Fat-Burning Breathalyzer Detects Whether Exercise Is Actually Working

Fat-Burning Breathalyzer Detects Whether Exercise Is Actually Working
Innovation

A prototype breathalyzer developed by NTT DoCoMo monitors levels of acetone and lets the user know whether their body is burning lipids.

Emma Hutchings
  • 26 july 2013

A prototype breathalyzer developed by researchers from NTT DoCoMo research laboratories in Japan tells users whether their exercise is working and their body is burning fat. The pocket-sized sensor measures levels of acetone on the breath and could help people determine which types of exercise are effective in terms of fat loss.

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