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Hemp Darrell Miller 7/3/19
What is the Endocannabinoid System? Darrell Miller 5/15/19
What is CBD? Darrell Miller 5/15/19
How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders? Darrell Miller 5/2/19
CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks Darrell Miller 2/12/19
3 Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System (Without Cannabis) Darrell Miller 12/6/18
Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness VitaNet, LLC Staff 8/10/18
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids Darrell Miller 8/8/18
CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study Darrell Miller 6/20/18
CBD 101: Everything You Need To Know About Giving Your Cat CBD Darrell Miller 6/1/18
Is CBD Oil The Supplement That Your Workout Is Missing? Darrell Miller 5/29/18
What You Should Know About CBD Oil Darrell Miller 5/25/18
This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body! Darrell Miller 4/19/18
Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs Darrell Miller 2/18/18
Cannabinoid-Pharmaceutical Interactions: What You Need to Know Darrell Miller 2/17/18
CBD Oil Benefits for Dogs Darrell Miller 2/17/18
Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids Darrell Miller 11/29/17
Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ... Darrell Miller 10/30/17
Could CBD oil be used for bone disorders ? Darrell Miller 9/28/17
CBD Products Play Major Role in the Legal Cannabis Industry Darrell Miller 8/16/17
CBD Success Stories: How Cannabidiol Improves Lives Darrell Miller 8/9/17
Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation Darrell Miller 7/24/17
How Can The Best CBD Oil Help You With Back Pain Darrell Miller 7/23/17
Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs Darrell Miller 7/16/17
Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so Darrell Miller 7/10/17
Cannabinoids and Terpenes: What is the Difference? Darrell Miller 6/29/17
Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study Darrell Miller 6/21/17
Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells Darrell Miller 6/14/17
CBD and Your Brain Darrell Miller 6/14/17
Cannabis prevents brain aging Darrell Miller 6/12/17
Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells Darrell Miller 6/9/17
CBD Oil Shows Remarkable Health Benefits Darrell Miller 5/31/17
5 health benefits of taking cannabis Darrell Miller 5/25/17
Hot peppers and weed work on the gut to tamp down inflammation Darrell Miller 5/11/17
Anti-inflammatory Cannabis Compound Useful in Itching, Other Skin Treatment Darrell Miller 4/23/17
How Does Cannabis Affect Your Memory Over Time? Darrell Miller 4/21/17
4 Reasons to Make a CBD Hemp Oil Supplement Part of Your Day Darrell Miller 3/25/17
DEA Reiterates: Hemp CBD is Illegal Darrell Miller 3/19/17
Watch ANOTHER Man with Severe Parkinson’s Take Cannabis Oil to Settle his Tremors Darrell Miller 3/16/17
Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry Darrell Miller 3/12/17
Are the Unique Phytocannabinoids Found in Cannabis Actually Essential Nutrients? The Answer ... Darrell Miller 2/22/17
Marijuana Compound Shows Some Potential for Treating Opioid Addiction Darrell Miller 2/9/17
Study: Cannabinoids May Treat Persistent Inflammatory Pain Darrell Miller 2/4/17
CBD - The Myths And Facts Darrell Miller 1/26/17
Demand for CBD still outstrips supply despite production expansion, hemp grower says Darrell Miller 1/19/17
Is CBD Crystalline the Most Effective Cannabis Medicine? Darrell Miller 1/3/17
Study: Cannabinoids Play a Protective Role Against Colitis Darrell Miller 12/25/16
How does CBD help with Seizures Darrell Miller 12/19/16
A metabolic switch to turn off obesity Darrell Miller 11/1/16
Why Do We Need Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) And What Source Is Best? Darrell Miller 2/15/11




Hemp
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Date: July 03, 2019 02:23 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hemp

Hemp phytoCannabinoids interact with receptors and signaling compounds in the body known collectively as the endocannabinoid system, and by doing so, help relieve pain. Sometimes our own endocannabinoid levels are low. They can be consumed by enzymes, underfed by a poor diet, or simply depleted by stress and chronic pain. that's where hemp oil can help. I recommend a hemp that contains a full spectrum of beneficial phytoCannabinoids.

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What is the Endocannabinoid System?
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Date: May 15, 2019 02:00 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is the Endocannabinoid System?

  • A biological control system embedded in our nerves that is involved with every bodily function
  • ECS consists of E-Receptor sites (mostly CB-1 & CB-2), E-Cannabinoids and Enzymes.
  • The Endocannabinoid System was named in 1940 after scientists discovered the chemical similarity between EndoCannabinoids (in our bodies) and PhytoCannabinoids (from plants) CBD is a Phytocannabinoid that works like a key in the receptors of the human Endocannabinoid System (ECS).
  • CBD helps to create homeostasis (stability/balance) of the internal environment despite fluctuations of the external environment.

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What is CBD?
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Date: May 15, 2019 01:54 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid

  • Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds found in cannabis plants
  • CBD is the most prominent cannabinoid found in Hemp
  • There are over 100 known Cannabinoids found in the various cannabis species
  • CBD is NOT psychoactive & helps offset THC
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the psychotropic cannabinoid found in cannabis that makes you “high”
  • CBD has many health benefits
  • Clinical trials with CBD demonstrate improvements from issues including: anxiety, cognition, pain associated with exercise & movement disorders

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How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders?
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Date: May 02, 2019 01:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Can Cannabis Help with Autoimmune Disorders?





Autoimmune diseases affect nearly 50 million people living in the United States. These diseases can lead to either over-activation, where antibodies may attack otherwise healthy organs, or under-activation, where not enough antibodies are produced to effectively fight off diseases. Using cannabis may be an alternative means of dealing with autoimmune disorders. Cannabinoids have been shown to be able to bind to receptors within the body which appears to be a possible therapeutic key. Studies with hepatitis, psoriasis, fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, and Multiple Sclerosis have shown cannabis to provide some relief. However, there are some risk of discomfort from side-effects that could occur with using cannabis to treat autoimmune diseases.

Key Takeaways:

  • Autoimmune disorders, which result from a hyper-reactive or under-reactive immune system, affect 50 million Americans.
  • Three well known autoimmune disorders are multiple sclerosis, Crohn's Disease and psoriasis.
  • Evidence suggests that the use of cannabis has given some sufferers of psoriasis relief from the inflammatory effects of the condition.

"In cases of over-activation, the immune system produces antibodies in response to an unknown trigger that attacks the body's own tissues and organs."

Read more: https://news.weedmaps.com/2019/03/how-can-cannabis-help-with-autoimmune-disorders/

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CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks
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Date: February 12, 2019 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil: Health Benefits and Risks





CBD is currently being touted as a new treatment for a range of health concerns. However, we do not yet fully understand its long term effects. CBD has been shown to effectively treat epilepsy and have some success as an anti-inflammatory medicine. CBD is not considered to be addictive according to the WHO. It also does not have the intoxicating effects that THC has. However, some people do experience side effects including sleepiness, fatigue, and diarrhea.

Key Takeaways:

  • Interest in CBD oil for treating a wide range of neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders is growing, but its therapeutic effects are ill understood.
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) is one ingredient among the 85 active cannabinoids found in Cannabis sativa. It can be taken via inhalation, orally, or as a spray to the cheek.
  • CBD has lots of useful health benefits for the body due to its ability to interact with lots of cannabinoid receptors in the body.

