Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Eaze Expands Delivery Of Nonpsychoactive Cannabis Across U.S.
In its latest effort of expansion, cannabis delivery platform, Eaze, made its next move in going nationwide with Eaze Wellness, a marketplace for industrial-hemp based CBD products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Samar Marwan, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Learn how moringa, just like hemp, is a miracle healing plant – Watch at Brighteon.com
(Natural News) Some would argue that hemp, a derivative of the cannabis (marijuana) plant, is the most useful and versatile plant in the world, providing nourishment, utility, and regenerative benefits in every part of its unique structure. Well, there’s actually another contender for this title that’s a little lesser known: a miracle tree called moringa.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp developer buys Brooklyn-based YP Natural
Cannabis company  Elev8 Brands Inc. has purchased New York-based distributor YP Natural Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. YP Natural is a distribution company headquartered in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. It has been servicing the New York metro area since 2004. The company's network current ly services over 400 retail stores. Among the well-known products YP delivers includes Tate's Bake Shop — the Long Island cookie company sold to Mondelez International Inc. for $500… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Malawi: Industrial Hemp, Medicinal Cannabis to Roll Out Soon - Mitc
[Nyasa Times] Development of Industrial Hemp regulations that will enable Malawi to formally join the growing nations is set to start this December as it awaits Cabinet approval, the Malawi Investment and Trade Centre has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A flowering tree in the hemp family shown to be an effective treatment for malaria
(Natural News) Malaria is considered to be a global burden, with Africa bearing the brunt of the problem. There’s still hope – and in the unlikeliest of places – as Nigerian and South African researchers found that the charcoal-tree (Trema orientalis), a plant in the hemp family, to have anti-malarial properties. According to the World Malaria Report released... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

P & G pitch contest reveals focus on alternative health care
Procter& Gamble Co. is staging a pitch contest in hopes of developing new health care products, which could range from alleviating symptoms of menopause to treating erectile dysfunction.   The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) suggested the company is even interested in products that could manage pain with hemp or cannabis, which are increasingly popular. “Consumers are actively seeking alternative treatments to manage chronic pain due to ineffective treatment s, cost and/or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

These 20-somethings are betting on hemp to be New York's next big industry
Young entrepreneurs are among the 140 groups licensed to grow industrial hemp since New York legalized the product. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

These 20-somethings are betting on hemp to be New York's next big industry
Young entrepreneurs are among the 140 groups licensed to grow industrial hemp since New York legalized the product. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

And the winner is: Jefferson awards $10K to top-finisher in cannabis competition
The Philadelphia university's CannaVation competition was created to support promising entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas and products in the fields of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

CBD Oil Solutions Named Best United States Hemp CBD Oil Retailer by CV...
The online Hemp CBD Oil marketplace recognized for industry leading service and product delivery in 2018 Business Innovator Awards.(PRWeb September 28, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cbd_oil_solutions_named_best_united_states_hemp_cbd_oil_retailer_by_cv_magazine/prweb15786191.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of hemp seeds
Hemp seeds are small, brown seeds from the Cannabis sativa plant. They have a rich nutritional profile, with high concentrations of protein and healthful fatty acids. Wide-ranging research suggests that the seeds may reduce symptoms of specific ailments. Learn more about the benefits of hemp seeds here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

COMING FRIDAY: How to cash in on cannabis
Jimmy Gould, a Cincinnati private equity investor whose career includes everything from helping take public the Build-A-Bear stuffed animal company to serving as president of Donald Trump ’s former USFL football team, has topped off his remarkable resume with a couple of CEO titles related to the emerging cannabis industry.  Gould is now chief executive of Green Light Acquisitions, whose holdings include the Cannuka brand of hemp-based skin care products. He’s also CEO of CannA scend, a firm… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Instead of paying farmers subsidies to grow unprofitable crops, wouldn't it make more sense to legalize hemp agriculture and unleash billions in profit potential?
(Natural News) President Donald Trump recently announced that a multi-billion dollar financial aid plan for farmers would soon be coming down the pike. The subsidies for farmers are intended to help farmers who’ve been hit hard by new, retaliatory tariffs. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the three-part, $12 billion plan will help ensure that farmers and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HempWorx cannabidiol oil sales in Canada put on hold… again
An American hemp oil manufacturer that was previously caught selling its product illegally in Canada is once again putting its Canadian market plans on hold after telling its sellers to partner with a company that isn’t licensed by Health Canada and is run by a man with a criminal record. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Substance in cannabis 'could boost pancreatic cancer treatments'
Scientists say cannabidiol could extend patients ’ lives by a matter of yearsA substance found in cannabis plants might boost treatments for patients with pancreatic cancer, research in mice has suggested.Cannabidiol, or CBD, is not psychoactive, meaning it does not produce feelings of being high in those who take it. It is extracted from hemp plants and is legal in the UK, although a CBD product must be licensed before it can be advertised as having health benefits. At present, there are no licensed CBD-only medicines in the UK, but it is being used in a number of clinical trials,including for treating psychosis.Con...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Cancer research Pancreas cancer Medical research Cannabis Drugs Society Science Health Source Type: news

