BENEFITS OF DRINKING PICKLE JUICE*
It soothes muscle cramps
Dehydrated people experienced faster relief from muscle cramps after drinking pickle juice, according to a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
2. Fat-free and low-calorie recovery aid
Pickle juice contains a lot of sodium. It also has some potassium. After a sweaty or lengthy exercise session, sipping some pickle juice can help your body recover to its normal electrolyte levels more quickly.
3. It contains antioxidants
Pickle juice has large amounts of vitamins C and E, two key antioxidants, which shield your body from damaging molecules called free radicals. Vitamins C and E also help boost your immune system.
4. It may support your weight loss efforts
Pickle juice contains lots of vinegar. Consuming a little bit of vinegar every day may help you lose weight, as reported in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry.
5. It helps control blood sugar levels
A study published in the Journal of Diabetes Research showed the effects of consuming a small serving of vinegar before a meal. The vinegar helped regulate blood sugar levels after the meal in people with type 2 diabetes.
6. Dill is healthy!
A study published in Cholesterol found that the quercetin contained in dill has cholesterol-lowering properties. The study also mentioned the many traditional medicinal uses of dill such as relieving indigestion, stomach cramps, gas and other digestive ailments.
Even if you don't love the taste of pickle juice, you may end up deciding that drinking pickle juice is worth it for the health benefits. If you are watching your sodium intake or on a low-sodium diet be sure to check with your doctor and dietitian about pickle juice before drinking it.