“Every year, many of us gather around a Thanksgiving table and stuff our faces with food before ducking out of awkward conversations with distant relatives by blaming our post-feast food coma on ‘too much turkey.’ It’s true that there is no slumber quite like that of a Thanksgiving nap, but it’s time we faced what’s really turning us into drooling zombies who overstay our welcome on some second cousin’s couch. And guess what? It’s not the turkey.” – Jennifer Chaussee for Wired

In this video, Jennifer breaks down this holiday food myth, and explains it in even more detail here.