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

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Can I Eat Chocolate Whenever I Want?

Integrative Medicine Perspective by Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. A recent study came out showing that chocolate is beneficial to our health. But the study didn’t quantify the amount or the types of chocolate we should be eating. I would like to clarify some of my thoughts on eating chocolate […]

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Encouraging Active Mommies-To-Be

By Dr. Julie I was recently doing a TV interview where they were asking me about healthy lifestyle practices for pregnant women. As I answered this question, I realized that this topic is indeed something that is not frequently discussed enough amongst women. Let’s face it…most of us either, have […]

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Should You Tell Your Doctor About The Herbs You’re Taking?”

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. As health care practitioners, most acupuncturists and physicians truly work with the same healing goals in mind. As such, healers, whether conventional or complementary, search for ways to help patients feel better and to recover from whatever ailments that plague them. So, why does […]

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Dr. Julie’s Tips for Healthy Summer Skin!

By Dr. Julie Chen “ASK DR JULIE” As the seasons transition from winter to spring, there are a few things you can do to make sure your skin looks healthy and actually is healthy. The most important thing to remember about skin health is that it needs to come from […]