Can the First Lady make us eat our veggies?

    Consumer Reports News: March 11, 2009 01:46 PM

    Healthful eating will be a significant item on Michelle Obama's agenda, The New York Times reports today. The First Lady supports community vegetable gardens, praises the White House chefs for getting creative with vegetables, and speaks about feeding her daugthers less fattening foods. Mrs. Obama says it's one of her goals to help make fresh, nutritious foods accessible to not just to the wealthy, but also to ordinary and struggling families. And in addition to advocating for healthier diets, Mrs. Obama and her toned arms seem to be inspiring more women to pick up a pair of dumbbells, The Chicago Sun-Times reports. 

    We can't promise you'll have Michelle Obama's signature arms, but we have tips on how to get in shape for under $100 (there's a pair of dumbbells in there!), new Ratings (subscribers only) on home workout equipment, and 6 secrets of skinny people on how to drop those extra pounds.


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