Walmart is getting healthy and owes it all Michelle Obama. Inspired by the first lady's battle against

childhood obesity, the mega-retailer announced yesterday that it's kicking off a five-year plan to lower salts, fats and sugars in thousands of its own products and dropping prices on numerous healthy food items.

The plan is likely to inspire Walmart's competitors to take a similar approach and won praise from the first lady. Speaking at a community center in Washington, D.C., Michelle Obama said, "It's a victory for parents. It's a victory for families, but most of all, it's a victory for our children."

Walmart is getting healthy and owes it all to Michelle Obama. Inspired by the first lady's battle against childhood obesity, the mega-retailer announced yesterday that it's kicking off a five-year plan to lower salts, fats and sugars in thousands of its own products and dropping prices on numerous healthy food items.

SOURCE: ABC News