Appetite - increased

Hyperphagia; Increased appetite; Hunger; Excessive hunger; Polyphagia

Increased appetite means you have an excess desire for food.

Lower digestive anatomy

Food passes from the stomach into the small intestine. In the small intestine all nutrient absorption occurs. Whatever has not been absorbed by the small intestine passes into the colon. In the colon most of the water is absorbed from the food residue. The residue is then eliminated from the body as feces.

Hunger center in brain

It takes time for the body to recognize that you have eaten and for the feeling of hunger to go away. Eating too quickly may cause you to eat more food over the same period of time as eating slowing and allowing your body to feel full.



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