How nanotechnology is changing how you eat and taste

Tiny tech is by no means purely industrial, as scientists incorporate nanotechnology into food at a rapid pace, for everything from making food taste saltier without using more salt to making it harder for the body to absorb cholesterol.

Nanotechnology is already revolutionising industries, from the tech sector to the health care industry. It was only a matter of time until the application of this exciting science of building tiny structures came to food.

Nanotechnology is playing out in food packaging, for the likes of creating pathogen-killing films and reinforcing plastic bottles to keep the fizz in sodas. But nanotech is also making its way into the actual food we eat, as well. Here are some examples of where this trend is and the far reaches of where it could go…..

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