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2. Sally stated that recent stresses in her life are affecting her sleep and seemed to have triggered her appetite for
sweets and comfort foods. Which of the following statements would be best to explain why her lack of sleep has
increased her appetite?
a. The satiety hormone leptin increases with lack of sleep.
b. Lack of sleep decreases ghrelin levels.
c. Levels of Neuropeptide Y, a brain chemical that causes carbohydrate cravings, are high and are causing her sleep
d. Lack of sleep increases levels of ghrelin, which stimulates appetite and decreases levels of leptin that decreases

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