2/13/2012

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says that first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign has been a success and that obesity rates have stopped climbing -- although an estimated 17% of children and teens are obese. Since the program began, the food pyramid has been replaced with the MyPlate icon and new federal school-nutrition standards were released. This year, Vilsack said, he hopes to expand the number of schools participating in wellness programs and to encourage healthy eating outside of school.

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