Category: Health

  • Pickle Juice for Cramps: Does It Work?

    Pickle Juice for Cramps: Does It Work?

    Medically reviewed by Katherine Marengo, LDN, RD, specialty in nutrition, on September 12, 2019m| Written by Adrian White What does pickle juice have to do with cramps? Pickle juice has become a popular remedy for leg cramps over the years — specifically for the cramps runners and athletes get after a workout. Some athletes swear…

  • Drinking Pickle Juice for Cramps—Harvard Approved, Salty Solution

    By Dr. Victor Marchione, MD – March 28, 2016 Drinking pickle juice for cramps might sound like a dirty trick someone’s playing on you. After all, how could sour pickle juice possibly help cramps? Well it might come as a surprise, but it’s a remedy that top-tier and recreational athletes use regularly to alleviate painful…

  • Can Pickle Juice Affect Your Menstrual Cycle?

    Can Pickle Juice Affect Your Menstrual Cycle?

    By: Ana Jasko | December 9, 2016 | Medically Reviewed by Dr Anique Ali The cold season is here and pickles are among the foods that are so appreciated in cold weather. Because we tend to eat more consistent when the weather outside is cold, pickles are a great way to cut the taste of…

  • Pickle Juice Detox Benefits: Detoxification Using Pickle Juice Diet

    Pickle Juice Detox Benefits: Detoxification Using Pickle Juice Diet

    Published September 26, 2010 by Nick We have to cleanse our body by getting rid of the toxins that have slowly built up their way inside. It is a fact that toxins are ingested in our bodies regularly through the food that we take in. As much as we want it, they have began piling up…

  • Does Pickle Juice Increase Metabolism?

    Does Pickle Juice Increase Metabolism?

    By: Andra Picincu | June 24, 2019 Pickles and fermented foods, in general, are well known for their beneficial effects on gut health. Some dieters even drink pickle juice for weight loss, saying that it’s a powerful metabolism booster due to its high vinegar content. Gym-goers, on the other hand, claim that pickle juice can speed up…

  • Pickles and Pickle Juice: Healthy or Horrible?

    Pickles and Pickle Juice: Healthy or Horrible?

    Written by Team Legion | not dated If you hang out in nutrition and fitness circles like I do, you’ll come across all sorts of interesting recommendations. Practically everyone has their own personal miracle drug or perfect natural supplement to make their workouts easier. One of these I keep coming across is pickle juice. People…

  • 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Pickle Juice

    7 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Pickle Juice

    By Coti Howell | 2 years Pickle juice is usually just what we throw away when we’re done with our prepackaged pickles. It keeps our pickled treats moist and fresh in the jar, but we usually don’t think to drink it. (OK, well sometimes we drink it after a shot of whiskey but that’s a…

  • Should You Really Be Drinking Pickle Juice After a Workout? It sounds gross, but some people swear it helps with recovery.

    Should You Really Be Drinking Pickle Juice After a Workout? It sounds gross, but some people swear it helps with recovery.

    By Isadora Baum | Aug 3, 2018 If you think of pickle juice as a beverage at all, it’s probably only as an alcohol chaser. But some people swear that there’s a good reason to chug the briny liquid at the bottom of your pickle jar: it can help reduce muscle cramps and expedite your…

  • Health Secrets Dr. Oz Only Tells His Friends

    Health Secrets Dr. Oz Only Tells His Friends

    Dr. Oz’s 1-Ingredient Hangover Cure Pickle juice! After a long night of drinking your body is zapped of water and electrolytes, which is why you get headaches, dizziness and cramping. The salts in pickle juice will help replenish your electrolytes and put your body back in balance. Dr. Oz recommends 1/4 cup first thing in…

  • 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…