CBD oil vs hemp capsules: What are they and what are the benefits?
CBD OIL has increased in popularity in the UK since hitting high street stores like Holland& Barrett earlier this year. But after the recent emergence of hemp capsules, what is the difference between the two and what are the benefits? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Concussion pill' shows promise in pre-clinical pilot study
(University of Miami Miller School of Medicine) The findings of a pre-clinical pilot study testing a of combining CBD (a cannabinoid derivative of hemp) with an NMDA antagonist (an anesthetic used in animals and humans) for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and concussion. were recently released, and show that the combination therapy improved the cognitive functions of animals, compared with those treated with a single vehicle. In addition, there were no adverse effects from either the combination therapy or the individual components. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The evidence is clear: Hemp slows the progression of ovarian cancer
(Natural News) Could hemp be the next big thing in natural medicine? New research has shown that the humble hemp plant has anti-cancer effects so profound that it can slow down the progression of ovarian cancer — and can stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body, too. A cousin of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under Republican majority, U.S. Senate votes to LEGALIZE hemp farming across the nation
(Natural News) One of the key goals of Republicans is to limit government, end absurd regulations and set farmers free to generate economic abundance across the nation. In a stunning move led by U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), the United States Senate has now passed legislation that ends hemp prohibition and would allow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal
Legislation that includes a measure to legalize hemp, rich in the compound used to produce numerous CBD oil products, made significant progress last week.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Congress May Soon Make CBD From Hemp Legal
Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate agree, but obstacles remain before hemp would be legalized. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New hemp extract store coming to Riverside
With CBD legal now in Kansas, business opportunities surrounding the product are becoming more plentiful. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

Researchers find that hemp can be used to treat ovarian cancer
(Natural News) Many people are aware that marijuana can help people who have cancer, but another member of the cannabis family has now shown tremendous potential for treating the disease as well. Like marijuana, hemp contains therapeutic components like cannabinol, cannabidiol, and tetrahydrocannabinol. It does not cause addiction, nor does it have psychoactive properties, yet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cura Cannabis Is Now Producing Montel Williams' CBD Line For Nationwide Sale
The fast-growing cannabis oil company will distribute Williams'personal line of hemp-derived products in all 50 states. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Cura Cannabis Is Producing Montel Williams' CBD Line For National Distribution
The fast-growing cannabis oil company will distribute Williams'personal line of hemp-derived products around the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Cannabis sativa (hemp) seeds, δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, and potential overdose - Yang Y, Lewis MM, Bello AM, Wasilewski E, Clarke HA, Kotra LP.
INTRODUCTION:Cannabis sativa (hemp) seeds are popular for their high nutrient content, and strict regulations are in place to limit the amount of potentially harmful phytocannabinoids, especially Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC). In Canada, this limit is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Marijuana Not for Recreation - Govt
[The Herald] The use of cannabis, also known as hemp, for recreational purposes, is still illegal in Zimbabwe and the reason for legalising its production is specifically for medicinal and industrial purposes, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Veterans push lawmakers to legalize hemp products
Hemp is derived from the cannabis plant, but does not contain THC, the chemical that makes you high (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could hemp help to beat ovarian cancer?
Although hemp has fallen out of favor over the years, some scientists believe that a certain strain could help in the battle against ovarian cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Veterans push Congress to legalize hemp treatments
Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from accidental overdoses involving prescription opioids. In an effort to lower opioid intake, some veterans are turning to hemp products like CBD oil to treat chronic pain and PTSD. Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Introducing nextHEMP ™: Hemp Extract that is shown to be 20x More...
Compound Solutions, Inc. has partnered with ANANO Technologies (a subsidiary of Ananda Scientific, Inc.) to release one of the world's most bioavailable hemp extracts, nextHEMP™.(PRWeb April 25, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15435897.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hemp shows potential for treating ovarian cancer
(Experimental Biology 2018) Results from some of the first studies to examine hemp's ability to fight cancer show that it might one day be useful as plant-based treatment for ovarian cancer. Hemp is part of the same cannabis family as marijuana but doesn't have any psychoactive properties or cause addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can ’ t Eat or Smoke Them.
The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Tags: Marijuana Hemp Medical Marijuana Law and Legislation Italy Agriculture and Farming Politics and Government Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Why hemp seeds from cannabis are a revolutionary superfood ready to save the people and the planet
(Natural News) Cannabis is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man, dating back as far as approximately 8,000 B.C. There are many different varieties of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used for many different purposes, all of which have great value to people and the planet. However, most people have a myopic view of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana-Based Medicine To Reduce Seizures Gets Positive FDA Review
WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday. British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals is seeking permission to sell its purified form of an ingredient found in cannabis — one that doesn’t get users high — as a medication for rare, hard-to-treat seizures in children. If successful, the company’s liquid formula would be the first government-approved drug derived from the cannabis plant in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration’s ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Cannabidiol Epidiolex Local TV Marijuana Oil Source Type: news

