Does Cannabis Lower Your BMI?
Most people would agree that cannabis is a powerful appetite simulator that has proven time and time again to give users “the munchies”, but did you know that cannabis has also been linked to a helping reduce users BMI?
Medical science professionals from the University of Miami have put together a study to help debunk the idea that all cannabis use causes weight gain. In fact, new findings suggest that cannabis users typically have a 3% lower BMI than non-users.
The more we see studies being done on cannabis and its relation to healthy body weights, the better news we get. This recent survey seems to confirm a 2013 study published in The American Journal of Medicine that found that cannabis users had lower rates of obesity, lower levels of fasting insulin and insulin resistance and smaller waists. Based on this data, researchers concluded that cannabis could help improve insulin control, and could work to better regulate body weight. read more at marijuanatimes.org