Should I Drink This ???

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2010/09/11 10:40:24 (permalink)

Should I Drink This ???


I bought one of these at Atkin's Farms, in Amherst, Massachusetts today.
I put it in the fridge.  Has anyone ever had it?  To be honest, I'm a little apprehensive. 
 
 
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    jman
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 10:53:22 (permalink)
    Why would you be apprehensive about drinking it?  I'd be apprehensive about paying over two bucks for it.   Knowing that Bragg recommends taking 1/2 ounce of vinegar a day and that the suggested serving size on this product as being 8 oz, I suspect that the amount of vinegar in the whole bottle is probably 1-2 oz.  If you look at the ingredient list, you see
    Distilled Water, Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Ginger and Stevia Extract, in that order.
     
    I might try it sometime out of curiosity and I'm sure it's better for you than anything else in the cooler, but it is a little pricey for a bottle of mostly water.
    post edited by jman - 2010/09/11 11:06:19
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 11:19:36 (permalink)
    I'm being lighthearted, but I have no idea what to expect ... I, myself, have never thought of vinegar as a beverage.
     
    And it was $2.49 !!!
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 13:05:28 (permalink)
    Some "health food" people consider apple cider vinegar to be good for your digestion. 
     
    Do you like the flavor of bread-and-butter pickles?  This drink should have a flavor somewhat similar to them.
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 13:57:54 (permalink)
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    I'm being lighthearted, but I have no idea what to expect ... I, myself, have never thought of vinegar as a beverage.

    And it was $2.49 !!!


    If that's your hangup, you'll probably be pleasantly surprised.  I drink an ounce of Yoder's Good Health Recipe every day and it's heavy on the vinegar.
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 14:25:38 (permalink)
    Have a Zantac ready!
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 16:18:35 (permalink)
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    Have a Zantac ready!


    No need for Zantac.  A lot of people who use ACV everyday do so to fight acid reflux.  I can speak from my own personal experience of using YGHR.  Before I started using it, I had major acid reflux problems.  No more.
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 17:44:14 (permalink)
    Well, I would like to try it.  I've been trying to find it locally with no luck.  However, I love Bragg's Liquid Aminos, salad dressing, and apple cider vinegar.  Good products. 
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 23:14:13 (permalink)
    Jman.... Really?!!!  My Prilosec is a daily thing and if I should miss a day I die!
     
    Guess I'll pick up a bottle if I see it.  We get Bragg's at our local health food store.
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/11 23:37:11 (permalink)
    I had heard this too and was interested since I have acid reflux .....worst idea ever... it felt like pure acid in my stomach...hurt like hell....    had the worst bout of acid reflux right after...    how on earth could this possibly help?
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/12 01:26:24 (permalink)
    Forget that I said I'd try it.  Why gamble?
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/12 01:32:18 (permalink)
      I usually have a tsp of Balsamic vinegar and a TBS of E.V.O.O. The same chemicals that are in grape juice are concentrated in vinegar and the oil is great for your skin, eyes, etc...
     
      David O.
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/12 11:45:13 (permalink)
    Vernor's, Yes !
    Moxie, Yes !
    Dr Pepper-Cherry, Yes !
    Even
    Sunny-D, Maybe !
    But I'll pass on the Vinegar-mixture, Thank You !
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/12 15:14:06 (permalink)
    I don't know... with all that water and sweetener.   I prefer to drink my cider vinegar straight.    Slice some cukes, fill with vinegar, add salt and pepper and when done drink some of the vinegar.
     
    I don't like those wussified cucumber/onion salads with water and sugar at all - straight vinegar for me!
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    Re:Should I Drink This ??? 2010/09/12 16:48:53 (permalink)
    Your drink seems similar to switchel, which has been around about as long as the USA has.  Google switchel for a little bit more history.
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    Here's the recipe we used to use for my daughter's softball team.
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    SWITCHEL
    8 cups water, divided
    1 cup sugar
    1/ 2 cup cider vinegar
    1/ 2 cup molasses
    1/ 2 tsp. ground ginger
    4 cloves
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    In saucepan, put only 2 cups of water and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. When it comes to a boil, take off from heat, remove cloves, and cool to room temperature. Chill in refrigerator. When ready to serve, add the remaining 6 cups of very cold water.
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