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Posted:
Jul 19, 2016

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Deirdre

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An App to Deconstruct Your Food

Ever wondered how long you’d have to swim to burn off the calories in an organic peanut butter cup? Or how far the strawberries or burger on your plate traveled to get there?

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Nov 9, 2015

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Emily S

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Using A Weight-Loss App? Study Says It Doesn’t Help Much

Young American adults own smartphones at a higher rate than any other age group. Researchers from Duke University wanted to see if capitalizing on that smartphone usage with a low-cost weight-loss app might help the 35 percent of young adults in the U.S. who are overweight or obese.

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Posted:
Jun 19, 2015

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Emily S

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Orange Chef Cooks Up a New Countertop Kitchen Scale

App-enabled food scales have been smart kitchen fixtures for a while now. Existing products like Drop and Perfect Bake tell you exactly when and how much of a certain ingredient to add so you can feel at ease regardless of your degree of cooking competency. While Orange Chef's new Countertop scale...

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Mar 4, 2015

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Emily

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What If We Replaced Your Unhealthy Afternoon Snack With A 3-D Printed Healthy Alternative?

An average processed snack travels 1,300 miles to the grocery store. But the snack of the future may be hyper-local: A new concept design considers how 3-D printing could transform processed food, making it both healthier and possible to produce inside cities.

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