food coma


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food coma

slang A state of drowsiness and lethargy induced by eating a large quantity of food (often carbohydrates). I was in a food coma for the rest of the night after Thanksgiving dinner.
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A few things I could always count on as a kid were my uncle in a food coma on the couch after dinner, the women in the house taking a walk around the block to make room for dessert and the annual baffle with my brother for the longer piece of the wishbone.
All that extra air can cause heartburn, belching, upset stomach and, of course, make you feel lethargic, fatigued and want to take a nap for that post-meal food coma.
To make sure we don't doze into a food coma, Al and young guide Brad demonstrate how to make a fire using a bow drill, while at the table, Ivan is telling an enraptured crowd about his hunts over the years.
To make sure we don't To make sure we don't doze into a food coma, Al and young guide Brad demonstrate how to make a fire using a bow drill, while at the table, Ivan is telling an enraptured crowd about his hunts over the years.
It starts out with Deadpool waking up from a food coma, finding out that he is in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.
I think you should be able to leave a restaurant feeling satisfied and not like you are about to fall into a food coma.
Still others lounge around in their living rooms in a food coma amid piles of crumpled wrapping paper.
In your food coma, make sure to catch the "Running of the Wieners" and the "World's Largest Chicken Dance" on Sunday at Fountain Square.
One might hope that having just orchestrated the greatest raid on any national treasury in history, seizing fortunes yet unearned by grandchildren unborn, they might fall into a pork-induced food coma, but no," no luck there.
This will either give you the sustenance you need to make it to a late lunch, or it will put you into a food coma.
Another ad shows a group of preteens pigging out on snack cakes and then lying around in a room-wide junk food coma.
According to leading experts in the field of diet and nutrition, the large, unbalanced levels of complex carbohydrates can cause insulin levels in the blood to spike, inducing the infamous food coma.
Following the meal, we drank tea and talked for a while, before the food coma set in, much like what happens in the U.
I'm talking sweet bananas bathed in coconut goodness and a bit of chili, red kidney beans dipped in pools of organic palm oil with fire-hot pili pili moni chili, and crushed cassava leaves stewed with homemade peanut butter, sending me straight into a food coma.