据“美联社”(AP)消息，第一夫人米歇尔·奥巴马,致力于减少儿童肥胖问题,已经一年半的时间了。她日前,与拥有橄榄园(Olive Garden)、红龙虾(Red Lobster)等连锁餐馆的达尔登餐饮集团(Darden Restaurants Inc.)共同宣布，该公司拥有的连锁餐馆,将提供更健康的餐饮，包括,把餐饮中的卡路里和钠减少20%，并把标准儿童餐的配菜,改为水果或蔬菜，和低脂牛奶。
达尔登公司,在美国49州的共1900家餐馆，已经决定-自2012年7月开始,改变其儿童餐的菜单，该公司拥有的其它连锁餐馆,包括LongHorn Steakhouse、Bahama Breeze、The Capital Grille和Seasons 52，后两者,没有儿童餐。
费城的坚尼特-蒙哥马利-斯科特公司首席固定收益战略家-盖伊-勒巴斯说：“家庭消费能力,正在受到制约。 “消费者,已经厌倦了看到房价不断下跌。” 家庭财富缩水,论证了美国消费长期停滞的问题。
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Obama introduced his wife to make healthy food restaurant,
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, is to promote healthy eating to reduce the degree of obesity of Americans. Recently, she was in several well-known restaurant chain, promoting a low-calorie menu plans. …
First Lady Michelle, a 15 Olive Garden restaurants in Maryland, to promote healthy eating.
According to “Associated Press” (AP) news, the first lady Michelle Obama, working to reduce childhood obesity, has been a year and a half’s time. She has, and have olive groves (Olive Garden), Red Lobster (Red Lobster) and other chain restaurants Daer Deng Restaurant Group (Darden Restaurants Inc.) Jointly announced that the company has a chain restaurant, will provide healthier food, including , the restaurant in the 20% reduction in calories and sodium, and the standard children’s meal of side dishes instead of fruit or vegetables, and low-fat milk.
Daer Deng said, unless the adult point of French fries for the children, otherwise, the standard children’s meal will no longer offer French fries. Michel praised the move – a breakthrough in the restaurant industry.
Is pushing to reduce the rate of childhood obesity in the United States Michelle, Maryland Olive Garden restaurant in a Haier Zi said: “Daer Deng’s new commitment, the company has never done a restaurant, this is a breakthrough moment restaurant industry This change will impact a whole generation of young people’s health and happiness. ”
Daer Deng company in the U.S. state of total 1900 49 restaurants, has decided – since July 2012 started to change their children’s meal menu, which owns other restaurant chains, including LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, The Capital Grille and Seasons 52, the latter two, there is no children’s menu.
From the beginning of the year, McDonald’s (McDonald’s), Burger King (Burger King), Chili’s, IHOP, Friendly’s and a dozen large and small chain restaurants, have said that they would children in the French fries meal, instead of using fruits and vegetables, and On the menu, get rid of less healthy foods attractive photos.
More Americans, more attention to health, requiring restaurants to improve food cooking, such as, without butter, salt, avoid fried and so on.
American children, one third are overweight or obese, so that they face a greater risk of diabetes, heart disease, and other diseases. First Lady said that her goal is to help young people, through proper diet and exercise, weight grow into healthy adults.
The U.S. government will demand more than 20 stores restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, convenience stores and chain coffee shops, in its menu, indicate the variety of food contains calories.
1 years ago this month, Michelle, on the National Restaurant Association, called on its members’ positive for our children, improve healthy eating and habits. ”
History of Wei, CEO of the association Ni (Dawn Sweeney), said that many began to change its menu to visit an important moment. She said: “Michelle is committed to a healthy diet, undoubtedly contributed to consumer pay more attention to their interests.”
U.S. Federal Reserve Board, September 16 to a report released Friday, the second quarter of 2011, net assets of U.S. households, compared with the previous quarter, down 0.3 percent, or $ 149 billion, down 58. $ 5 trillion.
The Fed said the second quarter, the net assets of U.S. households to reduce the main reason the stock market and housing values fell. Season, Americans stock assets, a decline of 0.5 percent, to 8.9 trillion U.S. dollars, housing value, fell 0.4 percent to $ 16.2 trillion U.S. dollars. And the summer of 2009, the U.S. recession ends, compared to U.S. household wealth rose by 15%.
