It’s no secret that smoking pot leaves with a wicked case of the munchies. Before you go out and grab a bag of Cheetos, an extra-large pizza and make a quick trip thru the drive thru at White Castle, there is something you need to know. There are actually foods that will not only satisfy those munchies but actually enhance your high. If you want to enhance the experience then read on and find out what foods pair with pot.
The next time you have the munchies you might want to pass on the potato chips and grab some nuts instead. You can still get the salty crunchy food you love but it’s a wee bit healthier. Not only that nuts are loaded with Omega 3 fatty acids that will bind with the cannabinoids in your body and help you get high that much faster and last a whole lot longer. Nuts are far healthier and good for your cardiovascular system so it’s really win-win.
Okay, so for those of you that are using pot to manage pain try having a little broccoli before you spark up that next splif. Broccoli has high levels of terpene that will bind with cannabinoids and that will help with issues like depression and inflammatory pain. If you’re trying to manage conditions like arthritis then putting broccoli and pot together will do you a world of good.
Sweet potatoes are blessed with high levels of Vitamin B and E, these vitamins are responsible for the production of serotonin in the brain…the happy chemical. Try sweet potatoes fries or chips instead of the regular potato chip variety. It will satisfy your munchies, it’s better for your health and help deal with anxiety.
Mangoes work a little differently, first you don’t eat them when you get the munchies you eat them about an hour before you smoke. Like the others on the list, mangoes will lengthen and strengthen your buzz. The compound in mangoes and the compound in cannabis can bind together and help your high stick around longer. There are a multitude of health benefits to be found in mangoes like antioxidants and they can help protect against some types of cancers.
While getting the munchies after smoking pot is really no big deal. Gaining 20 pounds because you ate nothing but junk food is a big deal.