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Michelle Obama: The Business Case for Healthier Food Options
WSJ ^ | 2/27/2013 | Michelle Obama

Posted on 02/28/2013 9:08:50 AM PST by goodnesswins

OPINION February 27, 2013, 7:29 p.m. ET

Michelle Obama: The Business Case for Healthier Food Options In recent years, they have generated more than 70% of the growth in sales for packaged-goods companies. By MICHELLE OBAMA

For years, America's childhood obesity crisis was viewed as an insurmountable problem, one that was too complicated and too entrenched to ever really solve. According to the conventional wisdom, healthy food simply didn't sell—the demand wasn't there and higher profits were found elsewhere—so it just wasn't worth the investment.

But thanks to businesses across the country, today we are proving the conventional wisdom wrong. Every day, great American companies are achieving greater and greater success by creating and selling healthy products. In doing so, they are showing that what's good for kids and good for family budgets can also be good for business.

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fatasses; flotus; food
OMG...she is EVERYWHERE!!!!
1 posted on 02/28/2013 9:09:03 AM PST by goodnesswins
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To: goodnesswins

There can’t be a mirror in our White House if this beast can’t see that she is a lard-ass with thighs like tree trunks and cankles to boot.

Must be a parallel universe if she actually thinks she’s something other than a fat-arse.


2 posted on 02/28/2013 9:12:15 AM PST by laweeks
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To: goodnesswins

She has made a few companies rich by selling their inedible crap to school kids who have tossed it in the trash.

Then she comes out with this lying BS and the Media is eating it up.

Has anyone noticed the kids getting slimmer? Hell no you haven’t ,because it aint happening.


3 posted on 02/28/2013 9:13:11 AM PST by Venturer
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To: goodnesswins
Very good Shelly.

Now have one of your over paid minions write an article making the CONSTITUTIONAL case for forcing your ideas down Americans' throats (literally)

4 posted on 02/28/2013 9:20:14 AM PST by DManA
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To: goodnesswins

Guess what she going be on Dr Oz today talk about healthy food choices for kids

Don’t ask

Why nice Turkish American doctor like Dr Oz would why he book First Wookie? LOL!


5 posted on 02/28/2013 9:25:54 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: goodnesswins

translation: Serve something healthy else my hubby’s gonna put you OUT of business!


6 posted on 02/28/2013 9:26:32 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: goodnesswins

It’s hard to convince people your concerned about their health when your own A$$ is three axe handles wide.


7 posted on 02/28/2013 9:28:48 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Serve something healthy else my hubby’s gonna put you OUT of business!

"Right....whatever you say, Honey."

8 posted on 02/28/2013 9:29:42 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: goodnesswins
Michelle Obama HAS NO BUSINESS ACUMEN. She is almost as ignorant as her "husband" regarding the private sector!

What the hell is the Wall Street Journal giving her free column space? Any given small businessman or woman could educate people MORE about how capitalism works than the clown's beard.

9 posted on 02/28/2013 9:29:42 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: goodnesswins
Please Mrs. Mooch. Could we have a wee
bit of your daughters leftover scraps?


10 posted on 02/28/2013 9:30:59 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: Venturer

“Has anyone noticed the kids getting slimmer?”

I have, it’s because food is so expensive now, parents cant afford to feed there kids any more then the staples. Not because of Bangs.


11 posted on 02/28/2013 9:31:02 AM PST by CJ Wolf
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To: SevenofNine

Oz and Michelle deserve each other. Two grifters.


12 posted on 02/28/2013 9:32:45 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

You may have a point there

I like Dr Oz

One doctor show is the Doctors

Why that guy has Michelle on

I don’t get it


13 posted on 02/28/2013 9:37:12 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: CJ Wolf
“Has anyone noticed the kids getting slimmer?”
I have, it’s because food is so expensive now


Also because their school lunch now consists of a couple of tofu cubes, a few celery stalks and a sprig of arugula.


14 posted on 02/28/2013 9:37:23 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: V_TWIN
It’s hard to convince people you're concerned about their health when your own A$$ is three axe handles wide.

Queen Lardbutt Visits The Food Channel

Food Channel's Paula Dean:
"Michelle Obama loves fried food and ate more than any other guest I've had on my show"

"I did a show with Michelle [Obama] and I just loved being with her."
"She probably ate more than any other guest I've ever had on the show."
"She kept eating even during commercials."

Slork, Slork, Slork, Slork, Slork, Slork, Slork.....


15 posted on 02/28/2013 9:38:59 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: goodnesswins
Michelle Obama: The Business Case for Healthier Food Options

If I want to feed my kids unhealthy foods at times, I can, Ms. Obama. Why don't you go and ski off a cliff....PLEASE!!!

16 posted on 02/28/2013 9:44:20 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

YES, that was MY thought.....and ... who wrote this tripe FOR her? Gotta go....can’t stick with the thread right now.


