Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
Medicine

Submission + - Inhaled Chocolate: Crazy idea or boon to dieters? (boston.com) 1

Chienne Folle writes: Harvard professor David Edwards usually works on inhaled medicines, but his latest invention is a way to inhale something that, while regarded by many as a medicine, is technically a food: chocolate. That's right — a Harvard professor wants you to inhale chocolate. The chocolate pieces are too large to get into the lungs but too small to have much in the way of calories, so for those who want the taste without the substance, Dr. Edwards has an inhaler for you.

Read more at the Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/04/10/for_those_who_live_and_breathe_chocolate_a_puff/

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Inhaled Chocolate: Crazy idea or boon to dieters?

Comments Filter:
  • Calorie-free chocolate may help some, but I think the professor overlooks an important fact: the melting point of chocolate is precisely the same as the temperature of the human mouth. One of the reasons for chocolate's popularity is its texture, and no inhaler can ever give you that.

Nondeterminism means never having to say you are wrong.

Working...