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Let’s Move To Create a Healthy Community

Let’s Move  is an initiative, launched by first lady Michelle Obama, who is giving a voice to the epidemic of childhood obesity.

The numbers are alarming - 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese; many others will face chronic obesity- related health problems. 

This initiative encourages healthy eating and maintaining an active lifestyle for children, parents, and caregivers that would last a lifetime.  

Let’s Move is an unique Program that focuses on strategies to help communities fight childhood obesity

These action steps are:

  1. Creating a healthy start for children in their earliest years.
  2. Empowering parents and caregivers with information to make healthy choices for their children.
  3. Helping our schools support our children’s health Ensuring that all families have access to healthy and affordable food.
  4. Finding new ways for our kids to get moving and rediscover active play

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