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- Share Our Strength Applauds New School Nutrition Standards [ No comments]
- January 25, 2012
Today, the USDA announced new and improved nutrition standards for school meals under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. These updated standards give kids greater access to healthy foods like fruits, vegetables and whole-grains in their school meals.
Tags: hunger-free kids act , michelle obama , nutrition education , usda
- Fighting Food Deserts with the First Lady [ No comments]
- July 20, 2011
Parents and caregivers who take Cooking Matters courses tell us all the time how they want to cook healthy meals for their families but that sometimes it can be tough to buy healthy foods close to home. Some are taking multiple busses to the nearest grocery store; others are making do with the limited selection at stores in their neighborhoods, like gas stations and mini-marts. According to USDA, 23.5 million Americans live in food deserts, or areas with little access to healthy foods. Of that 23.5 million, 6.5 million are children.
Tags: food deserts , michelle obama , walmart
- Let’s Move Mid-Atlantic Summit [ No comments]
- June 20, 2011
Since First Lady Michelle Obama put her considerable stature, talent and personality behind her signature Let’s Move campaign, we’ve all been learning how we can help to raise a healthier generation of kids.
Tags: Governor O'Malley , Let's Move , Maryland , Michelle Obama
- "MyPlate" Replaces USDA's Food Pyramid [ No comments]
- June 2, 2011
Yesterday, I was pleased to join First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin at the launch of MyPlate, the government’s new icon to help Americans make healthier food choices. The colorful plate is a streamlined version of MyPyramid, which many of you may remember learning in school.
Tags: cooking matters , michelle obama , my plate , USDA