CALORIE-COUNTING MICROWAVES

JcMey3r
JcMey3r Posts: 431 Member
Might be a thing of the future, sure would make a lot of peoples lives easier.

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"Amazingly, along with the weight of the food, the approximate amount of fat and water molecules is all the device needs to determine caloric content"

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  • joleenl
    joleenl Posts: 739 Member
    It looks cool. I wish I had one.
  • babyj0
    babyj0 Posts: 531 Member
    That would so make everyone's life a lot easier!
  • Where_Is_Herb
    Where_Is_Herb Posts: 31 Member
    Have you read I, Robot?

    We need to stop giving the machines brains.
  • RosieRaz
    RosieRaz Posts: 282 Member
    This would be awesomely helpful! But what is it made of? If plastic and not ceramic/glass then count me out.
  • JcMey3r
    JcMey3r Posts: 431 Member
    This would be awesomely helpful! But what is it made of? If plastic and not ceramic/glass then count me out.

    That is just the prototype, currently they just have a small device that actually works. now they are looking at building a device that would be easy for everyday use.
  • candistyx
    candistyx Posts: 553 Member
    But microwaved food tastes horrible... Plus you still need to portion it out within the household. Maybe a plate that could do the same thing might work.