Each day in this country we think about obesity. It has become an epidemic. Childhood obesity is even more shocking. Take a look at these two facts: Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. Since 1980, obesity prevalence among children and adolescents has almost tripled. Keep reading to […]
First Lady Michelle Obama has been criticized for ordering a highly caloric meal, at a combined count of 1,700 calories, at a new Shake Shack in Washington D.C. Mrs. Obama, who is the spearhead of the Let’s Move! campaign, geared toward the end to childhood obesity and exercise awareness, has been criticized for ordering a […]
Parents and concerned people across the country are voicing their opinion on the recent campaign for Skechers Shape Up for Girls. The campaign targets young girls only which has people speaking out because of what this message may translate to girls. Although, some may feel this is a good thing and may support the First […]
On the 25th of April, the First Family hosted a record number of people on the South Lawn in their backyard for the 133rd White House Easter Egg Roll. 30,000 people from around the country embraced this year’s theme “Get Up Go!” — a part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to raise a […]
Alabama — Politics Daily is reporting that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is defending Michelle Obama in her “food fight” with Sarah Palin, who says the first lady needs to mind her business.
VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Michelle Obama on Tuesday called on corporate food giants such as Coca-Cola, General Mills and Kraft Foods to step up efforts to produce more healthful food and then market that, rather than junk food, to children. Speaking at a meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Tuesday, Obama said she hopes […]
VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alarmed that nearly a third of U.S. children are obese or overweight — and likely to stay that way all their lives — President Barack Obama launched an initiative on Tuesday to roll back the numbers and put his wife in charge of promoting it. Obama signed an executive order […]