One-Two Punch to Weight Loss

Many folks are trying the Keto diet plan for better health and weight loss. The diet involves significantly reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis, by which the body burns fat for fuel instead of demanding carbohydrates for energy. Many keto fans have learned that intake of medium chain triglycerides, MCT oil can be beneficial. Your body processes MCTs differently than regular fat and may help you burn calories.

MCT oil can help you:

  • stay in this fat-burning state of ketosis.
  • has been shown to increase the release of peptide YY and leptin -- two hormones that promote the feeling of fullness in the body.
  • can help optimize the growth of good bacteria and support the gut lining, which could also help you lose weight by improving your gut environment.
  • may reduce heart disease risk factors such as elevated cholesterol and inflammation.
  • helps you control your blood sugar by reducing fat storage and increasing fat burning. Which in turn helps manage diabetes.
  • It also turns fat into ketones in the liver, which can supply energy for the brain.

The body has a built-in endocannabinoid system. This system responds to different compounds in the body through two cannabinoid (CB) receptors, called the CB1 and CB2 receptors. Although CB1 receptors exist mainly in the brain and central nervous system in people with obesity, CB1 receptors become more widespread, especially in fatty tissue. Because of this, researchers believe that there may be a link between the activation of the CB1 receptors and obesity. Overactivation of the CB1 receptors in the fat tissue could contribute to obesity and metabolic risks. CBD has been shown to act as a potent antagonist for CB1. In other words, CBD helps block off the CB1 receptors, thus, it might reduce the risk of obesity. CBD does not deactivate CB1 receptors but may influence other molecules to block them off.

There are two types of fat in our body; white fat and brown fat. Brown fat cells are a more active form of fat. They burn off energy as heat, meaning they actually burn calories. White fat is a thermal insulator that keeps you warm when it’s cold, and cushions your bones or organs when you crash, bang, bump, or fall. But some of us have way too much cushion, and not enough fuel. Am I right? The current data suggests that CBD induces the brown fat as well as promotes lipid metabolism. 

Most people associate cannabis with a stimulated appetite, as people who smoke pot tend to get what they like to call “the munchies”. While it is true that the psychoactive component of cannabis known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), may cause hunger, any good CBD has no THC. A 2018 study in Trusted Source  notes that CB1 receptor antagonists, like CBD may actually help reduce appetite and control obesity.

Dr. Stewart just designed a new product called, Keto Diet, CBD/MCT Oil that has the best of both CBD and MCT. And the good news is CBD Fat Burner will also help with muscle soreness, pain, and inflammation. So, no matter how hard you decide to hit the gym, you can still relieve your pain by using this product.

CBD, or any other compound, supplement, or drug, is not a treatment for obesity. These supplements and compounds do not replace a healthful diet and regular exercise. A person who adds CBD to their weight loss plan without also exercising and eating healthfully may not see any benefits. At best, people can consider CBD as a complementary therapy.