Researchers from Tufts University has developed a minisensor, which is installed directly into the one of teeth. What for? Then, in order to control the amount of calories consumed, alcohol and sugar without a boring diary of calories in smartphone.
A tiny sensor measuring 2 × 2 millimeter is attached straight to tooth as a sticker and works without any wires. is he analyzes the chemical composition of products that fall into human organism. If greatly simplified, then three layers of the label absorb the food received, the second layer analyzes it, the third layer transfers the information to the smartphone or computer that counts and data analysis.
Why it's cool
For those who once tried to honestly keep a diary of nutrition, the advantages are obvious - all counting is carried out in automatic mode, each calorie is counted impartially and introduced in final report. A it means no one " ate pizza, but not I will record - I today deserved » . Well and plus automation - constantly walk on kitchen with kitchen scales and smartphones are not very convenient, even if you freelancer or bitcoin-millionaire .
Another question is whether it is correct will count calories if it is loaded with something more complex than broccoli and chicken breast. For example, the same pizza or salad olivier, which are made from heaps of different ingredients. For these answers will have to continue t. To. The device is far from mass market and so far does not even have an official name.