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How Could CBD Cookies Change My Life?

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At Calm Recovery, we are continually striving to produce the best products for you, that have a multitude of health benefits and taste so good! That’s why we have created our very own CBD Cookies.

There is nothing better than a good cup of CBD coffee – or is there? Cookies and coffee are natural partners, and a cookie can bring a real touch of decadence to a well-earned break in a busy day. With this in mind, we have recently introduced our range of Vegan-Friendly CBD Cookies to satisfy your taste buds and provide you with as many health-giving properties as possible.

Our calming CBD Cookies are both vegan and vegetarian-friendly, so everyone in the family can enjoy this delicious addition to that morning or afternoon break. That’s assuming that you do not want to eat them all yourself!  Alternatively, enjoy them with hot milk or our Vegan Hot Chocolate to relax you and prepare you for a great nights’ sleep. They even go really well with a cup of tea and a touch of our zero-calorie CBD Syrup! There really is nothing that cannot be improved with the addition of a delicious baked treat.

CBD Gummies

There are not that many CBD edibles on the market, and certainly nothing to match ours, so we are told. Some are really not that good for you (CBD gummies spring to mind) and many CBD edibles really do not have the right level of full-spectrum hemp extract, so many people aren’t receiving the full benefits. You can rest assured that our recipes have been tried and tested many times to develop flavour and make this addition to your diet as satisfying, yummy and healthy as possible. The fact that they’ll also take the edge off an increasingly anxious world is an additional benefit.

Buying CBD Cookies from us could not be simpler. They are freshly baked to order, ensuring that both texture and flavour are as on point as possible when you receive them. Coming in handy boxes of 4, 6 or 8, you won’t end up with half-eaten packets that have gone soggy in the cupboard – they are just too good to waste! Try a box of 4 if you are not sure you will like them – but we bet you will!

Our three flavours have been carefully crafted with the finest ingredients and top-quality CBD extract, imparting wonderful flavours to suit any palate. Any good cookie in the world should have elements of crispness and ‘gooiness’ and ours have both of those important qualities. Made from wheat flour, which is heart healthy, protein and magnesium rich, and full of many other vitamins and minerals. It’s hard to believe that something that tastes so appealing can be healthy too, but that’s the dynamic combination that we build our business around.

There are a few cookie flavours on the market, but it’s unusual to find CBD White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies, although there are some made in both Europe and the USA. But will they be as fresh and delicious as ours? – we think not. If you are a chocolate lover, you can also try our Triple Chocolate CBD Cookies, or for that slightly salty and sweet combination, the Salted Caramel. Every one of these is baked to perfection. Dip or dunk into your CBD Coffee or Hot Chocolate, the choice is yours!

Our CBD Cookies do contain sugar, we can’t deny that. To coin a popular phrase, that’s just the way the cookie crumbles. Rest assured, though; our recipe uses light brown sugar. Light brown sugar is slightly lower in calories than refined white sugar and does contain more minerals. What is also encouraging is the fact that recent dental surveys show that CBD Oil based products can actually be beneficial to teeth and gums as well as post dental pain and inflammation. How many other brands can claim that a cookie a day keeps the dentist away?

Speaking of dentists, some oral healthcare professionals have conducted research into this area. They believe that the calming effect of CBD can ease dental anxiety and contribute to overall oral health. 50% of UK adults have ‘dentaphobia’ with around a quarter of those demonstrating acute anxiety – not a nice place to be.

We are not saying that CBD cookies are a substitute for regular teeth cleaning and hygiene, but even though there is a sugar content, our CBD Cookies have positive benefits as well. However, it is still wise to limit sugar intake for overall bodily health. The good news is that our cookies are so appealing that you’ll quickly break your craving for any other kind of sweet baked goods.

If you’re interested in learning more about our CBD cookies, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’ll answer any questions you may have, ensuring that you find the perfect product for your palate and requirements.

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Can CBD make you happier?

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Lets find out…

CBD is the new health poster child. Except this is one that’s here to stay. CBD has seen a massive surge in the market recently with its value expected to reach £1 billion by 2025.

But why is this?

It has been proven to not only benefit a healthy lifestyle and contribute to overall wellbeing in a plethora of ways, but a large number of people have reported feeling lighter, happier and more open to the joys of day to day life – all thanks to CBD.

These amazing benefits have been linked to the effect that CBD has on serotonin receptors.

Studies have shown that, with consistent daily use, individuals have been able to effectively manage stress levels and sleep better – two of the main catalysts of steady mental wellbeing.

Pain-relief and anti-inflammatory properties are just a few of the other miracles that CBD is capable of too. It’s no mystery that combatting these problems helps us to feel more content, sprightly and happier in general.