Net family assets, refers – housing, checking accounts and investments minus the mortgage and credit card balances and other debts.
Fed report shows that three quarters before the second quarter, the net assets of U.S. households, continued to rise, mainly driven by the rising stock market.
By the financial crisis and economic downturn, U.S. household wealth has shrunk significantly, the latest data, more than in 2007, before the outbreak of the financial crisis peak, 11% lower, when the net assets of U.S. households, a record $ 66 trillion in history record.
U.S. household wealth, is still below pre-recession levels, and stagnant job market, will lead the Americans continue to reduce debt, focus on savings, limiting consumer spending, household consumption, accounting for 70% of the overall U.S. economy around.
Philadelphia firm Bennett – Montgomery – Scott, chief fixed income strategist – Gay – Le Basi, said: “Family spending power, is being restricted.” Consumers are tired of seeing prices falling. “Household wealth, consumption of long-term stagnation of the United States demonstrated the problem.
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The latest polls show the U.S.: nearly two-thirds of Americans believe: • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stronger than Obama president. Participate in the survey who regretted not choose the former.
Bloomberg News conducted the poll found: Most people think: if Hillary was elected president in 2008, the state will be better.
Obama’s support rate was only 45% of the lowest since he took office.
Participate in the survey said: 68% of people think: Clinton discuss women more like; 59% said: more discussion of men like.
In terms of age, people over 65 years, 68% of people like Bill Clinton.
63-year-old Clinton, former U.S. senator, Obama fight for her nomination in the Democratic presidential candidate, failed.
Organization poll of people say, “In many cases, she represents Obama, but she is definitely not Obama.”
In the Quinnipiac University 1368 registered voters, only 40% recognized the performance of President Obama, in June, the same survey, his approval ratings, 48%.
51% of people think: is not worth re-elected Democratic president; 41% of the people, will re-elect him.
Obama does not support rate, reaching a new high of 55%
According to Tuesday released CNN / ORC poll, Obama does not support rate has reached a new high of 55%.
CNN reported that only 48 percent of Americans believe: he is a strong leader, this is a historical new low.
Poll: Americans generally do not like – his approach on major issues, just like his personal character. Respondents, 10 individuals among the eight that Obama is cute, he was compassionate, hard, hard work, the future of the United States, have their own vision. Three-quarters of that: he was fighting for their beliefs.
Only 39% of people in favor of his approach to solve the problem of unemployment, only 36 percent favor the way he handled the economy; 10 individuals among the eight that: the U.S. economy is in doldrums.
Obama’s economic policy for the public is contradictory. 9% of that: his policies to better the economy; 39% of people think: If not him, the economy will be worse than today. On the other hand, 37 percent said Obama has made the economic situation worse; 15% of people think: his policies have no effect.
Overall, 55 percent said they do not support Barack Obama as president does. His disapproval rating in July and August, when 54%. Now, his support rate at 43%. However, this is not his lowest approval ratings a year ago, his support rate was 42%. Every 10 people, six said that Obama failed to meet their expectations.
These figures are not satisfactory, than the Congress, only 15 percent support is better.
Poll, there is a good news for Obama: in his Democratic Party, he has come out of negotiations because the debt ceiling drop support for the shadow. In early August, when the party hopes to re-提名奥巴马 for the Democratic presidential candidate, 70 percent to a record low, in this survey, has risen to 76%.
According to the Xinhua Chinese Press Japan Network quoted local media reports, the Japanese National Tourist Office’s latest statistical report, the foreigners to visit Japan in August continued to show a decreasing trend, with the same period in 2010, a decrease of 31.9%, to reduce the number to 54.68 million, which is after the earthquake in Japan for six consecutive months of decline. Among them, the Chinese and Koreans are 40% reduction.
Office of Tourism said that foreign visitors to Japan in August, and business personnel, a total of 546,800 people, fell by 32%. However, with earthquakes and nuclear accident occurred early reduction of 62% in April compared to a slight improvement in orientation. However, the recent rise in the yen exchange rate issues, making the enthusiasm of foreigners to Japan hit again.
Statistical report, in accordance with national and regional statistics, in Asia, Chinese and Koreans the largest reduction, are 40%. In addition, a decrease of 45% French, German decrease of 42%.
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