Healthy Eating

Best Healthy Eating Apps For Kids [Updated for 2020]

Help our kids learn healthy habits early

We Reviewed Dozens Of The Best Healthy Eating Apps For Kids So You Don’t Have To. Here Are Our Top Picks.

Childhood obesity threatens the healthy future of a lot of children. In the U.S alone we spend approximately $150 billion every year to treat obesity-related conditions, and that number is growing. Obesity rates tripled in the past 30 years, a trend that means, for the first time in our history. We need to help our kids learn healthy habits early so they can live long and exciting lives.

There’s no time like the present to teach children about the importance of eating healthy to keep their bodies strong. We have put together a list of apps that encourage kids to make good food choices through fun, entertaining, and educational games that are fun for the whole family.

Some apps may be rated age 9+.


Fun & Game Apps for Kids


iOS App Store

This wholesome and fun app encourages children to make healthy food choices as they help the Yums save their carnival. Along the way they learn about different kinds of foods and how they power our bodies.

The app costs $1.99 and even will help children with other important skills like color matching.



Color Quest AR

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

Get a load of the fruits and vegetables that it takes to keep the body healthy! Kids get to color their favorite character, press a magic button, and see it come to life with fun facts about nutrition and health.

The app is completely free to play, and will be fun for the whole family. It’s a great way to teach healthy eating and other healthy habits.


My Food-Nutrition for Kids

iOS App Store

Kids will have a chance to learn about food and nutrition facts with this fun app. It’s very STEM-based, and encourages experimentation and learning by doing. Curiosity is rewarded, and there are no stressful points or levels.

The app costs $2.99 and teaches kids about where and how their favorite foods are grown and why they are good for the body.

Book App for Kids

The Prisoner of Carrot Castle

iOS App Store

This ebook, perfect for kids from 3 to 8 years of age, is an original, beautifully-illustrated story tells the story of a character who “hates” vegetables and gets locked up in a cell made of carrots. How will he ever survive?

The app costs $3.99 and promotes the expected positive message. There are fun interactions on each page and the book has the expected “read-to-me” and “read-to-myself” modes. Check it out!