This was posted by teach23 on the Michelle Kwan forum. Michelle writes as a member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/bl...=P&BlogID=2431When I was growing up I was fortunate to have access to safe parks and recreation centers that allowed me to be involved in a variety of sports and daily physical activity. Through my parents I also learned the importance of healthy eating. Fresh, healthy foods were always available. Sadly, many children today do not have these opportunities.