How to Curb The Munchies

Lex Harrison
How to Curb The Munchies

Curbing the munchies after smoking weed is a common concern for many individuals who want to enjoy cannabis without overindulging in unhealthy snacks.

Implementing some strategies before and during cannabis consumption can help manage appetite and promote healthier eating habits.

Before smoking, it's essential to prepare by consuming a balanced and nutritious meal. Choosing foods rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fats can help with hunger and be less prone to succumbing to the munchies later on. Foods like whole grains, lean proteins, fruits, vegetables, and nuts can provide sustained energy and reduce the urge to snack excessively after smoking.

During cannabis use, practicing mindfulness is crucial to manage the munchies.

Differentiating between genuine hunger and cravings induced by cannabis by engaging in mindful eating helps make conscious decisions about food. Additionally, staying hydrated can reduce the munchies; dehydration can be mistaken for hunger so drinking water or herbal teas throughout your cannabis session can curb appetite and prevent unnecessary snacking.

Another effective way to avoid overindulging in unhealthy snacks is to have healthy alternatives readily available. Prepare nutritious snacks in advance, such as cut-up fruits, veggies, nuts, or yogurt. Having these options on hand makes it easier to satisfy the munchies without giving in to junk food cravings.

Engage in enjoyable activities during or after cannabis use to divert your mind from snacking urges. Going for a walk, playing games, or doing creative activities can reduce food focus. Regular physical activity helps manage munchies by regulating appetite and improving mood, preventing comfort or boredom eating.

Interestingly enough, incorporating the humulene terpene into your cannabis consumption may help suppress appetite.

Humulene is a natural terpene found in cannabis, as well as in hops, cloves, and black pepper. Studies suggest that humulene has appetite-suppressing properties, making it a valuable ally in controlling the munchies. To harness the potential benefits of humulene, consider choosing strains of cannabis that have higher levels of this terpene.

Everyone's response to cannabis and its impact on appetite is unique, so finding the right munchies management strategies may require trial and error. To curb the munchies, prepare a nutritious meal, stay mindful during cannabis use, have healthy snacks accessible, stay hydrated, engage in activities, and consider humulene-rich strains. All of these practices aid in appetite control and foster a healthier relationship with food while responsibly enjoying cannabis effects.

As suggested earlier, humulene terpenes in cannabis have been shown to suppress appetite. While it is still important to eat, we recommend making yourself a healthy meal, followed by using these products below to cut out your cravings after your sesh. Here are a list of products we offer that are high in humulene terpenes:

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This popular indica strain with the humulene terpene is perfect for quenching those cravings. After smoking one of these joints, you will definitely feel relaxed and euphoric, but not enough to start raiding your food cupboards. This strain is perfect for putting you in-da-couch instead of in-da-fridge. 


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This high THC indica strain is one of our go-to’s when trying to refrain from ordering UberEats. Although the name sounds delicious, this humulene rich strain will not allow those hunger cravings to succeed and have you listening to some tunes or playing video games instead. 

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