Month: January 2020

  • Why Does My Body Crave Pickle Juice?

    Why Does My Body Crave Pickle Juice?

    Maria Cristina Lalonde | posted April 26, 2019 You may have polished off the very last dill pickle, but don’t toss the jar just yet. The briny solution left behind in your pickle jar is chock full of electrolytes, nutrients, and antioxidants. Athletes have been chugging pickle juice to improve performance for centuries, and legend […]

  • Is Pickle Juice Good for You? The idea of a sugar-free sports drink sounds great—but first, let’s look at the science.

    Is Pickle Juice Good for You? The idea of a sugar-free sports drink sounds great—but first, let’s look at the science.

    By: Sam Silverman | May 17, 2019 Pickles are a household staple and can be found in the depths of many refrigerators. The juicy spears typically accompany your burger and fries to add some salty zest to your meal. But you may have never wondered about the nutritional benefits of this crunchy snack—or the salty juice it’s […]

  • 6 Health Reasons You Need to Be Drinking Pickle Juice

    6 Health Reasons You Need to Be Drinking Pickle Juice

    By: Alexa Erickson | Updated: Oct. 01, 2019 If you’re pouring your leftover pickle juice down the drain, you could be missing out on the brine’s healthy benefits—says science. Pickles and other fermented foods boast some pretty impressive health benefits. But you have to use some caution: If you have high blood pressure or are […]

  • Pickle Juice: 4 Health Benefits Of Drinking The Green Juice

    Pickle Juice: 4 Health Benefits Of Drinking The Green Juice

    Apr 25, 2014 | By Sabrina Bachai Pickle juice — it’s often the forgotten counterpart when enjoying delicious pickles, and fortunately it actually does more than just add flavor to your favorite side dish. There are also many health benefits associated with the leftover juice.  According to the New York Food Museum, the history of […]

  • Science be damned, football players are drinking pickle juice to try to ward off cramps

    Science be damned, football players are drinking pickle juice to try to ward off cramps

    Washington Post | Sports | High School SportsBy: Jacob Bogage September 22, 2016 That bottle doesn’t have water in it. Or Ga­tor­ade. Or anything you might want to chug down. There is, instead, pickle juice: briny and sour with seeds floating to the top, acidic enough to sting the back of your throat and make […]

  • Is Pickle Juice Good for You?

    Is Pickle Juice Good for You?

    The idea of a sugar-free sports drink sounds great—but first, let’s look at the science. By Sam Silverman May 17, 2019 Pickles are a household staple and can be found in the depths of many refrigerators. The juicy spears typically accompany your burger and fries to add some salty zest to your meal. But you may […]