STT 79 – Aspirin Sandwich


Will vegetables taste like sweets in the future? Will softdrinks with a high sugar content still be allowed? Will the elderly all take polypills? Nobody can predict the future, but we can think about it. Actually, we have to think about it. Because tomorrow’s changes start with choices made today.

More is possible

Thanks to new technologies, more and more is possible. From making increasingly complex molecules to measuring tiny changes in the body, or targeted delivery of substances in specific parts of the body. Technology can help to improve our health, but it can also contribute to an unhealthier life.

Overview of trends and uncertainties

This book, Aspirine sandwich, provides an overview of current trends and uncertainties in food, medicines and prevention of disease and translates them into visions of possible futures. It also provides insight in opinions of consumer and experts. What do they expect? What do they want? A book full of food for thought! The publication is in Dutch, but includes an English summary.


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Aspirine op je brood (only available in Dutch but includes an English summary)
Voeding en geneesmiddelen in de toekomst
Author: Ellen Willemse, 2013
ISBN: 978-94-91397-05-9

Price hardcopy: € 17,50 incl. BTW (excluding shipping)
Pdf: free of charge. Please send an e-mail to info@stt.nlDo not forget to mention the title of the publication or the publication number (STT 79).