A proprietary hemp extract shows promise as a supplement to help promote weight loss, according to research funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Data from the double-blind, placebo-controlled study showed that all 100 participants who took Nitro-V hemp extract daily lost weight, shedding up to 22 pounds over a 90 days. The minimum weight loss for those taking the supplement was five pounds, while 64% of participants in the placebo group either gained weight or saw no change.
The study subjects taking the hemp extract, which is rich in cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), cannabidivarin (CBDV) and other cannabinoids, also showed improvements in other metabolic health metrics
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