According to research undertaken in 2014, CBD can also be used as an alternative treatment for depression. An important factor in managing depression is to maintain healthy serotonin levels. Healthy serotonin can impact a number of functions in the body as well as inducing feelings of happiness and well-being when at normal levels.

While managing mood is something that we all know we should be doing, often it seems to have dropped to the bottom of our list.

Let’s get stuck into some ways that CBD can reverse that.

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CBD and a Calmer Mind

Day to day life is filled with stresses, woes and dramas. We all have them, don’t worry.

Managing mental health should be one of our top priorities but sometimes we get too bogged down with the more practical and sometimes boring things in life. So why not try something that we can incorporate into our daily routines and habits?

It really is as simple as that.

CBD and a Healthy Lifestyle

CBD is the perfect companion for healthy lifestyle changes such as getting enough rest, exercise and mental stimulation. We can all make our lives change for the better.

Nowadays it’s not uncommon for CBD to be used in all manner of ways, even massage therapies! And with a wide range of CBD infused beverages and edibles becoming readily available, it has become even easier to make small changes every day for the betterment of our health.

CBD has been found to improve overall mood and many people are using it as a natural alternative to over-prescribed anti-depressants, which are often full to brim with chemicals we can’t even pronounce. Not to mention their appalling relapse rates, side effects and costs to the patient.

Statistics have shown that individuals supplementing with CBD daily have reported an elevated feeling in mood, a greater ability to manage stress and an increased quality of sleep.

There are also a number of articles and journals that advocate the use of CBD in order to increase libido and self-esteem. It has been proven that having a healthy sex-life and higher self-esteem can boost morale, productivity, benefit concentration and overall enjoyment of life.

There’s not many better ways to put a smile on your face than that!

So if you are feeling a bit down in the dumps and you think you’ve tried everything, maybe it’s time to reach for a more natural supplement to give you that uplifting feeling you have been longing for.

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How can you get a bit more CBD in your life?

With a wide range of CBD beverages such as coffee and hot chocolate alongside an array of tasty edibles to suit your needs, the list is infinite when it comes to getting some CBD in your life.

Whether you’re a coffee kind of guy or a chocolate kind of girl, there’s something for everyone. In our modern era, you don’t need to do the guesswork, it’s already done for you.

Whatever tickles your fancy, it’s probably available. From gluten free CBD edibles to caffeine or de-caffeinated CBD coffee, the choice yours.

While habits are often harder to break, we can just try baby steps. Small changes are all we need to make big progress. Some people think we need to change everything about our lifestyles in order to reap the best benefits but that’s just not true.

While having healthy habits can be great for us, it could just be easier to simply substitute one thing for another. Try changing your cup of Joe in the morning for one that contains CBD and go from there.

Easy.

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CBD & Testosterone: A match made in heaven?

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CBD has recently made its mark within the health industry, being thrust firmly into the spotlight. But one thing that might catch the eye of you guys is CBD’s ties to testosterone.

Although it’s not just testosterone that CBD improves. Oh no. It can help to boost sleep quality amongst a range of other factors. And this list is growing daily thanks to increased scrutiny (and interest) in the field. CBD is really beginning to cement its place as king of the industry.

Some of CBD’s powers include; helping to maintain a balanced diet, reducing stress and influencing weight loss as well as lowering anxiety and significantly minimising inflammation. With all of these natural properties, it’s no surprise that more and more people are finding ways to include CBD in their diets.

And now what all the fellas have been waiting for – CBD’s effects on testosterone! While this area of research is relatively new, there is a growing body of literature supporting the positive effects of CBD usage and increased testosterone production. There are also many practical results that CBD can achieve for those consuming the product on a regular basis.

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The Benefits of Boosting Testosterone

What are the benefits of boosting testosterone and how can we use CBD to enhance testosterone levels I hear you scream?

Well…

Healthy testosterone levels have been strongly correlated with a healthy heart in gents, as well as aiding weight control. Testosterone can also influence the results of your hours of labour in the gym, helping to build muscle as well as supporting bone strength.

It can also help individuals to feel more driven, happy and has even been shown to increase levels of concentration.

As men get older, there is a natural decrease in testosterone – that’s just life. So for guys looking to lead a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle, boosting testosterone can be beneficial in working towards achieving those goals. By supplementing your diet with CBD products, you can increase your testosterone in a healthy and sustainable manner. Just be sure to support that with healthy lifestyle changes.

Remember, it needs to be a whole lifestyle shift. CBD isn’t the magic pill that’ll change your life overnight.

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Sleep, Stress Reduction and Relaxation

The connection between a solid night’s sleep and healthy testosterone levels has been documented extensively over the years.

