It’s all about moderation for First Lady Michelle Obama. The 45-year old talks to Prevention magazine
“I try to have no absolute no’s. I love French fries, I like a good burger, and I like pie. And that’s
okay. I would be depressed if I felt I could never eat the things that
She says she is in better shape in her 40s because her girls are older so she has more time to work out. Yet, she works out doing Pilates, cardio, weights and stretching at, get this, 4:30 a.m.! Yikes, that’s dedication.
In addition to taking care of herself, she is sending a good message to her girls.
“I also don’t want my girls to be obsessed about food,” she says. “We
don’t have a ‘no junk food’ rule – I just want them to think about
their choices. When my older daughter asks, ‘Can I have pie?’ I’ll say,
‘Did you have it yesterday? Well, what do you think?’ And she’ll come
to the conclusion that, ‘You know, you’re right, I shouldn’t eat pie
Healthy choices. Moderation. I like the way the First Lady thinks!