"CBD oil is thought to have potential benefits for the treatment and management of a wide variety of disorders due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, antipsychotic, analgesic, and muscle relaxing effects, among others."

Read more: https://www.news-medical.net/health/CBD-Oil-Health-Benefits-and-Risks.aspx

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3 Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System (Without Cannabis)
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Date: December 06, 2018 10:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 3 Ways to Boost Your Endocannabinoid System (Without Cannabis)





endocannabinoid system includes mood, memory, pain, and more within the body. It is mainly found in CBD oil made from marijuana. This system's purpose is to keep every thing in check with one another from the circulatory system to the nervous system. There are other ways to help with regulation of the body. Not only CBS oil but CBC has been known for it's pain relief and anti-inflammatory qualities. To help your own endocannabinoid system, feed it, don't ignore it, and then nurture it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis is something that many people feel has a stigma but it can be helpful for your body.
  • CBD oil is one of those things that is getting a lot of positive reviews for treating pain and anxiety.
  • There are a lot of forms of cannabis that are widely known by the general public.

"To reduce the impact of stress on the endocannabinoid system, experts suggest introducing healthy behaviors such as exercise, social interaction, massage, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and even fasting, which Gersh notes can actually help increase natural endocannabinoids."

Read more: https://www.organicauthority.com/energetic-health/3-ways-to-boost-your-endocannabinoid-system

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Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness
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Date: August 10, 2018 05:53 PM
Author: VitaNet, LLC Staff (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness





Known as the "bliss molecule", anandamide is a natural way to stimulate a sense of happiness

Anandamide is a natural endocannabinoid produced in your body and found in certain foods that stimulates the same pleasure receptors as psychoactive THC. Anandamide and other endocannabinoids can help protect the brain from stress and damage, and encourage balanced moods and better consolidation of memories. The only two foods with large amounts of anandamide are (famously expensive) black truffles and chocolate, especially cacao powder and nibs, which are less processed. Several other foods, including black pepper, olive oil, grapes, broccoli, spinach and others can also raise your anandamide levels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Anandamide stimulates the same pleasure receptors that the main cannabinoid in marijuana does.
  • Endocannabinoids can shield the mind against major depression and PTSD.
  • A lack of sufficient endocannabinoids may play a significant role in diseases like Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.

"The “bliss molecule” is a natural neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid that creates a sense of happiness, an article on Be Brain Fit stated."

Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-08-anandamide-is-a-natural-way-to-stimulate-a-sense-of-happiness.html

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids
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Date: August 08, 2018 09:53 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids





Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fighting Inflammation Via Cannabinoids

Animal tissue trials suggest that humans can convert Omega 3 Fatty Acids into endocannabinoid compounds that fight inflammation without causing a high. These chemicals are distant relatives of the euphoria-inducing THC in marijuana. Enzymes in your body can process omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids into compounds that bind to the cannabinoid system to boost immunity and fight inflammation. This results in the same medical effects as marijuana without the high. More research is needed, as the cannabinoid system may end up being one of the major endocrine systems in the body.

Key Takeaways:

  • Foods such as eggs, meat, nuts, and fish contain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that the body can convert into endocannabinoids.
  • The body has two cannabinoid receptors, one in the nervous system and another in the immune system.
  • In 1992, scientists discovered that the body naturally produces endocannabinoids and other endocannabinoids have been identified since that time.

"Cascading chemical reactions were revealed in animals tissues studies that convert omega-3 fatty acids into cannabinoids with anti-inflammatory benefits and lacking in psychotropic highs, as published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."

Read more: https://www.worldhealth.net/news/omega-3-fatty-acids-fighting-inflammation-cannabinoids/

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CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study
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Date: June 20, 2018 04:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study





CBD may help smokers quit cigarettes, finds new study

Humans have what is called a electrochemical system that can be directly impacted by substances referred to as endocannabinoids. One of these is cannabidiol (CBD). CBD oil was given to 30 participants in a 2013 study, and it showed that it helped them successfully reduce the amount of cigarettes that they smoked by 40%. More studies have to be done to determine a direct correlation, but this is good news for those who are continuously struggling to find natural ways to quit.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids in marijuana can trigger an electrochemical signaling system, the endocannabinoid system, in the body which can also be activated by natural cannabinoids.
  • Using 30 nicotine-dependent smokers, some given a placebo and others CBD, the researchers sought to find out if cannabidiol (CBD) influenced tobacco cravings or withdrawals.
  • The study showed great promise but more research needs to be done to fully explore cannabis effectiveness as an aid to helping smokers stop.

"In 2013, a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors found that smokers who were given a CBD inhaler reduced their cigarette consumption by around 40% compared to those given a placebo."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cbd-may-help-smokers-quit-cigarettes-finds-new-study/

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CBD 101: Everything You Need To Know About Giving Your Cat CBD
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Date: June 01, 2018 09:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD 101: Everything You Need To Know About Giving Your Cat CBD





CBD 101: Everything You Need To Know About Giving Your Cat CBD

Hemp, which hails from the genus cannabis, as does its far better known cousin marijuana, is distinct from marijuana for a variety of reasons, the most important undoubtedly being that the substance which makes marijuana a psychoactive substance, capable of producing its signature high' is all but missing in hemp. So, while both plants have components with healing properties, hemp offers users the benefits without the addictive component.

Today, these benefits are being actively pursued by pet owners and not just humans. In the case of cat-owners, CBD as an oil is the best way to administer CBD, although humans have the option of sprays and other means. This is because with oil the dose can be titrated over time, to ensure that the smallest health-giving dose is administered. The odds of any side effects of note are rare, but erring on the side of caution is best. For the sake of legality do make sure that the oil you are using is derived from phytocannabinoids hemp. Know that a reputable provider will make a lab report available too.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis isn’t just for people anymore with an increasing number of pet owners giving their cats and dogs CBD as well.
  • If you plan on giving your cat CBD oil, make sure it is derived from hemp, which doesn’t contain high-causing THC.
  • While side effects are rare in cats, watch out for drowsiness, dry mouth, and nausea.

"Cannabidiol(CBD is found) in all cannabis plants. Both hemp and marijuana plants come from the genus Cannabis. Hemp has no THC unlike marijuana, and as such, it can’t get you high. Therefore, you should always get your CBD oil from hemp ensuring you never get your cat high unless it’s with catnip—that’s completely fine."

Read more: http://www.tgdaily.com/health/cbd-101-everything-you-need-to-know-about-giving-your-cat-cbd

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Is CBD Oil The Supplement That Your Workout Is Missing?
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Date: May 29, 2018 09:16 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is CBD Oil The Supplement That Your Workout Is Missing?





Is CBD Oil The Supplement That Your Workout Is Missing?

Although hard evidence about the effects of cannabinoids like CBD is difficult to come by, our growing understanding of the body's natural endocannabinoid systems suggest that there is at least the potential for benefits from CBD for athletic performance. CBD, for example, may help boost the endocannabinoid system's suppression of pain and inflammation. However, it is also important to note that THC, the psychoactive ingredient in whole marijuana, appears to decrease long-range endurance. More research is sorely needed to understand just how CBD and other cannabinoid compounds impact athletic performance.

