1. Coconut Vinegar
Coconut drink with pulp in glass on wooden table[/caption]Bacteria is added to a mixture of coconut sap and yeast. This turns the mixture acidic and makes coconut vinegar.
How it stacks up against apple cider vinegar:Coconut vinegar has the same qualities as ACV. Use it to fight germs, improve weight loss and enjoy as a low glycemic food. Many people prefer its flavor to ACV.
2. Turmeric Root Vinegar
The process of making turmeric vinegar is the same as ACV. Instead of apples, fresh and tender turmeric roots are used.
How it stacks up against ACV: Turmeric vinegar carries all the benefits of turmeric root. It’s antimicrobial, boosts the immune system, and a powerful antioxidant. Besides giving the same benefits of ACV, turmeric vinegar also promotes healthy gut bacteria. Use it in place of ACV.
When not to use: If you take blood thinners, or drugs that suppress the immune system avoid taking it.
3. Ginger Root Vinegar
Crushed fresh ginger with vinegar yields a spicy flavoredvinegar. Ginger root vinegar is antibacterial and improves digestion.
How it stacks up against ACV: Ginger root vinegar provides polyphenolic antioxidants like ACV. It imparts spicy, pungent flavor unlike the sweet flavor of ACV.
Should I stop using Apple Cider Vinegar?
Apple cider vinegar has its own antioxidant punch and so do the rest of the vinegar types.
Research shows small quantities of acidity from vinegar prevents indigestion, and regulate insulin levels. This also boosts weight loss.
With its many health benefits and practical uses, it is a great idea to use a variety. Combine or switch to enjoy a spectrum of antioxidants from different vinegar types.