Here is why you need to start drinking pickle juice. According to Reader’s Digest, the salty stuff can help cure cramps, muscles aches and pains. It has so many health benefits — in fact there’s even a pickle juice sports drink. Pickle juice has a high sodium content, which helps your body retain fluids. Sweating can cause dehydration, which will make your muscles cramp.
Pickle juice is perfect for working out and it help your immune system. According to a study, consuming vinegar every day (which is a primary ingredient in pickle juice,) can help you lose weight healthily. The juice can also help regulate blood sugar levels and improve the body’s response to insulin, which helps reduce blood sugar levels after meals. It’s also apparently helpful for hangovers because it can restock sodium and fluids in your body, as well as balance electrolytes.
Just keep in mind that you have to drink in moderation. If you have high blood pressure or are sodium-sensitive, you are definitely going to want to drink fewer salt-filled fluids. Too much pickle juice ingestion can also cause indigestion. As long as you’re smart with you intake, pickle juice can become a beneficial part of your diet — who knew?