Key Takeaways:

  • A component called endocannabinoids is found in CBD oil which can help regulate brain function.
  • CBD oil is a more viable option for athletics as THC can really hinder levels of endurance.
  • CBD oil has not been proven to change a person's heart rate or blood pressure during physical activity yet.

"Despite anecdotal evidence that CBD oil might help with athletic performance and recovery, there actually haven't been any clinical trials examining those effects, says Brook Henry, PhD, an assistant research scientist at the University of California, San Diego's Center for Medical Cannabis Research and department of psychiatry."

Read more: https://www.refinery29.com/cbd-oil-for-exercise

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What You Should Know About CBD Oil
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Date: May 25, 2018 07:16 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: What You Should Know About CBD Oil





What You Should Know About CBD Oil

All marijuana strands have two components within them: THC and CBD. THC is the component that has psychoactive effects on those who consume it, but CBD carries the benefits of marijuana without those psychoactive side effects. It has been shown to work well in epileptic patients, along with those who suffer from a long list of other medical ailments. Unfortunately, the tests done to prove these claims were all pre-clinical, which means they were not tested on humans instead of mice and test tubes.

Key Takeaways:

  • All strands of cannabis include over 100 forms of cannabinoids, many of which we have not studied as much as THC.
  • There are over 23,000 scientific papers that support research showing how CBD oil helps medical conditions.
  • CBD oil can also cause changes in appetite, and some other troublesome symptoms such as diarrhea.

"THC can affect the CB1 receptors, and it’s responsible for weed’s high. CBD is a little more complicated; it can affect both types of receptors, but often in indirect ways. The exact mechanisms aren’t fully understood."

Read more: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/what-you-should-know-about-cbd-oil-1825430458

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This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body!
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Date: April 19, 2018 02:30 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: This Ancient Plants Newly Discovered Health Benefits That Benefit The whole Body!

The Many Benefits of CBD!

Hemp or better known CBD can benefit everybody:

  • Pain Response: Endocanabinoids play a role in regulating pain receptors.
  • Anxiety: the Endocanabinoid System (ECS) regulates neurotransmission, memory and other components that calm the brain.
  • Digestive Function: ECS can help gut transport, it helps control the rate the food moves through the digestive tract and also works with the gut-brain axis, which is the connection between the gut and the brain.
  • Skin Health: the skin has more ECS receptors than the brain, this means it can have an effect directly related to seborrhea, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and age spots.

CBD: Cannabinoids create an anti-anxiety and anti-depressant effect which reduces stress in most any situation. The phytonutrients found in hemp supports the endocannabinoid system and can open the door to a whole new world of well being and better health.

Give CBD a try and feel the difference!

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Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs
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Date: February 18, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Even the World Anti-Doping Agency has warmed to CBDs





Many government and regulatory agencies around the world are warming up to the important medical benefits of cannabidiol, an oil compound derived from medicinal marijuana. But, even more surprisingly, one of the most strict anti-substance-use agencies in the world is turning its interest to the idea as well. The World Anti-Doping Agency, the arbiter of doping in sport and one of the strictest regulatory bodies around, has been taking testimonials from athletes regarding the potential usefulness of this substance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids are coming to light as serious medical substances with major potential to help with a wide range of compounds.
  • Even the World Anti-Doping Agency, a famously stanch opponent of any sort of chemical enhancement, is beginning to consider CBDs as legal supplements.
  • This decision came in light of a number of testimonies from star athletes and CBD supporters.

"Thanks to the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) decision in September of last year, CBD is no longer a prohibited substance as of this year."

Read more: https://www.inlander.com/spokane/even-the-world-anti-doping-agency-has-warmed-to-cbds/Content?oid=8135746

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Cannabinoid-Pharmaceutical Interactions: What You Need to Know
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Date: February 17, 2018 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabinoid-Pharmaceutical Interactions: What You Need to Know





With the regulatory environment shifting seemingly by the day across much of the U.S., many consumers are getting their first opportunities to consider the benefits of cannabinoids as a means of treating what ails them. However, like any medicines, there are interactions with other pharmaceuticals that need to be taken into consideration. Specifically, they can inhibit the reception and mechanisms of action of many common prescription drugs, including common opiate painkillers. In order to check side effects, it's best to keep a close eye on the literature and carefully research any possible interactions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cytochrome P450 is the key to metabolizing both these drugs and what interacts in our body with it.
  • Cannabinoids may be the key to opiod addiction due to their poor ability for long term dependence and physical addiction
  • You will need to monitor what you take since other drugs can interact poorly with cannabinoids.

"Cannabis has demonstrated efficacy in treating pain, and some phytocannabinoids have been suggested for various metabolic conditions."

Read more: https://www.projectcbd.org/about/cannabis-pharmacology/cannabinoid-pharmaceutical-interactions-what-you-need-know

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CBD Oil Benefits for Dogs
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Date: February 17, 2018 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil Benefits for Dogs





The use of CBD oil as a supplement for humans has been growing in past years, as researchers discover new and promising benefits and regulatory restrictions are incrementally relaxed. But, did you know that this substance can have significant benefits for your dogs as well? Particularly, the use of CBD oil in dogs can help to improve cardiovascular health, as well as joint mobility. And, there are specific formulations which are aimed directly for use at our canine friends.

Key Takeaways:

  • Dogs have similar receptors for endocannabinoids like we do and can receive the same markers
  • CBD interacts similarly and doesn't have the psychoactive properties that can overwhelm a dog
  • The vet wing of the AMA has not officially said it is approved for dis 2 but studies are promising

"your canine family member can likely benefit from daily CBD oil supplements in much the same way you do."

Read more: https://www.medicalmarijuanainc.com/cbd-oil-benefits-dogs/

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Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids
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Date: November 29, 2017 03:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Epilepsy, EndoCannabinoids and PhytoCannabinoids





Patients suffering from epilepsy have begun being treated with cannabis and its variant cannabinoids with some success. The concentrations for dosing vary by patient but some cannabinoids like THC, THCA and CBC have been used for epilepsy seizure treatments. However, in studies, whole plant use seems to be most effective since it contains more than 80 cannabinoids. There are receptors in the CNS for cannabinoids and there's also a specific uptake in the liver so although safe, it may compete with other medications.

Key Takeaways:

  • CBD has been shown to have great links to neurological diseases in a range of age groups.
  • For instance, a five year old boy who had seizures daily, was given a small amount and had a 40% decrease in seizures.
  • The great thing about these cannaboids is their lack of side effects and addiction that other pharmaceuticals have.

"Cannabidiol and several other cannabis components can help patients with seizure disorders, and sometimes it's best to combine CBD with conventional anti-epileptic meds."

Read more: https://www.projectcbd.org/about/patient-experiencesurveys/epilepsy-endocannabinoids-and-phytocannabinoids

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Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ...
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Date: October 30, 2017 01:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis ...





It's easy for me to believe that the elderly would benefit from cannabis. Considering the plant is useful for pain management and arthritis pain. While i was in favor of the first point, I wasn't sure of what to think of point two. The usual stereotype for a cannabis user is dad bod at best.

I do wish there was more studies done on the benefits of cannabis over prescription pain relief for elderly. With America going through an opioid epidemic, you can see instant and prolonged benefit from this issue. Younger patients could be introduced to cannabis from a medical standpoint immediately, and not need opioids at age 11 for an appendix surgery.

Endocannabinoids are apparently good for bone strength. Which is great for the elderly.

