Category Archives: Product Critiques

When gadgets go beyond the data: HAPIfork

A vibrating fork called the "HAPIfork" got a lot of buzz (sorry) last week with promises to help you lose weight, enhance digestion, and improve overall feeling by letting you know when you are eating too fast and thus slowing you down. I was surprised at these claims, given that I have read some of the research on eating speed and weight and found it mixed, and overall unconvincing. My post on that is here. The research spans back to the 1960s, but curiously, the company only cites research Read more [...]