Hunger versus appetite

WHEN it comes to issues of lifestyle and health, there is still much to be learned. There are also areas of confusion, sometimes just in terminology, that clouds understanding, and sometimes advice. 

Look up a medical dictionary for example for a definition of ‘hunger’ and ‘appetite’, and they are basically the same thing (i.e. a physical sensation usually associated with a craving or desire for food – Mosby’s Medical Dictionary).

But look up an English dictionary and they are quite