In the recent past the government has taken quite an active role in promoting the benefits of fruits and vegetables. At the forefront of this promotion has been the former first lady Michelle Obama. Michelle has worked with schools and other organizations to try to get healthier foods to children.
There is a big problem in America with childhood obesity and Mrs. Obama has tried to help combat it through heading up programs and educational efforts to show children that fruits and vegetables are the way to go. Many schools have jumped on the bandwagon to promote a healthier lifestyle for children all over the country.