Hi all, I just joined your forum. I would like to tell about my experience with ACV. I started taking apple cider vinegar about 3 months ago, I mix 2 tablespoons of Bragg's ACV with 1/8 teaspoon baking soda. This combination of apple cider vinegar and baking soda diet helps my weight loss. This is alkaling the body and the baking soda keeps the vinegar from taking enamel off your teeth. You can use ph strips to see how alkaline it is, I mix this and let it fizz and then add 4 ounces of water, dosen't taste good, but it works, The Bragg's vinegar has the mother, where you get all your minerals, I take this 3 times a day, 1 hour before meals. At first I didn't see any weight loss, I did research and found out that you might weigh more because it puts the minerals into your bones, but I started seeing a loss of inches, my clothes were getting loose! To date I have lost 20 pounds, have more energy and my joints feel better. This cocktail is recommended 5 days on, 2 days off. They say acid away, pounds away, I am a believer. I help my mother in a herb store and alot of testimonies come in on the ACV with the mother. This is raw, unfiltered vinegar. My acid reflux is gone too! My father=in-law was almost bed ridden, he started on ACV and is now up cutting grass, working in his wood shop and has lost 2 shirt sizes all ready. Hope this helps with the ACV. dry