CBD oil has been praised as a substance that can mitigate anxiety, stress, sleepless nights, irritation, and the like. A question that arises is whether CBD oil can be used as a nutritional supplement as well.
Interestingly enough, CBD does have some nutritional value. According to Medical News Daily, which references the USDA National Nutrient Database, 2 tablespoons of one serving of hemp seeds that weighs 20 grams features 111 calories. It also has:
- “6.31 g of protein
- 9.75 g of fat
- 1.73 g of carbohydrates
- 14 milligrams (mg) of calcium
- 1.59 mg of iron
- 140 mg of magnesium
- 33 mg of phosphorus
- 240 mg of potassium
- 1.98 mg of zing
- 22 mg (mcg) of folate”
In addition to these substances, hemp also contains vitamin C, B vitamins, and vitamins A and E..
Aside from the nutritional value of CBD, the substance is also recognized for its ability to reduce inflammation. However, those who are wondering whether it can be used for dieting should know that there are no human studies on the matter. However, Healthline does note that there have bas been some preliminary research suggesting that CBD may increase metabolism and reduce food intake. The preliminary research is based on animal studies.