Michelle Obama is Getting America's Kids in Shape

Let’s Move! fights childhood obesity

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First Lady Michelle Obama has a passion- keeping kids healthy and fit. Through her initiative Let’s Move!, Mrs. Obama is responding to the growing childhood obesity epidemic in the United States. Today, nearly one in three American children are overweight or obese, leading to serious health problems from diabetes to heart disease. Believing in a healthier and more active future for America’s youth, Let’s Move! focuses on providing healthier foods in schools, educating parents on nutrition and ensuring that kids are exercising by implementing physical activities in schools and in the community. The Let’s Move! website is chock full of quality information from gardening guides to action items, serving as a resource to guarantee that America’s kids are healthy and thriving. [Source: Let’s Move!]

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