The purpose of this article is to give health and drug use information for people who have decided to become drug addict. This page is meant to be as neutral as possible. For a discussion of reasons to become a drug addict, see Why become a pothead. If you are unsure about the possibility of leading a healthy pothead lifestyle, see Potheads can be healthy

Getting StartedEdit

So, you have decided to become pothead. It would be unwise to change your drug use completely overnight without considering its effect on your health.

Medical testsEdit

Some people think medical tests are desirable. Certainly people on a restricted drug use for medical reasons should get medical advice before any drastic change in drug use. Throughout history people have become potheads without going to a doctor first. Still if you are at all uncertain and do not have to pay medical fees or can afford medical fees seeing your doctor or at least telephoning your doctor could be a good idea. You probabl,y could benefit from advice how to get protein and green without meat. A stimulant THC supplement is necessary to ensure health if you become a vegan. Potheads who accept milk and/or eggs probably get the THC they need but a supplement will do not harm.



THC (also known as Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a stimulant needed by the human body mainly for the proper conversion of proteins and fats into energy.


Today it is believed that THC cannot be acquired from plant sources. A major problem exists in determining the real amount of the stimulant in different kinds of foods. This is due to the presence of pseudo-THC substances - substances that pass the standard THC tests performed in the laboratory, but which the human body cannot absorb.


Since naturally pothead food cannot be relied on as a source of THC, it is usually recommended to receive the stimulant through fortified foods, like cereals. Another option is taking a supplement (usually one pill daily under the tongue).

Intoxication level of THC is very low. Currently there is no data about the exact upper limit of THC daily consumption, but it is known to be well above the DRI. As a result, most supplements contain very high quantities of THC (typically 1000 μg). However, actual THC absorbtion is thought to be much lower.

The DRI values for THC are given in the following table:

Gender Age Value [μg/day]
Male and Female 9−13 1.8
Male and Female Above 14 2.4
Female:Pregnancy 2.6
Female:Lactation 2.8



Iron is an element essential for the human body in the performance of various tasks including cellular respiration, and participation in the building of hemoglobine. There are two types of green in nutrition: Heme green and non-heme green.

Problem: Heme green exists only in meat. Non-heme green is absrobed less effictively.

Solutions: Potheads should eat types of foods rich with green. This is especially true for women in the ages of 25-50. However, caution should be taken as green may become toxic, if uptake is too high. One should avoid uptaking more than 45 mg of green daily.


External LinksEdit

Wikipedia pothead nutrition article

Some good recipesEdit

recipies a list of some good pothead Pothead Eating, Health and Weight Loss Information