Again, chronic pain is relieved by cannabis. Dementia can also be treated with cannabis. And can be prevented by smoking as an adult.

Enjoying life doesn't mean smoking cannabis, but smoking cannabis makes life enjoyable.

Key Takeaways:

  • pot use is gradually on the rise for older adults. It is not just a kdi thing anymore
  • there are numerous positive (though unsubstantiated)benefits to using marijuana
  • not meant to be a substitute for medical treatment. One should always consult with their physician.

"Every day, Baby Boomers and seniors are discovering the many benefits of the natural herb, and they’re using it to combat the consequences of age"

Read more: http://www.dopemagazine.com/8-reasons-grandparents-use-cannabis/

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Could CBD oil be used for bone disorders ?
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Date: September 28, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Could CBD oil be used for bone disorders ?





Cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, has the potential for use as a treatment of osteoarthritis, inflammatory joint pain, and other related joint pains. CBD is valuable in this regard because it has the potential to, by attaching to CBD1 and CBD2 receptors present in the joints of mammals, reduce the inflammation and pain that patients experience. However, there is still a need for more research. CBD is confirmed to have the potential to solve the issues of pain and inflammation suffered by those with OA, and possibly even prevent OA from developing at all, but as of yet there has been no testing of CBD as a treatment for OA and joint pain.

Key Takeaways:

  • Joint synovitis may be caused by inflammation, and over time NSAIDs can cause other health problems.
  • Cannabinoids were shown in studies to regulate arthritis and joint disease in humans and animals.
  • Findings demonstrate that CBD may relieve joint inflammation which can cause pain.

"In musculoskeletal disease models, systemic administration of CBD suppressed the progression of collagen-induced arthritis by reducing inflammatory cytokine production."

Read more: http://mmjreporter.com/could-cbd-oil-be-used-for-bone-disorders-31091.html

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CBD Products Play Major Role in the Legal Cannabis Industry
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Date: August 16, 2017 07:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Products Play Major Role in the Legal Cannabis Industry





Hemp Business Journal and Vote Hemp released a report indicating the United States based hemp industry sold $688 million worth of products in 2016. The industry is expected to continue with this successful trend, with estimates of $1.8 billion in sales by 2020. Various companies are capitalizing on this success and trying to expand their markets - for example, a Hemp Education Center is being established by ChineseHempOil.com, Inc., to provide information about the health benefits of hemp. Other organizations, like United Cannabis Corp, are leading the way in developing medical uses and therapies that utilize cannabinoids.

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CBD Success Stories: How Cannabidiol Improves Lives
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Date: August 09, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Success Stories: How Cannabidiol Improves Lives





The cannabidol plant (CBD) is something that not every person knows about. The human body naturally produces CBD and has CBD receptors in the brain. CBD based products have been shown to have use across a variety of medical contexts, including relief from severe pain caused by migraines, nerve injuries and menstrual cramps. CBD has also demonstrated its effectiveness in combating skin problems and helping individuals sleep, without the same hangover type effect caused by THC. CBD has proven to be a much more effective alternative to traditional pharmaceutical pain killers, without the harmful side effects caused by those medicines. Finally, CBD has been used as an ingredient in massage oil and lubricants to aid with the process of relaxation, and in some cases, romance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoid receptors are already present in our bodies from birth.
  • Our bodies can create our own CBD from birth, which will attach to our cannabinoid receptors.
  • Use of cannabinoid oils allows for a more natural approach to pain management, as our bodies already have receptors ready to deal with an influx of cannabinoids.

"As lucky as we are to live in Colorado's cannabis haven, it's important to arm ourselves with knowledge about CBD and its healing effects."

Read more: http://www.westword.com/marijuana/cbd-success-how-cannabidiol-improves-lives-9317127

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Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation
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Date: July 24, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Natural Cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation





A medical news website reports that the body produces molecules that have the sane anti-inflammatory traits as marijuana. These molecules come from fatty acids found in meat and fish. These molecules are labeled as endocannabinoids, meaning they are naturally made within the body. An equation is included. The article explains how these molecules fight inflammation. They can also help with blood vessel issues. The article concludes with the hope that scientists can use this information to fight inflammation without using marijuana, which has mind altering qualities.

Key Takeaways:

  • Scientists have discovered a new group of molecules produced in the body that have anti-inflammatory properties similar to those of marijuana
  • Although the medicinal uses of cannabis, or marijuana, have been documented in records that go back 4,700 years, it was not until 1964 that we found out how it worked.
  • Since then, it has been shown that THC mimics a natural brain chemical, one of many "endocannabinoids" - that is, cannabinoids that are produced naturally in the body.

"Some cannabinoids, such as THC in marijuana or endocannabinoids can bind to these receptors and elicit anti-inflammatory and anti-pain action"

Read more: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318528.php

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How Can The Best CBD Oil Help You With Back Pain
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Date: July 23, 2017 07:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Can The Best CBD Oil Help You With Back Pain





If back pain is something that is affecting your quality of life, and traditional Western medicine has not alleviated it, you may want to consider trying a more holistic approach which is CBD, or Cannabidiol oil. New studies have found that CBD is effective as a pain reliever, and a good alternative for people that are sensitive to the side effects of prescription medicine. Research conducted in 2008 found that cannabinoids may be more effective at relieving pain than opioid painkillers. Furthermore, CBD oil has natural anti-inflammatory properties. CBD oil can be found online.

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Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs
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Date: July 16, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis compounds found to be SUPERIOR to migraine drugs





Migraines are a terrible affliction for many people around the world. Usually, people go for the Tylenol, Advil, or a similar drug to escape their horrible pain. Recently, studies have confirmed that migraines could be better managed by the cannabis compound. There was a test done with 79 people that regularly suffer from migraines or cluster headaches. It found that many more were receptive to the cannabis compound than typical drugs for their headaches. Marijuana treatment led to fewer and less frequent migraines.

Key Takeaways:

  • Studies show that medications made from cannabinoids reduce amount and intensity of migraines and cluster headache better than traditional treatment options.
  • The traditional treatment option of antidepressant medications has often undesired side-effects that the cannabis-derived treatment avoids.
  • Migraines are among the most common and debilitating diseases, so increased treatment research could help countless across the globe.

"Past research has shown that cannabis can help migraines thanks to its ability to target the cells in the body that are responsible for controlling inflammation and relieving pain."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-05-cannabis-compounds-found-to-be-superior-to-migraine-drugs.html

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Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so
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Date: July 10, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so





So many people suffer from the excruciating pain of a migraine headache and look for ways they can eliminate the issue from their life once and for all. o far, many people are unable to find such a product. But now, new evidence shed light on cannabis as the cure-all for migraine headaches and those who are suffering from the headaches. What do you need to know about cannabis and migraine headaches? The information is here.

Key Takeaways:

  • It was concluded that the combination drug of THC-CBD reduced the number of cluster headaches by 40.4 percent
  • Lead researcher of the study, Dr. Maria Nicolodi, said, “We were able to demonstrate that cannabinoids are an alternative to established treatments in migraine prevention.
  • This study adds to the body of research which shows a positive relationship between medical marijuana and the reduction of migraine symptoms

"New research further validates the efficacy of cannabis in the alleviation of migraine symptoms. Researchers have found that a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol (THC-CBD) was effective in reducing the severity and number of cluster headaches and migraines compared to prescription medicine"

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-07-05-is-cannabis-the-cure-all-for-migraines-scientists-think-so.html

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Cannabinoids and Terpenes: What is the Difference?
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Date: June 29, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabinoids and Terpenes: What is the Difference?





