In April 2018, Dr. Michelle Bean presented on the health benefits of CBD oil at the Silicon Valley Health Institute. Dr. Bean, DC is a co-owner of Optimal Health and Fitness, a holistic health center that integrates Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Nutritional Ketosis, fitness and other modalities. She also co-leads an outdoor fitness boot camp, has a black belt in mixed martial arts, and loves to educate individuals on many aspects of health!
In this presentation, Dr. Bean explores the endocannabinoid system and how CBD works within the body. She discusses the scientific revolution that has begun which promises to reclaim a very special ancient plant. Emerging research is now reintroducing hemp, highlighting the various implications of its diverse constituents. Many people believe that hemp, in every form, can save the world through its thousands of potential applications! Of notable significance is Cannabidiol, or ‘CBD’, a non-psychoactive compound within hemp which is altering lives in seemingly miraculous ways.
With the growing popularity of CBD, there's a flood of products on the market. From topical lotions to oils, vapes and edibles, it can be hard to tell what is best and safe for you. Each method of taking CBD (or hemp extract) has its pros and cons. Read more for how you can take hemp extract and what you should be looking for to ensure safety in your CBD products.
When it comes to feeling whole, there’s nothing that quite compares to a holiday filled with friends and family that focuses on food. However, we believe that practicing “thanksgiving” is something that you should do year-round. Giving thanks on the regular goes far beyond developing better manners—it can have a profound impact on your social, emotional and even physical health.