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Drew Brees to co-chair President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

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Michelle Obama says she is enlisting New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul and other athletes to help spread the message that childhood obesity has become an epidemic.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was selected co-chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

Brees and Dominique Dawes, a three-time Olympian and former U.S. national champion in gymnastics, will co-chair the reconfigured President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

Formerly known as the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the revised council is adding a new focus on Obama’s signature issue: childhood nutrition.

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