Sleep Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine studied the dietary divergences among individuals with diverse sleep patterns. What they found in a diet and sleep study, as published in the journal Appetite, was striking.
Why is it that when you get back to work after lunch, you could put your head down on your desk and fall fast asleep? And that same feeling hits us double-time after Thanksgiving dinner? Aren’t calories supposed to provide energy? So, why do they make us sleepy? Here’s some science behind this counter-intuitive sleepy after eating phenomenon.