1. Cooking up A GameCatherine Frederio, MS RD LDN Tamara Legros, BS
2. I’m Playing • Food Focus: Fruits • Veggie Garden Palooza • Breast Cancer Care • Max’s Plate • Mix & Max MemoryFull disclosure slide.
3. I’m Playing on iPhonePeggle Scramble Draw Something
4. I’m Playing
5. in the app kitchenCatherine Frederico, MS RD LDN
6. Grocery Game RecapScavenger Hunt gps aisle position obstacles race time scoreFood label barcodes camera to scan aisle QR codesCart balance health claims health index organics originRewards coupons calories burned healthy eating points image copyright Anna Diederich , 2012, Used under license from shutterstock.com
7. What dietitians want• Frederico, C. Results of a Dietitian Survey About Nutrition Games. Games for Health Journal 1(1): 2012.
9. Survey Results play don’t play 4%• 72 responses 96%
10. Survey Results yes no maybe 21%• beneﬁcial ? 79%
11. Make Games for: • middle school • all ages • elementary school • high school • adultsPriority list, college after adults
12. Make games on: • PC • Smartphone • Mac • Console • Handheld • Tabletpriority list
13. What kind of games? Survey A - free choice • healthy eating • healthy snacking • cooking for kids • cooking • MNT • grocery shopping26 topicscooking ranks 3 & 4
14. What kind of games? Survey B - choose• portions 1• meal planning 2a• eating out 2b• shopping 3• food labels 4a• all topics 4b• weight control 5
15. What kind of games? Survey B - choose• cooking skills 6• calorie control 7• wellness/prevention 8• snacking 9• nutrient composition 10a• cholesterol 10b• diabetes 10c
16. Cooking Gamesnone on consoles
17. Tamara’s Playing
18. Recipe for Great Cooking Games Catherine Frederico, MS RD LDN Tamara Legros, BSDuring the economic downturn, Americans were often working more than 1 job or doing overtime to make ends meet. Time is a preciouscommodity. Restaurant portions are large, high in fat, sodium, and calories.While the CDC data shows 66% of adults and 33% of children are overweight or obese. Americans are losing their ability to cook as these skillsare not being passed on to younger generations. This dangerous trend sets the stage for Americans to lose control of what they eat as webecome ever more reliant on convenient processed foods.
19. Why cooking games... • 43% eat together every day JAmMed • 39% eat together every day 2009 CBS News poll • eat out 5 meals per week 2011 Living Social Pollshare stories & life events; pattern eating for childrendisconnect from TV for mindful eating
20. Do you cook?• 43% cook 6-7x/week 2009 CBS News Poll• 44% over 64 cook 7x/week• 23% 18-29 year olds cook 7x/week• fewer men cook; younger men cook more• 33% of children help cook
21. American Obesity Epidemic Overweight Obese 1950 33% 10% 1990 66% 30%other countries
22. 5 of the top leading causes of death are diet relatedheart, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, kidney
23. Are you eating fast food? • varies with age, gender, geography • men eat it more than women • young eat it more than elders • families with children eat it more • Southerners eat it more than West or NEpollpoor eat it more, food deserts
24. Food Deserts• poor eat it more• http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/ fooddesert/fooddesert.ht ml
26. Cooking as Entertainment Cupcake Wars Iron Chef Man vs Food Bizarre Foods Sweet Genius Diners, Drive Ins & DivesWe know that cooking can be entertaining.TV food programs are now entertainment
27. “Cooking Games” Search 75,600,000 results0.12 seconds; clearly not able to try all of them; clearly an area ofpopular developmentcln 0 .12 seconds
28. web cooking gamesNot so good, cooking mama multiple platformsoy1 cooking games - 500+ games over 7 pages, 620 Likes on Facebookdidigames.com, top cooking games.com, girlsgogames.comlots of restaurant games about serving people
29. Cooking Mama
30. web cooking gamescookinggames.com and ecookinggames.com202, 511 Likes on Facebook!Turkey tetrazini has 37,477 playsWorld of Warcraft adssalt, too much garlic powder, too much oil, winelook for child appropriate
36. Could be Better iPhone Gamesdonut maker, cupcake maker, cake pop maker, cola soda makermany more
37. Good iPhone Cooking Gamescooking academy, cooking star, kidz kitchen, salad now
38. What Can We Do?
39. Find the Recipe for Better Games
40. Cook Up a Game Catherine Frederico, MS RD LDN
41. How do we get from this?
42. Through this...
43. to this?
44. Game Ingredients• recipes• equipment• measuring• food safety• technique• serving
45. Game Ingredients • Invite RD on team • Balanced meal options • Healthy cooking options • Age appropriate • Health appropriateNo wine or heavy spice in cooking games for children; no saltHealth appropriate: wellness or disease stateHealthy visual cuesMust have RD or chef RD
46. Many cookbooks authored by RDs for inspiration
47. Many clinical cookbooks authored by RDs for inspirationhttp://snap.nal.usda.gov Recipe Finderdisease management books
48. Flavorby RDiSpice app
49. Game Ingredients• Make it fresh• Show food in whole form• Food geographic origin• Cultural• Cost• Prep time• Serving portions
50. EquipmentPlaying pieces
51. gadgetsPlaying pieces
52. MeasuringGame tactic
53. add food safety elementget rid of sponges
54. www.FoodSafety.govseparate, don’t cross contaminate, cook to appropriate temp, chill at appropriate temp
55. http://www.fsis.usda.gov/fact_sheets/danger_zone/index.aspkeep cold things cold and hot things hot
56. identify the properly cooked burgerGuess the burger cooked to 160 degrees F