Deconstructing the marijuana, weight, and munchie myth. If you are worried about the number on the other kind of scale or your BMI, check out this infographic.
Infographic source: Thefreshtoast
Excessively.net knows that there is a lot of confusion about cannabis and cannabis consumers. One of the big misconceptions is that all cannabis consumers are overweight from doing nothing all day except smoking weed and eating everything they can find because of the munchies. This isn’t true. Your body mass index or BMI for short is a term that describes a measurement of body fat in adults. Regular cannabis consumers tend to have a lower BMI than non-consumers. Many factors determine if a consumer will experience no weight gain or weight loss from consuming cannabis.
Factors such as does the person in question have an active lifestyle? What are the method or methods of consumption? How much are they consuming? Which strains are they consuming? Or, what is the tolerance level of the person in question? These are just a few of the factors you should take into consideration when learning about cannabis and the BMI. The more we know about how phytocannabinoids interact with our body, the healthier we can become as a society.
THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is notorious for causing an increased appetite whereas THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) is an appetite suppressant. Stains high in CBD and low in THC have also been reported by consumers to have appetite suppressing effects. Educate about how you medicate with this cool infographic.