Facial Toner
Ditch your expensive, store bought toner and mix one part apple cider vinegar and one  part water for the perfect all natural, skin solution. Apple cider vinegar is
antibacterial and known to help acne, but it also works to balance the pH levels
of your skin so that it’s at the optimal level between dry and oily. Reduce red
marks, blemishes and improve your overall complexion by applying the mixture
with a cotton pad before moisturizing.


Cleaning Solution
 Go  eco-friendly by making your own all-purpose cleaner with apple cider vinegar. Dilute with one cup of water and let it go to work on kitchen counters, bathroom  sinks, windows and mirrors. It can also be used as a dish detergent substitute  or carpet stain remover when combined with baking
soda.


Soothe  a Sunburn
 Spend a little too much time in the sun? Use apple cider vinegar to ease the pain and  prevent blistering and peeling. Dab it on with a cotton pad or pour two cups
into a warm bath and let the antiseptic properties work their
magic. 

Weight Loss Aid
 Take  two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily to help lose weight and detoxify
your body. Not only is it a natural appetite suppressant, but it boosts your
metabolism and helps block fat absorption in the small intestine. Due to the
acidity, it can be hard on your enamel so be sure to dilute it with water before
consuming.


 Hair Treatment
 Mix apple cider vinegar with water and pour the mixture on your hair to help remove  product residue and build up for ultra soft strands. Besides increased body and shine, it helps restore the natural pH balance of your hair while fighting
dandruff.


Skin Problem Cure
 In addition to acne, apple cider vinegar can work to help other skin conditions
such as dermatitis, warts and psoriasis. Depending on the severity of the issue,
it may be beneficial to leave the treatment on for an extended period. Looking
to get rid of a wart? Fasten a soaked cotton ball onto the wart overnight and it
should fall off within the next couple days. 

Fight Sickness and Allergies
 Use its antiseptic and antimicrobial powers to fight colds, the flu, sore throats
and allergies. Taking it daily can help build up your immune system to fight
bugs and also breaks up mucus within the body while cleansing your lymph nodes.
Got a sore throat? Gargle apple cider vinegar for instant
relief. 


Flavor Enhancer
 Add flavor and a boost of nutrients to your favorite dressings, sauces, dips and
anything that calls for vinegar as an ingredient. You can also add it to your
morning tea as a detox agent.


Fight Fleas
 There’s nothing worse than a pet with fleas. Instead of masking the problem with
chemical solutions, save money and go natural by applying apple cider vinegar to
their skin with a cotton ball or misting their fur with a spray bottle to fight
off these pesky guys. 


Lower High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
 Amongst its many healing properties, the vinegar has also been said to help lower blood  pressure and cholesterol due to its ability to balance the body’s pH level.
Before going on medications for these health issues, try the natural route and
consume daily.

 
 
Along with the increasing interest over the past few years in what we are
putting in our bodies is the growing genre of food and health-related
documentaries. Concerned with food industry deception, obesity and the rising
number of illnesses in the United States, each film seeks to shed light on the
problems existing within the current sphere of health. Here are five movies that
will change the way you conceptualize food.
 Now I am not telling you that eating meat is wrong or that you are some awful person. I am posting this as more of a health and fitness standpoint. Change one dinner a week to a vegan dinner. Too much of a change, change your lunch to healthier plant based option! One step at a time people, one step at a time.
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Fork over Knives
With obesity on the rise and prescriptions taking over all our health issues,
Forks Over Knives” examines the claim that most degenerative diseases can be
controlled or even reversed by a proper diet that avoids processed and
animal-based foods. Through an examination of the careers and findings of
physicians, biochemists and professors, the film looks into the reason we are
sicker than ever despite the most advanced technology in the world. Throughout
the film, cameras follow patients with chronic conditions to test the idea that
food is the ideal medicine.
From the creators of “Food  Matters,” “Hungry for Change” exposes the deceptive secrets and strategies the food and diet industries use to keep us hooked on processed foods and coming back for more. Featuring interviews with leading medical experts and best-selling authors, this film will have you questioning what goes in your body and help you escape the constant trap of yo-yo dieting. Through proper nutrition, “Hungry for Change” will teach you how to become beautiful from the inside out.
An oldie but a goodie, “Food Inc.” is a must-see documentary that exposes
the shocking truths about the food industry, what we eat, and how it is
produced. Hidden from American consumers, our nation’s food supply is currently
controlled by a handful of corporations that put profit before the safety and
health of consumers, the environment, animals and workers. Featuring expert
interviews and local farmers, the movie brings to life the surprising realities
of pesticides, harmful bacteria and steroid-ridden animals.
Seeking to provide a new mentality about what we’re eating, “Fresh” celebrates farmers and businesses across
the nation that are re-inventing our food system. Featuring notable individuals
who have experienced or witnessed the harmful effects of obesity, food
contamination and environmental pollution, the documentary offers healthy and
sustainable alternatives for a better future. At a time where most of our food
is being mass produced, urban farmers show that there are still efficient ways
to produce organic food.
The heartwarming documentary, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, chronicles the journey of Joe Cross, sick and
nearly 100 pounds overweight, on his mission to regain his health. After seeing
numerous doctors and loading up on steroids and other conventional medicines for
his autoimmune disease, Joe decides to take matters into his own hands. He
ditches the junk food and vows to stick to a fresh vegetable and fruit juice
only cleanse for 60 days. Travelling more than 3,000 miles, Joe talks to more
than 500 Americans along the way, noting their views on health and food. His
transformation and unconventional story are nothing short of inspiring.