Question by  animallover (12)

Why does chocolate ice cream make me sleepy?


Answer by  timerunning (805)

People probably assume the same way milk is supposed to put you to sleep. Which is the same way turkey supposedly makes you sleepy Tryptophan. However dairy and turkey contain such low levels of the substance you'd have to consume an absurd amount for it to have any effect at all.


Answer by  S93 (524)

If chocolate ice cream makes you sleepy, it is most likely due to the milk that is in the ice cream. Milk has been known to have sleep-inducing effects on some.

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