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Michelle Obama to Guest Star on The Dr. Oz Show

The first lady will appear on The Dr. Oz Show to discuss her organization’s plans to improve school lunches.

On Friday, September 14, Michelle Obama will appear on an episode of The Dr. Oz Show to discuss her plans for improving the nation’s school lunches and feeding students more whole foods and vegetables. The first lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, formed in 2010, works to end childhood obesity in the US. Dr. Mehmet Oz expressed his gratitude for Obama’s appearance and believes she has the ability to transform the way Americans eat. In July, Obama held a contest to find the most nutritious and inventive recipes from children across the country, and invited the winners to DC for a tour of the White House’s vegetable garden and a dinner featuring the winning recipes.

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