the central nervous system, one of which being an appetite stimulant.

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Nearly all children become picky eaters to some extent during their toddler years, with an accompanying decrease in appetite, and some kids more so than others. Natural appetite stimulants, including several herbs and zinc-rich foods, often help boost the appetites of adults and children alike, but some stimulants may work more effectively than others for a given child's appetite.
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Periactin, an allergy medicine, can be a potent appetite stimulant. It can be a godsend, helping kids with no appetite suddenly start eating 3 meals a day. For kids in the first 2 1/2 or 3 years of life – when long term flavor preferences are forming, and kids need multiple experiences with a wide variety of whole foods — I’d try the medicine sooner rather than later. These are precious months for food experiences, and should not be wasted. Foods that make your blood sugar spike rapidly can act as an appetite stimulant
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Results of a new study recently published in , a scientific journal, found that people ate less food when it was served on a red plate. Perhaps people consumed less on a red plate because oftentimes the color red is associated with danger, warnings or stopping (stop signs come to mind). However, most other studies find the opposite result and have shown that red is actually an appetite-stimulating color. In fact, people find red-colored foods to be the most appealing overall. Red activates your appetite so much that it's often used in restaurant logos, on menus, and on tablecloths and napkins.When you look at an ingredient label at any grocery store, what do you notice? Most health conscious people have learned to look for hydrogenated oils, tans saturated fats, artificial dyes, and artificial sweeteners, but there are many chemicals that have slipped under the radar that have greatly contributed to an increase in calorie intake and obesity. The chemicals that I am referring have few purposes other than to stimulate the appetite. That’s right, big food companies are adding chemicals to already highly processed foods to increase the amount of these foods consumed, which obviously increases sales profit. Other than increasing the potential for obesity, appetite stimulants often carry other physical and psychological risks. Before we get into the morality of a company pumping their foods full of toxins to increase food sales, I will cover the most common appetite stimulants used today, and I will also discuss the sneaky names used to stay under the radar.
MSG (Sodium 2-Aminopentanedioate)The color yellow has also been found to stimulate your appetite because yellow is associated with happiness. Your brain actually secretes more serotonin, a feel-good hormone, when you see yellow. This is why you may have noticed that many restaurants have yellow flowers on the table because yellow makes you feel optimistic and the more optimistic you feel, the more likely you are to splurge on your meal. Similarly to yellow, foods that are orange often elicit feelings of warmth and comfort.The dangers of these two flavoring agents have been questionable over the years. Some studies have shown these chemicals to be harmful while some have shown them to be fairly safe. I’m fairly certain that the studies that have shown them to be safe for human consumption were either flawed or somehow funded by the food industry. Studies involving MSG have been more convincing in showing its ability to harm the human brain and body. Millions upon millions of dollars are spent every year to increase sales within the food industry. Marketing departments come up with clever slogans to convince people to eat and drink their foods and beverages. Grocery stores are even told to put boxes of cereals that are pushed towards children at a level they can see well. These boxes of high sugar cereals with little to no nutritional value often have cartoon characters on the box to attract children. While some may depict this as smart marketing, adding appetite stimulants to increase sales is a whole different ball game.