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How to increase appetite when fighting cancer

Get plenty of rest. Exercise lightly before meals to stimulate appetite.  Even a short walk may be invigorating. Select enjoyable foods and foods that have a pleasant aroma. Plan meals the day before eating them.  Have someone help plan and prepare meals. Stay well hydrated. Drink 6-12 cups of clear liquids throughout the day. Aim

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Banana Chocolate Cake has magnesium and potassium

Sea salt, olive oil, and tangy sour cream 2cups (180g) unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2cup (43g) unsweetened cocoa (regular or Dutch-process) 3/4cup (140g) dark brown sugar 3/4teaspoon baking soda 3/4teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt 1/3cup (80ml) extra-virgin olive oil 2large eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2cups (350g) ultra ripe bananas (from about 3 large bananas), mashed with

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Suppressed dopaminergic activity in a specific brain area may play a causal role in depression

Suppressed dopaminergic activity in a specific brain area may play a causal role in depression. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a heterogenous mental illness characterized by deficits in mood and reward processing. The ventral tegmental area (VTA) of the brain plays a critical role in regulating reward processing via its projection to the nucleus accumbens

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