Hot Dips (littlewashu) wrote,
Hot Dips
littlewashu

Why exercise? Just smoke some more cheeba!

You may have heard this morning about a study that was conducted on marijuana users. Thank you, scientists! I'm always hearing about studies conducted on cigarette smokers, and I pay attention, but I don't smoke cigarettes, so I'm never sure of whether it applies to me or not.

So here's one thing researchers found:

Regular marijuana smokers consume up to 40 percent more calories than non-users -- mostly through alcohol, salty snacks and cheese.

Goddamn. No wonder scientists are scientists. They hit that RIGHT on! I love alcohol AND salty snacks AND particularly cheese. Geniuses! Who ever said science never did nothing for nobody? Another finding of the study was that although marijuana smokers consume 24-40 percent more calories than non-users, we're not any fatter. They don't know why; one of their guesses is that maybe pot increases your metabolism. We're not any fatter! Hooray! They never should have told me that. It just encourages me.

By the way, here's an article on the study if you're interested. I just told you all the important stuff, though, so you needn't bother.
Subscribe

  • What I did on Tuesday

    I had a pretty productive day yesterday! Chris had plans (he went to the Flyers game) so I was hoping to get some work done on my dress, but that…

  • (no subject)

    Question of the Day: Why do we pronounce the "x" in "quixotic?"

  • (no subject)

    The tips of my fingers feel dry. Not the rest of my hands, really, just the tips of my fingers in particular. This has never happened to me before.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 9 comments