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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar_crash

A sugar crash or glucose crash is the fatigue after consuming a large quantity of carbohydrates, also known as reactive hypoglycemia, related to homeostatic systems utilised by the body to control blood sugar levels. It is variously described as a sense of tiredness, lethargy, irritation, or hangover, although the effects can be ...

www.livestrong.com/article/461919-sleepy-after-eating-sweets

If you're diabetic, you may especially experience sleepiness after eating sweets if you're on medication such as insulin. Work with your health care provider to determine whether or not you should eat sweets and how you can reduce the risk for hypoglycemia caused by medications. A structured diet and exercise program  ...

www.wired.com/2011/12/why-sugar-makes-us-sleepy-and-protein-wakes-us-up

Dec 6, 2011 ... This, in turn, leads to increased wakefullness and bodily activity, helping us burn off the calories we just consumed. Furthermore, eating protein in conjunction with glucose - adding almonds to Frosted Flakes, in other words - can inhibit the inhibitory effects of sugar on orexin. The sweetness no longer ...

www.drmirkin.com/nutrition/9797.html

If you feel sleepy after eating, particularly after sweets or bakery products, you are normal. Eating sugary foods causes your brain to make large amounts of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, that makes people fall asleep naturally at night. Eating sugary foods or those made from flour, such as bakery products or pastas, causes ...

lifehacker.com/5866700/why-sugar-makes-you-tired-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

Dec 9, 2011 ... Instead, consuming even a little protein canceled out the curse of sugar, especially when the foods were consumed simultaneously. (When the animals ate protein first, and then ... Title photo remixed from an original by oily ( Shutterstock). Why Sugar Makes Us Sleepy (And Protein Wakes Us Up) | Wired ...

www.healthguidance.org/entry/11507/1/Feeling-Tired-After-Eating-Sugar.html

Feeling Tired After Eating Sugar. ... Consuming sugar increases the metabolism of the body, and hence you feel sleepy and tired. Although medical practitioners and ... When you consume sugar or product containing a high amount of sugar, then it causes an increase in the blood sugar levels. The increase in the blood ...

www.everydayhealth.com/sanjay-gupta/what-you-need-to-know-about-blood-sugar-spikes

Oct 10, 2013 ... A spike in a person's blood sugar after eating, known as post-meal hyperglycemia, is not uncommon and typically not dangerous. ... American Association of Diabetes Educators answers some frequently asked questions about blood sugars spikes, what they mean, and when they may be cause for concern.

www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/threads/falling-asleep-after-eating.79346

I used to fall asleep after eating anything with sugar after about half an hour, now I am dropping off to sleep after eating anything and almost straight away. ... then reduce portions or avoid it completely, but I'm afraid that the doctor probably won't be very interested in testing, unless you can produce proper ...

www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/what-causes-diabetes-fatigue

Feb 8, 2012 ... Low sugars levels also cause fatigue, because when blood sugar is low, there is not enough fuel for the cells to work well. • In addition, high blood glucose can ... Diet: Too much carbohydrate — especially refined carbs — can make anyone tired, especially with diabetes. Kat wrote, “now that I am eating a ...