Monday, July 11, 2011
Michelle Antoinette's Beach Season Diet Tips
WASHINGTON - First Lady Michelle Obama may have temporarily forgotten the lessons of her own anti-obesity campaign when she indulged in a sinfully caloric lunch Monday at a popular new hamburger restaurant.
A Washington Post reporter said the first lady ordered a cheeseburger, french fries, chocolate shake and Diet Coke at Shake Shack -- a trendy hamburger spot that recently opened an outpost in Washington's Dupont Circle.
Based on nutritional information on the restaurant's website, the meal added up to a scale-tipping 1,556 calories.
Obama has made the fight against childhood-obesity a central focus of her White House tenure and launched the "Let's Move" campaign to promote exercise and ensure children have access to healthy food.
The Post noted, however, that she has also admitted to having an "obsession with french fries."
"It's all about moderation," she has told reporters.