Veggies4myHeart
Digital game to promote the consumption of vegetables in school

The project “Veggies4myHeart” – Digital game to promote the consumption of vegetables in schools” is a joint initiative of the Center for Innovation in Technologies and Health Care (ciTechCare) and Game Lab of the Polytechnic of Leiria, whose main objective is to promote the health literacy in the field of cardiovascular disease prevention by promoting the consumption of vegetables in pre-school children. The working hypothesis is that the use of digital ludification strategies enables pre-school students to choose healthy foods.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Cátia Braga-Pontes

DURATION
18 months (2018 – 2020)

INSTITUTIONAL AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS
Leiria City Hall
Polytechnic of Leiria Game Lab

FUNDING
Challenges Accelerator – Challenges in Cardiology