Some Myths About Thanksgiving

By Cami Mckenzie Over the years, I have seen plenty of theories and statements made revolving around Thanksgiving. Here are a few common misconceptions that I’m about to debunk for you. MYTH: Eating too much Turkey makes you sleepy You would need to eat about 5.4 pounds of turkey before actually feeling the effects of tryptophan. That’s about one entire Turkey! MYTH: Thanksgiving has been celebrated every year since the nation’s founding When Congress passed the Holiday Act in 1870, Thanksgiving was declared one of the first four official holidays (The pilgrims celebrated their version...

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