Live a Blue-Zone Life with CBD

Its true, there are places in the world where people tend to live much longer, and  are considered to be some of the healthiest places on the planet. These places are referred to as Blue Zones and include Loma Linda, California; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; Sardinia, Italy, and Okinawa, Japan. 6 Common Characteristics seem to contribute directly to this phenomenon: Family comes 1st ahead of every other priority Less smoking A primarily plant-based diet, therefore reducing the consumption of meat Consistent exercise of a non-strenuous nature Remaining socially active Legumes (beans) are eaten regularly Enter CBD, which is derived from the hemp plant, can easily fit into this way of life. CBD is already taken for a long list of reasons. Many simply take it as a supplement for overall general health. It seems only logical to incorporate it as part of a plant-based diet. Hemp itself, is considered the most versatile plant known to man, used to make rope, food, building materials, paper, biofuels, plastics, and the list goes on and on. A simple suggestion of taking around 50mg of …

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Edibles 101: Cooking with CBD

CBD oils can be a great opportunity for those suffering from chronic pains or anxiety. Even so, not all people like the taste or oily texture that comes from having to take a dosage of the rich earthy flavored extract. That’s where edibles can save the day!  By making your own CBD enriched goodies, you will be able to control not only the dosage that works best for your individual needs but also the quality of ingredients to get the most health benefits from your cooking.  Tips about Edibles: CBD typically evaporates at temperatures higher than 160-180°C(320-356°F). Bake goods at lower temperatures to maintain the absolute essence of CBD in your food. Store it correctly – if you don’t want the quality of this product to degrade, then keep it in a cool and dark location. CBD oil is UV light and heat sensitive. Always start out with small batches until the dosage amount can be altered for consistency. Different dosages affect people differently, and likewise, the serving size of a food item can vary too.   How much CBD oil to add depends on how …

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How CBD Can Help Fitness Performance and Recovery

Amongst its many benefits, CBD is specifically said to be tremendous as a fitness booster and recovery potion, and some weight lifters, athletes, and fitness experts even swear by it. Full spectrum cannabinoid hemp has been said to reduce inflammation and speed up recovery times for serious bodybuilders and fitness buffs alike. An easy approach is to take a 10mg or 25mg capsule of Hemp products once or twice a day prior to working out and even afterwards to determine for yourself if it makes a noticeable difference for you. Of course there isn’t a “high” reported from consumers of CBD, however many have reported feeling better in general. Apparently, it isn’t inconceivable to have an overall feeling of wellness after taking your daily dose. I’ve had customers say that they certainly notice the days when they forget to take it. Former New York Giants Lineman Leonard Marshall is an avid Hemp Oil User and advocate. In an interview with MMQB, Marshall talks about how the Oil helps him with headaches, calms him down, and even helps with mood swings and depression.  Another benefit of taking Hemp products in general and for working …

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