Food, Health

How to take apple cider vinegar

Learn 5 different ways that you can get consume apple cider vinegar

What is apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar is the product of fermenting apple juice. Yeast is added to the apple juice to start the fermenting process and from this, alcohol is then made. The alcohol is turned into acetic acid- what is understood to be responsible for all of the health benefits.

The benefits of apple cider vinegar

There are many reasons why you may think to take apple cider vinegar, for example, for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory or even its antioxidant properties.

Most people prefer to take apple cider vinegar in its most natural form as organic, raw and unpasteurised ACV, like Willy’s, is believed to contain more health benefits, plus our ACV has the live mother living in its vinegars!

Research suggests that ACV can manage sugar spikes and has also been known to encourage healthy weight loss.

It’s also great to consume to boost your overall mood and improve your general health and wellbeing. We recommend everyone get their daily dose of wellness by taking at least 25ml of ACV every day! As 95% of serotonin is found in the gut, it’s important to ensure that you’re not treating your gut badly and that you’re looking after its health.

Many people are put off taking apple cider vinegar because of its often sour taste. We have a whole range of flavoured ACV, from yummy ginger & apple ready-to-drink shot to our turmeric & black pepper with honey ACV, that’s perfect to either dilute with water or great to add into your meals to enhance its taste!

Here are just a few of the many ways that you can take apple cider vinegar:

Dilute with water

If you’ve bought one of our unpasteurised vinegars, we recommend diluting it with water and even adding honey to it to sweeten it up. Most people like to mix 1-2tbsp of ACV with a small glass of water and drink it first thing in the morning.

ACV tea

A popular way of taking apple cider vinegar is in tea. Try mixing 2 tbsps of our ACV with 1 tbsp of honey, 2 tbsp of lemon juice and 12 oz of hot water. You may even choose to add in a little spice, such as cinnamon!

Apple cider vinegar salad dressing

Our ACV is super popular to use in dressings and sauces! One of Willy’s favourite ‘sauces’ is a gorgeous green salsa verde. Perfect over a grilled chicken, poached egg or Mexican style foods such as burritos. Click here to see how to make it for yourself.

Mix in with food

A great recipe that we recommend is a Miso Shitake Ramen. An extremely popular & trending dish at the moment, ramen always goes down a treat! Click here to see how to make it for yourself.

ACV smoothie

Not only are you getting the good stuff from our ACV but you’re also getting some of your 5-a-day! A paleo and vegan-friendly smoothie recipe, you’re sure to feel your utmost best with this nutrient-rich, detox green smoothie. Click here to see how to make it for yourself.

For those who are interested in the slightly unconventional ways of using ACV, here’s just a few other ways you can add it into your routine:

ACV hair rinse

– Foot soak

– Cleaning detergent

– ACV bath

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