Archive: Michelle Obama leads the fight against childhood obesity

Michelle Obama
First lady Michelle Obama speaks about childhood obesity, at the YMCA in Alexandria, Va., on Jan. 28, 2010.
Cliff Owen -- AP
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.
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Michelle Obama: 'Let's move' on childhood obesity: First lady launches initiative to improve nutrition, fitness (Post, February 10, 2010)
Healthier eating, a nibble at a time (Post, January 29, 2010)
When it comes to women's weight, 'healthy size' still hard to define (Post, January 24, 2010)
First lady to take on kids' obesity (Post, January 21, 2010)
First lady reaps what she sowed: The mom in chief changed how some Americans saw her and how some American kids saw themselves (Post, January 17, 2010)
One lady, one year, a whole lot of firsts: Michelle Obama is proud of 2009 success but looks to do more (Post, January 14, 2010)
Taking healthy habits' measure: At Hollin Meadows Elementary in Va., first lady helps USDA honor the school's nutrition and fitness efforts (Post, November 19, 2009)
Ky. Schools' Healthy Example Could Shape a National Policy (Post, June 29, 2009)
Sometimes a snack isn't just a snack. It's a slippery slope. (Post, December 16, 2009)
USDA will offer lawmakers a sampling of school lunches: Agency seeks boost in funding to continue reworking menus (Post, December 11, 2009)
Study: Kids in home-based day care watch more TV (Post, November 24, 2009)
There's hope and help for overweight kids (By Jennifer LaRue Huget, November 19, 2009)
Sons of Immigrants Have High Obesity Levels, Report Finds (Post, September 4, 2009)
Shovel-Ready Project: A White House Garden (Post, March 20, 2009)
At Some Schools, Tastier Trays Come at a Price (Post, September 30, 2009)
Young Eaters Mind Their Peas & Cues: First Lady Hopes Lessons Of Gardening Take Root (Post, June 17, 2009)
The Next Course: Why Children Are Key Players in Michelle Obama's Food Policy Moves (Post, July 15, 2009)
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Millions of Children In U.S. Found to Be Lacking Vitamin D: Links to Diabetes, Heart Disease Examined (Post, August 3, 2009)
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Initiative Takes Aim At Obesity In Children (Post, February 20, 2009)
Obesity Battle Continues: Advocates Push to Keep Kids Moving (Post, June 24, 2008)
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