The touchscreen interface helps budding chefs check ingredients on an electronic shopping list they can take to the grocery store. It also lets them search recipes based on ingredients, number of calories or cooking time.
"Personal Trainer: Cooking" also builds on the social aspect of food. Roommates can try out recipes together, or parents can involve their children in preparing dishes for the family.
In 2009, Nintendo will build on its Personal Trainer series with "Personal Trainer: Math" and "Personal Trainer: Walking."--Nina Lentini