Why does turkey make you sleep?

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The reason why turkey makes you sleepy is because of the tryptophan ( an amino acid high in turkey) which gets converted in the brain to serotonin and melatonin.

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In order to make that conversion- you need insulin. So eat plenty of stuffing which will raise your insulin level and help the tryptophan cross the blood brain barrier and make you feel good.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT

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