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Eat, Sleep and Be Well with the Latest Technology From Eight Sleep, Nima Sensor and More

by Jack Guy

Sep 20, 2020

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Lifestyle / Technology

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EIGHT SLEEP POD
This high-tech mattress tracks your sleep patterns and adjusts to your body to make sure you get a good rest every night of the week. Cooling and heating technology provides ideal conditions on each side of the bed and also adjusts the temperature to wake you up without an alarm. Sensors track deep sleep, heart rate and rapid eye movement (REM) so you can see a detailed picture of your sleep patterns. The accompanying app combines this data into a sleep fit score, providing advice on what time to sleep to make up for any deficits and encouraging you to maintain sleep fitness. From $2,495, mattress only.
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NIMA SENSORS
Food allergies can be life-threatening in extreme cases, making eating out an anxiety-inducing experience. Take that stress away with a Nima sensor, which tests a small sample of food before you eat. It takes a few minutes to return results, but it’s worth waiting to avert a dangerous reaction. Available in both gluten and peanut versions, Nima claims its sensors are 97 percent accurate. $229 plus $5 per sample capsule.
nimasensor.com

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SMART NORA
Sleep technology is booming thanks to a growing appreciation of the importance of good-quality rest for overall health. As part of that trend, Smart Nora offers an inflating device that fits under your normal pillow, filling with air when a sensor detects signs of snoring. This slight movement returns your airway to its normal position, stopping snoring without disturbing or waking you or your partner. It packs well for travel and also comes with a money- back guarantee. $359.
smartnora.com

FOREO UFO
Facial masks are having a moment as skincare routines become increasingly popular, and the Foreo UFO Smart Mask elevates the low-tech mask using LED treatments, sonic pulses, heat and cold. Load the puck-like device with skincare serums it dispenses as you hold it to your face, giving a facial mask experience in just 90 seconds. A number of different masks are available, and the accompanying Foreo app tells you exactly how to use them for best results. $199.
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