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Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on March 24, 2016
Over the past six years, Let’s Move!’s mission has been to help kids and families lead healthier lives. We’ve been working to create healthier environments in schools across the country and to provide better information to parents to make healthy choices for their families. For National Nutrition Month this March, we celebrate the progress and encourage continued support for healthier kids and families. 
Posted by Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition on March 16, 2016
The First Lady invited parenting bloggers and other online influencers to the White House on Tuesday to have a conversation on the health of our nation’s kids because as she said, “If we want to keep seeing better food options for our families, then we need to keep raising our voices.”
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on March 16, 2016
Try out this delicious and fun recipe created by White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford for a kale salad prepared in a mason jar, making for a tasty meal when you're on the go.
Posted by Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition on March 3, 2016
The First Lady has heard from people across the country and around the globe who have been motivated to grow their own gardens since she planted the White House Kitchen Garden seven years ago. As fruits and vegetables started to grow, so did interest – not only about the garden itself, but also about the food we eat and the health of our nation’s children and families. 
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on February 22, 2016
It’s that time of year again – we’re inviting kids across the country to create healthy lunch recipes for a chance to win a trip to Washington, DC and the opportunity to attend the Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on February 11, 2016
During the Golden State Warriors' championship visit to the White House last week, Steph and Ayesha Curry joined the First Lady for a little Team FNV fun.
Posted by Wendy Spencer and Atasha James on January 19, 2016
Ed. Note: This is a cross post from January 18, 2016 from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here.  To honor Dr. King, the President and the First Lady participated in a service project at an elementary school that is home to many students from military families.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on January 12, 2016
After attending the Kids’ “State Dinner” and hearing the President and First Lady’s challenge for kids to make a difference in their own communities, Braeden Mannering, 12, was inspired to act.
Posted by Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition on January 4, 2016
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, passed by Congress just over five years ago, set updated nutrition standards for schools for the first time in fifteen years. Since then, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been working hard to ensure that schools implement the new standards so that students can enjoy healthier meals.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on January 1, 2016
It’s a new year and a perfect time for a fresh start in helping your family lead a healthier lifestyle. While the days get busy with work, school, and kids’ extracurricular activities, you can incorporate small changes that will have a big impact on your family’s health.