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MO's 2nd-Term Agenda: ‘Impact Nature of Food in Grocery Stores’

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/09/04 16:37:10
Asked by Parade magazine, "What do you hope to accomplish in your second term?” First Lady Michelle Obama said she wants to "impact the nature of food in grocery stores" with the aim of cutting sugar, fat and salt.

“With 'Lets Move!,' our goal is to end the problem of childhood obesity in a generation,” Mrs. Obama said. “And while we’ve seen some very profound cultural shifts, we still have communities that don’t have access to affordable and healthy foods. We still need to find a way to impact the nature of food in grocery stores, in terms of sugar, fat, and salt.”

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  • Bill in Niantic 2012/09/04 22:47:08
  • ~ The Rebel ~ 2012/09/04 17:06:32
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    If she wants to control what food stamps will purchase I have no problem with that. But she sure can leave the ones buying/growing their own food out of her plan!
  • Rebel Yell 2012/09/04 17:04:00
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    52% of obese Americans say they have been discriminated against when applying for a job or promotion. ( HealthDay) The military turns away applicants because they are too fat. Many health related problems all come back to obesity.

    I fully support the First Lady's agenda to make healthy and whole foods the center piece in grocery stores and schools. Meanwhile if people want to sit down with a spoon and a jar of mayonnaise, then they should have a will.
  • Dagon 2012/09/04 16:57:01
  • Rustie 2012/09/04 16:44:02
  • krayzrick 2012/09/04 16:39:50
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    So now they're gonna tell us what to eat.
    Screw her....I'm not gonna eat.
    worlds skinniest man

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