Ah, the dreaded food coma. If you've had the joy of eating a holiday dinner, chances are you've overindulged in some way. This typically leads to—you guessed it—falling asleep on the couch 10 minutes after eating. The high amount you ate, combined with the types of food you ate can cause "food comas."
All year long you eat the foods you love (in moderation wink, wink) and you are full of energy. So why the food comas now? Well, some of the things found in the holiday dishes you eat are bound to make you tired. Let's take a look at foods you may not want to have seconds of if you want to stay awake and alert after holiday dinner.