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10 Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important

10 Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important

Source: healthline.com A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, there’s a lot that can interfere with natural sleep patterns. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well. Here are 10 reasons why good sleep is important. 1. Poor sleep is linked to higher body weight Poor sleep is strongly linked to weight gain. People with short sleep duration tend to weigh significantly more than those who get adequate sleep. In fact, short sleep duration is...

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Brian Samuels
CBN Is Another Cannabis Compound With Beneficial Properties

CBN Is Another Cannabis Compound With Beneficial Properties

Source: Forbes.com Naptime and the munchies.  CBN and CBD, either individually or combined, potentially help alleviate insomnia by causing an overall sense of mind and body tranquility and relaxation. According to Mary magazine's blog, while CBN purportedly has a sedating effect on most users, CBD purportedly tends to cause a feeling of alertness rather than sluggishness, the morning after bedtime consumption. CBN and CBD are acutely different when it comes to their effect on most consumers' appetites. While CBD can act as a mild appetite suppressant, CBN tends to stimulate one's appetite. Be Careful Both CBN and CBD are known...

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Brian Samuels
The Good-for-You Chocolate Guide

The Good-for-You Chocolate Guide

Source: goop.com Some headlines are too good to be true. But as SF Bay-based weight loss, hormone, and women’s health expert Dr. Sara Gottfried (her new book, Younger, is out this month) verifies: Chocolate is good for you. The health benefits of dark chocolate are widely varied and impressive; it’s loaded with an extremely high concentration of free-radical-fighting antioxidants, plus B vitamins, minerals like magnesium and calcium, and more. Dark chocolate (the higher the cacao percentage the better) has been shown to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, raise serotonin levels, improve cardiovascular health and brain function, lower inflammation…the list goes on. What’s the...

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Brian Samuels
The entourage effect: How cannabis compounds may be working together

The entourage effect: How cannabis compounds may be working together

Source: leafly.com Take a close look at your cannabis buds. They’re covered in sticky, shining dots of resin, and in this resin are hundreds of therapeutic compounds that contribute to the effects and benefits of cannabis. This theory that various cannabis compounds work together to create unique effects and benefits has been coined “the entourage effect.” You’re likely already acquainted with the plant’s two most famous compounds, THC and CBD, but there are many other compounds the plant produces in lesser abundance that seem to play a supporting role in the overall effects of a particular strain. This theory that various cannabis compounds work...

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