Ben Greenfield Fitness
CBD & Cannabis Special Episode: How CBD Affects Hormones, Fat Loss, Athletic Performance, Sleep, Recovery & Much More
Jun 1, 2019 · 1 hr 7 min
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It's cannabis time! The “” is a unique destination hotspot with a full biohacking facility, sauna, farm-to-table restaurant, precision medicine arm, hemp farm, horse facilities, and much more. It is owned by one of the physicians who hosts the “, on which I was recently a guest.  Recently, at the castle, I had the pleasure of giving a talk on how to . Afterward, I took part in a Q&A with several of the physicians in attendance at the conference, which you can also . But during my time at the castle, I also had a chance to duck away with Dr. Matt Dawson, Dr. Michael Mallin and CBD formulator and researcher Taylor Bright to talk all things cannabis and CBD. We hit record on the mics and recorded the hemp goodness for you on today's episode. In this episode, you'll discover... -The chemical effects of using marijuana... Most often referring to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the part of the cannabis plant that induces the euphoric state THC levels have steadily risen from 3-5% in the 1960's to as high as 28% today THC fits inside the CB1 receptor in the cerebral cortex of your brain (which causes the "high") Less often known is cannabidiol (CBD) It's one of over 80 cannabinoids in the hemp plant It accounts for up to 40% of the plant's total cannabinoid extract CBD is more often researched for medical purposes than THC How CBD and THC is separated Hemp plants are grown with male plants fertilizing female plants Remove the male plants, and the female plants produce THC (they produce very little THC when pollinated by the male plants) Male and female plants together meet the international standard of
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