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how to avoid munchies when high

He warned us that if we smoked weed, we would be especially vulnerable to coming down with a severe case of “The F*ck Its.”

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in four states and counting, smoking weed is becoming increasingly more acceptable in the mainstream.
It’s called “the munchies.”

(For me, this usually meant going to get a monster-sized quesadilla and playing Guitar Hero for three hours).
Personally, I just don’t bring junk food in the house because I know it will be eaten about 45 minutes after I smoke.
I personally like to smoke and then workout, but many people don’t.
“The F*ck Its” is a term my old college football coach introduced me to.
Personally, I’ve been smoking weed for over 12 years now, and regardless of how high my tolerance gets, I still feel the need to eat everything in my general vicinity.

Research tells us that if you have a clearly defined, realistic goal that has been previously established, it will beВ much easier to follow through with whatВ you said you wanted to do.

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in four states and counting, smoking weed is becoming increasingly more acceptable in the mainstream. In a recent survey conducted in 2015, 58 percent of Americans say cannabis should be legal. Go…

Your brain, too, plays a role in your sudden need for Cheetos. “There are neurons in part in the hypothalamus, like POMC , and these neurons also tell you not to eat when you’re full,” she said. “That response is blunted by THC, so if your neurons aren’t telling your body is full, you have more of an appetite.” In other words, it’s not your fault—you have your bodily reactions to blame.

I once ate half a baguette and several slices of ham in the rain on a street corner in Amsterdam.
Elegant Stoner (!) also has some solid advice on munchie prevention which includes distracting yourself as much as possible, whether it’s a particularly intoxicating movie, or eating a big meal beforehand so you won’t be as hungry while stoned.

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In addition to that euphoric glow, THC can also increase your sensitivity to both taste and smell, Bissex added. “It heightens the pleasure of eating, too, which is why it’s such a useful tool for people who are undergoing chemotherapy or are elderly and their appetite is decreased,” she said. “This is really a good thing for them; it will increase their appetite and they’re more inclined to eat.”
If you’re feeling a little too high in the clouds, Bissex added that you should avoid fatty foods, as difficult as that’ll likely make the problem worse . “Eating something with fat in it will increase the absorption and prolong the effect, which is a good thing if you’re taking this as medicine,” she said. “We want to give people extended relief. But if you’re using it recreationally and you do get uncomfortably high, eat things that don’t have fat like fruits or vegetables.”
If you’ve ever been especially stoned, you know that a euphoric state accompanied by a case of unrelenting munchies is inevitable. Here’s some insight into why we crave such terrible food when we’re high and how to eat a little healthier if you’re trying your best to avoid it.
But let’s face it—you’re probably going to eat anyway (that’s part of the fun, after all), in which case, Bissex recommends keeping away from more indulgent snacks and sticking with “healthier” foods like popcorn. If you’re ambitious, she also recommends sticking to vegetables but adding some good dips, so you don’t feel totally restrained. Elegant Stoner also recommends budgeting your snacks out in advance; set aside a container with a specific amount of Oreos, so you might be less inclined to go for the entire pack.

According to Janice Newell Bissex , a registered dietician and holistic-cannabis practitioner, your unstoppable hunger isn’t a figment of your stoned imagination. “When your stomach is [empty], your body releases this hormone called ghrelin,” she said over the phone. “When you consume cannabis, particularly THC, it triggers a surge in ghrelin—so there is some physiological reason why you have more of an appetite.”

I once ate half a baguette and several slices of ham in the rain on a street corner in Amsterdam.