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Retailers to bring fresh produce to many without

(AP) -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores ...

Jul 21, 2011
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First lady promotes healthy food in California

(AP) -- Michelle Obama says a proposed new supermarket in the middle of a blue-collar Hispanic neighborhood in Southern California is an example of how the effort to bring healthy foods to low-income communities is paying ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Retailers to bring fresh produce to 1,500 places

(AP) -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without broad ...

Jul 20, 2011
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When chefs move the fruit

Want to double fruit sales in schools? A new Cornell University study shows it is as easy as putting the fruit in a colorful bowl. According to research presented this week at the American Dietetic Association Conference ...

Sep 29, 2011
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School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains

(AP) -- The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings - including the always popular pizza - will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection ...

Jan 25, 2012
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'It's not nutritious until it's eaten'

As part of her "Let's Move! Initiative," First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new web resource highlighting new changes in the Chefs Move to Schools, during a CMST gathering in Dallas, TX today. CMTS advocates ...

Feb 13, 2012
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