In fact, the author of the article argues, the feeling of fatigue after eating occurs in people quite often. And there are several explanations for this, according to nutritionist Melissa Priest. One of them is the presence in a person of such diseases as anemia, allergies. Also, insulin sensitivity, hormone problems (hormonal imbalance), food intolerances can be the cause.
There are other factors that contribute to the development of sleepiness after a meal. Among them – the need to digest food for energy, the use of foods high in fat and carbohydrates, too much food eaten.