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An obvious example of this is at Christmas time, after you eat Christmas dinner. Everybody becomes super tired and drowsy after eating their turkey. The reason for this is the l-tryptophan in the turkey. Having carbs with your L-Tryptophan meals will further increase the absoporption of the amino acid, making it even more effective. You don’t have to worry about being drowsy all the time when eating chicken, as the adrenaline-release from lifting weights will give this a nice balance, preventing you from feeling sluggish. If you are feeling like this, you know to reduce your chicken consumption a little. And if you feel your blood pressure/adrenaline is high; you know to increase your chicken intake.