If you’ve struggled to lose weight, you’re not alone. Every year, millions of Americans try to lose weight – and blame themselves when they don’t reach their goals. They shouldn’t, because most fad diets and quick fixes supply you with everything you need except the chance to succeed.
When it comes to weight management, South Jersey can turn to Virtua.
Virtua's Center for Weight Management can help you break the cycle of yo-yo dieting for good. Successful weight loss isn’t about restricted eating or harsh dieting; it’s about learning how to properly fuel your body to look and feel your best. At the Center for Weight Management, you will have a partner in your weight loss journey and work one on one with the nutrition experts – Virtua registered dietitians. Our weight management South Jersey team will help you every step of the way toward making the positive lifestyle changes necessary for a lifetime of healthier living!
Programs are available in Moorestown, Voorhees, and Washington Township. For more information or to schedule an apppointment or register for an event, call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (847-8823).
Wellness & Sports Nutrition: Group Programs
- Weight Management
Ready to ditch the diet and start enjoying food without guilt? Our dietitians want to share their secrets with you! Join us for 8 weeks of motivation and support to keep you moving. Confidential weekly weigh-ins (optional) and dietitian-led discussions are offered each week.
- PreDiabetes Challenge
Have you ever been told you are at risk for getting diabetes? The PreDiabetes Challenge is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, a year-long lifestyle change program focusing on healthy eating, weight loss, physical activity, stress reduction and coping skills. The program is proven to help people lose weight and lower their risk of type 2 diabetes by 58%.
- Eat Right, Play Hard
Have a young athlete at home? Meeting the energy demands of sports, plus optimal nutrition for growth can be challenging for kids. Give your child an edge by creating a fueling strategy for optimum energy both on and off the field.
- Pause the Pounds
Looking to beat the stubborn belly fat that crept up with menopause? Join us for this interactive discussion and walk away with a plan to look and feel your best. Our registered dietitians will share the five keys that can help you pause the pounds.
Wellness & Sports Nutrition: Private Programs
- Weight Loss Coaching
Have you tried group weight management programs before and crave more personalized attention? We’re here to help. Private weight management programs include 8 private sessions with your registered dietitian, a complete nutrition assessment, body composition and metabolic rate analysis, personalized diet plan and weekly follow-up sessions.
- Weight Checkups (maintenance)
Would you like to keep your weight-loss coach for ongoing monitoring and support? Our maintenance package includes 8 brief, private sessions with your registered dietitian for ongoing monitoring and support.
- Wellness Jumpstart (18+)
Need to fine tune your diet or just get a jumpstart to better eating habits? You can have 3 private sessions with your registered dietitian to fine tune your diet, learn how to eat for energy, or just get a jumpstart to being well.
- Kids & Teens Wellness Jumpstart
Want to give your child a jumpstart toward better eating habits? Your child can have 3 private sessions with your registered dietitian focusing on eating for energy, nutrition for growth and positive body image. Discussions include portion sizes, healthy snacks, healthy choices from all the food groups, how to read a nutrition facts label and more.
- Private Sports Nutrition
Do you want to learn how to use food to enhance your workouts or fuel your sport? Private 1-hour visits are available as needed to discuss using food as fuel to enhance performance and energy. Whether you’re a new exerciser or seasoned athlete, we can help with individualized nutrition recommendations specific for you.
- Private Consultations
Craving real answers from a nutrition expert? Private 1 hour and 30 minute visits are available for body composition and metabolic rate analysis, individualized nutrition recommendations, or to get all of your nutrition questions answered by an expert.
Also, learn about Virtua's bariatrics surgery program for more advanced weight-loss needs.