Computerised weighing device could help fight obesity6th January 2010
Researchers say that a talking computerised weighing device that tracks how quickly food is eaten off the plate could be a solution to childhood obesity.
The Mandometer monitors food consumption during meal times and tells the user if they are eating too fast, a habit experts link to weight gain. A British Medical Journal report said that in a trial with 106 obese children, the gadget showed promising results with the children weighing less and eating smaller portions after a year.
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Title: Computerised weighing device could help fight obesity
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 13647
Date Added: 6th Jan 2010