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Posted by Stacy Harper, Public Health Advisor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on May 14, 2015
In the Let’s Move! City of San Antonio, Texas, local leadership is calling on its residents to eat more fruits and vegetables by “Vegging Out”!  Veg Out SA! is a campaign to educate San Antonio residents about the benefits of fruits and vegetables.             
Posted by Allyson Felix, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Member and Six-time U.S. Olympic Track & Field Medalist on April 29, 2015
Ed. Note: This is a cross post from the blog of fitness.gov. You can find the original post here. I can’t imagine growing up without sports and play. Moving my body – whether it was riding my bike with my brother Wes, shooting hoops, or playing tag at recess – seeded a lifelong love of physical fitness and the confidence to pursue my Olympic dreams.
Posted by Kelly C. Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let’s Move! on April 21, 2015
This weekend, the White House will open its gardens and grounds to visitors to see the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, and our favorite, the White House Kitchen Garden. Just last week, the First Lady, along with kids from Let’s Move! programs across the country, planted the seventh annual White House Kitchen Garden, and this weekend, you can come check it out for yourself!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 16, 2015
Yesterday, the First Lady was joined by students from across the country to plant the seventh annual White House Kitchen Garden. Mrs. Obama first planted the garden in 2009 to initiate a conversation about the health and wellbeing of our country, which then evolved into the Let’s Move! initiative. This year, as we mark the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move!, we’re celebrating the progress that’s been achieved over the years and challenging ourselves to do even more on behalf of our nation’s kids.
Posted by Kirby Bumpus, Policy Advisor and Let's Move! Liaison, US Department of Health and Human Services on April 16, 2015
Yesterday at the seventh annual White House Kitchen Garden Planting, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the Let’s Move! Interactive Map, an easy to navigate platform that allows you to see what activities are happening in your community! The map also serves as a resource for individuals and organizations looking to get involved in Let’s Move! by providing the ability to easily search by Let’s Move! program and/or location to find local programs.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 10, 2015
The 137th annual Easter Egg Roll was a day filled with outdoor activities, fun, and laughter. More than 35,000 guests visited the South Lawn to enjoy the day’s festivities and the join the #GimmeFive challenge. In case you missed it, here are our top five moments from the event.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 10, 2015
Chef Chris Cosentino showed kids how to prepare an easy meal that's also healthy and delicious at the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll. Check out the recipe below and try it out at home!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 10, 2015
Chef Sunny Anderson participated in the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll to show kids and families how to prepare easy and healthy snacks. Watch below and try the recipes out at home!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 10, 2015
Chef Bobby Flay shows kids how to prepare a fun and tasty snack at the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll. Check out the recipe and try it out at home!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 10, 2015
Chef Michael Symon shared a delicious and nutritious meal at the 2015 Easter Egg Roll. Check out the recipe below and try it out at home!