84 / Harnessing the Benefits of CBD w/ Brooke Alpert

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You’ve likely seen CBD products in all sorts of places. If you suffer from pain or anxiety or really anything else, you may have considered using it. For today’s episode, I’ve brought in someone who truly understands how this compound can be used to help and what you should look for when using it.

Brooke Alpert, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author. She is the founder of B Nutritious and Daily Habit. Brooke works with a variety of clients to meet their nutritional goals while working within their lifestyle. With a focus on meeting the demands of a busy schedule, Brooke teaches clients how to eat within their needs without feeling deprived.

Today, Brooke explains how she discovered the healing properties of CBD. She has found that this compound can be used to treat numerous conditions. In order to help people use CBD to address their needs, Brooke developed a full spectrum CBD powder based on the latest research into the properties of cannabis and dietary needs.

As someone knowledgable in all things CBD, Brooke delves into the numerous potential benefits of CBD. We discuss how people use this product for pain management, muscle recovery, as a sleep aid, anxiety treatment, and more.

Have you used CBD to treat a chronic condition? Tell me how it went in the comments on the episode page!

In this episode

  • Discovering the numerous ways that CBD can address different ailments
  • The differences between CBD and THC
  • How CBD can address hard to treat anxiety
  • CBD’s ability to treat the symptoms of chronic pain
  • How to identify a quality CBD product
  • Who CBD is not good for

Quotes

“Within a couple of weeks, all of a sudden his pain tolerance had changed. He had started being able to walk a little bit more.” [4:07]

“I really feel that when you open up the door to a plant that could potentially make you feel better, that can decrease pain, that can help you have better control over your food cravings and emotional eating, it really is magical.” [5:24]

“By taking the CBD, it’s an amazing anti-inflammatory. Also, it’s really well known for reducing pain. People can feel more comfortable. The inflammation is going to reduce those pain levels.” [12:24]

“The science of CBD and sleep is extensive. It’s not only great for helping you fall asleep but also stay asleep and improve quality of sleep.” [21:28]

Links

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