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Elmo Visits the White House Kitchen

Elmo and Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass to talk healthy, delicious school meals and do a "melon dance."

On Monday, President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act into law.  This legislation is an important step forward toward ensuring that no child goes to school hungry and that all children have access to healthy, nutritious foods at school.

Earlier this week, Elmo visited Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass in the White House kitchen to talk about the importance of healthy and delicious school meals. Check out the video below.

First Lady Michelle Obama is passionate about fighting the childhood obesity epidemic, that’s why she started Let’s Move! a nationwide campaign raise a healthier generation of kids.  As part of this effort the First Lady was a vocal advocate for this important legislation.

Learn more about how the Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act will increase access to healthy, nutritious foods in schools.