Tryptophan in turkey isn’t what makes you sleepy after your festive meal

There’s the turkey/drowsy myth: Eating a lot of juicy turkey supposedly makes people tired because it contains an amino acid called tryptophan. This molecule travels to the brain, where it is converted into a neurotransmitter called serotonin, which in turn is converted into a hormone called melatonin. there he is! drowsiness; But science and the … Read more