The Essential Guide to CBD is an authoritative but user-friendly primer on CBD.
The Straight Facts on Healing with CBD
CBD has splashed across the nation’s headlines, taken the country by storm, and has everyone from Coca-Cola to Starbucks considering adding this new “miracle supplement” to their drinks. But the FDA has only approved it for use in treating epilepsy in children.
What is CBD, anyway? What’s the difference between CBD, THC, cannabis, hemp, and marijuana? Can CBD help me lose weight? How much CBD do I need to take to help my condition? What do I look for when buying CBD? Is it better to take CBD oil or gummies or what?
To all these questions and more, the editors of Reader’s Digest have teamed up with the experts at Project CBD to bring you a reliable, easy-to-understand guide to all things CBD. Drawing from peer-reviewed research and medical studies, as well as interviews with neuroscientists and doctors, this book debunks common myths and rebuffs pseudoscience. Inside, you’ll find:
Simple explanations of how CBD works. Understand how CBD differs from marijuana and THC, as well as how it affects your brain and body, influences genes, reduces inflammation, and much more.
The latest research on what conditions and ailments CBD treats. Find out how effective CBD can be at preventing or treating 35 common health issues, including chronic pain, heart health, sleep disorders, anxiety, cancer, and weight gain. It can even help your pets!
Your CBD action plan. Learn what type of CBD is best for you, where to find products that are legal and safe, and how much to take and when.
Complete with recipes and first-person accounts from real people who have used it, The Essential Guide to CBD tells you everything you need to know about the all-natural treatment that’s sweeping the nation—and why it’s worth the hype.
Praise for The Essential Guide to CBD
“To have a natural product that works as well if not better than harmful pills has been a boon to my success,” —Terrell Davis, former NFL player
“The Essential Guide to CBD effectively cuts through the misinformation surrounding CBD and empowers readers to succeed in using this health-promoting tool. Highly recommended to those who want to try CBD and current users want to optimize their results.” —Dustin Sulak, D.O., founder and director of Integr8 Health
“Discovering cannabinoids felt like being plugged into a power source, as though I was Humpty Dumpty broken into a million pieces and now I was being put back together. This is my medicine!” —Chelsea Leyland, founder, model, DJ, and activist
“A highly educational and relevant work that’s both engaging and easy to follow.” —Kirkus Reviews
"Fully living up to the promise of its title, Reader's Digest The Essential Guide to CBD: Everything You Need to Know About What It Helps, Where to Buy, And How to Take It is an authoritative but thoroughly user-friendly primer on CBD. Comprehensively informative and deftly organized and presented for the non-specialist general reader with an interest in the subject, it is an extraordinary and unreservedly recommended addition to personal...collections." —Midwest Book Review