Work it Off! was awarded the "Apps for Healthy Kids - GE Healthymagination student award in the tools category.
L to R, Aneesh Chopra (White House Chief Technology Officer),Ralph Morelli , Julie Goon (Director of GE's healthymagination project), Nina Limardo (Trinity College'11), Kathleen Sibelius (Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), Pauline Lake (Trinity College'13), Tom Vilsack (Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture), Trishan de Lanerolle.
USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.
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This application will teach kids how they can work off the calories they consume. They can log what they eat by simply speaking it into the phone!
This mobile application for Android phones teaches children the correlation between the calories they eat and the calories they burn.
The user verbally speaks a food (e.g. hamburger) into the phone and is given options to Work It Off!
This application benefits all age groups. It is especially fun for kids because it turns learning about calories and exercise into an entertaining, interactive game that they can play with their friends.
Click on About at the top of the screen to learn more about this application.
"The healthy app, for healthy kids!"