Why We Feel Sleepy After Lunch

By afternoon, humans’ circadian rhythm is in recharge mode, which makes us want to sleep.

written by
Rajvi Desai
May 28, 2020
post-lunch dip
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.