PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It sounds like a dieter’s dream: a plate that sucks the calories right out of your food.

It’s called the AbsorbPlate. Here’s how it’s supposed to work:

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The plate has 500 small holes on the bottom. Those holes are intended to suck the grease and oil from your food.

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Developers of the plate say it cuts about 30 calories from each meal eaten off of it.

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There is no word on when this plate will be available to consumers.