Michelle Obama's Agenda For Healthy Eating

04/22/2009 01:31 pm ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011
  • RACHEL L. SWARNS NYTimes.com

White House officials say the focus on healthy living will be a significant item on Mrs. Obama's agenda, which already includes supporting working families and military spouses. As the nation battles an obesity epidemic and a hard-to-break taste for oversweetened and oversalted dishes, her message is clear: Fresh, nutritious foods are not delicacies to be savored by the wealthy, but critical components of the diets of ordinary and struggling families.

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