The elves that teach children to eat healthilyby Paola Battista - 2015.04.21
Good nutrition elves are trying to teach children to eat healthily. Elfoodz are characters from the first animated series created to teach Italian children about proper nutrition and a more sustainable life. In each episode, a child with an eating disorder is sent to Delìsland, the amazing island where Elfoodz help the young islanders to defeat a threat hanging over them: a terrible monster generated indirectly by eating the wrong food as a child. The children's task is to overcome all difficulties with courage and with the help of Carby, Protos, Lipis and Mina – all characters that represent the main nutritional categories: carbohydrates, proteins, fats and vitamins. But above all, they have to overcome the difficulties by choosing healthy foods and healthy eating habits. The cartoon was made by Play Entertainment, in collaboration with Rai Fiction and support from Unicef. 'Rimettiamoci in equilibrio' ('Let's get back in balance') was premiered recently in Venice, at Cartoons on the Bay 2015, and will be screened at Expo Milan and in Italian schools in the next academic year.
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