CBDa: More Than Just the Precursor to CBD?

Would you consider eating a hemp leaf? It sounds very natural, but early research suggests that compounds in the raw cannabis plant may provide distinct health benefits. One of these compounds is cannabidiolic acid (CBDa), the precursor to the well-known cannabidiol (CBD) compound.  In a natural state, the hemp plant contains over 85 active compounds … Continue reading CBDa: More Than Just the Precursor to CBD?

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6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

  First, what is the definition of excitotoxins? Excitotoxins are a class of chemicals (usually amino acids) that overstimulate neuron receptors. Neuron receptors allow brain cells to communicate with each other, but when they're exposed to excitotoxins, they fire impulses at such a rapid rate that they become exhausted. Know Your Food Despite public outcry, processed foods … Continue reading 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins

Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid

We are exposed to endocrine disruptors everyday. Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances.So, what are the top endocrine disruptors to avoid? Here is a list of the ones you should completely avoid. 1. Organophosphate Pesticides These pesticides are sprayed on food to kill common pests. Pesticide residue on vegetables and … Continue reading Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid