Vanderbilt Institute for Obesity & Metabolism



Tennessee Obesity Taskforce members with

Tennessee's First Lady, Andrea Conte


Tennessee Obesity Taskforce with Tennessee First Lady, Andrea Conte


During the 2010 legislative session, the Tennessee Obesity Taskforce supported policy efforts in the following areas:

  • Coordinated School Health - fully fund
  • Physical Activity/Physical Education in Schools
  • Healthy Foods and Beverages in Schools
  • Food Desert Relief
  • Soda Tax - reallocate funds to support childhood obesity
  • Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights