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Michelle Obama thinks it’s easy to guard against childhood obesity, but that’s before she has had a chance to look at the so-called healthy options for kids lurking in your fridge

20th February, 2010

Michelle Obama found herself in hot water recently after she launched a strategy aimed at combating childhood obesity.

The US First Lady spoke frankly about her eldest daughter’s weight, controversially revealing that Malia’s body mass index was too high at one point.

Her purpose in doing so wasn’t to humiliate her child for years to come (that’s just the likely side effect), rather, it was to challenge the widespread and -...

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