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Not Eating Enough? Here’s How You Work Up An Appetite

Most people think that diets are about restricting the amount you eat, and while that might be the case in some instances, it isn’t always. Instead, good diets are about making sure you eat the right foods, and sometimes, you can eat far more than you might imagine. 

If you’re a person who sometimes struggles to build up an appetite, you might find some diets harder than they need to be. With that in mind, this post will highlight some simple methods for working up your appetite and making sure you feel ready to consume a full, healthy meal at the end of the day. 

Exercise for half an hour 

You probably engage in some form of exercise each week already, but now is the time to cement the workout into your daily routine. So long as you have enough energy, working out for around half an hour each day before or after you finish work should result in you noticing positive changes in your appetite. 

You can workout however you like, but most people choose to walk, run, swim, use a gym, or play team sports. You will find all the information you need about local clubs and gyms online, but there is no harm in working out alone if you aren’t feeling too sociable. 

Watch cookery programs 

There are hundreds of different cookery programs on the TV these days, and so there is something for everyone. You only have to log into your Netflix account and type “cooking” to see a selection of the most popular shows around at the moment. There is literally hours of entertainment. 

Perhaps you like the idea of watching Gordon Ramsey shouting at terrible professional chefs for their incompetence? Maybe you want to see some out-of-this-world cake designs or something similar? The idea is that seeing the food in any form will start to increase your appetite and get your body ready to eat. 

Take supplements 

Experts recommend people who struggle to work up an appetite should consider taking some specialist supplements each day. Research suggests that zinc, thiamine, and fish oil tend to work well. However, you should ask your local chemist or doctor for advice. 

The guys over at CLSICS and other experts say that some products containing CBD and THC can help to increase your appetite too, and so that’s something you might like to consider. CBD has become a popular health supplement in recent times, and it works wonders for many different things. 

You should now have enough information to start working towards solving your appetite issues. Don’t worry too much if you’ve never had much of an appetite in the past. Some people just eat less than others. However, if you notice a change and a reduction in your appetite, the suggestions from this article should help to set things straight. Of course, you should always consult medical professionals if the change in appetite lasts for a prolonged period as it could be a symptom of something more serious. So, it’s best to get things checked out for your peace of mind. 



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I’m Marian Mitchell, Health Coach, Chronic Illness Warrior, Mom, and Food Lover. I help you navigate the food and lifestyle side of Chronic Disease Management with coaching, meal plans, recipes, podcast, and this blog. You can thrive without eating the same 4 things every day. I’m here to show you how.

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