TURKEY BRINGS ON SLEEP

WHY do I get sleepy after eating turkey?

WHY do I get sleepy after eating turkey?

Turkey meat contains an amino acid called L-tryptophan, and this compound helps make you feel sleepy.

But to get really tired you would have to eat turkey on an empty stomach. Eating turkey with carbohydrates, such as bread and potatoes, are likely to increase your sleepiness. -

healthcentral.com; faqkids.com; chemistry.about.com

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