Tryptophan and Turkey Myth Exposed

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  • Mike Young
    Mike Young on #13705

    On this day that many of us Americans will consume copious amounts of Turkey I thought that this entry from wikipedia would be relevant and interesting: According to popular belief, tryptophan in turkey meat causes drowsiness. Turkey does contain tryptophan, which does have a documented sleep-inducing effect as it is readily converted into serotonin by the body. However, tryptophan is effective on

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