As a nutritionist, when Brooke Alpert saw her husband’s physical health dwindling from an autoimmune disease, she tried valiantly to ease his condition with every tool in her toolbox. She had him on one diet after another in an attempt to offer him relief from his chronic pain. When she realized CBD was the safest supplement that worked for him, she set out to find all the information and research she could about CBD. During this episode, Brooke tells Drew about the benefits of CBD based on her private research, how CBD works within the body’s endocannabinoid system, and the powdered CBD product she created and sells.
[7:11] Brooke describes how she became involved with CBD when looking to ease the symptoms of her husband’s autoimmune disease.
[12:20] The difference between THC and CBD and defining the compound that supplies relief.
[16:40] As a nutritionist, Brooke added CBD to several of her client’s programs with surprisingly good results.
[21:45] How our endocannabinoid system (ECS) works.
[25:27] Common misconceptions about CBD use and what scientific research tells us about CBD.
[29:55] All CBD is not created equal. How to know if a product is high-quality.
[37:01] As we become more knowledgeable about THC and CBD, we can make better decisions about what offers us relief.
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