About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Now, Shoes to Keep Your Feet Cool

by Kathy Jones on December 19, 2011 at 10:01 PM
Font : A-A+

 Now, Shoes to Keep Your Feet Cool

Cycling shoes manufacturer Louis Garneau Carbon Pro Team has come up with a novel way of keeping your feet cool by manufacturing shoes that contain popularly used sugar substitute.

The company has used a sweetener known as xylitol which is commonly used in chewing gums and toothpastes, providing the minty cool sensation. Being a sugar based compound, xylitol evaporates when it comes in contact with moisture.

Advertisement

A number of other companies have been experimenting using this compound in fabrics such as cooling sleeves or socks etc. Louis Garneau said that the shoes will be available in the market by next month and will cost around $329.

Source: Medindia
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Recommended Reading

This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close
×

Now, Shoes to Keep Your Feet Cool Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests