Tide Turning in Obesity Epidemic?
Posted at 3:15 p.m. on Feb. 27
The Associated Press looks at how First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign against childhood obesity might be turning the tide in favor of anti-obesity efforts.
“The changes put in place by the food industry are in response to the campaign against childhood obesity that Michelle Obama began waging three years ago. More changes are in store… They hope the increased awareness she has generated through speeches, her garden and her physical exploits will translate into further reductions in childhood obesity rates long after she leaves the White House.”