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Tom's of Maine Loves Smash Your Food

February 3, 2015

Although I wish my kids were naturally drawn to the games that teach the benefits of eating healthy foods, it just doesn’t happen without my involvement. Enter “Smash Your Food,” my family’s favorite food app for kids. I insist on educational food apps. My kids prefer nasty, squishy, and ...

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Keep Kids Engaged in Healthy Living

January 2, 2015

Smash Your Food. Nutritionist Marta De Wulf, from Bellevue, Washington, felt compelled to develop her innovative app when she realized that while kids understand that certain foods contain too much sugar, fat or carbs, they have no idea how the information pertains to them. By JULIANNE HALE Read the article:  http://www.naturalawakeningsmag.com/Natural-Awakenings/January-2015/An-App-a-Day-Keeps-the-Doctor-Away/

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Education.com Names Smash Your Food, 10 Best Third Grade Apps

December 16, 2014

This awesome game helps kids learn about healthy food choices while honing on their division skills. You'll learn what the right amounts sugar, fat, and salt are for you based on your personal info. Then it’s time to smash! This fun, silly game incorporates real math and ...

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Kids Health: There’s An App for That

November 11, 2014

University of Illinois researchers suggest that physical activity boosts academic performance, so if kids want to stay at the head of the class and keep health and fitness a top priority, there is an app for that. The Smash Your Food app makes a guessing game of learning caloric content ...

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Yale professor’s exhibit shows that ‘Big Food’ is real — and scary!

June 16, 2014

So what’s fun in Big Food? You can try “Smash Your Food,” which identifies the fat, sugar and salt in what you’ve (virtually) smashed. There’s another game consisting of prettily colored wood doors, with a nutrition facts label posted on the outside of each. Visitors have to guess what ...

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Elementary School - Exercise & Nutrition - Smash Your Food HD AppoLearning Loves Smash Your Food

May 22, 2014

Why we love this app Smash Your Food is extremely informative and interactive. It teaches children real-life skills like how to read a nutrition labels. They will have to figure out how many sugar cubes, and teaspoons of oil and salt are in foods like French fries and ...

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Top Health Family Apps for 2014

January 6, 2014

Top health family apps for 2014 Smash Your Food As I look back through the year’s blogs, I find helpful tips for the New Year: Start your day with a healthy breakfast. It can take up to 8-10 exposures of a new food for anyone to like it. Practice mindful eating. Have a vegetable at lunch and ...

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Best Apps for Kids includes Smash Your Food in their list of Best Healthy Eating Apps for Kids

November 26, 2013

  The holiday season is upon us and what better time is there to teach children about the importance of eating healthy to keep their bodies strong? We have put together a list of apps that encourage kids to make good food choices through fun, entertaining, and ...

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From Mrs. Allen's Teaching Files

November 20, 2013

Smash Your Food is a fun, informative, and wonderfully GROSS online game used to illustrate just how much sugar, salt, and oil are in our favorite foods.  My students had a fantastic time crushing slices of pizza, hamburgers, french fries, muffins, and other tempting treats....   Read Mrs. Allen's Article:  http://www.allensteachingfiles.com ...

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Congratulations McKinney ISD! You took our Sugar Lesson and Challenge seriously - and got results!

September 29, 2013

NW Texas ADA School Walks and Food N' Me congratulate McKinney School District for embarking on the mission to be the healthiest district in North Texas!  American Diabetes Association’s School Walk to Stop Diabetes launched this unique premier program September 9 in all schools of MISD. 

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FNCE 2013 Gamification of a 21st Century Nutrition Practice Catherine Frederico, MS RDN LDN

September 2, 2013

Availability of nutrition tech games and resources is constantly evolving. Use search engines to find the most current nutrition games. If you create or find nutrition games not on this list, please email me at appyliving@gmail.com Android phones can display Flash, but Apple handheld devices cannot. So games that have Flash may not ...

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WebMD FIT Teens - Stuff We Like: Smash Your Food

August 12, 2013

Ever wondered what was in your favorite foods? In this super fun game, you squish them to smithereens to see just how much sugar, salt, and oil are in there. Smash Your Food 

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Kids can play the "Smash Your Food" app for free!

April 26, 2013

APRIL 26, 2013 BY: DARYL HRDLICKA Do your children know how much sugar, salt and oil there is in the foods they consume? Do you? Watch your kids laugh as they smash a real burger, crush a real milkshake, explode a real soda ...

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50 Games with STEM-Education Features

April 22, 2013

Smash Your Food: This was one of the audience favorites, particularly when the app shows what happens when you crush four donuts. But this nutrition-focused app actually smartly motivates you to do more than random guessing of the sugar, salt, and oil contents of various foods.

