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.

Let’s “Meditate” on Your New Year’s Resolution
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Let’s “Meditate” on Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year is traditionally a time when many of us reflect on our goals and set a resolution for the year to come: from losing weight to getting more organized, resolutions often come with good intentions but aren’t always followed through. Inevitably, we become bogged down with life’s many […]

10 Ways To Get Your Daily Protein Through Plants
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10 Ways To Get Your Daily Protein Through Plants

Getting enough protein is essential to a healthy and balanced diet, but also plays a key role in how our bodies function. Our bodies need protein to make all the muscle, connective tissue and blood in our bodies, regulate our hormones and provide us with amino acids, which are otherwise […]

Four Reasons to Eat More Root Vegetables
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Four Reasons to Eat More Root Vegetables

With winter well on its way, finding enough fresh fruits and vegetables in season may seem like a daunting task. Contrary to popular belief, the cold season brings a number of hearty and tasty vegetables that are not only readily available at most grocery stores, but also pack quite a […]

Stressed Out? Take a Hike, Literally
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Stressed Out? Take a Hike, Literally

There’s no question that many of us feel stress from time to time, whether it’s from hectic work schedules or the hustle and bustle of daily life.  With the holidays looming ahead of us, it’s no wonder stress levels can be at an all time high. Stress brings with it […]