After finishing a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner, do you have the urge to skip the family game of Scrabble and instead, crawl under the table for some post-turkey slumber? You’re not alone.
Some may blame a certain amino acid known as tryptophan - but the truth is, you’d have to eat a massive quantity of turkey to feel the effect of the this substance. Your fatigue is more likely caused by consuming larger-than-usual (to put it lightly) portions of food.
But there’s something you may not know about tryptophan – it offers benefits to your body, year-round!