Apple cider vinegar has been making the social media rounds as the healthy weight loss cure du jour. Maybe you’ve seen videos of Dr. Oz touting the health benefits of apple cider vinegar or random YouTubers claiming to have shed 10 pounds of belly fat in just seven days by drinking apple cider vinegar cocktails before meals.
Even if we know the health claims sound too good to be true, it’s tempting to try any weight loss regimen that’s so cheap, all-natural and seemingly effortless. So what’s the deal — can apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight?
Excerpted from How Stuff Works