10S Fork

The pleasure of eating slowly.
Lose weight without counting calories.

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Scientifically proven

lose weight

Less calories

It takes 20 minutes for the satiety signals to reach the brain: by eating slowly, I eat less.

Scientifically proven :

Slow/fast: Average difference of 11% less calories.
Eating slowly leads to a significant reduction in energy intake and increases the satiety effect (fast: 645.7 kcal, slow: 579 kcal)
Learn more about this research

more energy

Less fatigue

Thanks to a metabolic response better adapted to my body (pancreas, liver, intestine)

Scientifically proven:

« Postprandial somnolence (colloquially known as a food coma) is a normal state of drowsiness or lassitude following a meal […] caused by hormonal and neurochemical changes related to the rate at which glucose enters the bloodstream »
– Wikipedia

To go further:
Fatigue of the pancreas: research on the correlation between slow eating / type 2 diabetes

plus de gout

More taste

My taste and olfactory sensors need time to detect flavors: chewing longer = better taste.

Scientifically proven:

A shorter exposure time of the palate and the olfactory system to the food decreases the perception of taste and limits the pleasure of food.
Learn more about this research

How and why it works

The 10s Fork detects your eating rate and subtly guides you into the right rhythm, which has several positive effects on your health and well-being:

  • 11% less calories thanks to the satiety effect.
  • Up to 4 kilos lost in one month *.
  • Explore mindfulness to enhance the enjoyment of meals.
  • Chewing thoroughly your food facilitates digestion and has a detoxifying effect.
  • You feel better, less tired, less bloated.

* Many testimonials about losing 4 kg in one month. This result may vary from person to person.

Get back in shape and re-energize yourself

by eating slower for a better metabolism

Buy your 10s Fork

To go further, 10S fork also includes a fun and intuitive App

Customize your fork settings:

  • Adjust the timing between the bites
  • Choose your favorite feedback mode

Your entire meal data available at any time:

  • Follow your progress
  • Meal times and duration
  • Number of bites and average intervals
  • Photo of your meals (optional)
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10s Fork gaming app

Simple tools

To get well started, the « countdown » option helps you to visualize the time between the bites.

Test and develop your sense of time with our playful and effective brick game. Our little mascot accompanies you during the meal and encourages you to eat less quickly.

 

App 10s Fork
10S Fork mascott

Testimonials

« There is no simple intervention, objective, durable and reproductible eproducible to allow weight loss.
Slow Control could allow a care combining these four qualities. »
Dr. med. Yann Consigny, Gastro enterologist
« People go on diet because they think the answer comes with food.
They are wrong, the answer comes mostly from the eating behaviour. »
Dr med. Arnaud Cocaul, Nutritionist - Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital
« Every bite is a potential teaching experience. »
Ryan Lawler, Techcrunch
« I need to lose a few pounds, so I want to do things seriously. This week I lost more than 2 pounds, just by eating slowly … I realized how fast I ate. »
Sarah G
« In one month, I lost 8 pounds. Habits come slowly but we get there. I will continue using it. Thank you for your invention .. »
Christian P
« The slow eating approach has the advantage of being sustainable over the long term, unlike most diets »
Geert Schmid-Schonbein, research study co-author and - UCSD University

Videos about the 10s Fork

It Works!

User testimonial: eating with or without the 10s Fork

Medical testimonial

Dr. Cocaul explains why it is important to eat slowly.

Product footage

The 10s Fork from all angles.

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10s Fork in different colors
10s Fork in its white case
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Technical specifications of the 10SFork

Patents:

The technology is protected by four patents.

  • Hand to mouth measure with a fork
  • Capacitive detection with a fork
  • Mechanical cooperation between electronic key /handle / fork head
  • Special knife cooperating with fork

Specs:

  • Length: 7.87 inches
  • Width: 1 inch
  • Height: 2/3 inches
  • Weight: 0.14 pound

 

Handle of the fork:

  • Stainless steel handle that interacts both electronically and mechanically with the electronic key

Electronic Key:

  • Micro USB connector
  • Bluetooth low energy
  • Lithium Polymer Battery + 3.7 V
  • Microcontroller: ARM® Cortex®-M0 Processor
  • Capacitive detection
  • User feedback: 1 vibrating feedback + 2 LEDs
  • 2 plastic shell components

Hardware and software compatibility:

Compatibility: from iOS 5 and Android 4.2 with BLE support

Practical recommendations for getting started:

Download the guide my fork / my body

Frequently Asked Questions

I can eat slowly on my own! Why should I use this fork?

>> Read the answer
Easy to say, harder to do. The capacity to concentrate on the eating rate tends to diminish after a minute or two with another idea coming to your mind.

And even if you get to do it on your own, do you really want to spend your meal thinking exlusively about the time between the bites? With 10SFork, you pick the right behavior without thinking of it and the meal remains a pleasant and relaxing moment.

Can I use my 10s Fork only from time to time?

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Of course, you only have to use it a few meals a week to train your brain to build new habits

From 5 times a week, you will improve significantly .**

 

**Read more about this study

Can I keep on eating with my hands?

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Of course you can keep on eating with your hands even if you should rather use a fork to efficiently limit the size of your bites and therefore reduce your eating speed.

Am I not going to be the center of the attention with my fork?

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It is true that the device does not go unnoticed, but it gives you a very  positive image: our fork is used by many athletes and other mindful eating devotees. And if somebody asks you what this fork is for, we trust you to explain that eating slowly is at least as important as eating healthy : )
(eatingslowly.com)

Isn't the fork going to spoil my pleasure of eating?

>> Read the answer
Eating slowly stimulates the awakening of your brain to the flavors of the palate, providing you with more food pleasure and an appreciation of tastes and flavors that leads to a new culinary experience.

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