Move If U Wanna: Obama and the weight loss nudge

Seeman, Neil
January 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p152
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Let's Move! campaign, a campaign aiming to defeat childhood obesity, in the U.S. It notes that despite having an evidence-based approach in dealing with childhood obesity, American children are still getting fatter. It also mentions that the First Lady Michelle Obama is encouraging parents to be the role models for their children in eating healthy food.


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