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appetite suppressant meaning

Drug that decreases feelings of hunger. Most work by increasing levels of serotonin or catecholamine, chemicals in the brain that control appetite.

Source: Medical dictionary

altered state of consciousness (ASC) or altered state of mind 

Altered states of consciousness are alternate patterns or configurations of experience, which differ qualitatively from a baseline state.

Source:Garcia-Romeu, A.P.; Tart, Charles T. (2013). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology (First ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. p. 126.



Any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state

Source: Bundzen PV, Korotkov KG, Unestahl LE (April 2002). "Altered states of consciousness: review of experimental data obtained with a multiple techniques approach". J Altern Complement Med8 (2): 153–65. doi:10.1089/107555302317371442PMID 12006123




Cannabidiol (CBD) meaning

A chemical found naturally in cannabis and hemp plants. This type of cannabinoid doesn't cause the "high" feeling often associated with cannabis. 

Some people with chronic pain use topical CBD products, in particular CBD oil, to manage their symptoms. 


core body temperature

  1. Core body temperature refers to the temperature of the internal environment of the body. This includes organs such as the heart and liver, and the blood.Source:
  2. Core temperature the temperature of structures deep within the body, as opposed to peripheral temperature such as that of the skin. Source:





high metabolism

If your metabolism is "high" (or fast), you will burn more calories at rest and during activity. A high metabolism means you'll need to take in more calories to maintain your weight. That's one reason why some people can eat more than others without gaining weight.Source:



A long individual life; great duration of individual life: Our family is known for its longevity. Source:



positive affirmations



slow metabolism meaning

A person with a "low" (or slow) metabolism will burn fewer calories at rest and during activity and therefore has to eat less to avoid becoming overweight. Source:




up-sell or upsell

To try to persuade a customer who is already buying something to buy more, or to buy something more expensive. Source:



  1. A sales technique used to get a customer to spend more by buying an upgraded or premium version of what's being purchased.Source:
  2. A practice of encouraging customers to purchase a comparable higher-end product than the one in question, while cross-selling invites customers to buy related or complementary items. Though often used interchangeably, both offer distinct benefits and can be effective in tandem.  Source:

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