0

Your Cart is Empty

Is The Soylent Diet The End Of Food As We Know It?

August 13, 2015 2 min read

I like food and I'm guessing you do too. But, well, you may be wasting your time with Soylent hanging around. Soylent is a liquid gruel high in calories intended to replace all of your meals. Curious? It is a powder and an oil that you mix together to make a 16 ounce, 500 calorie drink that you consume three times a day (or more often if you'd like). If that sounds like too much effort, the company that produces it is working on a premixed version. soylent diet As for how it tastes, there seems to be a range of responses including: “thin pancake batter” to “slightly better than the stuff you get before a colonoscopy.” Eek. Doesn't sound all that great. Soylent was invented by Rob Rhinehart, a 22 year old Silicone Valley app developer who was tried of spending so much money on food. He reversed engineered a drink that would give him a days worth of nutrition for the price of a take out meal. It currently runs about $9 a day. Rhinehart, himself, claims to have been living on the drink for the past 2 years. Consumers report feeling increased energy so maybe it isn't totally bogus. The biggest downside reported is a large amount of gas and bloating in the first week. There are mixed thoughts on whether or not humans need phytochemicals (the nutritional stuff found in plants) which are noticeably absent from Soylent. And what makes this different from other liquid diets like SlimFast and Nutren? Not much apparently. At this point, I plan to stick with food. Although I'm relieved to learn that this Soylent doesn't contain people, it still doesn't sound very appetizing. What do you think? Would you give it a try? Is this the way of the future? Source: Shape  

Leave a comment


Also in BodyRock Store Blog

Image of Bodyrock blog article - What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?
What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?

July 14, 2019 3 min read

Do you think your booty looks a little flat? This might be why!
Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day
12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day

July 08, 2017 4 min read

Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks
7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks

June 22, 2017 2 min read

Do you ever find yourself knuckle-deep in a bag of Cheetos?
Read More

Become a Bodyrocker

Shipping & Delivery
Fast, 2 Day Shipping.
We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA via 2 day expedited shipping with our partners at FEDEX. Once your order is received and processed, it’s just 2 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.

 

We ship within Canada and the United States via FedEx with expedited 2-Day shipping.

For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International, which is usually in transit for 5-7 business days, depending on location.

We ship all of our physical products with FedEx, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Signatures are required on all orders.

Returns & Exchanges

BodyRock Equipment

We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.

Digital Products

We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.

Clothing

All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.