“Let’s Move!” is an action created by first lady Michelle Obama designed to help get young American children active and live a healthy lifestyle. The program gives parents tips on how to lead their children towards a healthy lifestyle. The program also attempts to put healthier meals in school cafeterias and most importantly tries to get kids to go outside and play and be physically active. Making it easier for families to purchase healthy food is another goal of the “Let’s Move!” program. President Obama created a Task Force on childhood obesity to help spur the movement along.... [+] Read more
This article is about obesity and what the causes and effects of it are. Biology has a big part in how someone gains or loses weight. Physical activity is used to counter bad diet and inactivity as an effective form of losing weight.
Readers can use this article to see what the causes of obesity are and whether it is nature or nurture that causes it. They can learn what needs to be done to combat obesity in children and what the parents can do to try to prevent it. This article also explains factors at birth and in a person’s genetic makeup that can cause them to become obese... [+] Read more