(BOSTON.CBSLOCAL) — BOSTON – The average American will consume 4,500 calories during a typical Thanksgiving and while we say it’s only one day a year, what is happening to our bodies with all of that stuffing? Dr. Mallika Marshall explains.
We’ve all experienced that food coma after indulging on Thanksgiving but what’s really going on to make you feel so sluggish and yet so satisfied? Yahoo! health broke it down by body system, beginning with your brain.
Psychologists say your mindset before dinner can affect how much you eat. Family stress, like having to sit next to crazy Uncle Ned or having to explain why you’re not married yet, can make you eat (and drink) more.
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