A Meal Replacement Beverage Invented By Rob Rhinehart Essay

1316 Words Jun 23rd, 2016 null Page
One pound of sweet Italian sausage, half a cup of minced onion, two crushed cloves of garlic, twelve lasagna noodles, sixteen ounces of ricotta cheese, and many more ingredients are required to make a pan of lasagna and its meat sauce from scratch. And it would take a total of three hours and fifteen minutes. That final count of time would not even account for the time spent grocery shopping, lost minutes due to prepping inefficiently, and the half hour it would take to eat dinner. Now add that to the all the excess carbohydrates and lack of sufficient vitamins from this Italian meal. For how much time and effort is put into the lasagna, the output and rewards are limited to a delicious pasta and great experience. The lasagna does not give an individual’s body sufficient nutrients, adds empty calories, and is the source of many opportunity costs. In other words: possibly not worth it, and definitely inefficient. What is efficient is Soylent: a meal replacement beverage invented by Rob Rhinehart, designed to meet the daily nutritional requirements of all individuals. With people’s current diets, meeting such daily requirements is a daunting task. People tend to consume too many empty calories in the form of carbohydrates and unhealthy fats rather than obtaining the nutrients necessary for a healthy life. Lasagna and many other foods prepared in the world are the reason for this occurrence. On the other hand, consuming one day of Soylent would allow one to meet their daily…

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