Trivia in the Kitchen, Number Seventeen!

Okay, everyone knows (I think) that people feel sleepy after eating their Thanksgiving turkey because of the tryptophan in poultry.  Did you know that when combined with carbohydrates tryptophan-rich foods like dairy, soy, nuts, and legumes produce even more sleep-inducing amino acids?  So, following your Thanksgiving turkey, have some cereal with milk – the perfect bedtime snack.

What snacks do you eat just before bed?  Are there foods that keep you up (let’s not count caffeine)?  Are there any food that relax you?

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