Dr. Alexandra Roche is a board-certified pediatrician who treats kids and teens in the adolescent medicine program at CHOC Children’s. Dr. Roche received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship and residency at CHOC.
CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
Obesity and Heart Health (video)
co-presenter with Dr Anthony Chang
“Child Obesity Prevention Summit 2012” Orange County Department of Education
In “Obesity: Adult Diseases the Pediatrician Can Prevent Today,” CHOC Children’s pediatrician Alexandra Roche, MD, reviews a number of health consequences that are a direct result of obesity.
In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. Wayne Nguyen and Dr. Alexandra Roche discuss the warning signs of eating disorders.
Even if you have a very responsible teen, the fact that they don’t have experience driving makes them a bigger risk. Driving is dangerous for all teens, and parents can require them to prove they are ready.
Offer children a variety of foods so they can try things and develop healthy eating habits: fresh fruit and vegetables are best and limit sweetened foods.
Caffeine, which has been purported to increase energy and also acts as a mild stimulant, can be found in many foods and drinks, including coffee.