By Brandon Drenon. Teetering on the line between taboo and total acceptance, marijuana has finally penetrated the fitness community, owing to benefits beyond the celebrated side effect of just getting high. Medical research has revealed other effects of smoking weed that can actually contribute to fat loss and enhance fitness-related goals. An article published by the American Journal of Epidemiology on the link between obesity and cannabis has revealed a provocative connection between lower rates of obesity and smoking marijuana at least three times per week. The conclusive analysis of the data from the survey involving a pool of over 40, people indicates that. As it turns out, all of these factors are the key links to an enhanced physique — be it fat loss or muscle gain.
T wenty years ago, a study done on college students concluded bi women were three times as likely to smoke weed as straight women or lesbians. The conclusion that bisexual women use marijuana at higher rates drew the interest of Dr. Margaret Robinson. In , The Daily Beast did a writeup on Dr. She proposed we use marijuana at higher rates than either lesbians or straight women to escape our anxiety about bi-discrimination and bi-erasure. Research has found that bi women have worse mental health outcomes than either straight women or lesbians. As a bisexual woman with Borderline Personality Disorder , Dr.
The role of cannabis and endocannabinoids in appetite regulation has been extensively studied, but the association of cannabis use with weight in the general population is not known. These differences were not accounted for by tobacco smoking status. Additionally, after adjustment for sex and age, the use of cannabis was associated with body mass index differences in both samples.
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