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Flotus garden1 blog Break ground on White House organic garden
92150503 Healthy Kids Fair White House Blog- Healthy Kids Fair
Lets move2 Let's Move! Campaign Kick Off
Subject hffi girl1 Healthy Food Financing Initiative results released For more information on the Helathy Food Financing Inititiave- For more information on the Healthy Food Financing Initiative click here
Logo sna Mrs. Obama speaks at Legislative Action conference. Watch her speech here!Legislative Action Conference is held annually by the School Nutrition Association
Grocery%20manufacturers%20of%20america Mrs. Obama speaks at Grocery Manufacturers Association conference. View the text transcipt of her speech here!
Kca10 logo Ms. Obama wins Nickelodeon's Big Help Kids' Choice Award Mrs. Obama was honored at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award with the “Big Help Award” for her “Let’s Move” campaign aimed at ending childhood obesity and promoting wellness and healthy living among the nation’s youth. Nickelodeon said the award “recognizes those who seek to better the world, and whose significant impact on their community has inspired kids to do the same.
Mission readiness Childhood obesity is a "threat to national security" Mission: Readiness, a nonprofit, bi-partisan organization of more than 100 retired military leaders, came out with a report calling childhood obesity a "threat to national security." The group notes that "more than 9 million young adults - 27 percent of all Americans age 17 to 24 - are too overweight to join the military." In a statement released yesterday, the group called improved school nutrition a "crucial area for reducing or preventing childhood obesity."
Taskforce White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity report released View results here!
Michelle%20obama%20kicks%20off%20south%20lawn%20series%201yln1jtcaunl South Lawn Series launched Throughout the summer, the White House will host events bringing local children, sports leagues, community programs and coaches to the South Lawn to participate in sports, games, and activities.
Chefsmove Chefs Move to Schools launched Michelle Obama asked the chefs to work with the teachers, parents, nutritionists, and administrators at their adopted schools, to improve menus and help kids learn about healthy foods.
Move051611 Let's Move Cities and Towns is launched Let's Move Cities and Towns emphasizes the unique ability of communities to address the problem of childhood obesity locally. Mayors and elected officials can provide critical leadership to bring communities together and spur action
Prescouncil logo President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Council members advise the President, through the Secretary of Health and Human Services, about opportunities to develop accessible, affordable and sustainable physical activity, fitness, sports and nutrition programs for all Americans regardless of age, background, or ability. http://www.fitness.gov/
Screen%20shot%202010 07 13%20at%202.11.55%20pm Redesigned website launched New Let's Move! website is launched complete with a section on how to cook healthy meals
Mlb%202 PSAs released with help from MLB See one of the PSAs here!
Images Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge Participants will form teams, develop, document, and prepare at least one healthy recipe in one of three categories (Whole Grains, Dark Green and Orange vegetables, or Dry Beans and Peas). Their creations will be served in the school's cafeteria, and rated by students. Fifteen semi-finalist teams will have their recipe evaluated by our judging panel during events held at their school, and the top three teams will compete in a cook-off at the 2011 America
Nfl play 60png 60f860de1869c196 Let't Move and Play60 First Lady Michelle Obama and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced today that the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Campaign and NFL PLAY 60 are teaming to fight childhood obesity. The announcement brings together two leading youth health and wellness initiatives.
Lets move salad bars to schools Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools launched at an event in Miami, FL. The National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, the Food, Family, Farming Foundation, and the United Fresh Produce Association will give new salad bars to 6,000 schools.
Lets move badge Let's Move Faith and Communities The Let’s Move Faith and Communities toolkit and fact sheet (in English and Spanish) are designed to help faith-based and neighborhood organizations engage their communities and promote healthy choices and access to nutritious food.
President mrs obama speak at healthy hunger free kids act signing in washington 1 President Obama signs the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 authorizes funding for federal school meal and child nutrition programs and increases access to healthy food for low-income children. The bill that reauthorizes these programs is often referred to by shorthand as the child nutrition reauthorization bill. This particular bill reauthorizes child nutrition programs for five years and includes $4.5 billion in new funding for these programs over 10 years.
Michelle obama lets movejpg b3d4cb99280622b2 One-Year Anniversary View the White House Press Release here
Avdhnhgpvxqhpgxh Beyonce launches "Move Your Body" video Beyonce created the video to promote First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign, which seeks to curb childhood obesity. The Grammy award winning singer joins the ranks of other high profile celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres, Scarlett Johansson and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who have all volunteered their fame to promote a healthy lifestyle. See the video here!
Letsmove round1 Let's Move Museums and Gardens Let's Move! Museums and Garden website
Mpc%20lmic%20new%20logo%20portal%20page Let's Move! in Indian Country Let's Move! in Indian Country launched at the Menominee Reservation White House Press ReleaseLet's Move in Indian Country launched at the Menominee Reservation
Myplate green1 MyPlate Icon launched The US federal government's new food icon - MyPlate - has been launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and other VIPs with the aim of helping Americans make wiser and healthier food choices. The idea is for consumers to think carefully about assembling a healthy collection of nutrients on their plates at meal times.
go to www.choosemyplate.gov for more information.
37e2653873d64a2c620f388471953417 New Executive Director Judith S. Palfrey, MD, a pediatrician and former head of the American Academy of Pediatrics, becomes the executive director of Let's Move.
61klt7notjl. ss500 Michelle Obama's first book is scheduled to be published It's called American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools and Communities. It will include a history of the White House garden, tips for community and school gardeners, and recipes featuring fresh fruit and vegetables.