When someone keeps eating non-stop & not feeling full until they finally realize that they're full from over stuffing themselves. A little while after your stomach starts to hurt.
I'm going into a food coma from over stuffing myself cause I was so hungry.
viết bởi Mz. ShOrTy_06 29 Tháng mười, 2011
The feeling of listlessness, bordering on sleep, that one feels after eating a large meal, often caused by a rush of blood to the stomach and intestines during food digestion.
Man, we ate the whole Pupu platter and now I'm slipping into a food coma.
viết bởi Cap'n Sweaty! 09 Tháng mười, 2003
A state in which a person is generally lethargic, lazy, and very full from eating a large meal. A large meal shall be defined as a meal containing high amounts of carbohydrates.

After eating such a meal, a person usually cannot eat anymore because they are too tired to carry on.

A common cause of such weariness can be directly related to eating turkey at Thanksgiving. Turkey contains Tryptophan, a sleep inducing chemical.
Another cause of food coma comes from drinking too much wine with a big meal.
The real cause of Food Coma comes from eating too much carbs that will eventually break down in the stomach, causing an inordinate amt. of blood to rush to the system.

To releive the effects of food coma, one can unbutton their pants so their stomach can expand beyond normal perameters.
Also, it is advised that a person take a short nap, followed by a large dessert.
Gee adam, i'm really tired. I think the tryptophan in that turkey is putting me to sleep.

Tasha was so full she unbuttoned her pants to help releive her Food Coma before taking a nap.
viết bởi gdiggity 11 Tháng năm, 2006
When all your blood goes to your abdomen for a food digestion party, it deprives your brain of oxygen, causing a comatose state known as food coma.

May cause you to take a fat nap.

see also itis
I just ate six burgers, and I'm going into food coma.
Six trips to the buffet, time for a fat nap.
I can't believe i ate that whole plate of ribs, man that itis gonna get me.
viết bởi uzi mike 11 Tháng năm, 2006
When you're so full that no matter where you are or what you're doing you just want to sleep.
"She just ate a whole burrito bowl from Chipotle, she's gonna food coma"
viết bởi razzledazzlerose 19 Tháng hai, 2010
The act of eating so much delicious food that you want to sleep for a long time.
I got the double down yesterday, and I swear dude, I was in a food coma
viết bởi KiddThePrincess 14 Tháng một, 2011
A period after a large meal, usually resulting in a feeling of drowsiness and the need to unbuckle your belt. Common days where a Food Coma is prevalent are Thanksgiving and Christmas due to the importance of huge meals and overly fattening food.
I experienced a major Food Coma over Thanksgiving Break, because my mom made stuffing, turkey, mashed potatoes and pie... I ate all of it.
viết bởi Sick From Eating 25 Tháng mười một, 2011

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