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Kaiser Permanente and Golden State Warriors Team Up to Fight Childhood Obesity
Date:11/2/2007

"Amazing Food Detective" video game teaches kids to eat healthy, get active

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and the Golden State Warriors are teaming up to help fight childhood obesity with a video game that teaches kids to get active and an education outreach program in Bay Area schools.

The partnership tips off on Tuesday, November 6 at the Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers game at ORACLE Arena, where Warriors forward Al Harrington will encourage children, parents and teachers to play "The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective" (http://www.amazingfooddetective.com), a video game recently launched by Kaiser Permanente.

Amazing Food Detective is the only free, online video game in English and Spanish that teaches children to eat healthier foods, get more active and manage how they spend their time in front of the computer and television.

The video game, which is being distributed in thousands of public schools with a teaching guide and family fun pages, shuts off function after 20 minutes of play, reminds kids to get active and won't let them back into the game for an hour. The game also includes printable scavenger hunts that teach kids how to interpret food labels, experiments to show kids how to measure sugar in soda drinks, healthy kid-friendly recipes, muscle-building exercises, and family activities that encourage better eating habits.

This is the second year in a row that the Warriors and Kaiser Permanente have teamed up to educate Bay Area youth on the importance of healthy eating and active living. This season the Warriors will again offer Kaiser Permanente "Healthy Picks" meals for sale during home games at ORACLE Arena, and will repeat their popular outreach program from last year -- "Get Fit Time Out." Presented over a week in early 2008 at local schools and community organizations, each day of the week has its own health a
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