School lunches KEYSchool canteens are (were) not known (kort tillægsform) for their fabulous food. But when First Lady Michelle Obama tried (tries) to introduce (navnemåde)healthier meals and smaller portions to American schools, she sparked (spark)outrage and anger. Why? CLUB investigates. Why did Michelle Obama want change? KEYCLUB: The American First Lady was (is) tackling one of America’s biggest health problems: obesity. According to the American Heart Association, one in three teens in the USA is (was) overweight. Increasing numbers of teens are (were) now suffering from high cholesterol and high blood pressure – the types of problems that only used (use) to be seen in adults. “Because of obesity, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity, we (you)may see the first generation [of children] that will be (have been) less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than their parents,”warns surgeon Richard Carmona.