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Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor

Specialty: Family Medicine
Coral Gables, Florida
The 'my training zone' blog is dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles for children and adolescents and to providing parents with reliable information to prevent obesity and its medical, social, and psychological complications. We inform you of any interesting and relevant new information from... Full Bio
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Dr. Fals joins Florida Hospital for Children's Healthy 100 Kids program! by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Great News! Dr. Fals is now the Medical Director of the Center for Child and Family Wellness at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando! Let me tell you a bit about it ... Read on »
Ever look for a simple, straight ... by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ever look for a simple, straight-forward nutrition tool to help you figure out how much of which nutrient you should have per day?  How much fat or protein or carbohydra ... Read on »
Exercising as a family by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Anyone with kids knows for a fact that it is very, very hard to find time to exercise ...  between feedings, activities, errands, work, school, the list goes on... how eve ... Read on »
Fast foods and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting And, what of fast foods?  Are they responsible for this childhood obesity epidemic or what? There have been many, much-heated debates regarding this issue yet no straightf ... Read on »
Fat metabolism and childhood obesity: cholesterol and other fats by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You receive some news at your child's doctor regarding their health --  the levels of different fats in their blood were not normal.  What does this mean?  Perhaps the tes ... Read on »
Fat metabolism and childhood obesity: cholesterol and other fats by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You receive some news at your child's doctor regarding their health --  the levels of different fats in their blood were not normal.  What does this mean?  Perhaps the t ... Read on »
Financial pressures, psychology, eating disorders, and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The top 5 and 7 reasons on our  Top 10 list  of culprits responsible for childhood obesity are financial pressures and psychological issues.  These days of economic hardsh ... Read on »
First lady Michelle Obama and Let's Move against childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On February 9, 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launching of the anti-obesity initiative, "Lets Move!" Since that time, there have been several calls f ... Read on »
First lady Michelle Obama and Let's Move against childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On February 9, 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launching of the anti-obesity initiative, "Lets Move!" Since that time, there have been several calls for t ... Read on »
Fitness Isn't An Overnight Sensation by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You gotta love The New York Times... super good health articles! One of the latest on health and fitness, this one brings up a very important point that everyone should k ... Read on »
Food for Thought by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On TV this evening, abc World News with Charles Gibson, a very interesting excerpt was brought to our attention regarding another excellent reason to lose weight... on average ... Read on »
Friday's White House Childhood Obesity Summit by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting If you were able to listen in on Friday's Childhood Obesity Summit at the White House, you already know, then, what a treat we had! It was superb to see professio ... Read on »
Friday's White House Childhood Obesity Summit by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting If you were able to listen in on Friday's Childhood Obesity Summit at the White House, you already know, then, what a treat we had! It was superb to see profession ... Read on »
General Mills pledges to lower sugar in cereals by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Fantastic news received a few days ago regarding children's nutrition! On Good Morning America, it was announced that General Mills plans to reduce the sugar cont ... Read on »
Halloween Candy: is one really better than the other? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On October 25 in Orlando, there was an amazing launch of an exciting health and wellness school outreach program that will begin in early 2012! Florida Hospital for ... Read on »
Halloween Candy: is one really better than the other? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting On October 25 in Orlando, there was an amazing launch of an exciting health and wellness school outreach program that will begin in early 2012! Florida Hospital for ... Read on »
Halloween Candy: is one really better than the other? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Halloween is just around the corner and you are trying to get your kids to eat healthier... what is one to do with so much candy staring at us in the face? Check out the ... Read on »
Household routines lower childhood obesity risk by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This week, an article came out in Pediatric News March 2010 regarding some interesting findings to help decrease obesity in preschoolers! The article, "Three Househ ... Read on »
Hurry up and slow down, America! The connection between our rushed schedules and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Number four on our list of Top 10 culprits responsible for childhood obesity is... hurry, hurry, hurry up and tell me! I am rushing out the door!  Why are you making me wa ... Read on »
In Search of My Waistline - after vacation by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ok, well, vacation is just that... vacation from everything! So, after being out of town and on the road for almost 3 weeks, I find myself just about at the same point where ... Read on »