President Obama launches anti-obesity month

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The proclamation goes on to recap some of the recent anti-obesity efforts pursued by the administration and Congress: 

• First lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" public-private effort to help communities make healthy food and exercise choices, including a partnership with grocery stores to increase food choices in underserved areas; passage of the childhood nutrition bill requiring healthier public school lunches; and new dietary guidelines.

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