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CBD on the menu: Cannabis extract showing up in cocktails, coffee and dessert

Source: https://www.amny.com/eat-and-drink/cbd-edibles-1.20595813

By Melissa Kravitz, August 20, 2018 6:51 PM

“CBD has wonderful anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, anti-insomnia and pain management benefits, and is incredibly safe and effective,” Upper East Side nutritionist Brooke Alpert says.”

“Consuming a good quality CBD can be a great addition to any healthy diet: The only caveat is that if you’re consuming an unhealthy food with CBD in it, it won’t undo the negative health effects from it,” says Alpert. “So a CBD soda, dessert or candy, while providing CBD, is still an unhealthy treat.”

Alpert recommends her clients start with 5 mg doses and work their way up to 10-15 mg, depending on the strain and quality of the product.”