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Posted by Marissa Duswalt, RD, Truman Albright Fellow, USDA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on February 13, 2012
In the heart of New York City, Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary School is as a beacon of hope for the communities of East Harlem. The Catholic school serves 280 students in Pre-K through 8th grade, and one hundred percent of students qualify for Free Lunch in the National School Lunch Program. According to the New York City Department of Health, more than 4 in 10 elementary school children in East and Central Harlem are overweight or obese. East Harlem currently has the highest rate of childhood asthma hospitalizations in New York City, and over 25% of the area’s children suffer from the condition. Principal Suzanne Kaszynski is taking big strides to address those trends with MyPlate, USDA’s new food icon, in a school-wide effort to prevent childhood obesity and long-term risks for chronic disease.  
Posted by Michelle Obama on February 13, 2012
    First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a running event during the “Getting Active is Fun” event at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida, during the First Lady’s tour celebrating the second anniversary of the “Let’s Move!” initiative. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 12, 2012
In Iowa, she danced the Interlude and in Orlando, she did the Platypus Walk. First Lady Michelle Obama led a crowd of Florida schoolchildren and Disney stars in a dance inspired by the cartoon "Phineas and Ferb" during a Let's Move event at ESPN's Wide World of Sports on the third and final day of the Let's Move Birthday tour. Check it out:  
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 12, 2012
On the third and final day of her Let's Move 2nd Birthday tour, First Lady Michelle Obama visited Northland Church in Orlando, Florida to thank faith and community leaders from 120 congregations and organizations who represented15 different faiths and denominations. Mrs Obama praised the group, and their congregations, for their tireless efforts in helping fulfull the core mission of the initiative: eliminating childhood obesity in a generation. 
Posted by Max Finberg, Director, USDA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on February 11, 2012
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 11, 2012
Posted by Recipe by Jen Carroll and Spike Mendelsohn, former "Top Chef" contestants on February 11, 2012
Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipes featured during a special Let's Move! "Quick Fire" Challenge. Ingredients:
Posted by Recipe by Jen Carroll and Spike Mendelsohn, former "Top Chef" contestants on February 10, 2012
Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipes featured during a special Let's Move! "Quick Fire" Challenge. Ingredients:
Posted by Recipe by Jen Carroll and Spike Mendelsohn, former "Top Chef" contestants on February 10, 2012
Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipes featured during a special Let's Move! "Quick Fire" Challenge. Ingredients: 8 oz non-fat Greek yogurt 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper Salt to taste
Posted by Recipe by Jen Carroll and Spike Mendelsohn, former "Top Chef" contestants on February 10, 2012
Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipes featured during a special Let's Move! "Quick Fire" Challenge. Ingredients: 4 servings Thin cut Bone-in Pork Chop - 3-4 oz each about 2" thick 4 cups extra virgin olive oil, reserve 1/2 cup 1 cup apple juice juice and zest of 2 lemons 4 sprigs sage 4 sprigs thyme 1 cup of ginger sliced thin Salt and pepper to taste