Ocado is the first supermarket to sell cannabis-infused water
From today, the UK-based site will sell Love Hemp Water, which is available from £1.29 and contains the cannabis-derived nutritional supplement cannabidiol (CBD). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why everyone could use a bit more flax in their diet
(Natural News) Flax is a humble but powerful seed as shown through it’s relatively modest status in the health world, even though it has been heralded as a key component in the Budwig Diet and many other life-saving protocols. It’s a tough job to stand up to the new kids on the block like hemp seed, but flax... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Cannabiz' retailer plans Crosstown-area shop
Javier Bailey has identified a space near Crosstown Concourse for the industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol oil lounge and herbal wellness retail store he's looking to open. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

'Cannabiz' retailer plans Crosstown-area shop
Javier Bailey has identified a space near Crosstown Concourse for the industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol oil lounge and herbal wellness retail store he's looking to open. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Why hemp seeds from cannabis are a revolutionary superfood ready to save the people and the planet
(Natural News) Cannabis is one of the oldest domesticated crops known to man, dating back as far as approximately 8,000 B.C. There are many different varieties of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used for many different purposes, all of which have great value to people and the planet. However, most people have a myopic view of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New superfood trends for 2018 revealed
Next year's ''superfood'' roundup includes clay, hemp and protein powders made from crickets. FEMAIL takes a look at the coming health food trends predicted to be big in 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The only source of CBD oil I personally test and trust is discounted through midnight, Sunday night
(Natural News) One of the reasons Native Hemp Solutions CBD products are frequently out of stock is because the manufacturer is often waiting on me to complete my laboratory quantitation analysis of its cannabinoid components. Using advanced laboratory instrumentation known as LC-MS-TOF, I measure the concentration of CBD, CBDA and other cannabinoids in their hemp... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The only source of CBD oil I personally test and trust
(Natural News) One of the reasons Native Hemp Solutions CBD products are frequently out of stock is because the manufacturer is often waiting on me to complete my laboratory quantitation analysis of its cannabinoid components. Using advanced laboratory instrumentation known as LC-MS-TOF, I measure the concentration of CBD, CBDA and other cannabinoids in their hemp... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe
With its low-THC and high-CBD products already on sale in Switzerland and France – and soon the UK – Swiss business CBD420 are keen to see clearer regulation around the supply of cannabisIn fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe.The man behind the operation is 31-year-old Jonas Duclos, a former banker, and what he is doing is legal. His business, CBD420, sells BlueDream, a strain of hemp cultivated to ensure the level of tetrahydrocannabinol (T...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Drugs Cannabis Science Europe World news Society Source Type: news

EU, China: Fibre crops for a bio-based future
Flax, hemp, kenaf... Fibre crops are used to make objects as varied as clothes, particle board and cosmetics. Research collaboration between Europe and China could help to make them even more attractive as a source of bio-based materials for industrial products. An EU-funded project has mapped out a path. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 9, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Health Ranger to announce lab verification and product certification service for CBD oils and non-THC hemp extracts
(Natural News) Coming in early 2018, I will be announcing a commercial lab verification service that will allow CBD oil and dietary supplement companies to place “Lab Verified” labels on their products and websites, backed by ISO-accredited laboratory analysis that relies on high-end mass spec instrumentation. One of the issues we’re seeing today in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Game-Changing " Dog Mobility Supplement Launches with Strong...
ElleVet Sciences announced the launch of “ElleVet Mobility,” a supplement made from a proprietary hemp oil blend designed to support joint function and mobility in older dogs.(PRWeb October 12, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14797340.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news