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Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink With Ginger

If you’re ready to boost your energy levels, reduce inflammation, and fire up your weight loss, look no further than this apple cider vinegar detox drink with ginger.

There are so many ready-made detox drinks available at most markets, but why not make your own at home? And why not? It’s far more cost-effective, and you get to control the ingredients and the taste.

Why Do an Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink

When we start the keto diet, or even if we are on the keto diet and cheat a little, our bodies need a good cleansing! I normally will pull a 24-hour fast after I’ve eaten crappy food and incorporate this apple cider vinegar detox drink the first week.

What do detox drinks do?

The number one main reason people choose to do detoxes is to flush out harmful toxins from their bodies and, in turn, promote weight loss and overall well-being.

It’s important to note, however, that in order for a detox drink to work, it’s important to maintain a healthy diet. There’s no point in doing a 10-day detox only to have hamburgers and french fries the next day.

Proper nutrition is the best way to maintain optimal health.

How Many Days Should You Drink a Detox Drink

Whether you decide to use this apple cider vinegar detox drink for weight loss and an energy boost or any other drink, the general rule of thumb is to stick to your detox routine for 3-10 days. It’s always best to listen to your body anyway.

And as always, talk to your doctor before you embark on any kind of detox.

Do Detox Drinks Really Work?

I’m going to be honest here. The jury is still out on this one. If you Google this question, you will get mixed answers. Some say yes, others say no.

I think it’s important to listen to your body. That’s where the answer lies.

Medical News has this to say about detox drinks.

Healthline has a great article on the benefits of detox drinks. You can read more about that here.

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink With Ginger

Making any kind of detox drink is super simple. Gather all your favorite ingredients for your drink, blend them, or whisk them up really well and drink up! This detox drink with ginger and apple cider vinegar is powerful and effective!

Ingredients for apple cider vinegar detox drink

3 Cups Water

6 Tablespoons Lemon juice (fresh is best)

4 Tablespoons Minced Ginger (you can buy it already minced or mince your own)

3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar


How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink

It’s so simple to make this apple cider vinegar detox drink.

  1. In a mixing bowl, add ingredients; with a hand mixer, mix it well.
  2. Place into a cup and drink
  3. Put remaining in a jar and refrigerate.

When to drink apple cider vinegar detox drink

Drink 1 cup a day in the morning for the best detox results. Recommended usage is one cup a day for up to 10 days. I can’t stress this enough: listen to your body.

What are the side effects of apple cider vinegar detox drink?

Like anything, be prepared for some side effects of taking this apple cider vinegar detox drink for up to 10 days.

Here are a few you should watch out for. If the side effects become too uncomfortable, stop drinking it at once.

Side effects of apple cider vinegar detox drink

Apple cider vinegar and lemon juice are high in acid, so if you drink them too often, it may erode tooth enamel. I always swish a big mouthful of water right after drinking this apple cider vinegar detox drink to make sure all that acid is flushed out.

You may experience some discomfort if you drink this on an empty stomach. Thankfully, this detox drink with apple cider vinegar also contains ginger which is known for its anti-nausea properties.

Some people report having diarrhea after drinking their detox drinks. If this happens, and it’s severe, stop your detox immediately and rehydrate!


Variations of the apple cider vinegar detox drink with ginger

There are probably a million different ways and things to add to this detox drink with ginger, but here are a few suggestions.

  • Turmeric
  • Green Tea
  • Ginseng
  • Peppermint
  • Ashwagandha
  • Cucumber
  • Cinnamon
  • Cayenne Pepper

I’d recommend doing some research on more drinks that help detox the body. There are just too many to note in one blog post!

More Tips on How to Make a Detox Drink

If you use powdery spices like cinnamon or cayenne pepper in your drink, make sure to stir really well, as they will settle to the bottom.

You can use your favorite herbal tea in place of regular water.

Remember, you can modify the amount of ingredients, or the ingredients, to your liking.

In closing

While doing a detox drink every now and then is relatively safe, you should also make sure you are maintaining a healthy lifestyle which includes:

  • cut out sugar
  • choose healthy, low-carb options
  • eat a diet of lean proteins
  • replace regular white bread with keto bread
  • try to aim for 3-5 servings of fresh fruit and vegetables daily
  • drinking plenty of water
  • getting regular exercise daily

It’s pointless to just keep relying on detox drinks to help you lose weight, have more energy, and flush the body of toxins if you’re just going to continue to eat an unhealthy diet. You need to do your part as well in living a healthy lifestyle.

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Iva discovered the keto diet back in 2020 and has experimented with it, off and on. She recently took over this site and shares experiences, her knowledge and some yummy recipes. She also runs a women only website Women Blazing Trails.

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