Many times the news about playing video games is unfavorable. Gaming sometimes get a bad rap for negative affects on public health.
If you choose wisely, gaming can help people improve their health and disease outcomes in all stages of life. For instance, video games have helped improve gait velocity, stride and balance in patients living with Parkinson’s disease and helped kids increase their fruit and vegetable consumption by 2-3 servings (with the right games)—contributing to a healthy diet and reducing childhood obesity.
Here’s an infographic on how gaming can actually improve your health.
Source: Big Fish Games