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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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In fact, last year it seems that online activity started at about 8am and browsing peaked between 9pm and 10pm once the dinner food coma had set in and the Christmas specials had finished.
Winter morning, fresh Naan and Channay cooked in mutton broth; a food coma is in waiting.
This time next week, the 96% of you who say you celebrate Thanksgiving may be still recovering from a food coma, shopping some Black Friday deals or planning your Small Business Saturday shopping route.
Celebrations galore, new clothes, exchange of gifts, and of course the delicious food that you always overeat, which can send you into a food coma for the next couple of hours.
I had the latter and it was absolutely delightful, flavoursome and generously-sized while, I'm reliably informed, the queso fundido, which included shrimp and pineapple, was a packed cheese feast that nearly puts you into a welcome food coma.
This is sure to send one into food coma. I also tried some of the Oishii Katsu Curry.
Under normal circumstances, post-meal fluctuations in blood glucose and insulin induce what is commonly felt as a "food coma." Based on its beneficial impact on post-meal blood glucose, it was hypothesized that InSea2 could help sustain brain function in this critical post-meal period.
We know that it's fatty but Battaw's chef Alaa Mohamed has made it healthy and light so that you won't enter a food coma. We sat down with chef Mohamed to talk about everything foodie and delicious that makes Battaw and Egyptian food special, while also getting a tour of the kitchen and a sneak peek into the magic that goes on behind the stove.
LAHORE: I've spent the last week in a food coma. Gone is my enthusiasm for intermittent fasting, banished is the disdain for eating after 6 pm, lost are my self-disciplinary dietary aspirations.
In a bid to induce a food coma we decided to go to breakfast late and stuff the little darlings full of "all you can eat" brunch.
"Three or four ounces is plenty to fill you up without causing a food coma."
It's a misconception that one must eat as much as they can from iftar until suhoor, feeling overstuffed and close to a food coma so as to not feel the hunger during the day.
gu--as excelothers walouthern ujons resns Our starter was excellent (and the others - calamari, stilton and walnut salad, and southern fried chicken goujons - all sound impressive too), the mains solid without being exceptional but complemented by good sides, and the dessert worth the inevitable food coma - all done in nifty surroundings and with some of the friendliest waiting in my recent memory to boot.
You can go down with depression or eat yourself into a food coma or get down to it every day.