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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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Soda tax by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Two words... soda tax ... There has been some talk and discussion over the debate on placing taxes on sodas. The thought is that increasing the price of these produc ... Read on »
New program partners with Annika Sorenstam to help kids lose weight and be healthy by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting An exciting new program has been launched at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando! The Healthy 100 Kids program and the Center for Child and Family Wellness have ... Read on »
New program partners with Annika Sorenstam to help kids lose weight and be healthy by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting An exciting new program has been launched at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando! The Healthy 100 Kids program and the Center for Child and Family Wellness have ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Chef Jamie Oliver and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just a few days ago, on February, 10, 2010, Jamie Oliver, also known as the Naked Chef, gave an outstanding presentation to TED: Ideas Worth Spreading , announcing his pri ... Read on »
Chef Jamie Oliver and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just a few days ago, on February, 10, 2010, Jamie Oliver, also known as the Naked Chef, gave an outstanding presentation to TED: Ideas Worth Spreading, announcing his pri ... Read on »
President and First Lady Obama and childhood obesity 2010 by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting President Obama has stated that childhood obesity is "one of the most urgent health issues that we face in this country". On February 9, 2010, ABC's G ... Read on »
President and First Lady Obama and childhood obesity 2010 by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting President Obama has stated that childhood obesity is "one of the most urgent health issues that we face in this country". On February 9, 2010, ABC's Goo ... Read on »
Doctor visits, diabetes, and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting A recent brief yet very informative article was just released on Jan 7, 2010 in ModernMedicine describing the importance of your child going to their regularly scheduled c ... Read on »
Vegetarian children and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last month the Los Angeles Times came out with a super article regarding vegetarian (non-meat-eating) diets and the benefits for children as they grow into healthy adults. ... Read on »
Vegetarian children and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last month the Los Angeles Times came out with a super article regarding vegetarian (non-meat-eating) diets and the benefits for children as they grow into healthy adults ... Read on »