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Weed for Weight Loss

August 4th, 2018

Despite being known for causing an increase in appetite, or “the munchies,” there is evidence suggesting you can lose weight with weed. A study in 2013 showed that obesity rates are much lower in cannabis consumers when compared to those who don’t consume cannabis. The study also concluded the results being present after they adjusted for age and sex. This isn’t a definitive conclusion, and more research needs to be conducted, but the results look promising. When we get into why weed can help you lose weight we need to look at a specific cannabinoid. The main cannabinoid being reported... Read More

How To Shrub Like a Denver Mixologist

July 6th, 2018

Shrub cocktails are all the rage in hipster cocktail bars and underground secret door speakeasies all around Denver.  A shrub is a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar, and vinegar and results in a sweet, acidic mixer that can be enjoyed on its own or used in a variety of mixed drinks. Herbs and spices are also used to created interesting flavor combinations that tantalize the tongue.  Why not impress guests at your next dinner party with a homemade shrub that’s as easy and thrilling to prepare as it is to drink! I will never forget the complex flavors that I untangled with my tongue... Read More

‘Tis the Season

May 12th, 2018

One of the best things about spring in Colorado is the availability of fresh produce as we move into the summer growing season. It doesn’t hurt that Fort Collins focuses so much on health and wellness. If you’ve ever been around Fort Collins in the summer, you know that there are events galore. But one event that many frequent every growing season is the Fort Collins Farmer’s Market. Located on Harmony and Lemay in front of Ace Hardware, the market prides itself on staying open rain or shine, bringing various goods and produce to the people of Fort Collins. Many of us have grown up with locally... Read More