Unfiltered apple cider vinegar, such as Bragg, helps some individuals with issues such as diabetes, digestive problems, constipation and obesity. However, some experts believe that drinking vinegar puts a strain on kidneys and bones, states WebMD.
According to one study done in Japan, apple cider vinegar possibly helps with weight loss by activating specific genes that break down fat. Other evidence shows that apple cider vinegar helps control blood sugar levels by preventing the body from digesting all of the starches a person consumes, states WebMD.
Unfiltered apple cider vinegar contains beneficial probiotics, which aid digestion. It also helps boost the immune system in some individuals, notes WebMD. However, apple cider vinegar may damage the esophagus and tooth enamel if it is not diluted. Experts recommend a mixture of 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water with meals up to twice a day.