The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Why Blake Coleman and Frances Tiafoe drink pickle juice, a natural, low-calorie alternative to sugary sports drinks

  • Pickle juice is rich in sodium and potassium and helps replace electrolytes
  • Researchers have found that it may also help stop muscles from cramping

Topic |   Wellness
The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
The dill-flavoured liquid that most pickle lovers toss out contains sodium and potassium, and people drink it to replace electrolytes lost when sweating. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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