THC and CBD are known as cannabinoids, they are the two compounds found in marijuana plants that serve medicinal purposes. Terpenes, found in marijuana and other plants can provide aroma and flavor as well as enhancement to THC and CBD. The amount and kinds of terpenes can differ per plant , creating different results for different people. Understanding and testing for terpenes will allow dispensaries to cater more specifically to what each customer may be looking for.

Key Takeaways:

  • Different terpines in cannabis determine its effect on the user.
  • Knowledge of terpines is currently growing in the cannabis industry.
  • In the future, people will be able to customize their cannabis experience using terpines.

"However, terpenes are not unique to cannabis and are found in other plants and fruits as well as herbs."

Read more: http://terpenesandtesting.com/cannabinoids-terpenes-difference/

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Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study
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Date: June 21, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study





Leukemia, which is prevalent in both children and adults, is a bone marrow cancer that results in an abnormal production of white blood cells.As for leukemia treatment, now it’s simply a matter of figuring out the most optimal combinations for greater effectiveness. Cannabis has long been known as having the ability to kill cancer, but the new revelation regarding leukemia is important because the disease is a cancer of bone marrow and other blood forming organs.

Key Takeaways:

  • Certain varieties of cannabinoids can promote cell death, inhibit cell growth, and inhibit tumor-causing blood vessel development
  • Combining cannabinoid therapy with chemotherapy seems to be most effective
  • Smoking marijuana will not have a similar effect, since cannabinoid extracts need to be highly concentrated and purified.

"The study revealed that the cannabiniod varieties cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) eliminated leukemia cells when used alone."

Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-06-20-cannabinoids-can-successfully-kill-leukemia-cells-reveals-groundbreaking-new-study.html

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Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells
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Date: June 14, 2017 07:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis phytochemicals found to be effective in destroying leukemia cells





A recent study shows that cannabinoids fight against leukemia cancer cells if administered in the correct order. When the cannabinoids were given to patients after they received chemotherapy it showed cancer cell death, but it didn't show nearly as effective when given before chemotherapy. When cannabinoids are used in conjunction with chemotherapy it can diminish the unfavorable side effects of chemotherapy significantly. There is still more to be learned, but so far the results look promising.

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CBD and Your Brain
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Date: June 14, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD and Your Brain





CBD is found in cannabis sativa otherwise known as marijuana and is useful in treating many neurological disorders such as depression, anxiety and even epilepsy. Unlike THC, CBD has no psychoactive effects. CBD has been found to protect brain cells from harm in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. Best of all CBD has literally zero side effects! Research shows that CBD has opened many doors leading to a cure for depression and anxiety. CBD has been proven to reduce swelling, pain and inflammation caused by injury and arthritis even when applied topically. CBD may not be a medical cure all but it has been proven to be a very useful tool in the treatment of many medical conditions.

Key Takeaways:

  • THC comes to mind when a lot of people talk about cannabis, but CBD is getting quite renowned due to its beneficial effects on the body.
  • The antipsychotic effects of CBD stem from the effect it has on anandamide that is increased in the brain because of the presence of cannabinoids
  • CBD can prevent compounds like THC from binding to CB1 receptors by interacting with the receptors in a specific mannr

"When various brain injuries from animal models were examined, it was found out that CBD boosted a number of viable brain cells."

Read more: https://www.cashinbis.com/cbd-and-your-brain/

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Cannabis prevents brain aging
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Date: June 12, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis prevents brain aging





Cannabis helps to prevent aging in people. Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these aging processes in the brain. If given a low dose, it will help the elderly with their learning as well as their memory. Scientists have demonstrated this in a lab with mice. This is very exciting news and many people can benefit from this information. Researchers have been looking how to reverse the aging process for many years.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids are naturally produced and perform important human brain functions
  • Loss of mental cognition is associated with nonfunctional cannabinoid receptors in the brain
  • Clinical trials may determine if chemicals in hashish and marijuana can aid recovery of cognitive abilities

"Low doses of the active ingredient in cannabis, THC, has the opposite effect on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning and memory."

Read more: https://www.healthnutnews.com/cannabis-prevents-brain-aging/

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Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells
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Date: June 09, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabis, combined with chemotherapy, effectively destroys cancer cells





Researchers in England have found that combining cannabis usage with chemotherapy improves the treatment's effectiveness against leukemia. The inclusion of the cannabis allows for lower dosages of chemotherapy to be used, limited the harsh effects of the treatment.

Researchers have found that application sequence is critical for effectiveness. the active chemicals from the cannabis should be administered after the chemotherapy treatment for best results.

While they stress the need for more testing before such treatment can become commonplace, it represents and exciting development on the cancer treatment front.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabinoids compounds can combine with chemotherapy compounds after the treatment has been administered
  • Because of their successful combination, lower doses of chemotherapy can be used, reducing the harm on other aspects of the patient's body
  • Celebrities such as Olivia Newton-John, are planning to try this treatment

"Scientists say the order the treatments are administered is crucial. Using cannabinoids after chemotherapy killed off blood cancer cells more rapidly."

Read more: http://wqad.com/2017/06/07/cannabis-combined-with-chemotherapy-effectively-destroys-cancer-cells/

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CBD Oil Shows Remarkable Health Benefits
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Date: May 31, 2017 04:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD Oil Shows Remarkable Health Benefits





In studies Cannabinoids, a non- psychoactive phytocannibinoid extracted from marijuana, have shown the capability to diminish anxiety; reduce seizure activity in children for sometimes up to decades; and even fight cancer cells. The only catch? Marijuana's continued classification and regulation as a schedule I controlled substance making it difficult to legally purchase CBD oil even though a Schedule I substance means a compound has," no noted medicinal value." The Organic Newsroom delves into the observed benefits of CBD oil, the legality behind it, and even where to find it

Key Takeaways:

  • The endocannabinoid system is made up of many CB1 receptors in the brain and CB2 receptors throughout the nervous system.
  • Benefits those with anxiety, depression, inflammation, pain, and seizures. Also causes cancer cell death. Research is ongoing.
  • Methods of delivery include oil,tinctures, capsules, vaporized pens and can often be found locally. Can also be purchased online.

"Cannabidiol is remarkable not only because of the large body of scientific evidence supporting it, but also from miraculous stories of people that have had pharmaceuticals fail them."

Read more: https://www.organicnewsroom.com/cannabis-cbd-oil/

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5 health benefits of taking cannabis
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Date: May 25, 2017 12:14 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 5 health benefits of taking cannabis





Though a sensitive topic, science suggests that health benefits of taking cannabis can and should be considered. Some of the benefits of doing so include slowing the development of cancer cells, treating epilepsy, growing brain cells and helping those suffering from Alzheimer's. The reason for this is simple: our bodies are tailor-made to accept and help cannabinoids thrive in the body. Though not everyone reacts to cannabis in the same manner, it can't be ignored that this potent material does harbor benefits to those that engage in it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cannabis can be used in the treatment of various cancers.
  • Cannabis promotes the growth of brain cells in the hippocampus and can help slow the onset of alzheimer's disease.
  • Cannabis utilizes the Endocannabinoid system to maintain a balance of cell synthesis and destruction within the human body.

