Michelle Obama has done a lot of work to help educate Americans about healthy eating. In addition to planting an organic garden on the South Lawn of the White House and spearheading the fight against childhood obesity with her Let’s Move! campaign, the first lady will also be writing a book about good nutrition.
The book deal was announced yesterday by Obama’s agent, Robert Barnett, and the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House. Crown says the book will be “inspirational and instructive, and will provide ideas and resources for readers to get involved in the movement to create community, school and urban gardens, support local farmers’ markets, and make small lifestyle changes to achieve big health results.” They book will also include some of the Obama family’s favorite healthy recipes.
The book is expected to be published in the spring of 2012 and does not yet have a title. “I hope it will be a beautiful book, as well, something that everyone can take something away from,” Obama told The Associated Press.
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March 17th, 2011