Chopsticks that can enhance food taste using an electrical stimulation waveform invented in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Chopsticks that can enhance food taste using an electrical stimulation waveform invented in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Japan

Japan researchers develop electric chopsticks that enhance salty taste, promote better health

  • The device uses a weak electrical current to transmit sodium ions from food to the mouth, and the salty taste is enhanced 1.5 times
  • The average Japanese adult consumes about 10g of salt per day, double the amount recommended by the WHO, this device will help reduce sodium in diets

Chopsticks that can enhance food taste using an electrical stimulation waveform invented in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Chopsticks that can enhance food taste using an electrical stimulation waveform invented in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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