Tuesday, June 18, 2024

How To Keep The Munchies From Ruining Your Diet

All you need is to lose the holiday 2 pounds and maybe a wee bit more – but are afraid your marijuana use will work against you.  Don’t worry – we have a plan for you!

The average holiday weight gain can be up to 2 pounds, couple it with weight creep over the year and you have a fresh goal for the annual January diet.  But what about you marijuana use and the munchies. not all cannabis products increase hunger. That’s because not all cannabinoids activate the receptors that affect your appetite levels. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary cannabinoid that’s known to increase appetite. But THC is only 1 of more than 100 active chemicals found in cannabis. But if it does, here is how to keep the munchies from ruining your diet.

Buy your favorite healthy snacks

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While a lot of people aren’t fans of healthy snacks, they’re an efficient way of curbing the munchies, and there are actually a lot of good snacks out there. Make sure to sample a lot of different things, from flavored popcorn to nuts, to pickled veggies, which are surprisingly delicious to eat while on a munchie binge.

Prepare snacks at home

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If you have some cooking skills, you can prepare some simple and delicious snacks at home, like home baked chips, egg free cookie dough, or puddings. Check out some more ideas here.

Eat before you smoke

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While this plan may backfire, resulting in double the amount of calories consumed, you can try to have a satisfying meal before you smoke. This will prevent your body from going crazy with the munchies, although be sure to engage your brain with something else, minimizing the odds of eating double your portions.

Plan, plan, plan

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Before the munchie moment, be sure to clean your house from temptations, throwing away anything that’s caloric and that you consider a weakness. Stock up on healthy items or schedule a cardio workout before your planned smoking session. While this requires some foresight, it’s the best way to ensure your diet stays on track and your munchies stay under control.

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