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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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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 »
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 »
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 »
In Search of My Waistline - update, week 5 by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Well, so let me give you an update on my progress of searching once again for my pre-pregnancy waistline. My initial goal was to work out 5 days a week and watch what I ate e ... Read on »
In Search of My Waistline... by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Mothers, I think that you will firmly agree that this pregnancy thing sure does a number on your waist!  Well, I would like to share with you a few experiences that I have had ... Read on »
Is obesity keeping your child from living past 100 years old? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting ABC News very recently posted a very informative article entitled " Today's Babies Are Expected To Live Past 100".  Interesting since many journals, articles and postings ... Read on »
Is there such a thing as an obesity gene or virus? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We interrupt the discussions of the sequence of numbers on our  Top 10  list of culprits of childhood obesity to Number 10 --  many times things are not crystal clear and ... Read on »
Keeping kids active and healthy during the holidays 2009 by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Picture by bluefern, PhotoXpress Let's face it! We all know that it is not easy keeping all kids interested in working out or exercising whil ... Read on »
Keeping kids active and healthy during the holidays 2009 by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Subscribe Picture by bluefern, PhotoXpress Let's face it! We all know that it is not easy keeping all kids interes ... Read on »