Thanksgiving Drowsiness: Is It Tryptophan or the Fork?

Sitting around the Thanksgiving table in a stupor, at least one relative is bound to haul out the explanation that the tryptophan found in turkey is to blame. But is it really? Check out the video panel at right for the chemistry behind the holiday bird and the near comatose state it seems to induce.


John Vasko's picture

I knew it was the carbs!