Pickle Juice, the beverage, has about 10 times the amount of electrolytes than typical sports drinks. This high dosage, coupled with the addition of antioxidants like potassium, zinc, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E, helps the body by removing lactic acid from the working muscles to help prevent cramping. It’s important to note that Pickle Juice, the beverage, is not the same as the brine leftover from a jar of pickles. Pickle Juice is formulated from dual filtered water, organic vinegar, salt, organic dill oil, and the aforementioned electrolytes. The vinegar and dill give it the distinctive pickle flavor.
The vinegar acts as a neural inhibitor, making it a powerful weapon against cramping. The science backs it up. A study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise proved that pickle juice is more effective than plain water at reducing muscle cramps. Another study from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology showed it could lower blood sugar spikes.
And athletes have taken note. Amateurs and pros alike from a huge range of sports across the globe, from marathoners to triathletes, even to professional football and basketball players swear by it. It satisfies that salt craving athletes get after hard workouts, keeps them hydrated, and prevents cramping.
You don't have to be a professional athlete to benefit from Pickle Juice though. Even spending the day exploring any of Mesquite's many outdoor attractions
can cause dehydration and light cramping. Enjoy the sites while sipping a Texan made product, and you'll see why even the heat can't stop us!
Both of these companies were born and bred in Mesquite. They both saw a void and had an idea that would fill it with a quality product, made right here in Texas. Who knows, maybe the next million-dollar company is already here? Come find out for yourself!
Written by Shaine Smith for Matcha in partnership with Mesquite CVB.