Glasses to trick your brain into healthy eating?
Japanese gadgets augment reality
- Duration 3:11
- Date Apr 19, 2012
Japanese gadgets augment reality
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Forget eating healthy thing the regular exercise and all that the solution to losing weight is very simple.
It's this monstrosity is obviously from a Japanese lab.
Researchers say can -- images of food directly to your eyes.
-- smells right up your nose which can trick your brain into thinking your eating chocolate when you really eating broccoli.
Researchers say it tricks -- headers into feeling Fuller by making them the food and look a bigger.
Now the senior editor of mobile at the website techno buffalo dot com.
Todd -- -- -- here will this is dome one of these things changes the food to a caller of.
Blew right that's I brought some lessons we can sort of for real should view it it.
-- might look like here you get blue glasses and so the idea behind that though is that looking through me those -- at the this is these are not those -- them that's an example and the idea behind in this -- -- on TV newsroom.
Jon Miller media used to Wear them going.
So the idea behind them of course is that looking at food -- -- glass might make it look less appetite.
Yet what it might make it -- -- -- blue glass or that or if you're trying to lose -- just don't look at the immigrant you know that's my argument and then there's this other gadget that the Japanese thankfully come up with that.
That -- for instance the smell of chocolate chip cookies in the year while you eat I don't know Brussels sprouts right and I think the idea for that is sort of medical purposes so somebody who has to eat crackers every day.
Going through there be in the hospital might.
-- miss the taste of chocolate and so and so they get the chance to do that.
The everyday consumers not gonna buy this product incident on and you know I think obviously you're if you wanna eat chocolate -- -- -- -- chocolate because otherwise you're just.
Imitating the taste of something should be eating anyway you're trying to -- just don't -- a whole box of the stuff factly and that's the thing with the other glasses that they'd.
In large with CNET cookie for example the 50% so that while you're looking at -- -- that you think you're -- something bigger.
Than an actual tickets and the funny thing here is is that nine point 3% of those surveyed actually -- less.
That's a small -- -- you -- you know five Keebler cookies that's what forty calories or something like that so not that much.
There are thousands of books and gadgets and everything on on getting slimmer.
The key is not to eat so much exactly.
Why not just limited calories are you so out of control that you can't say well I'm just not gonna eat the last half of the big Mac now.
I'm only the last half of the third big Mac on the play.
That's that's and that's it.
And don't go to big Mac in the first place you know maybe Dilfer on -- that may be difficult to walk once in awhile when all you do is walk to the garage get in the car drive to the garage could have a car and go to the office that.
What -- what do you expect exact opposite.
As Bob Beckel let's vital to -- So stupid to -- -- -- the idea behind it though of course is that it's augmented reality it's something we've never seen before you before it was always video games and should remember -- you have an assistant there arcades and in this case it's it's Byrd died design makes you think it's a limited just foods.
Careful it's just --