|Does tryptophan cause sleepiness?|
|Turkey is a good source of tryptophan,|
but there are other sources too!
- Red meats
- Peanuts and peanut butter
- Pumpkin seeds
- Sesame seeds
- Dairy products
- And, yes: turkey
- Get the low-down on tryptophan from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medline Plus website.
- Get more in-depth information on tryptophan at the nonprofit The World's Healthiest Foods web page, dedicated to tryptophan.
- Web MD's article The Truth about Tryptophan reveals the truth behind the long-held assumptions of tryptophan causing tiredness or drowsiness.