knock out a sore throat, congestion, or colds...If I feel a sore throat or cold coming on at night I gargle the ACV twice (and swallow)...Nine times out of ten it is gone the next morning. Just be sure to swish out your mouth with water, it is acidic and will eat away at the enamel on your teeth.....So many people look for the "silver bullet" regarding weight loss; for most (not all) this is it...This has been around for years, but for whatever reason it is too simple for most folks to even consider...

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