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The Study of Aging

The Study of Aging

Throughout history people have been fascinated by the aging process, though it’s only been within the last 50 years that the science of aging has dramatically grown. Some individuals live healthy lives in their 80s, 90s and 100s, while others develop multiple conditions much earlier that decrease their quality of life or shorten their lifespan. The vast differences in how people age has led to booming fields in multiple disciplines. Over the past few decades, the study of aging has...

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What are Cannabinoid Receptors?

What are Cannabinoid Receptors?

Cannabinoid receptors are part of the endocannabinoid system. They impact many physical, mental, emotional and neurological processes in the body, as well as the brain. Researchers have discovered two main receptors CB1 and CB2 and believe they may have discovered a third one called CB3. These receptors respond to naturally-occurring endocannabinoids in our body and to CBD products that are consumed. A useful analogy to understanding cannabinoid receptors, CBD and the endocannabinoid system is the lock and key concept....

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CBD Softgels

Introduction to CBD Softgels

CBD comes in many forms including oils, powders, and softgels. For those who don’t enjoy the taste of hemp, softgels may be the right product for them. CBD softgels offer simplicity and convenience and are labeled with the amount of CBD that is contained in each softgel. Some brands offer softgels ranging between 10mg to 100mg per gel. Besides CBD, most formulas contain other cannabinoids like CBG and CBN, as well as terpenes and fatty acids. Most softgels are water-soluble,...

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