Would this device be possible?

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  1. Wombats Unlimited

    Wombats Unlimited OT Supporter

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    Would it be possible (maybe in the future) to design a device that takes either a pee or blood sample (like a blood sugar test) and tells you whether you're running a caloric deficit or surplus at that time? I think this would be an awesome tool, if you know if you ran a surplus or deficit at the end of each day, you could design an awesome diet, it would be a lot simpler than counting calories. In theory could this work?
     
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    Maybe in the year 2000.
     
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    A scale?:eek4:
     
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    No, nothing like a scale.
     
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    I guess in theory it could work, but certainly not from a blood or urine sample. There are tons of variables to take into consideration to figure out how many calories you need vs. how many you've put out. Height, weight, metabolic rate, etc. None of which can be figure out from your blood or urine.
     
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    What I'm thinking is something like those Ketosis things you pee on, that just says surplus or deficit at that point in time, not something that calculates how much you've used etc and estimates, something that uses your body chemistry to make an assessment. As I said, don't know if it's possible.
     
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    that is one of the dumbest fucking ideas i've ever heard
     
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    Why is it dumb? If possible, this would enable extremely accurate dieting and bulking phases without excess calories during the bulk, or excessive deprivation during the cut. I just want to know if there is anything in the science now or in the future that could work.
     
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    IT WONT WORK!
     
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    Sounds like an interesting idea to me, but as for feasability I'm not sure.
     
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    something like an instant test of your nitrogen balance to see if your body is catabolic or anabolic? i'm sure if it were feasible, someone would be making millions off of it now
     
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    No, the only way to know whether or not you are on a calorie defecit is to ask a scientist, and they will have to run many test that will take several years.
     
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    Taste Test!!! That is how I tell if I need more sugar or to cut back.... Nothing like a giant mug o' piss to tell me!
     
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    http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/06/28/spark.toilet/
     
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