Posted by Marissa Duswalt on March 7, 2013
Today, watch First Lady Michelle Obama and Sam Kass, the White House Assistant Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, honor the winners of the Communities on the Move Video Challenge.
Posted by Chris Paul on March 5, 2013
Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of Fitness.gov.
From my early morning workouts, to the final buzzer on game day, my body stays fueled by the nutritious foods I eat throughout the day. Making healthy choices is essential for me to function at the highest level, whether I’m on the road for a game or at home with my family. March is National Nutrition Month and is a great reminder for us all to incorporate healthy eating into our daily lives. Whether you are an NBA player, a student on the go, or busy parent rushing between work and home, you can eat healthy and still enjoy the foods you love.
Posted by Kori Schulman, Director of Online Engagement for the Office of Digital Strategy on March 5, 2013
Chuck Kennedy/Official White House Photo
This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama joined her first ever Google+ Hangout live from the Blue Room of the White House. Continuing our series of “Fireside Hangouts” on Google+, Mrs. Obama participated in a virtual conversation about Let’s Move!, her initiative to ensure our nation’s kids grow up healthy and reach their full potential.
Posted by Wesley Delbridge, R.D., Food & Nutrition Supervisor, Chandler Unified School District in Chandler, AZ on March 4, 2013
Students in Arizona's Chandler Unified School District are excited about the changes in their school meals. New meal guidelines have put a spark back into the school breakfast and lunch programs, and we're seeing positive outcomes and exciting developments as we serve healthy and kid-tested meals.
Posted by Kori Schulman on March 3, 2013
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama traveled around the country to celebrate the third anniversary of Let’s Move!, her initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential.
Posted by Marissa Duswalt on March 1, 2013
To celebrate National Nutrition Month, Let's Move! is featuring stories from every state across the country about schools serving healthier meals. You'll hear from kids, parents, teachers, school chefs, and others about the incredible work happening to make sure kids get the nutrition they need to succeed in school and in life. To celebrate the Let's Move! third anniversary, the First Lady made a stop at Northside and Eastside Elementary Schools in Clinton, Mississippi to highlight a great example of a community coming together and making effective changes.
Posted by Colleen Curtis on March 1, 2013
Posted by Marissa Duswalt on February 28, 2013
Today First Lady Michelle Obama visited Springfield, Missouri to highlight more affordable healthy choices available for families. Speaking to a local crowd at a Walmart, Mrs. Obama made two major points: she reminded consumers that the power to create a healthier landscape is in our own back pockets, and she challenged companies to step up.
Posted by Ali Kelley, Deputy Associate Director for Let’s Move Outside! on February 28, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Chicago today, to announce a new collaboration designed to bring physical activity back to American schools.
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 28, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama is on the road celebrating the great work people across the country have been doing to help create healthier futures for our nation's kids. Check out some of the best moments from her visit to Eastside-Northside Elementary Schools in Clinton, Mississippi, where she and Rachael Ray hosted the first ever Let's Move! Cafeteria Cook-off.