09/05/2014 04:16 EDT | Updated 09/05/2014 04:59 EDT

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Help You Lose Weight? (VIDEO)

When celebrities like Megan Fox and Miranda Kerr swear by the vinegar diet to cleanse their bodies and make their hair shiny, it leaves the rest of us simple folk thinking, "Is this legit?"

Called a superfood, there's no doubt vinegar (like apple cider vinegar) has a host of benefits. From detoxing your kidneys to getting rid of your pet's fleas to an effective natural cleaner, consuming or using apple cider vinegar on a regular basis can be good for us in the long run.

But what about weight loss? In the video above, health and wellness reporter Zelana Montminy from PopSugar Fitness takes a look at some of the common claims about drinking apple cider vinegar and burning fat and curbing appetite at the same time.

Montminy goes through studies and facts about why people have come to these conclusions.

So should you have a spoonful of apple cider vinegar before your next meal? Watch the video above to find out.

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