Tryptophan Making You Sleepy Is A Big Fat Lie

November 26, 2013 at 10:50 AM | Posted in turkey | Leave a comment
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We all do it, feast on Turkey and all the trimmings and asleep on the couch before the second football game of the day is on. I had always heard it was the Turkey, well maybe it’s not. Find out, good article on the Turkey Effects from Huffington Post web site. I left the link at the bottom of the page so you can read it all.

 

 

Tryptophan Making You Sleepy Is A Big Fat Lie

 

The Huffington Post | By Carey Polis

 
It feels like there is a simultaneous conversation happening at Thanksgiving tables across the country. You eat a big meal — which includes a generous helping of turkey — and all of a sudden you’re feeling like you really want to lie down and take a nap. “It’s the tryptophan,” says Aunt Doris or Grandma Peggy or that cousin who always makes a big point of announcing that she’s watching her weight this year. Everyone nods in agreement, as if the tryptophan is a perfectly reasonable excuse. Unfortunately, the reality is that you just ate way too much.

It’s high time that we set the record straight. Tryptophan does not make you sleepy. You do not feel like this on Thanksgiving because of tryptophan:…..

 
* Read the article and get the facts by clicking the link below.

 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/26/tryptophan-sleepy_n_4296378.html?utm_hp_ref=food

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