Articles written by: Julie Chen

Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. an integrative medicine physician who is board-certified in internal medicine and is also fellowship-trained and board-certified in integrative medicine. She has her own medical practice in San Jose, CA, is the medical director of corporation wellness at several Silicon Valley-based corporations, is on several medical expert panels of websites as well as non-profit organizations and more. To learn more about Dr. Julie, you can check out her website at www.makinghealthyez.com.

Thinking of Making the Switch to Vegetarianism? Try Meatless Monday
Ask Dr. Julie / Diet and Weight Loss / Health & Wellness / Healthy Eating

Thinking of Making the Switch to Vegetarianism? Try Meatless Monday

Making the switch to vegetarianism isn’t something many people can commit to do, at least not overnight. But when it comes to eating meat-free, studies are now showing the benefits of abstaining from animal byproducts. Many argue that even a small effort to cut out meat goes a long way. […]

Making Greens The Main Event: Why Leafy Greens Matter to Your Health
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Making Greens The Main Event: Why Leafy Greens Matter to Your Health

“Eat more greens” is a phrase we’ve all come to know fairly well. It’s a saying that has been repeated throughout many people’s childhoods, by doctors and other healthcare professionals. Yet many of us still struggle with incorporating green vegetables into our diets, despite the many positive health benefits. Many […]

Positivity: Your Mind’s Best Medicine
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Positivity: Your Mind’s Best Medicine

Think positive. Look on the bright side. Believe in yourself. We’ve all heard and been told affirmations like these when we were feeling down or needed advice. Positive thinking always sounds great on the surface, but more often than not people forget to remind themselves to stay positive once life’s […]

7 Surprising Triggers of Headaches…And How to Avoid Them
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7 Surprising Triggers of Headaches…And How to Avoid Them

If you’ve ever experienced throbbing pain around your head after a stressful day at work, woken up after a few too many drinks with excruciating pain around your eyes and temples or felt a lingering pain come on after you’ve skipped your morning caffeine routine, you are no stranger to […]