BAM Dining Decisions Mobile Game
Which keeps you fueled longer, an apple or bacon? Play the Dining Decisions game and find out.
CDC has launched a new mobile game for kids, called Dining Decisions. This interactive and educational app is a FUN way for kids to learn to make healthy food choices in any environment.
Sort the food items into - Go, Slow, or Whoa
Test your food smarts by putting different foods into "Go," "Slow," or "Whoa" categories.
"Go" foods are the healthiest option, provide our bodies with the most energy or fuel, and should be eaten often. "Go" foods include:
- Raw vegetables
- Skim or low-fat milk
"Slow" foods are not as nutritious as "Go" foods and shouldn't be eaten every day. "Slow" foods include:
- Hot dogs
"Whoa" foods have little to no nutritious value and are often high in sugar, fat, and calories. These treats should be saved for special occasions. "Whoa" foods include:
- French fries
- Ice cream
As you advance to higher levels, there will be more food choices to categorize as "Go," "Slow," or "Whoa" and less time to do it. As you play and learn, the "Go" or healthiest choice will be easy to choose wherever you are!
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion developed the game as part of their BAM! Body and Mind website. BAM! is a website and set of resources specifically for tween-aged children (7–12 years old) and teachers.