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

Source: 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… Read full article


Source: By  ARDEN FANNING ANDREWS, AUGUST 6, 2018 “Brooke Alpert, RD, author of The Diet Detox, fully believes in this ritual. “I love talking to clients about ‘sleep foreplay,’” she says. She recommends taking a magnesium supplement with a cup of Pukka’s Night Time tea. “It’s organic—and not bitter at all!” … “To drift away even faster, swap blue… Read full article

Gwyneth Paltrow Drinks an Adaptogen Smoothie Every Day: Find Out Why

Source: By Nicole Catanese September 21, 2018 “Celebs such as Olivia Wilde and Mandy Moore have embraced the adaptogen in the form of CBD oil. “It’s the non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant,” Brooke Alpert, a New York City-based nutritionist and author of The Diet Detox told Us in July 2018. “In order for it to be legal, it has to have 0.3 percent THC… Read full article

Recipe: CBD Golden Milk

It’s kind of cool to realize that you can actually help your body become more receptive to CBD. We all have an endocannabinoid system (ECS) throughout your body. It’s main goal is to utilize cannabinoids like CBD to help keep your body functioning at it’s best. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep and exercise… Read full article

My Personal Story with CBD

I’ve been a registered dietitian with my own private practice in NYC for over 12 years. One thing that I love about my field of work is that there is always more to learn. Whether its changing my views on fat and sugar or opening my mind to learn about the cannabis plant- I’m constantly… Read full article

Should CBD be in your skincare?

I’m getting asked a lot by my clients and the media about CBD in skincare. If it can do such great things for our body internally, then shouldn’t it be able to do equally great things when applied topically? The answer is YES. The science and research behind CBD is really incredible and shows CBD… Read full article


CBD can be confusing to many! So to help answer many of the questions that I get daily, I thought I’d create a post with some of the most common common ones we receive and answer everything you’ve wanted to know about CBD! 1) What’s the difference between CBD and marijuana? Cannabis sativa L. is… Read full article

CBD 101

You’re hearing about it everywhere and know it has something to do with pot- but what else is there? CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a compound that is found in the cannabis plant- yep, that plant! But cannabis isn’t only Cheech and Chong- hemp is considered part of the cannabis plant and is a great… Read full article