First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign, Let’s Move is actively making positive strides with their mission to end childhood obesity. The Partnership for a Healthier America recently announced an agreement with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation(HWCF).
This partnership is a huge step towards reducing the child obesity epidemic in the United States. Interim President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America, S. Lawrence Kocot stated he understands the task and goal of this sizeable mission. The goal to mobilize broad-based support for efforts to solve this issue is a commitment towards assisting the First Lady’s campaign. This is an important step toward this goal.
Through this agreement, HWCF manufacturing companies have pledged to take action to reduce 1.5 trillion product calories by 2015, and will seek to reduce 1 trillion by 2012 alone.