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'Be Well' Book Launches National Movement to Help Moms Instill Healthy Habits and End Childhood Obesity
Date:2/18/2010

g Healthier Lives, in October 2009, they released an aggressive first run of 375,000 copies and hoped to help moms learn some healthy habits they could pass on to their children.  

Be Well features smart tips from moms on tough topics like cutting down screen time, getting your kids to eat more vegetables and increasing physical activity. Susan Dell—healthy living advocate, co-founder of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and wife of tech legend Michael Dell—narrates the book. Be Well features the stories of 15 moms who are creatively finding ways to fight childhood obesity in their homes and communities.

"I know how inspired I was by these moms, so I'm thrilled to see the book is inspiring other people as well," said Susan Dell. "The reaction to Be Well shows us that parents are willing and able to help put their children on the healthy track. I think they're reacting positively to these moms because they prove that making small changes can create huge leaps in their children's health."

"The incredible demand for this book from parents, schools and community centers across the country reinforces our belief that parents can and will create healthier environments for their families if they are provided with information," sa
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