getting tired after i eat/does turkey make you tired?

everyday after i eat my lunch at school, around 12, i get really tired and sometimes even sleep in my next class. i dont eat a lot though, just a sandwich, drink, and some other snacks like pretzels or grapes. some people told me its because of the turkey in my sandwich. does eating turkey make you tired?

1 Answer

  • Dave C
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    That's the theory about turkey. Turkey contains tryptophan which aids in sleep.

    However, IMO, it's not the turkey that's making you sleepy. I think you're eating too many carbs (bread, drink, pretzels or grapes) and your body is diverting energy to digest the sugars.

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