Digestive outcome

Appetite

Appetite is the desire to eat food, sometimes due to hunger. Appealing foods can stimulate appetite even when hunger is absent. Appetite exists in all higher life-forms, and serves to regulate adequate energy intake to maintain metabolic needs.

Digestive
5 causes

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How To Improve Appetite: Techniques & Factors

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Aspartame & artificial sweeteners Manufactured risk & protective factor
Aspartame & a...
Manufactured

Strong Increase

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Fasting Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fasting
Nutrition

Strong Increase

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Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor

Strong Decrease

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Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Strong Increase

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Western (Northern European) diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Strong Increase

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Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Obesity
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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