BOSTON, March 6 (UPI) — U.S. government standards that began in 2012 requiring schools to offer healthier meals led to increased child fruit and vegetable consumption, researchers say. Lead author Juliana Cohen, research fellow in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, said the study, the first to examine school food consumption both before and after the standards went into effect,
If the President can find time to get moving at work – you can too! Last Friday, Let’s Move! produced this inspired video showing President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden getting a quick jog in – by taking a lap around the White House. The video was released in conjunction with the fourth anniversary of Michelle Obama’s nationwide campaign to fight childhood obesity through healthy eating and promoting physical a
Tweaking nutrition guidelines is a rough political game that the food industry plays to win, but the Obama administration is jumping into the fray today. More than two decades after the “Nutrition Facts” panel first appeared on packaged foods and beverages, the FDA is proposing some important changes to make it more relevant and more accessible. In a move the White House is linking to first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let
FAME’s newest program coordinator has inspired countless women to exercise with GirlTrek and now brings her passion for health and wellness to Body & Soul and Let’s Move! When you meet Symone Leak, she has a natural energy and enthusiasm about her that makes you want to get up and move. Combined with a charming, outgoing personality she seemingly embodies the pay-off that comes with the hard work of getting fit
"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake."First Lady Michelle Obama
"I’m personally so proud to see the students, parents, teachers, community leaders and private and public organizations involved in Let’s Move! come together with FAME to improve the health of our communities."Senator Dianne Fienstein
"This is what we dreamed of when the First Lady launched Let’s Move."Sam Kass
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