Was Gatorade originally pickle juice?

If you didn't know by now, a type of pickle juice is one of those secret ingredients that gave birth to Gatorade. Gatorade was created in 1965 by a team of scientists at the University of Florida College of Medicine, including Robert Cade, Dana Shires, Harry James Free, and Alejandro de Quesada.
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Is Gatorade pickle juice?

Here's the thing about Pickle Juice -- it doesn't actually contain any real pickles. We aren't talking about pickle juice, we're talking about Pickle Juice™, an electrolyte-loaded sports drink vying to knock brands like Gatorade and Powerade off the ath-liquid pedestal they've held for decades.
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Is pickle Gatorade a thing?

Before you judge, know that it's actually backed by science.
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Who invented pickle juice?

Pickle juice has long been a summer thirst quencher in parts of the South, especially Texas. It's low calorie and may be better than plain water at relieving cramping from dehydration. Some people even freeze it. But no one had ever turned pickle juice into a business until John Howard fell on hard times.
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What was the original Gatorade flavor?

For about 15 years, the only flavor available was lemon-lime. But after the company that produced the drink was sold to Quaker Oats in 1983, fruit punch Gatorade made its debut. Today it comes in all kinds of sizes, colors, and consistencies.
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Why is there no Gatorade in stores 2021?

First, there's the supply chain issue. This is very common right now for many different products. In this case, there's a shortage of plastic for the Gatorade bottles. The shortage is so bad that PepsiCo, the maker of Gatorade, said expect prices to go up on the drink very soon.
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Is Gatorade meant to be watered down?

No it should not. Diluting Gatorade reduces its effectiveness because doing so waters down the taste, reduces the amount of carbohydrate that can be delivered to active muscles, and dilutes the electrolytes necessary to promote rehydration.
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Why did the Eagles drink pickle juice?

Eagles athletic trainer Rick Burkholder offered to his players that they drink pickle juice before the game to stay fresh as it was better than water at retaining electrolytes and staving off cramps. There was nothing the Cowboys could do to stave off the onslaught.
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Why do football players drink pickle juice?

NFL stars like Tyreek Hill swear by drinking pickle juice to stop them cramping up in big games, but an expert says its just a fad with little scientific backing. Chiefs receiver Hill went viral in December after he was seen drinking pickle juice on the sidelines during his team's win over the Saints.
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What is whiskey and pickle juice called?

The pickleback is a very interesting whiskey shot and a drink you have to experience for yourself. It's incredibly simple—a shot of Jameson chased by a shot of pickle juice—and it is, without a doubt, one of the most popular shots ordered in bars around the world.
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Why do tennis players drink pickle juice?

“The pickle juice is used to prevent cramping for the players. It adds sodium to your system and hopefully stabilises it,” he said.
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Does Walmart sell pickle juice for cramps?

Pickle Juice Extra Strength Shots, Stops Cramps, 2.5 oz - Walmart.com.
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What is pickle juice in sport?

So, what is Pickle Juice? Pickle Juice is a 100% natural, purpose built isotonic sports drink. It has a vinegar base mixed with triple filtered water and contains no sugar, no caffeine and has added vitamins C and E plus zinc, potassium and sodium.
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Is pickle juice better than Gatorade for dehydration?

What The Experts Say. Ultimately, pickle juice isn't a worthy replacement for your usual electrolyte drink mix. “Pickle juice has a good amount of sodium, but falls short on the potassium,” says Amidor.
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What has more electrolytes pickle juice or Gatorade?

"It contains up to 14 times the electrolytes found in other common sports drinks without the sugar or additives."
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Is pickle juice like Pedialyte?

“There's three things,” Wollenhaupt said. “Plenty of water, pedialyte and pickle juice.” Pedialyte offers plenty of electrolytes and zinc and while pickle juice may sound unappealing, it goes a long way toward keeping a player hydrated and free of cramps.
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Do NFL players pee their pants?

” he said. And Crowder isn't alone. “Guys are peeing all over the sideline in every game, into cups, on the ground, in towels, behind the bench, in their pants, everywhere,” Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil explained. Some players though try to be discreet about urinating on the sideline.
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What is in pickle juice that makes cramps go away?

At one time, it was thought that dehydration and/or low levels of electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and magnesium were the cause. In fact, many athletes tout the benefits of pickle juice, which is high in electrolytes, to relieve muscle cramps.
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Why do NFL players have a towel?

Football players use the towels to keep their hands and/or forearms dry when they play. Wet or moist hands can affect one's grip on the ball, and can even spell the difference between winning or losing a match.
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How hot was the pickle juice game?

The 2000s Eagles run began with a bizarre season-opener in a sweltering Texas Stadium. With temperatures at about 105 degrees, Reid famously gave his players pickle juice to help them cope with the sweltering heat.
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Does pickle juice help with anything?

Researchers have concluded that frozen pickle juice popsicles eaten at mealtimes may reduce blood sugar spikes. Pickle juice can contain large amounts of lactobacillus, one of several healthy gut bacteria. This bacterium is one of many probiotics, which are beneficial to your overall health.
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Is it good to drink pickle juice?

Fermented pickle juice can help support a healthy gut microbiome. But because pickle juice contains so much salt, it's not a healthy food. "These products are high in sodium, so use sparingly," Black says. "The benefits may not outweigh the risk of consuming high amounts of sodium."
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What is the white stuff in my Gatorade?

Near the bottom of the bottle, white stringy material was floating, he said. Gatorade says the debris may be mold, “which can happen if air gets into a bottle that wasn't sealed properly,” the brand said on Facebook.
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Does Gatorade make you poop?

Does Gatorade make you poop? If you have low potassium levels, you may become constipated, because potassium helps your intestinal muscles contract. The potassium in Gatorade may help ease constipation.
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Can you give your plants Gatorade?

Nutrients. Gatorade contains a number of beneficial nutrients for plants, including vitamin C, vitamin K, niacin, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. These beneficial nutrients are included in store-bought plant fertilizers.
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