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Less calories and a better digestion.

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Scientifically proven

lose weight

Less calories

It takes 20 minutes for the stomach to signal to the brain that it’s full.
Eat slowly, eat less.

Scientifically proven :

Slow/fast: Average difference of 11% fewer calories compared to fast eating
Eating slowly significantly reduces the number of calories consumed (fast: 646 calories, slow: 579 calories)
Learn more about this research

more energy

Reduce fatigue

A slower pace lets your body optimize metabolic processes in organs like the pancreas, liver, and intestines.

Scientifically proven:

« Postprandial somnolence (i.e., 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

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Improve taste

The tongue and nose need time to detect flavors and smells. Chewing longer allows you to experience a broader range of flavors.

Scientific explanation:

The more time in contact with your tongue and nose means a better chance to perceive taste and experience the overall enjoyment of your food.
Learn more about this research

How it works

The 10s Fork measures how fast you eat and subtly guides you into a perfect rhythm, improving your overall health and well-being.

  • 11% less calories thanks to the satiety effect.
  • Lose up to 8 pounds in one month*.
  • Increased awareness increases the enjoyment of meals.
  • Chewing thoroughly aids digestion and has a detoxifying effect.
  • Feel better, more alert, and less bloated.

*Testimonials indicate weight loss of up to 4 kg (8.8 lbs) in one month. Results will vary from person to person.

Get in shape and re-energize yourself.

Improve your metabolism by eating slower.

Buy your 10s Fork

The 10S fork comes with a fun and intuitive app.

Customize your settings:

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

View meal data at any time:

  • Follow your progress
  • See meal time and duration
  • Show number of bites and average intervals
  • Store photos of your meals (optional)
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10s Fork gaming app

Simple tools

To get started, the “countdown” option helps you to visualize the time between bites.

Play a fun and effective brick game to develop your sense of time as you eat. Our mascot assists you during your meals and encourages you to eat less quickly.

 

App 10s Fork
10S Fork mascott

Testimonials

« There is currently no simple, objective, durable, and reproducible solution for weight loss. Slow Control encourages a strategy that combines these four qualities. »
Dr. med. Yann Consigny, Gastroenterologist
« 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.

Choose your favorite color

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?

>> Read the answer
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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