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.
Not all health trends are indeed healthy, but navigating the murky waters of health foods, products and fads is difficult. In this blog, we share a few foods and fads to avoid.
Cigarettes and nicotine are detrimental to your body and your heart health. Almost one third of deaths from coronary heart disease in the U.S. are attributable to smoking or secondhand smoke. Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in the country as well. A recent study showed that hemp extract, like that in our Living Health and Wellness products, may reduce the urge to smoke cigarettes and could be a potential treatment for those hoping to quit tobacco!
O2 Living has proudly hosted local author Allie Cashel for a reading and discussion of her recently published book “Suffering the Silence”. The aim of the discussion was to bring attention to Chronic Lyme disease, and the suffering of those whose pain is often ignored or denied by the medical community at large. Read our blog to learn more about Lyme disease and how you can manage chronic pain through yoga, stress management, and healthy eating!
In a recent video from NOSH's Live Summer 2019, the former Whole Foods Market CEO shared his take on what people value when searching for food and beverages - transparency! People want to know exactly what they are putting into their bodies and value clearly labelled products. At O2 Living, home of Living Health and Wellness hemp extract and progesterone and Living Juice, this is something we have valued since day 1. Check out this blog to watch his interview and learn more!
With possible benefits such as improved recovery, reduced pain, reduced inflammation and better sleep, runners and athletes seem to be the ideal consumers of CBD. Athletes push their bodies to the extreme and CBD may be helpful in aiding in training, recovery and competition. Check out this blog and videos for more information!
We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but we don't all know that the third Friday every October is National Mammography Day! This Friday, we're sharing some important facts about mammograms and mammography. Mammograms are a crucial part of breast cancer prevention - routine, yearly mammograms can help women stay empowered and educated.
Terpenoids or terpenes are compounds that are found in the essential oils of all plants. In cannabis, they play a role in how our bodies interact with particular strains. They are also responsible for giving cannabis its distinctive aromas and flavors. Terpenoids are known for their health benefits and can be combined with CBD in order to increase or target specific health benefits. Read our blog to learn more!
This October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we're sharing a bit about women's health and breast cancer. In this blog, we discuss recent research findings that suggest women who include mushrooms and green tea in their diets may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer. Read our blog to learn more about how mushrooms and green tea may help lower risk of breast cancer.