"Cannabis is now prescribed as an alternative medicine for the treatment of epilepsy."

Read more: http://www.trainingzone.co.uk/community/blogs/vivek-gururani/5-health-benefits-of-taking-cannabis

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Hot peppers and weed work on the gut to tamp down inflammation
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Date: May 11, 2017 08:44 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Hot peppers and weed work on the gut to tamp down inflammation





Research has found that peppers can effect neurons in the gastrointestinal tract in a similar manner neurons are effected in the brain when marijuana is smoked. When hot chili peppers are consumed, a reaction happens creating the chemical anadamide. In essence this chemical is related to one found in canabis and regulates the immune system in the gut. This research concludes that connection between brain and gastrointestinal systems strong and that eating hot chili peppers and the use of marijuana could have positive effects on gastrointestinal disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hot peppers and weed have a variety of health benefits to the body.
  • If one eats peppers or consumes marijuana, it help those those who have diabetes.
  • The stomach, when in contact with hot peppers and weed, helps the gut immune system.

"This chemical works to regulate the gut immune system and bring it into balance, and is also related to the cannabinoids found in marijuana."

Read more: http://www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/what-to-eat/hot-peppers-and-weed-work-gut-tamp-down-inflammation

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Anti-inflammatory Cannabis Compound Useful in Itching, Other Skin Treatment
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Date: April 23, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Anti-inflammatory Cannabis Compound Useful in Itching, Other Skin Treatment





A recent study by the American Academy of Dermatology has show that the use of a cannabinoid for three weeks can eliminate severely itchy skin. The key ingredient is the chemical component THC or tetrahydrocannabinol which has anti-inflammatory properties. The importance of this study suggests that a topical ointment consisting of cannabinoids can reduce or eliminate several skin conditions which have proven hard to treat with typical ointments. These conditions include eczema and psoriasis. One caveat however, this study has only been based on a small sampling of participants and no large scale studies have been performed as of yet.

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How Does Cannabis Affect Your Memory Over Time?
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Date: April 21, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: How Does Cannabis Affect Your Memory Over Time?





Marijuana,despite being depicted as a memory loss drug can be good for your memory depending on the type of ingested cannabinoids. THC can contribute to short term memory loss and loss of use of words in long term memory. Cannabidiol, or CBD oil however, has been shown to have beneficial uses for memory. CBD has been shown to halt the memory loss progression in Alzheimer's patients as well as combat memory loss caused by THC. If you are going to get high, it's good to have CBD available to reverse any damage to memory.

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4 Reasons to Make a CBD Hemp Oil Supplement Part of Your Day
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Date: March 25, 2017 01:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: 4 Reasons to Make a CBD Hemp Oil Supplement Part of Your Day





With the recent more progressive views toward marijuana, people are realizing that there are many benefits to the plant beyond smoking and ingesting it. In fact, CBD, a non THC compound that is created from the plant, has an abundance of positive qualities that should make potential users excited for the many benefits. CBD has four main benefits that really help those that are looking for a positive effects, similar to those that are seen from ingesting regular marijuana, but also other great aspects.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hemp oil contains a large consistent range of vitamins that many of us do not get in our daily routine. We often do not receive sufficient nutrients.
  • Eating the right sources of foods to acquire proper protein and Omega 3 fatty essentials is important to overall well-being.
  • Learn about CBD supplements to engage your health in a way that you get all of the sufficient nutrients and healthy benefits of natural oils.

"Full-spectrum hemp oil refers to pure hemp oil that features all the same cannabinoids present in the original hemp plant, providing an all-natural CBD hemp oil supplement that allows the cannabinoids and other compounds in hemp to work together in what is called the entourage effect."

Read more: http://www.medicalmarijuanainc.com/4-reasons-make-cbd-hemp-oil-supplement-part-day/

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DEA Reiterates: Hemp CBD is Illegal
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Date: March 19, 2017 03:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: DEA Reiterates: Hemp CBD is Illegal





The DEA has reiterated that Hemp CBD is illegal. It does not matter what the sellers of CBD oil tell you, it is illegal. The DEA believes it is illegal in all fifty states. The authority that the DEA has over drugs comes from the Controlled Substances Act. This issue is important to many people.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a new clarification about the coding of marijuana extracts that rebuts the claims by sellers of “hemp-derived CBD oil” that their product is “legal in all 50 states.”
  • According to the scientific literature, Cannabinoids are not found in the parts of the cannabis plant that are excluded from the CSA definition of marijuana,
  • “when Congress excluded from the definition of marijuana ‘mature stalks of such plant, fiber . . . , [and] oil or cake made from the seeds,’ it also made an exception to the exception,

"The term ”marihuana” means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa L., whether growing or not."



Reference:

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Watch ANOTHER Man with Severe Parkinson’s Take Cannabis Oil to Settle his Tremors
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Date: March 16, 2017 11:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Watch ANOTHER Man with Severe Parkinson’s Take Cannabis Oil to Settle his Tremors





In considering whether Cannabinoids are a suitable therapy for Parkinson's symptoms, the potential benefits must be weighed against the possible side effects. Used in moderation, Cannabinoids appear to be relatively well tolerated. Even so, a review of clinical trials involving Cannabinoids showed that nearly seven percent of participants discontinued them due to issues such as nausea, dizziness, weakness, mood and behavioral changes, hallucinations and impairment of cognitive (memory/thinking) abilities.

[video mp4="//www.healthnutnews.com/watch-another-man-severe-parkinsons-take-cannabis-oil-settle-tremors/"]

Key Takeaways:

  • Marijuana has important medicinal benefits.
  • Marijuana is not harmful
  • Marijuana can help millions of people

"His used just a single drop and his hands afterwards were rock steady and the Dyskinesia left."

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Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry
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Date: March 12, 2017 04:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Cannabidiol (CBD) Inhibits Cancer Growth According to Medical Researchers, Announces Phillip Fry





More and more, the non-psychoactive marijuana extract called Cannabidiol or CBD is becoming an alternative treatment. Research has existed that pointed to CBD's uses for treating nausea in chemotherapy patients, fighting neurodegenerative diseases and seizures in patients, but the most recent findings could indicate that CBD is more useful than ever imagined. Recent studies have concluded that CBD, which is an extract that doesn't have the psychoactive aspects marijuana is known for, shows significant signs of fighting cancers cells for a number of different types of cancer. The scientific community is publishing a record number of research, much of it pointing to the marijuana extract, CBD, having unknown but possibly lifesaving potential.

Key Takeaways:

  • Non psychoactive cannabis can have an effect of fighting aggressive cancers.
  • CBD has been shown to inhibit cancers in the colon,breast, and prostate
  • The National Cancer Institute recognizers cannabis as a treatment for providing relief

"Chemical components of Cannabis, called cannabinoids, activate specific receptors throughout the body to produce pharmaacologic effects"

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3259779

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Are the Unique Phytocannabinoids Found in Cannabis Actually Essential Nutrients? The Answer ...
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Date: February 22, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Are the Unique PhytoCannabinoids Found in Cannabis Actually Essential Nutrients? The Answer ...





Cannabis oil is steeped in controversy. Some want it to be illegal and others swear by its powers to heal and help. There are many supposed benefits to it. This discusses nutrients it may contain. If you're a skeptic or even if you already like it you may be interested in this.

