Wednesday, June 24, 2009


prandial \ˈpran-dē-əl\ adjective: of or relating to a meal

Etymology: Latin prandium late breakfast, luncheon

We’ve all heard of a “postprandial nip” (a drink after a meal); perhaps less known is the “postprandial dip,” or mild decrease in blood sugar level after the ingestion of a heavy meal. It can lead to irresistible drowsiness.

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