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Posted by Yvonne M. Davis, MPH, Education Specialist with the Bureau of Indian Education on February 14, 2012
The students at Flandreau Indian School (FIS) are embarking on a traditional, yet new, method of preparing healthier foods. What makes this project unique is that students are cooking with buffalo meat for various dishes and developing their own recipes. These types of activities are performed after school or as weekend projects and are structured with information to educate the students about why buffalo meat is a healthier choice.
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
Posted by Recipe by Grayson Schmitz and Paul Qui, former "Top Chef" contestants on February 10, 2012
Do you want to cook like the pros? Check out this healthy, budget friendly and delicious recipe created for  a special Let's Move!  "Quick Fire" Challenge.
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 10, 2012
Be there for all the fun as First Lady Michelle Obama leads a crowd of 14,000 Iowa students in the "Interlude" dance, on the first day of her three day, four state tour to celebrate the second birthday of Let's Move!
Posted by Colleen Curtis on February 10, 2012
To celebrate the second anniversary of Let's Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama is on a three day, four state tour, visiting people across the country whose lives have been impacted by her signature initiative.
Posted on February 9, 2012
Making healthy meals at home doesn’t mean you have to serve up the same old dish every night. Introducing new, nutritious foods in lunchboxes and at the dinner table is easy—and changing things up is a great way to get kids excited about eating healthy. After all, parents and care-givers not only play a key role in making healthy choices for children, they also help children learn to make healthy choices for themselves