Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Man invents nutrient shake to replace food

Posted on Monday, 6 May, 2013 | Comment icon 46 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: sxc.hu

 
Rob Rhinehart has developed a special type of shake in a bid to solve the world's food problems.

The idea stemmed from a realization that conventional food is problematic, expensive and time consuming to prepare. Rhinehart decided to try and solve all these issues and more by inventing a new type of food that was cheap, easy to make and would provide the body with everything it needs.

By combining a concoction of vitamins, minerals and basic foodstuffs he eventually came up with a drink he calls "Soylent". With it, he claims, it is possible to live a perfectly normal, active life without having to ingest anything else at all. Not only could this solve the world's food shortage problems but it could also make people healthier and save them money as well.

But does it actually work ? Soylent is not without its critics, but with further trials being planned for the near future it may not be long before we know for sure if Rhinehart's invention will revolutionize how we consume food or whether the idea was fundamentally flawed from the outset.

"Rob Rhinehart has replaced all his meals with a nutrient-rich shake he calls ‘Soylent’."

  View: Full article

 Source: Telegraph


  Discuss: View comments (46)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #37 Posted by danielost on 8 May, 2013, 15:41
Yes but this is about people choosing whether to buy a variety of produce or live on a liquid diet and give up food - choice being the operative word, in choosing to save money et al. The starving of the world definitely deserve any nutritious alternative available and accessible and maybe some folk who live on restaurant dinners and spend huge amounts on fad and fast foods could consider this another reason why simple and cheap natural foods are a great way to save a dollar or two to send to those who wish they had that choice to make. So you want people to stop eating at restaurants and fast... [More]
Comment icon #38 Posted by danielost on 8 May, 2013, 15:44
I got side tracked by this topic all day. I read up everything this guy was doing. There was **** loads of comments on his blog too. I think this is an amazing idea and his deions of his experience on the stuff is amazing as well. Everything is pretty much absorbed except for fiber so it's fiber and probiotics in the digestive tract. People are concerned he is not eating real food and will miss something in his food but the fact is our bodies try to progress with an already nutrient deficient diet we all eat every day. There was a 17 year old girl who ate chicken nuggets and chips from Mc Dona... [More]
Comment icon #39 Posted by HuntrSThompsun on 9 May, 2013, 11:39
Drink fat free skim milk to compensate, there's your animal proteins..
Comment icon #40 Posted by freetoroam on 9 May, 2013, 15:47
If you think Philip`s story is unbelievable,, 2 weeks ago my brother in law also made the small fortune of $5155 grafting eleven hours a week from there apartment and they're roomate's ex-wife`s neighbour has done this for six months and made more than $5155 parttime on their labtop. the tips at this address. All29.com Is this one of those hidden spam things?
Comment icon #41 Posted by danielost on 9 May, 2013, 16:00
This will make it easier for bloomberg to force new york to eat healthy.
Comment icon #42 Posted by Mikko-kun on 10 May, 2013, 19:22
Quick, lets replace all the foods with this because it's bound to be healthy and cause no problems for us. We need it to be more effective at making Money! Who cares about some long-term health effects, it's the future!
Comment icon #43 Posted by Mike D boy on 12 May, 2013, 22:23
Some people, notably vegans and vegetarians (there's a difference) forego meat and animal products such as eggs and dairy, out of belief eating animal products does more harm to your bodies. I can't imagine a meat-free/dairy-free diet, because our bodies take in protein from flesh and can digest dairy products, unless you have lactose intolerance which affects tens of millions, when the body cannot break down the enzymes from cow's milk and genetically found in people, a high incidence in some racial or ethnic groups like east Asians and Native Americans. To refuse to eat again is a recipe for... [More]
Comment icon #44 Posted by danielost on 12 May, 2013, 23:23
Some people, notably vegans and vegetarians (there's a difference) forego meat and animal products such as eggs and dairy, out of belief eating animal products does more harm to your bodies. I can't imagine a meat-free/dairy-free diet, because our bodies take in protein from flesh and can digest dairy products, unless you have lactose intolerance which affects tens of millions, when the body cannot break down the enzymes from cow's milk and genetically found in people, a high incidence in some racial or ethnic groups like east Asians and Native Americans. To refuse to eat again is a recipe for... [More]
Comment icon #45 Posted by Hilander on 14 May, 2013, 1:00
Liquid diet would not work for me because of reasons Eldorado gave. Plus I like real food.
Comment icon #46 Posted by PixieCutLover on 14 May, 2013, 17:39
Weather his drink works or not he's doing research and he might stumble across something ,maybe totally unrelayed to food but something.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6007359
258384
170229

 
Bolsover Castle is voted 'England's spookiest'
10-17-2017
Built on an ancient burial ground, Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire has a reputation for being haunted.
Miami politician was 'abducted by aliens'
10-17-2017
Congressional candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera recalls having alien abduction experiences as a child.
Whales and dolphins lead 'human-like lives'
10-17-2017
Scientists have linked the brain size of cetaceans to the 'human-like' nature of their social behaviors.
Neutron star smash signals major breakthrough
10-16-2017
For the first time ever, gravitational waves and light have been picked up from the same cosmic event.
Other news in this category
Supervolcano could erupt sooner than thought
Posted 10-13-2017 | 9 comments
The enormous supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park could erupt with only a few years' warning....
 
Mystery surrounds giant hole in Antarctica
Posted 10-12-2017 | 3 comments
A hole in the ice larger than the Netherlands has been described by scientists as 'quite remarkable'....
 
Could floating wind farms power the planet ?
Posted 10-10-2017 | 23 comments
Scientists believe that wind farms in the North Atlantic could provide enough electricity to power the world....
 
Pesticides found in 75 percent of all honey
Posted 10-7-2017 | 11 comments
Scientists made the alarming discovery during an investigation in to the prevalence of pesticide residue....
 
Mystery methane surge is due to flatulent cows
Posted 10-2-2017 | 21 comments
A new US study has revealed that cow flatulence is responsible for a recent rise in atmospheric methane....
 
1,000mph car successfully fires up jet engine
Posted 10-1-2017 | 18 comments
Known as Bloodhound, the supersonic racing car will attempt to break the land-speed record in October....
 
Farm breeds mutant pigs with huge muscles
Posted 9-30-2017 | 23 comments
A farm in Cambodia has reportedly been creating massive mutant pigs with abnormally oversized muscles....
 
Scientists repair mutations in human embryos
Posted 9-29-2017 | 11 comments
For the first time ever, a method known as 'chemical surgery' has been used to fix a faulty human gene....
 
Life may have emerged over 4 billion years ago
Posted 9-28-2017 | 12 comments
Scientists have made a discovery that could push back the emergence of life further than ever before....
 
Dubai aims to launch a driverless hover-taxi
Posted 9-26-2017 | 5 comments
Transport authorities in the United Arab Emirates are hoping to offer an autonomous flying taxi service....
 
Man who prevented World War 3 dies aged 77
Posted 9-22-2017 | 9 comments
Former Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov made a decision in 1983 that may have saved the world....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