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Michelle Obama launches a food company to produce healthier options for kids : Shots

Michelle Obama promoted healthy eating habits when she was first lady. Now, as co-founder of PLEZi Nutrition she aims to give parents healthier food options for their kids.

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Michelle Obama promoted healthy eating habits when she was first lady. Now, as co-founder of PLEZi Nutrition she aims to give parents healthier food options for their kids.

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Michelle Obama is taking on a new role as the co-founder of PLEZi Nutrition, which aims to market food and beverages for kids that are both tasty and healthy. The company, which announced its launch Wednesday, is starting with a line of low-sugar, nutrient-dense kids’ drinks made from a fruit-juice blend.

“I believe there is a way to build a successful company and do it right by our kids,” Mrs. Obama said during remarks at the Wall Street Journal Future of Everything Festival on Wednesday. “I’m putting some skin in the game to put this theory to the test,” he said.

As first lady, Mrs. Obama promoted healthy habits with the Let’s Move campaign, which touted nutritious school meals and asked food companies and restaurant chains to commit to lower sugar,