Friday, September 17, 2010

Major Health Initiative Announced To Help Fight Obesity

“Governor Phil Bredesen along with state health officials announced a major new health initiative aimed at reducing obesity in Tennessee. ‘Eat Well, Play More Tennessee" urges people to eat better and exercise a bit more. ‘Eat Well, Play More Tennessee’ is a five-year plan developed by the Tennessee Obesity Taskforce and provides a comprehensive roadmap to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Tennessee by 2015. Bredesen along with Health Commissioner Susan Cooper officially kicked off the plan Thursday. ‘I think ultimately, kids in particular, they want to be thin, they want to exercise, kids like to move around. And if we can provide the opportunities to do that and help them with some of these choices they make, I think you begin to change that culture...

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