Apps

Food, Nutrition and Health Apps developed by UNL Extension

Free Farm to Plate app for iPad or AndroidFarm to Plate (FREE)

What foods are in each food group, where do they come from and why do we need these foods in our daily diet?

Questions or comments? Contact author Ranae Aspen, MS

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Grow It Know It AppFREE App: Grow It Know It

Where do hot dogs come from? Milk? Hamburgers? Eggs? Most youngsters likely will say the grocery store. "We Grow It, do You Know It" is a lively, free app that gives kids their first lessons in how agriculture produces the things they love to eat. From the University of Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

'Snack Planet' app promotes healthy snacking, exercise

Snack Planet App

UNL Extension and Educational Media have teamed up to generate snack planet, a new, free iPad app available online though the Apple Store.

Snack Planet is a game developed to promote the benefits of healthy snacking and exercise. Help Optimis the robot move quickly through a maze, grab healthy foods and reach the exit before time runs out. Beware of the unhealthy snacks -- they reduce both time and score.

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4 Day Throw AwayNew application available for Apple devices
helps protect consumers from bad leftovers

The "4-Day Throw Away" application for Apple iPhone and iPod touch, available now from the App Store, is an extension of the 4 Day Throw Away campaign, which educates consumers about the dangers of foodborne illnesses and the four-day guideline for eating, freezing or throwing away leftovers. Read more about the App and the campaign.