This is one of the determining factors for people looking to boost their overall health. A number of studies have revealed that CBD supplements can be a wonderful alternative method to aiding a successful sleep.

As mentioned before, there are swaths of academic research providing evidence that CBD can lower stress, pain and anxiety as well as inflammation. When these factors are reduced, a deep sleep is pretty much guaranteed.

It is also well documented that sleeping less than five hours per night can negatively impact your testosterone levels. This is compounded significantly if you’re continuously getting subpar shuteye. Studies have suggested that on average, eight hours of good quality sleep per night can increase your testosterone levels by almost 15%, hammering home the importance of sleep (and supplementation that can help achieve it).

While regular consumption of CBD can result in deeper sleeps, studies have noted that CBD has no effect or disruption on normalised or regular sleep cycles.

This basically means that compounds found in CBD will help you get a good night’s rest, in turn meaning you can reap the physical and mental rewards that brings. And no, taking CBD won’t knock you out or make you drowsy!

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What are the ways that we can include CBD in our diets?

Touted as nature’s little miracle and a universal remedy for all sorts of ailments, CBD should be on your daily menu if you want to take your health to the next level.

But how can you incorporate CBD into your daily routine?

There are many ways you get your daily dose of CBD – from smoothies to chocolates and now even in our cups of coffee in the morning. The possibilities for incorporating CBD into our diets seems endless!

One of the most effective ways to include CBD in your daily diet is by consuming infused beverages and an easy way to start your day is by having a delicious cup of coffee that can instantly boost energy levels.

This method can work well, as the chemical components in both coffee and CBD positively interlace to provide an immediate kick just when you might need it in the morning. The water soluble CBD used in our coffee, syrups, edibles (soon) and hot chocolate is perfect for quick absorption and will have those T levels rocking in next to no time!

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Do CBD Edibles Taste Bad?

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Everything you need to know about edible CBD products

When you hear CBD your mind probably goes straight to oils and whilst CBD oil is definitely one of the most common ways to incorporate CBD into your lifestyle, it’s certainly not the only one. Coffee and edibles are 2 great alternatives to oil for those who want to reap some of the many benefits of CBD.

 What are CBD edibles and what do they taste like?

CBD edibles are becoming more and more popular as people search for the right CBD product for them. After all, who can resist a cookie or sweet? CBD edibles come in various forms meaning you’re bound to find the perfect one for you. Options such as cakes and muffins are perfect for a post-dinner treat meanwhile biscuits and cookies are the ideal afternoon snack. CBD sweets and gummies are great options if you’re on the go but still keen to incorporate CBD into your daily life meaning there’s no excuse, no matter how busy you are.

Sweet CBD treats are the perfect way of adding CBD into your routine without having to adjust your taste-buds to the slightly ‘grassy’ taste of CBD oil. Many people say CBD can taste a little like grass or earth, which is probably not your flavour of choice when it comes to an afternoon snack. While some people actively like the taste or can at least adjust to it, others who are keen to use CBD prefer to find an option that helps to mask the taste. And that’s where edibles come in. Edibles offer all the good stuff of CBD oil but in a way that’s easier to digest.

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Benefits of CBD edibles

Some of the benefits of CBD include pain relief, mood improvement and better sleep so it’s no surprise that people are keen to try CBD for themselves. For many people though, the thought of using a CBD oil every day can be a little daunting which is why edibles are a great option, especially for those just starting out on their CBD journey. Edibles are a great way of adding CBD into a busy lifestyle. If you’re already snacking throughout the day then switching one of them up for a CBD alternative will make little impact to your waistline and pocket but could have major impacts on everything from your mood to your sleep pattern.

Normally, edible CBD products can take a little longer to fully ‘kick in’ meaning it may take longer for you to see an effect than if you were using an oil. However, at Calm Recovery, we use water soluble CBD in our edibles. This means that the CBD is absorbed much quicker than conventional oils.

This is all thanks to the CBD we use being ground to the size of nano particles, making it much easier for your body to handle and increasing your chances of absorbing 100% of it.

Not to mention, our water soluble CBD is completely tasteless unlike other forms of CBD, meaning it has zero impact on the overall taste of the edibles (or our coffee!).

Another perk of choosing CBD edibles is that they’re more discreet than other options such as oil. It’s unlikely that people will give you a second glance if you start digging into a cookie or some sweets on your commute home however if you start dropping CBD oil under your tongue then you might get some funny looks. CBD edibles slot perfectly into everyday life  meaning you won’t need to make any lifestyle changes if you want to start using them.

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Where can you get CBD edibles?

