Michelle Obama preaches healthy on Sesame Street!

Posted on October 5th, 2009 by Jim

tick tockFresh (ish) from my New York trip I unfortunately didn’t get to catch up with the gang from Sesame Street as I was’nt sure if it was set in the Bronx or Queens! The trip was a success as an East Coast publisher requested the manuscript of GO! Smell the flowers so we’ll have to wait & see.

With the U.S  of A’s hearty food portions (tick tock diner filled me up) I was never short of energy enjoying walking around the east side, meat packing district, MOMA, Bryant Park and the theatre district. 

Central park by horse, Manhatten island by boat and the subway wherever possible I really got back into the New York way of life (beep, beep)

Back to the topic in hand – FOOD! I was impressed to find this clip of one of the most powerful women in the world preaching healthy foods on Sesame street, brough to us, of course, by the Childrens Television workshop:

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Good old Elmo, taking it in his stride and I wonder if cookie monster is now surplus to requirements?

Comments welcomed on the state of healthcare situation in super-sized America in conjunction with sharing who your favourite Sesame street character is!  Try and link the two in your answer and let’s see where this one GO’!s

This post was brought to you by the number 8 and the letters F, Y & I.


7 Responses to “Michelle Obama preaches healthy on Sesame Street!”

  1. Interesting…I left a comment here that was posted and now it is gone…*poof* I said something like I liked this video, but I wished she would have answered Elmo’s question of what a healthy lunch would be. He is so cute. Is there any significance to 8, F, Y & I?
    .-= Clinically Clueless´s last blog ..Mental Health Awareness Day, Week, Month =-.

  2. Admirable Mrs. Obama.
    I think portions for the whole North American diet could use reducing by aboiut 30%. Did anyone see the documentary Super Size Me? I don’t think I have eaten at MacDonald’s since.
    .-= Angela in Canada´s last blog ..Posts of the week. =-.

    • Jim says:

      Super size me was the best – even better is Michael Moores ‘ SICKO ‘ I’ve posted a clip in FORUMS so feel free to GO! play there as well….!

      That Seseame count did scare me!

  3. ethicaleater says:

    Way to go Mrs O

    Grover is my fav character Jim
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf-HBMq9ggg
    .-= ethicaleater´s last blog ..Purple13 and Angela in Canada are now friends =-.

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