Pickles are a tasty vegetable that can be eaten as a snack or on a hamburger – but are they safe to eat on the Paleo diet? In this article Estelle Russo and our team of Paleo diet experts explore whether or not pickles cucumbers are OK on Paleo – keep reading to find out more!
Yes – Pickles are safe to eat on the Paleo diet. One thing to watch out for is seasonings, flavorings and preservatives!
Why Are Pickles OK On Paleo?
Pickles are OK to eat on the Paleo diet because they are fermented Cucumbers. The fermentation process is all natural so the conversion from Cucumber to Pickles is no problem for Paleo lovers. The main ingredient in the pickling process is Salt and Vinegar, which is OK to eat on Paleo in limited quantities. If you are buying store bought Pickles double check the ingredients to make sure non paleo ingredients are not included.
Health Benefits of Pickles
Many people are surprised to learn how healthy Pickles are. They are high in probiotics, help with high blood sugar and a good source of many vitamins.
Pickles can be enjoyed as a healthy snack or on top of a hamburger – either way they are healthy and nutritious. They are one of our favorite health foods to add to a ‘boring’ meal for extra taste!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Pickles OK On Paleo?
Yes, Pickles are safe to eat on the Paleolithic diet.
Are Pickles Whole 30 Compliant?
Yes, Pickles are made of Vinegar, Salt, Water and Cucumber which all all Paleo safe.
Hi there! My name is Estelle and I am a Paleo Lover! I like helping other people learn about the health benefits of the paleo diet.