First Lady Michelle Obama poses in the audience at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at Galen Center on March 31, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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Michelle Obama will be bringing her campaign against childhood obesity to a Hispanic audience Saturday, appearing on Univision's "Sábado Gigante."
According to the Miami Herald, the first lady will appear on a popular children's segment of the three-hour program called "Conversando con los Niños" (speaking with kids).
Obama will first greet viewers in Spanish, according to the Herald, using her appearance to continue advocating for her Let's Move campaign. Fighting childhood obesity through activity and nutrition has become the first lady's primary focus while in the White House.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, Hispanic children are far more likely than their peers to be overweight.
Broadcast from Miami starting at 8 p.m., "Sábado Gigante" has been on air for more than 50 years and bills itself as the longest running weekly variety program anywhere, with games, audience interaction and comedy skits.
The program is not Obama's only outreach to the Latino community in recent weeks. In July, she spoke about healthy eating at the National Council of La Raza's annual conference.
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