First lady tells America to 'Drink Up' more water

July 22, 2014 by Stacy A. Anderson

Michelle Obama is expanding her push for America to drink more water, as the White House claims partial responsibility for helping to boost nearly $1 million in bottled water sales among consumers since the national "Drink Up" campaign launched in September.

The 3 percent increase in retail sales of bottled water was reported in a study released Tuesday by Nielsen Catalina Solutions.

The first lady is also announcing seven new supporters joining the campaign including Brita water filtration company and S'well reusable bottles.

Mrs. Obama launched the campaign with the Partnership for a Healthier America to encourage people to drink plain water more often.

The first lady is a longtime supporter of healthier eating and physical fitness, and launched the anti-childhood-obesity initiative "Let's Move!" in 2010.

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freethinking
not rated yet Jul 22, 2014
Yup, must promote Obama. Must promote Obama. Must promote Obama.

How about Obama and the Democrats quit trying to tell people what to do.
How about Obama and the Democrats quit giving public money to their supporters. (who by the way then give public money back to them.)

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