TN Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner
March is National Nutrition Month, and according to recent statistics, a lot of us are struggling. 66% of the population is considered overweight or obese, and Tennessee currently ranks 39th of 50 in national health rankings. Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner says if you're having a hard time getting healthy, you are not alone; anyone can get healthy with the proper attitude. Dr. Dreyzehner gives some tips on how to change your diet and routine in simple ways, explains the new way health officials are looking at the main food groups, and discusses how your body is ALREADY set up perfectly for proper diet and nutrition, you just have to recognize what your body is telling you, and put in a little bit of effort to help it along. For additional nutrition information and meal planning assistance, visit ChooseMyPlate.gov, or GetFitTN.com.