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App of the Week: Smash Your Food Transforming Health

April 22, 2013

Do you have young kids at home that like playing with their food more than eating it? Then, this app’s for you! Smash Your Food offers a fun, mess-free experience that is utterly entertaining and educational! This app not only lets them play with their food (without the mess), but it ...

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App we love: Smash Your Food

March 10, 2013

March 10, 2013 6:00 am  •  By Debra Bass Instead of nagging kids, teenagers and perhaps the young at heart about healthy eating, an app strives to make learning about nutrition more palatable. The bad news: You’ll learn how much fat, sugar and salt is in your favorite lunch of ...

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How digital health tools help kids form better habits

February 1, 2013

The winner was Smash Your Food, from Food N’ Me, a game that builds kids’ awareness of the fat, sugar and oil content of different foods by letting them guess those numbers and then check their guess through a simulation of smashing the food in a compressor. See Full article... By: 

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Top 50 learning apps for students

January 19, 2013

(Australia) THE start of the new school year is a little over a week away, but before you fill those school bags, lunch boxes and pencil cases, fill up your smartphone or tablet with some great educational apps and get a head start on study.  National social media and technology ...

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Fit Kids First - Smash Your Food with the Smashinator!

November 26, 2012

Great story from Central PA CBS News: Fit Kids First - Smash Your Food with the Smashinator! http://wearecentralpa.com/fulltext?nxd_id=416542

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CBC Morning News Highlights Smash Your Food

November 22, 2012

"Appy Thanksgiving!" Thanksgiving Day feature by John Blackstone http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50135685n  

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Smash Your Food: Healthy eating apps for kids. Toronto Star

November 19, 2012

First, your kid smashes a pizza slice into greasy smithereens. Then, a cupcake, squashed into a gooey mess. Finally, a big bowl of ice cream, splattered in every direction. It sounds like a parent’s worst nightmare — but in Smash Your Food, a new iPhone app, playing with ...

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Learn More About Healthy Thanksgiving Dinners With Smash Your Food Read more: http://www.148apps.com/tag/smash-your-food/#ixzz2EDCuZsSA

November 19, 2012

Thanksgiving is very nearly upon us. What better way to keep the kids happy than by giving them the opportunity to smash up food, while also learning of the benefits of moderation? That’s precisely what Smash Your Food offers all year round, and with a new Thanksgiving focused pack, too! Working in ...

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Use Your iPhone to Smash Your Food this Thanksgiving by Tree Hugger

November 16, 2012

© Food N' MeGetting kids to understand the connection between their diet, nutrition, and health at an early age can help them establish healthy habits for life, and this free iOS app just might be cool enough to motivate them to learn more about the foods they ...

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Mom of two teens; Nutritionist for 20 years; Entrepreneur and co-founder of Food N’ Me and ‘Smash Your Food’

November 15, 2012

Marta, you are a techie, entrepreneur, nutritionist and a mom. And you have combined all of these traits into several fabulous games for kids. I first heard about ‘Smash Your Food’ when Heather Cabot, Yahoo! editor, demonstrated the game on NBC’s Today Show. Tell us about ‘Smash ...

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Smash Your Food motivates children to make healthier food choices.

November 12, 2012

"Smash Your Food" for iOS (App Store link) is a new educational app that encourages both children and adults to make healthier eating choices. The app is designed to allow people to make healthier food choices while giving actual facts about specific types of food ...

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The iPhone Mom features Smash Your Food in Ten For Tuesday Written by Nikki

November 6, 2012

If you would like to teach your kids to make healthy food choices – be sure to check out Smash Your Food! Read the full article:   http://www.theiphonemom.com/ten-for-tuesday-7

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Playing with your food goes mobile, empowering kids to make healthy food choices, while squashing unhealthy foods!

October 30, 2012

NOW AVAILABLE ON THE IPHONE, SMASH YOUR FOOD™ EDUCATIONAL GAME SERVES UP A HUGE HELPING OF FUN MOBILE LEARNING FOR FAMILIES ANYWHERE SEATTLE, Wash., (October 30, 2012) – Smash your food… anywhere!  The highly anticipated iPhone and iPod Touch adaptation of the breakthrough educational game is now available in the Apple App ...

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Today's Best Apps: Daily Yoga, Smash Your Food And More

October 27, 2012

AppAdvice BY AMMAAR RESHI iPhone: Smash Your Food by Food N’ Me (Free, 33.6 MB): Smash Your Food keeps your children aware of the content in your food. The app lets you pick different kinds of food and then shows you a video of the ...

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Mom's Video Game Takes the Fright Out of Junk Food

October 10, 2012

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Game urges kids to smash their food, see what's inside By Herb Weisbaum

September 27, 2012

We are raising a nation of fat kids -- kids who are more likely to have a host of medical problems, from diabetes to heart disease. A local nutritionist wants to do something about that, and she's taken a very different approach.Marta de Wulf wants kids to ...

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App of the Week: Smash Your Food Rosanna McGinnis | Apps | Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

September 26, 2012

The most fun and most disgusting app I’ve found is Smash Your Food. Produced by Ocatve Media International, Smash Your Food shows in a very real way the amount of sugar, salt, and oil found in commonly eaten foods..... Though this app is only available for the iPad, ...

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Best pick for Kid Apps - Smash Your Food!

September 5, 2012

I have a confession. My daughter is a terrible eater. Anything green is 'disgusting' and yes, I've bribed her to try a veggie or two. I've even had to go as far as creating a rewards chart for her to try new foods (I'll show you that ...

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NBC's Great apps to get your kindergartner ready for school

August 31, 2012

Smash Your Food  (free, $2.99) is a hilariously disgusting yet totally awesome app to help teach kids about eating healthy. Winner of Michelle Obama's Apps for Healthy Kids national competition, Smash Your Food does just that: lets kids watch everything from donuts to corn dogs to cans full of ...

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Kids health: There’s an app for that by Kimberly N. Alleyne | August 30, 2012 at 9:19 AM

August 30, 2012

Class is back in session and kids are donning the latest fashions, tweeting about classes, and trying to stay a download ahead of the latest technology trends. But, before the juggle of homework, exams and pep rallies blur each school day, tech-loving students, and their parents, can tap or click their ...

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7 Unique Apps – Outstanding for Home and School

August 14, 2012

Smash Your Food uses the timeless childhood pastime of playing with your food to make the point of healthy vs. unhealthy foods. Estimate how many sugar, salt and fat parts are in each food. Watch the food being smashed and squirt everywhere in slow motion. After the smashing, compare your ...

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Yale Peabody Museum Big Food Exhibit Fun And Educational For Whole Family

August 5, 2012

"Big Food has really changed our family's life. Our 4-year-old frequently refers to Smash Your Food game and to the tightrope/healthy food game 'If we eat junk, we'll fall and pirañas will get us. If we eat the healthy food we can balance on the tight rope.' ...

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Health and Wellness Apps for Kids Promoting Healthier Living

August 4, 2012

The number of obese children in America has more than trippled over the past 30 years and most youth ... When it comes to getting kids to eat healthier, there are several tools that can help. Food N’ Me is an interactive website that aims to promote healthy eating among ...

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REVIEW: Smash Your Food App from Food N’ Me

August 2, 2012

Food N' Me is a website designed to teach children and families how to make good food choices and eat healthier using games to teach us what is in the foods that we are eating. Smash Your Food is one of those games and now it is available on the ...

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Friday App Find: Smash Your Food

July 27, 2012

It can be hard to get kids to eat well, but a variety of iPad apps are helping to make it a little easier. One of these apps is Smash Your Food. Presented as a fun game, Smash Your Food allows users to guess the amount of sugar, salt and oil ...

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Best Apps for Kids - Smash Your Food HD

July 23, 2012

My kids have been playing with this app for a few months now and it remains a favorite of theirs. It is one app I do not dare remove from the iPad. While they do love watching the food ooze, it is obvious that they have become more aware ...

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Mongo and the squishy donut

July 20, 2012

Squish…  Mongo accidentally stepped on a donut!  The jelly filling oozed out and Mongo’s feet got really sticky.  Mongo started walking home slowly because his feet kept sticking to the ground.  As he was walking, he noticed a trail of ants following him!  At first he thought they were his ...

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The Big Idea: Smash Your Food

July 16, 2012

Video game teaches students what exactly is in the foods they are eating....Nutrition is not new. It’s how do you teach this? People don’t like being told they can’t eat something. What I’m trying to do is give them information without judgment and connecting virtual to reality. I ...

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Best Apps Category: By App Smitten Smash Your Food Like the title says. Why we like it: It’s engaging whether they get the healthy eating lessons or not

June 11, 2012

Trying to teach your kids good eating habits? Download this app and watch them squeal with delight as the jelly donut is smashed  into sugary goo and a can of soda fizzes and explodes. With captivating graphics and sounds, a virtual slot machine reveals  how much sugar, salt and ...

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App-y Day: Smash Your Food Nutrition lessons get delightfully messy! By Daily Candy

June 4, 2012

Your idea of a happy meal is broccoli and carrots finished with a huge helping of “Gee, thanks for cooking, Mom.” We have just the recipe: Smash Your Food, an engaging iPad and iPhone app. It serves up valuable lessons about nutrition through quizzes and funny gross-out videos. Even ...

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'Smash Your Food' iPad game lets kids virtually pulverize food to learn about nutrition

May 30, 2012

An award-winning mobile game called Smash Your Food is making strides among kids by allowing them to virtually smash junk food into oblivion, aiming for both fun and gross-out appeal, all while learning about nutrition.Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/smash-food-ipad-game-lets-kids-virtually-pulverize-food-learn-nutrition-article-1.1086256#ixzz1wNx1o3c7

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By MICHELLE CASTILLO / CBS NEWS "Smash your food" app breaks down sugar, salt and oil content of kids' meals

May 30, 2012

(CBS News) Getting kids to eat healthier without nagging can be close to impossible. But, there's new hope in the form of an app that allows kids to play with their food - and even smash it to oblivion.  One of the winners of Michelle Obama's Apps for Healthy Kids' ...

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Seattle Times: Smash Your Food; eat healthier

May 20, 2012

A Bellevue nutritionist and her husband have developed a game app that allows kids to smash foods and learn nutrition at the same time. By Carrie Dennett Special to The Seattle Times Marta De Wulf , a nutritionist for more than 20 years, helped design the "Smash Your ...

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What's Hot? Apple says that Smash Your Food is!

May 8, 2012

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Voice America: KIDS FIRST! Review of Smash Your Food by 12-year-old Ryana

May 1, 2012

Tune into this week’s episode of KIDS FIRST!  Learn about the cool new ipad app, Smash Your Food, winner of Michelle Obama’s Apps for Healthy Children.   Listen start at 17 minutes into the streaming radio show.   source: http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/61430/big-island-film-festival-in-hawaii-leo-sears-smash-your-food-app-new-film-pirates-and-more

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Smash Your Food Featured on the Today Show

April 30, 2012

Al Roker says, "Wow!" and "Really cool!" about Smash Your Food -  Watch him guess how much sugar is in a can of cola:  http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/3041426/ns/today-today_health/#47230952 the next one we're going to talk about a game for kids to help them ...

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Download Your New Bod Today! 20 Fitness Apps That’ll Get You Beach Ready

April 30, 2012

Smash Your Food Why you want it: It’s never too early, or too late, to learn about good nutrition! This app was a winner in Michelle Obama’s Apps for Healthy Kids national competition. It allows kids (or you) to guess which foods have bad stuff (i.e. sugar, salt, oil) ...

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iVillage: Smash Your Food: Why you want it

April 23, 2012

smash your food Why you want it: It’s never too early, or too late, to learn about good nutrition! This app was a winner in Michelle Obama’s Apps for Healthy Kids national competition. ...

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A NEW WAY TO DEAL WITH YOUR "PICKY EATERS"

April 9, 2012

  Updated 04/09/12 8:00 AM · Posted 04/09/12 7:57 AM by Anna Monette Roberts  Picky, picky, picky! Any parent that's ever dealt with a picky eater knows how frustrating it can be. It's a constant battle to force the kids to finish the broccoli on the plate or even ...

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Parenting.com: Best Kids' Apps Pick: Smash Your Food

March 29, 2012

Best Kids' Apps Pick: Smash Your Food March 29, 2012 By Jeana Lee Tahnk © Smash Your Food Smash Your Food Works on: iPad Cost: $2.99 (there is also a FREE version with limited food choices) For: Parents who want their kids to learn more about nutrition, and kids who ...

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MediaPost: Random iPad App of the week Smash Your Food

March 28, 2012

Out to Launch by Amy Corr, Mar 28, 2012, 2:16 PM Random iPad App of the week: Kids can play with their food without getting dirty with "Smash Your Food." The app teaches kids what is healthy and -- what’s not -- by having them guess how much sugar, salt ...

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NY1's App Wrap: Smash Your Food review video

March 28, 2012

03/28/2012 11:41 AM App Wrap: "Hunger Games: Girl On Fire," "Smash Your Food" By: Adam Balkin   Smash Your Food For dealing with the actual games we play every day with our hunger, there's Smash Your Food. A winner of first lady Michelle Obama's "Apps for Healthy Kids Campaign" it's designed to teach children ...

