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Diet & Nutrition

5 ways a registered dietitian can help

5 Ways a Registered Dietitian Can Help

A registered dietitian can help you lose weight. But there are some other, perhaps surprising, ways this healthcare professional can help improve your health.

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hollys kitchen: cooking with cocoa

Holly's Kitchen: Cooking with Cocoa

Dark chocolate's healthy, right? Sure - but cocoa powder packs the healthiest punch. A Virtua registered dietitian shows you how you can add it to everything from salad to steak.

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how to eat smarter

Eat Smarter

Virtua’s Center for Weight Management can help you create realistic, personalized solutions for maintaining a healthy weight.

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Its Ok Have a Snack

It's OK: Have a Snack

Do you love to snack but fear the fat and calories that come with crunchy chips? Learn to make smart snack choices, including your own healthy potato chips.

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4 easy ways to control your sugar intake

4 Easy Ways for Women to Control Sugar Intake

Women shouldn't eat more than 25 grams of sugar per day. Meet these guidelines with these simple tips.

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pros and cons of milk alternatives

Pros and Cons of Milk Alternatives

Should you switch to (or stick with) a plant-based milk? Find out the pros and cons so you can make an educated decision for you and your family.

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Exercise

5 Reasons you need a personal trainer

5 Reasons You Need a Personal Trainer

When your physical health needs a tune-up or a maintenance plan, do you have the right skills to handle the job or is it time to call a professional?

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5 Exercise Tips for Women Age 40+

If you are not as flexible and find it harder to complete exercises you once found easy, use these tips so you can keep exercising for the next 40 years.

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Are You Running Right

Are You Running Right?

Maximize your cardio benefits and help prevent running injuries with these quick tips from our fitness expert.

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How Often Should you Exercise

How Often Should You Exercise?

A Virtua fitness specialist gives you the keys to getting started and then ramping up your exercise routine.

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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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make the most of your workout

Make the Most of Your Workout

Here's a quick tip on how to maximize your workout by adding in cardio and keeping your heart rate going.

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Balance

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10 Quick Ways to De-Stress

Reduce the stress-induced surge of adrenaline in your body and allow yourself to calm down quickly with these 10 tips.

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3 baby boomer health truths

3 Baby Boomer Health Truths

Baby boomers are living longer than their parents’ generation, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re healthier. Here’s what you need to know if you’re age 49+.

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Is your sex life suffering because of pain or lack of interest? Check out these easy tips for bringing back that lovin' feeling.

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heed these 5 warning signals from your body

Heed Your Body's Warning Signals

Learn about the 5 most-ignored body parts that are actually important to your health.

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Which Pain Reliever Is Right for You?

Which Pain Reliever Is Right for You?

Not all over-the-counter pain relievers are created equal. Some may be better for headaches, while others are better for achy backs.

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Personal Story: Debra Wilson

Exuberan Experience

Debra shares how bioidentical hormone replacement therapy enabled her to sleep better and reignited her relationship with her husband.

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