First Lady Pushes Back Against Those Who 'Mock' Healthy Food, Exercise Efforts

"Our children’s health isn’t a joke," Michelle Obama said.

During her remarks to bloggers and online influencers at the White House, Obama recounted her own efforts working with her daughters to try to get them to eat healthy food.

“I know changing habits and routines is not easy,” Obama said. “I know there are times when you don’t feel like fighting those food battles with your kids. But I can tell you from my own experience that when you start young with your kids, and you keep at it, eventually, you reap the rewards.”

“It’s not like I have a one-year or two-year time frame on this issue. For me, this issue is the rest-of-my-life kind of time frame,” Obama said. “Because I know that’s what it’s going to take to truly solve this problem.”