Many people don’t even know that pickles have many health benefits.
Well, most of us think of pregnant women when we think of pickles. But did you know that actually many people can benefit from eating this green vegetable?
Some people even eat them because they suffer from certain diseases. In search of a cure for their ailments, they stumble upon a very specific vegetable: the gherkin! Because although at first glance it is nothing more than a cucumber with salt and herbs, it turns out to be a true panacea in many respects.
Worth knowing: The juice is also super healthy because it contains most of the nutrients.
And what exactly does the pickle do?
7. Weight loss
According to a study in Japan, daily consumption of vinegar leads to a decrease in body weight. And surprise surprise, vinegar is the main ingredient in pickles! Well, besides from cucumber that is.
6. Less muscle cramps
Another study found that consuming pickles and their juice reduced muscle spasms in athletes. If you’re preparing for an important game or are simply afraid of cramping up, try a pickle, plus a glass of juice.
5. Vitamins and Antioxidants
Not only do pickles prevent cramps, but they are also high in antioxidants and vitamins C and E. According to a study by Cosmopolitan magazine, they are a veritable vitamin cocktail and a powerful immunomodulator. In short, goodbye cold and flu!
4. During menstruation
When you crave something salty on the worst days of your period, pickles are perfect. They are not only low in calories, but also prevent “cravings” due to their acidity.
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