You May Also Like

vegan sushi recipes

10 vegan sushi recipes that are way more exciting than a California roll

FDA food name controversy

Is alt-milk still milk? Inside the food lexicon debate the FDA has the final ruling on

high fiber smoothie recipes

8 super-filling smoothie recipes to help you live that high-fibe life

traumatic brain injury

I suffered from 2 traumatic brain injuries—but it took 13 years to get a diagnosis

tempeh vs tofu

Plant-based protein battle: Tempeh versus tofu

anti-inflammatory vegan recipe

These cinnamon-chili sweet potatoes are a vegan, anti-inflammatory dinner win

Which vitality shot you should be taking—ginger or apple cider vinegar?


Thumbnail for Which vitality shot you should be taking—ginger or apple cider vinegar?
Pin It
Photo: Stocksy/Tatjana Ristanic

Taking a daily vitality shot may already be part of your routine, but how do you know if you picked the right option?

There’s the well-known apple cider vinegar option, which can help with sleep issues and detox your body. Or you could go with a ginger shot to reap the anti-inflammatory, immunity-boosting properties of the root vegetable.

But does one vitality variety reign supreme?

“Ginger is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory superfoods and immune boosters out there.”

ACV might seem like the obvious answer; its fanbase includes health-conscious celebrities like Hilary Duff and Miranda Kerr. But according to Jessica Rosen, a certified holistic health coach and the president of Raw Generation, ACV doesn’t come out on top. “Ginger is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory superfoods and immune boosters out there,” she says.

Another thing to keep in mind is that too much ACV is not necessarily a good thing. The acid contents are “not great for your teeth, esophagus, or stomach lining when consumed in excess,” Rosen says. It can even cause acid reflux and gastrointestinal problems, and it’s been linked to lowering potassium levels, which, aside from being great for glowing skin is necessary for your heart, kidney, and liver functions. Apple cider vinegar does have health benefits that Rosen acknowledges, but it’s best to consume it in moderation to avoid the negative side effects.

Besides, there are plenty of non-digestible ways to finish your bottle.

If you’ve been taking ACV to cure your sleep issues and want more ideas, try melatonin, a natural hormone, or change your shower schedule.

Loading More Posts...

You May Also Like

anti-inflammatory vegan recipe

These cinnamon-chili sweet potatoes are a vegan, anti-inflammatory dinner win

high fiber smoothie recipes

8 super-filling smoothie recipes to help you live that high-fibe life

The anti-inflammatory ingredient Meghan Markle adds into her banana bread

The anti-inflammatory ingredient Meghan Markle adds to her banana bread

vegan sushi recipes

10 vegan sushi recipes that are way more exciting than a California roll

traumatic brain injury

I suffered from 2 traumatic brain injuries—but it took 13 years to get a diagnosis

natural rosacea treatments

Can your coffee habit calm redness from rosacea? Derms say it’s legit