Are You Ready to Adopt a Plant-Based Diet?Learn how to transform your health in this 10-week program that includes classes on cooking, nutrition and fitness to help you gradually adopt a plant-based lifestyle. Plant-based diets have been shown to reduce or eliminated medications, prevent diabetes, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, and shed unwanted pounds.
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Location: Virtua Health & Wellness Center, 401 Young Avenue, Moorestown, NJ
Register online or call 1-888-847-8823.
How Can You Prevent High Blood Pressure?Though you many not feel the effects, high blood pressure can damage your heart, brain and other organs. Here are a few tips to help you lower your high blood pressure risk:
- Be active every day and aim for a total of at least 150 minutes of moderate activity per week.
- Eat nutritious foods including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
- Quit smoking.
- Manage stress.
- Follow a low-salt diet at earlier age, which can prevent or reduce the severity of high blood pressure later in life.
Walk with a DocCome enjoy autumn with us! Join Virtua cardiologist Vivek Sailam, MD, for a discussion about cardiovascular health and a wellness walk through Laurel Run Park in Delran. All participants will receive free t-shirts and other giveaways.
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 8:30 to 10:15 am
Location: Laurel Run Park, 173 Creek Road, Delran, NJ
Register online or call 1-888-847-8823 .