Michelle Obama Wants You to Be Healthier

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First Lady Michelle Obama was on The Today Show yesterday where she talked about her new campaign against childhood obesity. Michelle shed light on some very scary statistics:

One in three kids are obese in this nation. And the numbers go up when you’re talking about the African-American and Hispanic communities. The most shocking sort of reality that really hits you is that, because the young generation is on track for the first time in this nation’s history of being less healthy, having a shorter life span than their parents.

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