Health & Wellness

Summer Time Workouts: How to Optimize Your Efforts and Keep Going!
Ask Dr. Julie / Diet and Weight Loss / Exercise Plans / Health / Managing Stress

Summer Time Workouts: How to Optimize Your Efforts and Keep Going!

What’s the best about summertime? The longer hours of sun? Fresh fruit and vegetables in abundance? All the great holiday barbecues? Being able to have great pool parties? Farmer’s Markets? Yes, all of these are A-mazing! What’s also amazing is the ability to get into whatever exercise or active shenanigans […]

Spice for Life – Health Benefits of Spices and Secret Recipe Sauces
Health & Wellness / Healthy Eating / Recipes

Spice for Life – Health Benefits of Spices and Secret Recipe Sauces

A maverick in the kitchen, Chef Hannah An has always looked to elevate traditional Vietnamese dishes with unusual pairings of spices, sauces and ingredients not widely used and frankly not thought of! On a recent relief trip called “Roots for Peace”, Hannah journeyed to the Quang region of Vietnam to […]

10 Most Important Body Parts You Should Pay Attention to for Overall Health
Health / Health & Wellness

10 Most Important Body Parts You Should Pay Attention to for Overall Health

Taking good care of your body is the most important gift you can give yourself. It’s the first step to a long and healthy life. You may think you are doing everything your body needs by showering every day and keeping yourself clean and free of germs. However, different parts […]

Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola
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Happy Pill and Energy Booster?…Where Can I Get Some Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea is a supplement that quickly became one of my favorite to recommend to my patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. Some of my patients like to call it their ‘happy pill.’ Clinically, the reason is it helps with energy and boosts mood. Rhodiola has […]