(LONG ISLAND, N.Y.) -- Sarah Palin says first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to get Americans to treat their bodies better, and her encouragement of breast feeding, is a result of rising food costs and the price of milk.
During a speech on Long Island on Thursday, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate said, "No wonder Michelle Obama is telling people to breast feed their babies...because the price of milk is so high right now."
Michelle Obama mentioned breast feeding during a roundtable discussion with reporters last week, when she said that her endorsement of healthier eating and her "Let's Move!" initiative aim to influence kids early. The first lady went on to say she believes kids who are breastfed longer have less of a tendency to become obese.
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