Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Spritz On Some Flavor!


Now that everything from a tan to pantyhose comes in a spray form, it's little wonder someone has found a way to put liquid pork in a can.

Well, almost. Smoked bacon, as well as chocolate fudge, strawberry shortcake, ranch and banana split are among the flavors featured in a new line of spritz-on food toppings. The "flavor sprays" are designed to simulate the taste of dieters' favorite foods while eliminating the guilt of eating them -- each contains no fat, calories, carbohydrates or cholesterol.

"(Spray-on) birthday-cake is going to be a home run.", predicts Sean Pomper, operations director for Flavor Spray Diet. "You actually taste the vanilla cake with the chocolate filling inside and the sprinkles and the cream on top."

The 18 unlikely sprays are the brainchild of celebrity chef David Burke, a New York culinarian noted for his research and new product development.

New York Post food critic Cynthia Kilian wrote that the spray-on bacon's "flavor charade (works) surprisingly well on scrambled eggs." The hot and sour spray didn't fare as well, causing a "potent sting of heat accompanied by a musty tang." Root beer float was dubbed "a clear winner."

Each can contains a liquid extract made up of water, salts, emulsifiers and natural and artificial flavors, with Splenda used as a sweetener in the "dessert" sprays. A 60ml supply will cost Canadians about $7.00, plus shipping, and is said to last six months (flavorspraydiet.com).

Pomper recently shipped two cases of product to a Maryland hospital that's now using Burke's dessert sprays on patients with dysphagia, a condition characterized by difficulties swallowing. "The patients are loving it," Pomper reports. "They're on a feeding tube but they're actually getting a hit of strawberry shortcake, marshmallow, chocolate, root beer.... tastes they haven't had in their mouths for years.

Krystyna Sieciechowicz, a University of Toronto food anthropologist, likens the sprays to a harbinger of virtual food.

"When we're staring to extract all these ingredients, how far are we from saying we'll have a pill and we'll have a spray that gives you a whiff of onions?" she muses. "It may be 100 or 200 years off, but I think that's what we're preparing ourselves for -- food that's a mere remembrance of what the original was."

Author: Susan Rutter -- Publisher, Nutritionist, and Instructor who assists patients and the public make healthy choices and changes in their lives.

Web Site: Healthy YOUbbies.
http://www.geocities.com/healthyoubbies/


MORE RESOURCES:

E! Online

Kelly Rowland Talks Son Titan and Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss, Plus Is She ...
E! Online
So what's her weight loss secret? Well, she's got her personal trainer, for starters. "Jeanette Jenkins is amazing," she told E! News. "I go to Soul Cycle with Angela Davis, who is a goddess but Jeanette really taught me about eating. I learned all ...

and more »


KSHB

VIDEO: Dozens injured during weight loss surgery in Mexico
KSHB
SAN DIEGO - The family of a San Diego woman who went in for weight loss surgery in Mexico and ended up in a coma is desperate for answers, and dozens more say they have been seriously injured by a doctor at the same hospital. Angie Stidum has been ...



Twin Falls Times-News

Jerome Woman Wins $10000 Magic Valley Weight Loss Challenge
Twin Falls Times-News
“It's always inspiring to me when one person takes charge of their health,” said Bear Bangs, director of the Magic Valley Weight Loss Challenge. “It gets pretty exciting. In just the top 50, 1,850 pounds were lost. That's 37 pounds per person. That's ...



ReliaWire

Weight Loss Surgery Beats Exercise, Diet For Obese Diabetics
ReliaWire
Three years after the weight-loss surgery, more than two-thirds of those who had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and one-third of the people who had adjustable gastric banding to shrink their stomach, no longer needed any diabetes medications, the study found.
Research says weight loss surgery more helpful in treating Type 2 diabetes ...NewsOK.com
Weight-loss (bariatric) surgery more effective in abating type 2 diabetes ...Times Gazette
Weight loss surgery better for diabetes than exercise, study showsState Column
Science Recorder -PhillyVoice.com -The Standard Daily
all 98 news articles »


New York Times

True Weight Loss Is Rare
Science 2.0 (blog)
When you are a weight loss doctor, your friends and colleagues cannot help but comment on your work. Many conversations contain the question, "Isn't it all just....(carbs, laziness, fast food, inactivity, genes, fructose - fill in speculation here). I ...
Drinking excess water does not help weight lossFood Consumer
In Health Law, a Boon for Diet ClinicsNew York Times

all 4 news articles »


The Small Diet Changes That Can Add Up to Big Weight Loss
Yahoo Health
How to lose weight weight by eliminating some foods, and adding a few also. (Photo: Getty Images). There's no one-size-fits all approach to eating better. As a nutritionist, some clients I meet with are ready and willing to dive head first into a ...



The Saratogian

Overweight to life overhaul: Local author shares story of dramatic weight loss
The Saratogian
The core of my story isn't weight loss, which is what most people naturally focus on. No, my real healing began when I made the decision to accept myself, right where I was, no matter what the scale said. The two 100-pound weight losses I had during my ...

and more »


E! Online

The Biggest Loser Contestant Tara Costa Gets Married, Shows Off Weight Loss ...
E! Online
She may not have been The Biggest Loser, but Tara Costa was definitely the biggest winner on her wedding day. E! News can confirm the season seven contender, who finished in third place behind winner Helen Phillips, said "I Do" to fiancé John ...

and more »


newsnet5.com

Dozens injured during weight loss surgery in Mexico
newsnet5.com
SAN DIEGO - The family of a San Diego woman who went in for weight loss surgery in Mexico and ended up in a coma is desperate for answers, and dozens more say they have been seriously injured by a doctor at the same hospital. Angie Stidum has been ...

and more »


KABC-TV

Diabetes medication Victoza could be next weight loss drug
KABC-TV
Diabetes medication Victoza could be next weight loss drug. Diabetes medication Victoza could be next weight loss drug. Many people taking a popular diabetes medication have been experiencing weight loss as one of the side effects. Embed.


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.