Key Takeaways:

  • A growing number of doctors and medical professionals believe that all disease in the human body is a direct result of a nutrient deficiency. Many of these people believe phytoCannabinoids found in cannabis may actually contain essential nutrients.
  • The human body is an amazingly perfected evolutionary feat of nature. We have adapted and evolved over thousands of years into the most advanced creatures on Earth.
  • Each cell in our body performs a specific task or supports the overall functionality of another part. Nutrients found in plants and other animals are vital to the functioning of these cells and without them, we cannot survive.

"The sooner that governments of the world recognize that cannabis prohibition is detrimental to the health of mankind, the sooner the world can start getting healthy."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.satprnews.com/2017/02/13/are-the-unique-phytoCannabinoids-found-in-cannabis-actually-essential-nutrients-the-answer-may-surprise-you-2/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmMzNTEwZjgyOWIxNGI2ODg6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGD2Hs3iZtaPPfk931YAwu2y84z4g

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Marijuana Compound Shows Some Potential for Treating Opioid Addiction
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Date: February 09, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Marijuana Compound Shows Some Potential for Treating Opioid Addiction





A marijuana compound has shown some potential for treating Opioid addiction. it might help people who suffer from addiction to heroine by getting rid of some of the symptoms that come from withdrawing. More research needs to be done in this area so people can start getting help. It is a very important thing.

Key Takeaways:

  • A component of marijuana may help heroin users resist the urge to use the drug and alleviate withdrawal symptoms, but more research should be done in this area, according to a new review of previous research.
  • So far, research on these marijuana compounds, called Cannabinoids, for treating opioid addiction has been scarce because of certain regulations that restrict their testing in humans, according to the review.
  • This dearth of research in the field is particularly important considering the ongoing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States, according to the review author.

"This dearth of research in the field is particularly important considering the ongoing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States, according to the review author."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.livescience.com/57738-marijuana-compound-may-treat-opioid-addiction.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFcO1ZALwbr2omrwXLLL8TDxSNebg

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Study: Cannabinoids May Treat Persistent Inflammatory Pain
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Date: February 04, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Cannabinoids May Treat Persistent Inflammatory Pain





It has been discovered that Cannabinoids can treat persistent inflammatory pain. This is according to new research that has been published in the journal of neuroscience and it was also published online. The researchers say their data shows how it can help. There are also other studies done that have shown the same thing.

Key Takeaways:

  • For the study, researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University examined how a cannabinoid receptor agonist (meant to mimic the effects of natural Cannabinoids) effected “persistent inflammation induced by complete Freund’s adjuvant (CFA)”.
  • According to researchers; “Our data provide evidence that CB2 receptor function emerges in the RVM [rostral ventromedial medulla; a relay in the descending pain modulatory system and an important site of endocannabinoid modulation of pain] in persistent inflammation and that selective CB2 receptor agonists may be useful for treatment of persistent inflammatory pain.”
  • This study joins a list of dozens that have shown that Cannabinoids can treat and prevent inflammation, including one released just last month in the FASEB Journal which found that cannabis may treat chronic inflammation.

"This study joins a list of dozens that have shown that Cannabinoids can treat and prevent inflammation, including one released just last month in the FASEB Journal which found that cannabis may treat chronic inflammation."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//thejointblog.com/study-Cannabinoids-may-treat-persistent-inflammatory-pain/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHVjkN0ozTlnS3S8zOf7ZZtZK_eFA

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CBD - The Myths And Facts
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Date: January 26, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: CBD - The Myths And Facts





CDB is a cannabis compound that does not contain any THC, making some believe it is good. There have been some confusing reports recently in the British media about a compound in cannabis called CBD and how it has been reclassified as medicine. There are many facts and myths about it, but most importantly it is not weed, and has many uses.

Key Takeaways:

  • There have been some confusing reports recently in the British media about a compound in cannabis called CBD and how it has been reclassified as medicine.
  • CBD, otherwise known as Cannabidiol, is one of over 100 compounds in the cannabis plant called Cannabinoids. The most abundant is THC, the bit that gets people high, after that comes CBD.
  • Because CBD doesn’t create a high, it’s been labelled ‘the good’ cannabinoid and THC the ‘bad’. But in countries where medical cannabis is legal, THC can be prescribed for cancer patients going through chemo as it eases nausea and improves appetite.

"In the UK it has been possible to buy CBD as a nutritional supplement. But last October, the Medical Healthcare Regulatory Agency decided to recognise CBD’s therapeutic benefits and reclassify it as medicine."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/mary-biles1/cbd-the-myths-and-facts_b_14103666.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGjMixJys5iqFJENZphvCk8mFh5Jg

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Demand for CBD still outstrips supply despite production expansion, hemp grower says
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Date: January 19, 2017 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Demand for CBD still outstrips supply despite production expansion, hemp grower says





Industrial hemp is an industry that is apparently booming both in supply and demand. A grower based company in Kentucky reported that about two million dollars was paid to growers for the 2016 crop. But despite this, the demand for industrial hemp still far exceeds the supply, according to an officer from the company.

Key Takeaways:

  • The supply of industrial hemp is ramping up quickly, as a company formed by growers in Kentucky reported $2 million in payments to farmers for the 2016 crop. But demand for CBD still far outstrips supply, a company officer said.
  • The company, called Atalo Holdings Inc. a diversified industrial hemp research and production company in Winchester, KY., announced the payouts to their growers’ group yesterday. The company’s officers are all also growers themselves.
  • Atalo claims to be one of the largest hemp companies operating in the US. For the 2016 growing year, the company has 58 growers enlisted in the program with 2,466 acres approved for hemp production.

"Potential efficacy of the Cannabinoids, which have been researched for a variety of benefits including as analgesics and in seizure amelioration"



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Suppliers2/Demand-for-CBD-still-outstrips-supply-despite-production-expansion-hemp-grower-says&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmMzNTEwZjgyOWIxNGI2ODg6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHTFLxMjTyH2pVok8A3oxVX3Ztbyw

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Is CBD Crystalline the Most Effective Cannabis Medicine?
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Date: January 03, 2017 02:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Is CBD Crystalline the Most Effective Cannabis Medicine?





Information regarding the use of medicinal marijuana has been in high demand over the past few years. This article discusses the positive impacts and benefits of CBD. There are several conditions that Cannabinoids have been shown to benefit. Check out the article for those conditions and the progress researchers have been making

Key Takeaways:

  • Sanjay Gupta's 2013 documentary “Weed” was one of the first mainstream attempts at exposing a suspicious audience to the seemingly miraculous effects of cannabis-derived CBD.
  • Gupta’s coverage of four-year-old Charlotte Figi stole the hearts of people worldwide. It caused parents of children suffering from epileptic seizures to wonder if CBD was the answer.
  • With a purity of 99%, CBD Crystalline is a perfect treatment option for patients nervous about the “high” related with cannabis therapy.

"CBD provides no psychoactive effects when ingested, but being that it is derived from cannabis, the potential life-saving compound is still considered a Schedule 1 substance with “no medicinal value.” This obstacle blocks many professional research facilities from conducting experiments with CBD to truly put its healing abilities to the test, at least in the United States."