Whilst CBD can be woody or nutty and people often have to wash it down with water once they’ve taken it, CBD edibles can be consumed just the same as you would consume their non-CBD counterparts. CBD edibles are also a great option to pair with a CBD coffee or CBD hot chocolate. We’re all partial to a coffee and cake every now and then so why not make your regular treat a little less naughty by swapping to CBD versions? Nothing compliments a biscuit better than a hot drink and you can find our full range of CBD infused hot drinks on the shop section of the site.

We’ll soon be launching a range of CBD edible products including cookies (Calm Cookies), brownies and chocolate meaning you can get your sugar fix as well as your dose of CBD. Our edibles taste exactly how you’d imagine cookies or brownies to taste (great!) but they also come with a stream of CBD benefits making them the perfect choice for an afternoon snack or post-dinner treat.

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CBD’s Effects on Athletic Performance

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Did you know CBD can help improve your athletic performance?

So you may have heard how CBD is the answer to all your prayers and that taking it will make you more relaxed and less stressed about life.

Well luckily, this is true… Sort of.

CBD isn’t the answer to all your prayers, although it is a fascinating substance that is known to have calming effects, making people less stressed and anxious.

So how can the effects of this seemingly ‘relaxing’ substance really have a positive impact on athletic performance?  You might be surprised!

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How can the effects of CBD benefit athletes? 

  1. Reduces pain

When it comes to risks in sport, inflammation is top of the list. In fact, it’s almost a guarantee. Any athlete pushing their muscles to their maximum limit will experience inflammation of the muscles and it can cause discomfort, causing them to miss out on their sporting goals.

CBD is known to have anti-inflammatory effects, and is linked to being a safer option compared to over the counter drugs such as Ibuprofen.

These manufactured anti-inflammatory drugs, when used excessively are linked with strokes, heart attacks and kidney damage.  CBD is a naturally occurring substance that comes from plants, making it a more holistic solution.

  1. Speeds up recovery

As well as inflammation, a rigorous training regime results in oxidative stress.  This can cause muscle and even organ damage if allowed to go unmanaged. If not managed properly, this can seriously harm recovery time for athletes.

New research is showing that CBD may have a positive effect on oxidative stress, helping athletes to recover faster and even preform better during competition.

  1. Reduces stress and anxiety

Athletes not only put huge amounts of stress on their bodies, but also their minds.  This stress can promote anxiety and even depression if allowed to go untreated.

Studies on CBD have linked it with helping reduce the effects of stress and anxiety.  These conditions can cause a dip in motivation, resulting in an athlete not reaching their true potential.

Top performing athletes have been on record time and time again, stating that to reach the top level of any sport you have to be mentally strong as well as physically.  CBD could give you that mental edge over the competition.

  1. Can promote weight loss

Relatively new research has indicated a link between fat loss and CBD.

The human body has two types of fat cells; White cells and brown cells.  White cells lead to weight gain as they promote excess fat storage.  These can be seen as “bad”.  Brown cells on the other hand, have the ability to burn calories.  People with more brown cells in their body have been shown to have a lower BMI (body mass index).

Studies show CBD having an increase on the browning of adipose tissue, turning white cells into brown cells.

It almost seems too good to be true!

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How to get CBD into your routine

Okay, so you’re ready to start taking CBD but you don’t know how you can incorporate it into your daily life.  Luckily there are thousands of products out there that have CBD infused into them.

Take our CBD infused coffee for example.  Coffee is already part of so many people’s lives, especially athletes’! That caffeine-fuelled workout married with a dose of CBD could be the difference between reaching your personal best or missing a rep.

Don’t feel guilty with having to count those extra calories every time you want to add something sweet to your coffee. Our coffee syrups come in three delicious flavours and are also ZERO calories. Yep. ZERO calories!

We know that Coffee isn’t everyone’s cup of tea (pardon the pun…) but don’t worry because the wonder of CBD knows no limits.

We have our very own CBD infused hot chocolate (a vegan version is available too). Just think about it… after those of long dark nights after a gruelling training session, you can sit down to a nice hot cup of coco.  Or that long awaited cheat day that seems to go as soon as it comes around. The CBD hot chocolate has got it all covered.

We know that an athlete’s daily routine can be time-restricted with most of that time dedicated to mastering their craft.  That being said, here are a few other CBD products that can be adopted into virtually any routine seamlessly, by replacing regular products with the CBD version:

  • Edibles (coming soon to Calm Recovery)
  • Skincare (Moisturisers, oils and ointments)
  • Energy drinks
  • Gummies
  • Capsules

You should never leave any stone unturned when it comes to being at your absolute peak as an athlete.

Neglecting a substance as potentially beneficial as CBD may just be the reason you’re not reaching that next level.

We at Calm Recovery take pride in our CBD and want to promote this wonderful substance in the most positive way we can – by producing extremely high quality CBD infused products.

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