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Old 10-27-2010, 11:16 AM
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  • High-tryptophan food (like turkey), high carbohydrate intake. (Prediction: sleepy)
  • High-tryptophan food, low carbohydrate intake. (Prediction: not sleepy)
  • Skip the high-tryptophan food, high carbohydrate intake. (Prediction: sleepy)
  • Skip the high-tryptophan food, low carbohydrate intake. (Prediction: not sleepy)
  • High-tryptophan food, high carbohydrate intake, extra protein. (Prediction: not sleepy)
  • High-tryptophan food, low carbohydrate intake, extra protein. (Prediction: energetic)
  • Skip the high-tryptophan food, high carbohydrate intake, extra protein. (Prediction: not sleepy)
  • Skip the high-tryptophan food, low carbohydrate intake, extra protein. (Prediction: frighteningly energetic)
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busy day + big meal = sleepy
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I blame the deep fried Turducken..!
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I'm thinking that it's the combination of the jillions of calories and carbs I consume, the family I have to deal with and the tons of cooking that I do on Thanksgiving that make me want to hibernate.
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I'm thinking that it's the combination of the jillions of calories and carbs I consume, the family I have to deal with and the tons of cooking that I do on Thanksgiving that make me want to hibernate.
Carb overload potatoes, stuffing,bread,casseroles made with bread crumbs, cakes, pies...
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Yes, all those carbs plus the fact that the house of your elderly parents is kept at a steady 85 degrees will make you very sleepy.
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