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Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let’s Move! on April 23, 2014
It was a beautiful day on the South Lawn yesterday as over 30,000 people visited for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape,” and many of the day’s activities were in support of Let’s Move!, providing kids and families with opportunities for fun physical activity and helpful tips on eating healthy. 
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let’s Move! on April 22, 2014
Stars from Disney Channel’s JESSIE joined the First Lady and Chef Marc Murphy to prepare healthy snacks at this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll. Check out the tasty recipes below and try them out at home with your family:
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 21, 2014
Today marks the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, and we couldn’t be more excited. The theme for this year’s Easter Egg Roll is “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.”
Posted by Jackie Haven, MS, RD, USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on April 18, 2014
Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on USDA.gov. To view the full post, click here. The MyPlate On Campus initiative, USDA’s effort to promote healthy eating on college campuses nationwide through peer-to-peer education, launched 1 year ago. In that time, nearly 2,000 students, representing all 50 states, have joined the cause by becoming MyPlate On Campus Ambassadors. It has been exciting to watch it grow and see the creative ways that students are bringing nutrition education to life on their campus. Read below about how one group of passionate students is helping to spread the MyPlate message:
Posted by Kasie Coccaro on April 17, 2014
Just over four years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama started Let’s Move! to help address rising childhood obesity rates in the U.S. But the First Lady wasn’t the first person in the White House to focus on the health of our nation’s kids.
Posted by Kasie Coccaro on April 16, 2014
Yesterday, an exciting new addition to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History arrived: a 66.5 million year old Tyrannosaurus rex.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let’s Move! on April 15, 2014
This year, First Lady Michelle Obama joined local students and FoodCorps co-founders and service members to plant the sixth annual White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted by Alex May-Sealey, Staff Assistant, Visitors Office on April 14, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama has picked the winning designs of this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll Poster Contest.  Elementary and middle school students from across the country submitted entries that featured artwork relating to this year’s theme “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.”  Posters will be handed out as a prize to children who win the Easter Egg Roll or Egg Hunt, and programs will be distributed to all guests at the event.
Posted by Kasie Coccaro on April 10, 2014
It's almost time for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, and Bo and Sunny gave us the go-ahead to reveal some of the special guests who will be joining them on the South Lawn! Jim Carrey, Ariana Grande, and Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will all be there, and we've still got a few more surprises up our sleeves.
Posted by Kasie Coccaro, Associate Director of Online Outreach, Office of Digital Strategy on April 7, 2014
Ed. note: This is cross-posted from The White House blog. See the original post here.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Associate Director, Let’s Move! on April 4, 2014
Yesterday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted members of the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams at the White House to commemorate their exemplary performance during the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Posted by Elyse Cohen, Deputy Director, Let’s Move! on April 3, 2014
Yesterday, the First Lady welcomed local students and FoodCorps leaders on the South Lawn for the sixth annual planting of the White House Kitchen Garden. The garden was first planted in 2009 to commence a nationwide conversation on healthy eating and inspired the First Lady to launch Let’s Move!.
Posted by Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Healthy Childcare Initiative on March 25, 2014
As part of the Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Healthy Child Care Initiative (BHCCI) is helping programs implement best approaches to support healthy eating and physical activity for young children using evidence-based practices, including Let’s Move! Child Care.
Posted by Pamela Bryant, Health Communications Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on March 21, 2014
California State University at Chico (Chico State) has made great strides with a two-year grant from the California Department of Health’s Obesity Prevention Program (COPP).  Chico State is putting policy into action and helping to prevent obesity in low-income preschool settings. Through its Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion (CNAP), Chico State has worked with child care facilities and organizations and early education staff to implement best practices for physical activity. It has also conducted pilot research on an inexpensive solution to help children increase physical activity and burn more energy on the playground.
Posted by AJ Pearlman, Associate Director for Policy, Let’s Move! on March 20, 2014
We all know there’s nothing like a healthy, home-cooked meal.  So the next time you’re planning time together with your family, spend it in the kitchen. Cooking at home is the perfect way to teach and encourage kids to develop their own healthy habits. Research has shown that children who help with cooking and meal preparation are more likely to consume fruits and vegetables, and they are more aware of the importance of making healthier food choices.