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A female asked:

Why can't i ever stay awake after having some things? ex. lettuce, spinach, berry smoothie. i thought "food comas" happen with high fat/large meals?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Other causes?: You are correct! Lettuce and spinach should absolutely not induce a " food coma" Think about other causes of daytime sleepiness as not enough evening sleep? Other medications? Mood? Other factors?
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