It is just not that fun to play. I would add some food to the empty plates to make it more clear that they fill up the food bar. Insta death is also not very fun, I would suggest getting attacked decreases the food and water bar. Since you then have the choice between go full rambo and collecting lots of food or being more conservative by avoiding the enemies and needing less food.
A downloadable game for Windows
Entry for Survive the Game Jam 5.
Demon Days is a top down shooter in which you need to be constantly picking up water and food to survive while you fight demons that always resurrect back to life.
Dock - Pixel Art
Kevin MacLeod - Music - https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/?genre=horror
LeMudCrab - SFX - https://freesound.org/people/LeMudCrab/sounds/163456/
Southype - Font - https://www.1001freefonts.com/satanic-demoniac-st.font
Junkohanhero - Font - https://www.1001freefonts.com/quiet-horror-story.font