ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Healthy Tips from the Let's Move! Google+ Hangout

The First Lady’s Let’s Move! Initiative strives to bring nutrition and fitness into schools and homes to ensure children grow up healthy. Here at Cooking Light, we also work hard every day to create delicious healthy recipes, as well as nutrition and fitness tips to help families stay healthy.  We were so excited to hear the First Lady was participating in a Google+ Fireside Hangout—a virtual live chat about health topics. President Obama has previously participated in this modern take on President Roosevelt’s fireside chats to discuss his policies and proposals.

During the hangout with Mrs. Obama, people from around the country—teachers, moms, authors, and healthcare professionals—asked her health-related questions. In the following clip, the First Lady addresses how parents can encourage children to develop a healthy body image and start making proactive changes for their children’s health.

See the full hangout here: Lets Move! Fireside Hangout.

We want to know: How do you talk to your children about healthy eating?