Eat your vegetables, and CBD
As most of you know, if you are purveyors of our blog, the endocannabinoid system regulates numerous physiological processes, these not only include the standard pain sensation, inflammation, and sleep and wake cycles – it is also known to moderate intestinal function, glucose metabolism, and the stress response. A poorly regulated endocannabinoid system is implicated in metabolic and bowel pathologies and many other diseases, the consequence of dramatic changes in the diets of modern-day humans from those of our ancestors. Today’s blog discusses the different and mutually beneficial roles of the cannabinoid receptors—CB1 and CB2—as it pertains to energy metabolism, digestion, and the role of diet.
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