80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 24

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Nationally-recognized programs such as first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign combine an appreciation for agriculture with healthy eating practices and lifestyle choices. One of the program’s goals is to foster greater awareness of food and where it comes from in order to control childhood obesity.


Numerous health organizations affirm the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, whether they are canned, frozen or fresh. As the American Diabetes Association states, each option contains a similar amount of nutrients as the next.

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