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?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
Why Every Athlete Should Have Pickle Juice
By Kelli Jennings For Active.com Muscle cramps can bring even the strongest athlete to his or her knees. And while, there are a number of theories as to what causes cramps—including hydration, bike fit, form and electrolytes—they seem to happen more in races than in training. Despite the lack of answers as to why cramps […]
The Science Behind Everyone’s New Obsession With Pickle Juice
By Lana Bandoim | Forbes Contributor | Sep 21, 2018 From deep-fried pickles to dill pickle chips, pickles in different varieties are showing up on more menus and grocery store shelves. At the Natural Products Expo East, the trend continued this year with the Pickle Juice Company featuring pickle juice sports drinks. There are many […]
Gastric emptying after pickle-juice ingestion in rested, euhydrated humans.
More research for our science buffs! J Athl Train. 2010 Nov-Dec;45(6):601-8. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-45.6.601.Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108- 6050, USA. email@example.com Abstract CONTEXT: Small volumes of pickle juice (PJ) relieve muscle cramps within 85 seconds of ingestion without significantly affecting plasma variables. This effect may be neurologic […]