Postprandial dip

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Term used to refer to mild hypoglycemia occurring after ingestion of a heavy meal.

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Prandial relates to a meal.

Postprandial thermogenesis increases metabolic rate to different degree depending on food constituents.

Postprandial dip is a mild decrease in blood sugar after eating a big meal.