Answered By: Jeffrey Orrico
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017     Views: 20

The supposed connection between turkey and sleepiness is now considered a "busted" myth, with multiple other factors involved in post-Thanksgiving dinner drowsiness.  Among others, consider these articles:

Facts About Holiday Turkey, by Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD. 2011 -

Myths about myths about Thanksgiving turkey making you sleepy, by Bora Zivkovic. 2011 -

Listen Up, Pilgrims: Tryptophan Is Not What's Making You Sleep,  by Don Troop. 2010. Chronicle of Higher Education -

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