Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Cannabis can be used as a tool to fight obesity
LONDON: Cannabis plants could be a new weapon in the fight against obesity, scientists have claimed after they found two compounds in the plants' leaves that increase the amount of energy the body burns. Test in animals have already shown the compounds — THCV and cannabidiol — can help treat type two diabetes while also helping to reduce levels of cholesterol in the blood stream and fat in key organs like the liver.
posted by SCIENCE NEWS at 8:08 AM