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Smash Your Food featured on KSL 5 in Salt Lake City, UT

March 27, 2012

To watch the segment click 'Read more':  Smash Your Food Featured on on NBC Evening News      

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#15 TOP SELLING Education App

March 25, 2012

Smash Your Food HD became the 15th top selling app in the education category in the U.S. App store in just 5 days!   It jumped from 108th position the day before.  

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PC Magazine: Smash Your Food App for iPad Crushes Food and Teaches Kids about Non-Healthy Foods

March 23, 2012

By BrothaTech Kids today are no different from when we were kids - Make it cool, and they will learn. Food N' Me, a winner of the "Apps for Healthy Kids" campaign launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, defiantly brings the cool factor to their Smash ...

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Apple’s Staff picks Smash Your Food as one of their favorite apps!

March 23, 2012

Smash Your Food HD has been selected by Apple's app editorial staff as one of their favorites app for the iPad.  Additionally, Apple decided to feature Smash Your Food in "New and Noteworthy" sections of 188  iTunes stores worldwide in 3 categories: Education, pay apps Games for Kids pay ...

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Food For Thought: Is This App Bound To Be A Smash Hit?

March 21, 2012

BY ALDRIN CALIMLIM According to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” Campaign, around 30 percent of American children today are overweight or obese. Indeed, childhood obesity is no joke. That doesn’t mean, however, that educating children to prevent obesity can’t be done in an amusing manner. Often, learning disguised ...

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iPad app that teaches kids to smash unhealthy food choices

March 21, 2012

iPad app that teaches kids to smash unhealthy food choices Anne Hart Children's Nutrition Examiner Can smashing food in a new video game application on an iPad help children choose healthier meals? To find out, try the video games application for iPad, Smash ...

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ALLVOICES: New iPad app teaches kids to smash their junk food

March 21, 2012

New iPad app teaches kids to smash their junk food Bellevue : WA : USA | Mar 21, 2012 at 2:13 PM PDT BY AnneHart   Smash your food and Food 'N Me are software applications for the iPad ...

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'Big Food' Exhibit At Yale Peabody Museum

February 17, 2012

By SUSAN DUNNE, sdunne@courant.com The Hartford Courant "A silly but queasy interactive installation "Smash Your Food" gives an idea of the sugar, salt and fat content of popular snacks like chicken nuggets, burgers and milkshakes, to gross people out and encourage them to eat something else. "We managed to survive for a very ...

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WASHINGTON STATE COUPLE HONORED AT WHITE HOUSE EVENT

October 9, 2010

SMASH YOUR FOOD™ WINNER OF MICHELLE OBAMA’S APPS FOR HEALTHY KIDS NATIONAL CONTEST! Selected from hundreds of submitted games and tools in First Lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign’s national contest; White House awards ceremony presented by Aneesh Chopra, White House Chief Technology Officer, Health and ...

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Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Chief Technology Officer, highlights “Smash Your Food” as example of entrepreneurship seeing the power of software to help people eat better.

October 8, 2010

Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Chief Technology Officer, Talks About Health IT Geek Squads, Entrepreneurship Prizes, and “Data as a Policy Lever” Wade Roush 10/7/10 “In the Obama Administration, entrepreneurs...

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SMASH YOUR FOOD™ WINNER OF MICHELLE OBAMA’S APPS FOR HEALTHY KIDS NATIONAL CONTEST!

October 5, 2010

Provided by Games Press Tuesday, October 5th 2010 at 12:56PM WASHINGTON, D.C.– OCTOBER 5, 2010– Smash Your Food TM was one of the top winners in the Apps for Healthy Kids contest ( www.appsforhealthykids.com), part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s“Let’s Move!” campaign targeting childhood obesity, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. Smash Your Food, ...

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Bellevue Couple Honored At White House For Online Food Game

September 29, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Bellevue couple received a top honor at the White House Wedensday as part of Michelle Obama’s push to get kids to eat better. Marta and Frederic De Wulf were among 12 groups recognized for creating a digital tool to improve health. The De Wulfs built an online game, called "Smash ...

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Smash Your Food Game for PC Ready to Play

August 3, 2010

Gooey, free nutrition game is a finalist and part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign to end childhood obesity. Voting ends August 14th. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON - You could ask your kids to guess how much sugar, salt and/or oil their favorite foods contain – or you could watch them stuff their pizza, burgers ...

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Smash Your Food!

August 3, 2010

Load up your favorite food -- guess the amount of goop it contains and then -- stand back and pull the "smash lever!" Everyone can watch their food choice get slowly smashed into a flat, gooey mess (the squashed milkshake video rocks)!

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