Tag Archives: Overweight

Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh less and are less likely to be obese. New research finds a surprising correlation between marijuana use and lower weight. Recent surveys estimate that over 22 million people in the United States ages 12 and… Read More »

Study of 14,000 Nonagenarians Says Alcohol, Java Drinkers, Those Overweight In Their 70s Live Longer

“What allows people to live to age 90 and beyond?” Researchers at the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) have been asking nonagenarians that very question for the last 15 years. And the results may surprise you. For more than 30 years, researchers at UCI MIND—the University’s center… Read More »