Does Turkey Make you Sleepy?

Does Turkey make you sleepy? Turkey contains tryptophan, an amino acid that creates chemicals in the body including melatonin.  High levels of melatonin tell your brain, it’s sleepy time. Researchers say that many foods contain tryptophan, so it’s likely a combination of turkey, over eating, and over excitement that are leading to the drowsiness, not just the turkey.

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