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Eat Well for Life BINGO

Nutrition education tool Ongoing initiative

Hosting Organization: Timiskaming Health Unit

Type of Event: Nutrition education tool

Audience: Older Adults

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This initiative is designed to integrate the Canada’s Food Guide in an interactive bingo game, making learning about healthy eating for healthy aging interesting and fun.

Objectives:

  • To become familiar with Canada’s Food Guide and its main food groups.
  • To be able to match regular foods with their respective food groups.
  • To become familiar with types and proportions of foods that promote healthy eating habits.
  • To increase interest in and consumption of a variety of healthy food choices.
  • To recognize important foods and practices for healthy eating habits that promote healthy aging.

Game contents:

  • Instructions  Canada’s Food Guide  30 bingo player cards  4 colour coded Caller Cards to cut before the game (80 foods)  Caller Master Sheet (4 colour coded Caller Cards to mark the foods called)

Other material needed:

  • Bingo chips  Small bag/container to mix food cards  Prizes