Seven Myths Busted

02007-12-21 | News | 2 comments

Heard the one about reading in dim light being bad for your eyes? It’s just a myth | Science | The Guardian
Eating turkey makes you especially drowsy. Vreeman and Carroll admitted that even they initially believed this myth. Tryptophan, a chemical that is contained in turkey, can cause drowsiness but there isn’t really very much of it in the bird. Chicken and ground beef contain about the same amount per gram while other protein sources such as pork and Swiss cheese contain more.

Don’t eat the Swiss cheese before driving home after the Christmas party…

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  1. Carol

    Oh, that’s funny !

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  2. Jackie Dassler

    That is funny – my favorite sandwich is a ham with Swiss cheese – that explains alot!

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