SMOKE WEED! LOSE WEIGHT TODAY!
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Have you tried out different methods of weight loss and failed? Well, here’s a piece of good news. Now, you can turn slim by smoking weed. According to latest scientific research, cannabis can actually help you lose that potbelly you have.
Is Weed Really for Weight Loss?
Yes, weed really works for weight loss. According to reports, cannabis consumers have a comparatively lower BMI (Body Mass Index) and a slimmer waistline, than non-cannabis consumers do.
Marijuana has also been linked with an increase in appetite, though daily marijuana consumers have lower risk of being affected with obesity.
Additionally, the report also suggests that physically active cannabis users have a lesser risk of suffering from type 2 diabetes. According to a study conducted in 2011, by American Journal of Epidemiology, consumption of cannabis daily reduces rates of obesity by one – third.
So, How Do You Lose Weight With Cannabis?
According to a research conducted by PLoS One on rodents, THC or tetrahydrocannabinol treatment reduces not only weight and fat gain, but
also energy intake in obese mice. The mice were treated with tetrahydrocannabinol for three weeks at regular dosage.
During the fourth week, the dose was increased. Although the obese mice were seen to lose weight, the lean mice did not show a change in weight or BMI. The study conducted led to the conclusion that THC promotes the healthy gut bacteria, which fights off obesity.
Cannabis Strains For Weight Loss
Contrary to popular belief, THC is not the only cannabis component that promotes weight loss. Cannabidol, commonly known as CBD can also provide the same effects, without the ‘high’ THC provides. This is why CBD is more suited for medicinal purposes and THC for recreational purposes.
This is also why CBD oil has several known medical uses other than helping to lose weight. Additionally, CBD also reduced feeding time and appetite, according to a recent research.
Other than CBD oil, the common strains, which have a high content of CBD, are
If, for any reason, you do not find a strain with high CBD content, you can also use a strain with moderate THC content. Keep in mind that THC cause you to feel ‘high’, and is best suited for recreational purpose. Some of the strains high in THC content are
In addition to THC and CBD, tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), also promotes weight loss and helps in controlling obesity and diabetes. Some of the strains, which have high THCV content are