17 posted on 02/28/2013 9:45:43 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: SevenofNine
Oz is a celebrity. He hasn't been a real doctor in quite some time.

He's always peddling something, particularly so-called diet aids. He has also given some bad medical advice. He is or was a cardiac surgeon and mat know something about the heart, but he doesn't know much about the other medical specialties.

If I want medical advice, I won't trust a tv doctor. I trust a doctor who knows me, my medical condition and family medical history.

18 posted on 02/28/2013 9:48:10 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: SevenofNine
Oz is a celebrity. He hasn't been a real doctor in quite some time.

He's always peddling something, particularly so-called diet aids. He has also given some bad medical advice. He is or was a cardiac surgeon and mat know something about the heart, but he doesn't know much about the other medical specialties.

If I want medical advice, I won't trust a tv doctor. I trust a doctor who knows me, my medical condition and family medical history.

19 posted on 02/28/2013 9:49:20 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: goodnesswins

Top Secret:

-If you want your kids to lose a bit of weight and be healthier, make them play outside.

-If you want to keep your kid out of trouble, set the example, know their friends and where they are.

-If you want to be a successful parent, ‘raise’ your kids, don’t just watch little people grow into big people. If you’re not interested in, or incapable of “raising” your kids... skip the baby thing and get a pet, perhaps a goldfish.

Above all else, ignore this worthless twit in the White House.


20 posted on 02/28/2013 10:13:58 AM PST by Gator113 ( REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS and leave my guns alone!!)
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To: fatnotlazy

He seems to be involved in bizarre metaphysical gibberish - Christian heresy.

a portion of an article: http://www.womenofgrace.com/blog/?p=477

Although most people are not aware of this, Dr. Oz and his wife are followers of Emmanuel Swedenborg, a cult leader who died in 1772. Swedenborg was a Swedish Protestant fundamentalist who turned to spiritualism later in his life and became a famous trance medium. He claims to have turned to the occult after receiving a vision of Jesus in which the Lord asked him to abandon his profession as a scientist and devote himself to theology.

Swedenborg believed every verse in the Bible was God inspired, but these “visions,” which were more like out-of-body experiences, began to lead him to deviate from the Truth.

For instance, Swedenborg teaches that God forgives everyone and is more concerned with how we live than what we believe. Jesus didn’t save us by dying on the cross, but by overcoming evil and glorifying his human body. Angels are not superior beings created by God, but deceased people who have gone to heaven. Satan is not a fallen angel, but all of the people in hell working as a unit.

The author of many books, Swedenborg claims to have visited heaven, hell, five known planets and five planets outside our solar system. (I’m not making this up.) According to a biography of Swedenborg written by Martin Gardner for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, he claims to have spoken to inhabitants of these planets during his out-of-body travels and documented these trips in his book, Life On Other Worlds.

“Swedenborg’s first visit was to Mercury,” Gardner writes. “Its spirits were able to invade his brain, searching for facts and knowledge but having no interest in ideas or opinions. The most notable spirit he meets is none other than Aristotle. We are told he was a wise man in contrast to his many ‘foolish’ Earth followers.”

Believe it or not, this fantastical “religion” has about 50,000 members worldwide – and Dr. Oz’s wife just happens to be one of them.
- See more at: http://www.womenofgrace.com/blog/?p=477#sthash.oJ0XAchT.dpuf


21 posted on 02/28/2013 10:13:58 AM PST by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones)
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To: goodnesswins

Why won’t Barry Soetoro shut his crazy woman up? A proper Muslim wife should not be seen or heard in public and dress modestly.


22 posted on 02/28/2013 10:51:50 AM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: goodnesswins

“America’s childhood obesity crisis was viewed as an insurmountable problem”

Just where are these fat kids? I can’t remember the last time I saw one. Yet Chewbacca and Despot Mike Bloomberg of New York city are using this excuse to ban whatever they choose. Despot Bloomberg for example recently banned 2 liter sodas with pizza deliveries. Why? Absolutely no reason that I can see other than to flex his power to the sheeple. What if I have a card game over my place with 8 people and we want a pizza and soda for 8, now the guy has to deliver 8 small bottles? And they want to shred the 2nd amendment? Obviously the problem seems to be they can’t recognize mental problems. Their own and those of mass killers. Blame the gun but no talk about mental problems. No no, I think with these psychopaths in office guns are mandatory as far as I’m concerned.


23 posted on 02/28/2013 10:55:45 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Sheapdog

Thank you for this information. I did know his wife is an alternative medicine practitioner. That may be why Dr. Oz advocates a lot of herbs, roots, bark and seeds as cure-alls.


24 posted on 02/28/2013 11:01:38 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: CJ Wolf

Maybe it is because kids in school are skipping lunch instead of eating crap.


25 posted on 02/28/2013 11:26:35 AM PST by Venturer
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