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Diet & Nutrition

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Recipe - Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

A light vegetarian dish that features bell peppers, black beans, corn, rice, herbs and spices and is only 195 calories per serving.

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Eat Well Even On a Budget

Virtua nurse and diabetes educator Pat DeHart shows some Camden residents with diabetes that it's possible to eat well while on a budget.

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Quick Tip: The Secret Ingredient To Weight Loss

Jeanne Hendricks, dietician with Virtua, explains the secret ingredient you can swap into some of your favorite foods that will reduce calories and fat but won't lose flavor.

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Seniors’ Guide to Healthy Eating

Seniors' Guide to Healthy Eating

Older adults face unique nutritional challenges. With these 6 tips, you and your family can make positive nutrition and lifestyle changes for health and longevity.

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Salads a twist

Holly's Kitchen: Give Summer Salads a Twist

Grab a basket of Jersey tomatoes and be the star of the barbecue with our easy, light and delicious salad recipes.

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Exercise

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3 Ways to Avoid Knee Pain

Don't let knee pain keep you from doing the things you love. Use these three practical tips to prevent injury.

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5 Exercises You're Probably Doing Wrong

Maybe your plank looks sort of like your downward-facing dog. Correct technique means maximum benefit and minimal risk.

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Get Beach Body Ready

Breakfasts on Broad’s Jillian Mele stopped by Virtua Health and Wellness Center in Washington Township to talk the latest and greatest in fitness.

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3 time saving no treadmill workouts

3 Time-Saving, No-Treadmill Workouts

Step away from the treadmill and try these workouts that achieve awesome results in less time.

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Smart Exercise Advice for Women 40+

As you get a little older, it's best to change up your exercise routine to meet your body's changing needs.

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Balance

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Quick Tip: Easily Relieve Sinus Pressure

Maureen Gerland, massage therapist with vir tu spa explains how to relieve sinus pressure and mild headaches without medication.

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Are You Too Young for a Heart Attack? - Virtua

Are You Too Young for a Heart Attack?

A 47-year-old wife and mother talks about her sudden and unexpected heart attack and her road to recovery, including cardiac rehab at Virtua.

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10 Reasons to Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today

10 Reasons to Schedule Your Colonoscopy Today

Research suggests that 40% of Americans who should be having colonoscopies are opting not to have them. Read on to see if you should be scheduling one today.

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Solutions to the 5 Most Frustrating Women's Health Issues

Solutions for the 5 Most Frustrating Women's Health Issues

Fatigue, hot flashes and bloating - oh my! Tackle these annoying issues with help from Virtua family physician Nermin Lazarus, DO.

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What Are Those Butterflies In Your Chest?

Some chest flutters are harmless, but others can last long or occur for no reason at all. Here’s what you need to know about this potentially dangerous heart condition.

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Featured Locations

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Virtua Centers for HealthFitness

Virtua's Centers for Health Fitness are modern facilities with comprehensive programs that provide everything you need to reach your fitness goals.

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Health & Wellness Centers

Virtua Health and Wellness Centers are total health destinations where you can receive medical and wellness care all in one place.

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Vir tú Spa

Relax and rejuvenate at our spas with a wide selection of services and luxurious amenities.

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