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Eating Turkey Does NOT Make You Sleepy

If turkey contains tryptophan, and science has found that tryptophan can cause drowsiness, how can this medical belief be a myth?Well, the authors of a study in the British medical journal BMJ say turkey doesn’t contain “an exceptional amount of tryptophan.” In fact, turkey, chicken and minced beef contain nearly the same amounts of the [...]

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Think of all the starches and sugars we eat on Thanksgiving: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, bread stuffing/dressing, rolls, cakes and pies, punch.

We get a glycemic high in our blood , followed by a glycemic crash .
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I eat Tofurky anyway, so no worries for this little lady!
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Think of all the starches and sugars we eat on Thanksgiving: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, bread stuffing/dressing, rolls, cakes and pies, punch.

We get a glycemic high in our blood , followed by a glycemic crash .

Yes....carb overload!!
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Now my hubby has to find a new excuse to sleep on Thanksgiving. lol
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Hmm could be the boring relatives putting us to sleep.
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Hmm could be the boring relatives putting us to sleep.
lol! Might have to agree on that one
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That article revealed what us biologist have known for years lol!
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