Michelle Obama Urges Parents to Make Healthy Choices for Kids

The first lady calls for government and food industries to be more responsible.


First lady Michelle Obama is moving forward in her quest to make America's children healthy. As part of her "Let's Move" campaign, Obama is asking parents to make healthier food choices for their children. In a Washington Post op-ed, Mrs. Obama does not spare the government or food industries from their role in the obesity epidemic. She asks them to make "real food" to ensure that children receive healthy meals and live longer. A rousing round of applause for the first lady's campaign to make children healthier. We also love that she's urging those responsible for the obesity epidemic to become a part of the solution.

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--Nsenga K. Burton

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