Some find the taste of vinegar (even ours!) a bit strong to begin with. A great way to get into the habit is to add a dash to some fresh fruit juice, then build up to a tablespoon of ACV to 200ml of juice or water.
Cloudy, pulpy juices generally contain more nutrients, fibre and are less likely to contain sweeteners. Fresh orange juice is an obvious place to start, but there are tonnes of juices available that can provide a great vitamin hit.
Tip: Be careful of the sugar content and acidity. Try and follow a smoothie or juice with a glass of water, to balance the acidity in your mouth. Don’t brush your teeth right away as this can harm the enamel.
Orange juice is packed with vitamin C, and is a great source of vitamin A and several B-vitamins, like folate, niacin, thiamine and vitamin B-6. It also contains high levels of potassium and magnesium.
Orange juice has also been found to help the body absorb iron from supplements and fortified cereals. Making it a great addition to the breakfast table!
Fresh grapefruit juice is naturally high in vitamins but low in calories, making it an excellent juice for weight loss.
It contains Vitamins C and A and a good source of potassium, thiamine, folate and magnesium, as well as fibre and antioxidants.
Not just for a bloody mary, tomato juice is packed with vitamins that can help to support your immune system and promote good heart health.
A glass of tomato juice is a good source of vitamins C and A. It also contains vitamins E and K and B vitamins like folate, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin and B-6. Tomato juice also contains potassium, iron and magnesium.
A fantastic pairing with Natural Umber organic apple cider vinegar; fresh, cloudy apple juice is a good source of calcium, iron, potassium and vitamins C and E.
Good-quality, cloudy, pure apple juice also contains pectin. Apple pectin is a rich source of soluble fiber, which can help lower cholesterol and risk factors associated with heart disease, stroke and high blood sugar. It can also improve the intestinal environment, promoting good bacteria.
Full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Cranberry juice is rich in vitamin C and potassium. Also contains Vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, and vitamin E, vitamin A, folate, and vitamin K.
Shop-bought cranberry juice may contain sweeteners and taste very tart. Try watering it down (about 50:50) to reduce the sugar content and create a milder flavour.