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CNET News Video: Vibrating fork, smart scale could help you eat healthier

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CNET News Video: Vibrating fork, smart scale could help you eat healthier

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If you made a New Year's resolution to lose weight, you might need a bit of high-tech help right about now. CNET takes a look at a fork that helps you pace your meals and an app that lets you count calories easily and accurately.

It's. Then the year may begin with the best intentions to eat healthier but old habits -- hard. And a few weeks in you may need some tech to help you stick to your goals. A skill as one way to control portions but a new gadget takes that idea a step further. For the show happen doesn't caller recipe ingredient for ingredient the -- -- counter top app. -- -- this tell find out the exact nutritional information out the picture prepare. -- -- the prep -- place an empty dish on the scale. Then enter each ingredient of your meal into the counter top app before adding it to your -- We're kind of first in terms of giving you the visual breakdown of every ingredient you know you completed you know everything that your but your -- in the kitchen. When it comes to eating health experts say what's the -- the happy for reminds you to slow down your dining. The electronic utensil -- the intervals between your bytes and tell you when your -- your meal to quickly by vibrating and sending alert to your Smartphone you'll have to charge up the device every few hours and currently there are no happy spoons. So you're out of luck give soups on the menu but happy four -- dishwasher -- just pull it apart to keep your electronics thanks in dry. Another proven way to trim the fat -- food diary. The might fitness -- app tracks what you eat and your exercise down to the last calorie thanks to a bar code scanning feature and that message database. Of workouts and to. Part of the databases center by us -- part of it is under fire communities so it's a lot like Wikipedia where people will. Contribute foods people can edit foods. You know you can think of it as having millions of people who are constantly quality checking our database. -- people often -- the same meals at the Apple soon roll out a feature that remembers foods eaten together. If you just. Tap on a hot talk what you see is we'll show you all the things that you've walked. -- that opt out before so you can easily check Hamas of the -- the ketchup relish we'll all be there for you makes it really simple to -- whole group of fruits. With some tech on your site -- he'll keep that New Year's resolution after all at least until April -- In San Francisco I'm -- dust CNET for CBS news yeah.
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