New program partners with Annika Sorenstam to help kids lose weight and be healthy
Posted Jun 25 2010 12:00am
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 been designed to provide overweight children, teens and their families a place for support, education and fun! Annika Sorenstam , professional golfer and avid supporter of children's health and fitness, has partnered wtih the Florida Hospital for Children's Healthy 100 Kids program in an exciting announcement in the front lawn of the Hospital yesterday. This partnership will provide Orlando's children and families with difficult-to-find resources for helping them deal with the challenges of being overweight including medical complications, changing eating and activity habits, and mental health counseling. The team includes Medical Director Dr. Angela Fals, Registered Dietician Tamara Sims-Dorway, Exercise Physiologist Lindy Moore, and Child Psychologist Dr. Celine Passeri. Click here to view the article or the video clip of the coverage on WESH TV .