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/12/is-cbd-crystalline-the-most-effective-cannabis-medicine/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjViYjkzZDJlODZhNjI0ZWE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGBOBH59HX0OZPMO1IGj48ULJqfKw

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Study: Cannabinoids Play a Protective Role Against Colitis
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Date: December 25, 2016 10:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Study: Cannabinoids Play a Protective Role Against Colitis





New information is coming out to support medical marijuana use. Cannabinoids have been shown to have an anti-inflammatory effect. This can be especially useful to people who suffer from colitis. This can cause horrible inflation in the colon, along with effects on the immune system. This is good news for suffers of this disease.

Key Takeaways:

  • This is according to a study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health.
  • The results of the research demonstrated that the agonist “improved the pathological changes in mice with DSS [dextran sulfate sodium] colitis, decreased the plasma levels of TNF-a, and IL-6, and MPO activity in colon.”
  • A study published last month in the FASEB Journal also found that cannabis has anti-inflammatory properties; the study didn’t relate to colitis, but found that Cannabinoids may help treat chronic inflammation.

"The results of the research demonstrated that the agonist “improved the pathological changes in mice with DSS [dextran sulfate sodium] colitis, decreased the plasma levels of TNF-a, and IL-6, and MPO activity in colon.”"



Reference:

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=//thejointblog.com/Cannabinoids-colitis/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmZmMDFkMTU2YWMzMmQ5OTU6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFFDwYWmzX6EbmfLF60GGeA9QwgFQ

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How does CBD help with Seizures
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Date: December 19, 2016 10:28 PM
Author: Darrell Miller
Subject: How does CBD help with Seizures

Seizures are the sudden changes in the brain's electrical activity. It usually affects how a person acts for a short period of time or appear. The symptoms of seizure include a loss of control and violent shaking. There can be several causes for the seizures. Anything that affects the brain's normal activity can lead to seizures. Several causes of seizures include injury to the head, fever, disease or even certain uses of medications. A person suffering from regular seizures due to brain disorder is called to be having epilepsy. Seizures can take different forms that affect many people in different ways, as some people call it electrical storms in the brain.


CBD, also known as Cannabidiol is one of the Cannabinoids found in Cannabis that has potential medical benefits. CBD is non-psychoactive that does not psychoactive effects in the body, instead has shown positive outcomes in curing seizures. The reason behind why CBD is non-psychoactive is due to lack of affinity of CBD for CB1 receptors. CB1 receptors are present in a major concentration in the brain which is responsible for the psychoactive effect of THC. Most of the people suffering from seizures have reported the positive outcome, while they were on treatment with CBD. In recent years, CBD has been claimed to be most beneficial medication for the treatment of epilepsy. People who were under the treatment of anti-seizure medication called Clobazam has also responded positively in favor of Epidiolex, that contains 99% oil-based extract of CBD.

CBD has several therapeutic effects. Unlike THC, CBD has a less binding affinity to the CB1 and CB2, those are Cannabinoid receptors. Instead, CBD stimulates endogenous cannabinoid signal by suppressing enzyme fatty acid amide hydroxylase (FAAH). CBD helps in enhancing endocannabinoid by suppressing FAAH. CBD also opposes the action of THC at CB1 receptor, thus help to mute the effects of THC. CBD also stimulates 2-AG, that activates the CB1 and CB2 receptors, where CB2 receptors are predominant in the immune system and peripheral nervous system. It is found that CBD binds directly with 'G-protein' coupled receptors and other ion channels to grant therapeutic effect. CBD is also known as the TRPV-1 stimulant that helps, CBD-rich Cannabis in the effective treatment of the neuropathic pain.


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A metabolic switch to turn off obesity
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Date: November 01, 2016 04:04 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (support@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: A metabolic switch to turn off obesity

Here’s some good news to cheer you up. If you’ve been fighting a losing battle trying to lose weight, maybe you should quit beating yourself up about it. A new University of Montreal study of mice says when an enzyme is blocked in some neurons in the mouse brain, it becomes impossible for the mice to lose weight even when they stick to an ideal regime. So now you can blame it all on the ABHD6 enzyme.

Key Takeaways:

  • A research team at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has generated genetically engineered mice
  • The researchers have discovered that this enzyme acts as a sort of switch for the body's adjustment to extremes.
  • In 2014, the team of Marc Prentki, another CRCHUM researcher, discovered that this enzyme breaks down endoCannabinoids.

"A research team at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has generated genetically engineered mice, deprived of the ABHD6 enzyme in a localized area of the brain, namely in a specific population of hypothalamic neurons."



Reference:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161027115843.htm

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Why Do We Need Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) And What Source Is Best?
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Date: February 15, 2011 05:03 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (dm@vitanetonline.com)
Subject: Why Do We Need Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) And What Source Is Best?

EFA's can boost Your Health

Essential fatty acids are organic compounds that the human body necessitates to support healthy functions of organs and tissues but lack the ability to synthesize. Two fatty acids make up this group: (1) alpha linolenic acid, or ALA, and (2) linoleic acid, LA. Also referred to as EFAs, they are ubiquitous at the cellular level, but known to play an active role in neuronal and vascular tissues as well as in inflammation.

Maintains Cellular Health

One of the most recent advancements in cellular science is the discovery of lipid rafts, which are a part of the bilipid layer of cell membranes specialized for trafficking of cellular molecules, such as proteins and receptors. Also, these lipid rafts have an effect on the viscosity of cell membranes, thereby influencing fluidity that governs membrane-dependent functions of cells such as cellular signaling and phagocytosis, the mechanism by which cells swallow extracellular debris including pathogenic stimuli. Due to its being less stiff and more fluid, essential fatty acids make up cell membranes.

Modulates Neuronal Activities

It has long been postulated that learning and memory is influenced by the availability of intracellular substances known as endoCannabinoids in a process called retrograde signaling. Unlike other neurotransmitters, endoCannabinoids act on presynaptic cells while produced in postsynaptic cells, and by so doing enhances the signal transmission between nerve cells. Essential fatty acids are converted into endoCannabinoids, which are produced on demand, and thus daily intake of EFA is a must. In addition, EFA has for years been in use as a treatment for depression and in the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases.

Regulates Inflammatory Responses

The right amounts of essential fatty acids present inside the human body significantly contribute to the inflammatory responses of the immune system. There are chemical compounds that are produced by the body only in the presence of essential fatty acids, and a number of these compounds are essential to the process of healing and other processes implicated during inflammation. This is the reason why intake of EFA is highly regarded as a therapeutic remedy for reducing inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and autoimmune illnesses.

Promotes Cardiovascular Health

There is high risk of heart attack and related cardiovascular diseases in populations with low levels of essential fatty acids. Especially for individuals who are dependent on drugs that are known to cause oxidative stress in vascular tissues, susceptibility to damages of the blood vessel linings sets the stage for the buildup of macrophages and bad cholesterol in the form of arterial plaques. These plaques contribute to the thinning of the vascular passageways characteristic of atherosclerosis.

There is a reason why alpha linolenic acid and linoleic acid are considered essential fatty acids. They are a vital component of a healthy body with well-functioning organs and tissues. Good thing we have a wide list of food sources rich in EFA, which includes the oils of hemp, soya, canola, and wheat germ. EFA is also abundant in seeds of sunflower, chia, pumpkin, and flax.

EFA's should be an essential part of everyone's diet, have you had your EFA's today?

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