First Lady, Michelle Obama combat childhood obesity.

Thursday 23 September 2010, by Isabelle

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First Lady, Michelle Obama addresses the National Restaurant Association Board of Directors on childhood obesity

Speaking at the National Restaurant Association Monday, Mrs. Obama pleaded with restaurants small and large to take a little butter or cream out of their dishes, use low fat milk and provide apple slices or carrots as a default side dish on the kids’ menu.

Mrs. Obama said that Americans are spending half of their food dollars outside the home and eating a third of meals in restaurants. She asked the restaurants to rethink the food they offer and reformulate their menus to help combat childhood obesity.

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