Posted: Sep 8, 2010 10:28 AM by Melissa Canone
Updated: Sep 8, 2010 11:17 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama kicks off the next
phase of "Let's Move!" - her initiative to reduce childhood
obesity - at a Slidell elementary school.
Mrs. Obama told students at Brock Elementary on Wednesday that
the new phase will focus on improving nutrition and physical
She highlighted ways to help school cafeterias and vending
machines provide healthier foods, and to get students up and
Later Wednesday, Mrs. Obama and former Indianapolis Colts coach
Tony Dungy will visit Woldenberg Park, along with former New
Orleans Saints running back Deuce McAllister and former Tampa Bay
linebacker Derrick Brooks.
Her visit is the day before the Super Bowl champion Saints host
the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL's first game of the regular