Obesity & Weight Loss

Obesity & Weight Loss

Being overweight is associated with chronic inflammation, diabetes, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. Often environmental and genetic factors are in play.

Articles in Obesity & Weight Loss

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Medical Cannabis may include weight loss and reduced risk of obesity-associated medical conditions
Preventive medicine is a hot topic these days as everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy and avoid illness.
Targeting the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic relief.
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Learn about CBD and cannabis for specific symptoms and conditions.
A pumpkin curry recipe packed with medicinal benefits
Food is medicine. This delicious pumpkin curry recipe by Nature Going Smart is full of ingredients with powerful healing properties.
A cut avocado, bowl of olive oil, salmon fillet, bowls of cashews, pistachios, and almonds sit on a white marble background.
New research on how the ECS impacts hunger, diet, digestion, and energy metabolism.
Dr. Ethan Russo examines recent science on migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel and other treatment-resistant syndromes that may respond to cannabinoid therapies.
Dr. Ethan Russo discusses clinical endocannabinoid deficiency and ways to target the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic benefit.
Evidence shows marijuana users are much less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, a significant risk factor for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
boost endocannabinoid tone with acupuncture, diet & more
There are many ways to influence cannabinoid receptor signaling and enhance endocannabinoid tone—acupuncture, diet, osteopathic adjustments, etc.

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