University of Copenhagen develops 3D printed meals tailored to hospital patients

University of Copenhagen develops 3D printed meals tailored to hospital patients

Think a 3D printed casserole is more science fiction than reality? Think again. As additively manufactured food looms ever present, one Danish university is keen to show that that 3D printed meals can be just as healthy – and at least as tasty – as regular food. The Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen has launched a new research study that uses 3D printing technology to tailor food to hospital patients’ individual needs. That could mean anything from smoother textures for patients who have difficulty swallowing, to boosted vitamins for those lacking adequate nutrition. Whereas previous […]

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