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10 First Ladies and Their Famous Hairdos

With all of the recent media attention paid to President Obama's noticeably darker hair, it hardly compares to the amount of coif talk that his wife, Michelle, sparks. More than her organic vegetable …

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3,717 Schools Get Healthier

Good news for First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative: the program has met and surpassed its nationwide goal for number of healthy schools certified by the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUS…

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First Lady Grows a Book

Eleanor Roosevelt achieved the last vegetable garden planted at the White House back in the early 1940s. For approximately 65 years the White House lawn (which technically is considered a national par…

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New School Lunches are a Step in the Right Direction

By Kati Mora, RD for DietsInReview.com Just when you thought there was no hope for school time lunches, first lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack come to the rescue with a few…

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Childhood Obesity and Emotional Eating

When I was in grade school, one of my classmates was greatly overweight. Michael was an easy target for teasing and bullying. He couldn't run very well and always did poorly in gym class. He was s…

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The End of the Pyramid Scheme: The Rise of MyPlate

Back in the mid-20th century, the act of balancing nutrition was in a state of arrested infancy. This was a time where processed foods, fast foods, and general foods of convenience were rapidly push…

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