The Cannabis Affect on Obesity: Can You Lower Your BMI with Medical Marijuana?
Having a hard time losing weight? Have you tried medical marijuana? Recent research shines a light on the impact of medical marijuana in fighting obesity, inflammation, and diabetes mellitus.
Your BMI: Body Mass Index and Medical Marijuana Use
America suffers from obesity on a scale that is unknown in human history. A review and meta-analysis has established the medical marijuana consumers have a healthier BMI than the average population. The studies make a mockery of the past ‘drug war’ stereotypes of ‘couch potatoes’ and ‘crazed munchies.’ In fact, the opposite appears to be true.
Cannabis use appears to reverse the impact of the modern American diet on health by reducing the effects of an elevated ratio of omega-6/omega-3 fatty acids on endocannabinoid (eCB) tone. Source: Theoretical Explanation for Reduced Body Mass Index and Obesity Rates in Cannabis Users
Theoretical Explanation for Reduced Body Mass Index and Obesity Rates in Cannabis Users
Studies posted on the National Institutes of Health determined that the American diet tends to lead to obesity and cannabis use can help ‘reverse the (negative) impact of the modern American diet.’ In short, too much fat, carbs, and sugars is literally killing Americans (daily.) The use of medical marijuana can help reduce the negative effect of a ‘pro-inflammatory’ diet.