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Diet & Nutrition

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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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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Eat Healthier: Chinese Take Out

Craving Chinese food, but afraid of the regret? A Virtua nutritionist shares a few tips to ordering healthier options for this tasty takeout.

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3 myths about artificial sweeteners

3 Myths about Artificial Sweeteners

Think you know the truth about artificial sweeteners? Here are 3 things you need to know prior to pouring that packet into your next cup of coffee.

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Quick Tip Eat Pasta, Lose Weight

Quick Tip: Eat Pasta, Lose Weight

If you think losing weight means you can't eat pasta, think again. Discover how to eat pasta and still lose weight.

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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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How to Fuel Up for Exercise

Food is our fuel. Learn what to eat before and after your next workout to get the most out of your exercise regimen.

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Rock Hard Abs without Crunches

Rock-Hard Abs without Crunches

A fitness specialist from the Virtua Center for Health Fitness gives step-by-step instructions to strengthen your abdominal muscles without doing crunches.

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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

What is Virtua for Women

What Is Virtua for Women?

Women often neglect to take care of their own needs. Virtua for Women aims to take care of those who take care of everyone else.

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4 not so crazy questions to ask your doctor

4 Not-So-Crazy Questions to Ask Your Doctor

A Virtua family medicine physician provides some of the common “not-so-crazy” questions she gets asked (usually after a lot of prompting).

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What can you do about menopause

What Can You Do About Menopause?

Wondering why you have no energy or libido and can’t sleep or concentrate? It might be your depleted hormones.

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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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7 Smartphone Apps to Help You Manage Diabetes

7 Smartphone Apps to Help You Manage Diabetes

If you have diabetes and have a smartphone or tablet, here are a few easy-to-use apps that are designed to make managing diabetes a little easier.

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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

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