A Simple Problem That Shows Just Why We Need Posted Calorie Counts

Quick, how many calories would you say are in an order of cheese fries with a side of accompanying ranch dressing? What about a burger and plain fries? Keep those numbers in your head for a minute, you'll need them to solve this problem. » 11/26/14 10:40am 11/26/14 10:40am

A Tricorder That Automatically Counts All The Calories In Your Food

It's impossible to know how many calories we're about to consume just by glancing at the food on our plate. That's why the researchers at GE are trying to build a universal calorie counter. Here's how it would work. » 7/02/14 2:42pm 7/02/14 2:42pm

If You're Going To Be A Cannibal, You've Got To Count Calories

Here at Snacktaku we're all about portion control, so when science tells us a fully-cooked human cadaver would contain roughly 81,500 calories, we reach for the freezer bags. » 6/28/14 6:06pm 6/28/14 6:06pm