Apple Cider Vinegar vs. Diet Pills

Many people have tried this “Diet” thing. So many claims they have the magic diet pill for an instant slim body. Take this and lose pounds and inches almost instantly. But what’s the side effects to that? Too many people have done their bodies more harm than good trying to get healthy. Let’s look at the difference between diet pills verses more of a natural way. Let’s say Apple Cider Vinegar. Not the apple cider vinegar pills, but the actual vinegar. Is that a better way to help you lose the inches and pounds? Does it really work? What are the pros and cons between the two?

First, let’s look at the cons with the “Diet Pill”.

Diet Pills Cons


Most Diet Pills contain caffeine in high dosage. If you have heart problems, caffeine is something you should stay away from. High dosages of caffeine can raise your blood pressure and increase your heart rate. Moderation is fine, but stay away from those things that contain very high dosage.


Another ingredient found in diet pills that isn’t good for you is aspartame. Aspartame is an artificial sugar substitute. The side effects alone is enough to scare you away from consuming anything that it contains.

The Side Effect are:

  • Decreased vision and even blindness
  • ringing and buzzing in the ears’
  • headache and migraines
  • confusion
  • anxiety                                                         
  • depression
  • raises blood pressure
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • birth defects
  • bloating
  • severe PMS
  • hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • And many more…

Diet pills disrupts your natural metabolism by suppress your appetite. It makes you eat less to nothing at all, this causes your metabolism to slow down. A high metabolism helps burn fat. When slowing your metabolism down, you also slow your fat burning down with it.

The Pros on Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is its pure form (organic, unpasteurized, and unfiltered) can help your body in more than just weight loss.

  • Apple cider vinegar controls blood sugar levels. This prevents uncontrollable sugar spikes and crashes. Which in return, helps in controlling insulin secretion.
  • Apple cider vinegar prevents fat accumulation. This stimulates the metabolism, making fat burning faster.
  • Apple cider vinegar helps with detoxing the body. It is high in insoluble fiber which absorbs toxins and improves digestion.
  • Apple cider vinegar aids in heartburn and acid re flux.

Apple Cider Vinegar also helps with:

  • lowers high blood pressure              
  • improves heart health
  • lowers high cholesterol
  • treating kidney stones
  • eases muscle cramps
  • kills fungus

Recommend daily dose is 1 teaspoon to a glass of water and slowly add more.



When using Apple Cider Vinegar, Do NOT exceed more than 2 Tablespoons a day. Dilute in water and not use full strength.

Using full strength can cause weak tooth enamel when in contact with your teeth. Using a straw while drinking your diluted apple cider vinegar will keep it off your teeth.

Consuming too much Apple Cider Vinegar can lower your levels of potassium. This can cause osteoporosis. While using Apple cider vinegar, eat more foods high in potassium. Food like bananas, spinach, sweet potatoes, and avocados. To name a few.


Going Natural 

When trying to lose weight, don’t grab for something that will only damage our health. Eating right is the best diet we can go on. Going the natural way to lose that fat will benefit you in the long run. Diet pills only promise you a quick fix. But do they hold up to that promise? Damaging your body and your health, is it worth losing a few extra pounds?

The food we put into our bodies are the fuel our bodies need to keep us healthy. Foods are full of the vitamins we need to jump start our weight lose. Read more here about how the vitamins in food can help us.


2 Replies to “Apple Cider Vinegar vs. Diet Pills”

  1. I feel the same way as you about using diet pills to lose weight, so many of us want the quickest and easiest way to lose those extra pounds of weight.

    I find it amazing something as simple and inexpensive can help people lose weight, so you will save money as well using apple cider vinegar to lose weight

    1. People sometimes don’t realize that the natural way of losing weight and getting healthy will always out weigh any pill out there. It’s safer and I do believe it is even faster than those so called miracle pills.

      Thank you for your comment. It is very much appreciated.

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