Health & Wellness

The Kind of Love that Helps You Reach Your Health Goals
Ask Dr. Julie / Beauty and Style

The Kind of Love that Helps You Reach Your Health Goals

As Valentine’s Day passes us by again, the question of who’s your true love might have come up. Perhaps a magazine or TV ad posed this question or it’s your best friend or your frenemy. No matter who brought up this question, most of us think externally for the answer. […]

A THANK YOU TO DANCING (AND MY BODY)
Body Language / Exercise Plans / Health & Wellness

A THANK YOU TO DANCING (AND MY BODY)

by Carolyn Busa At 5-years old I mimicked my sister’s hitch kicks to New Kids on the Block. At 9-years old I joined my first jazz class. My senior year I danced to Kanye West so hard in my parent’s living room that my knee popped out of place causing […]

Benign Neglect?
Health / Health & Wellness / Healthy Eating

Benign Neglect?

Recently I wrote a blog post titled, “I Am Not My Brother”.   In this post I described my daughter’s two year quest to find a diagnosis for her symptoms and how she was forced to live in the shadow of her brother’s eating disorder.  The post described the difficulties our […]

Why Falling in Love is the Best Weight-Loss Trick There Is
Health & Wellness / Love and Romance / Relationships

Why Falling in Love is the Best Weight-Loss Trick There Is

The ability to lose weight effortlessly while in love is, in fact, not a trick, but a proven biochemical reality.  In fact, the word “trick” is entirely inadequate to describe what should really be termed “an astonishingly complex accomplishment.” As Dr. Ronald Gatty wrote in his book The Body Clock […]

Brand New You in the Brand New Year…Really?
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness

Brand New You in the Brand New Year…Really?

So, I’ve been frequently asked by my patients at my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA about what it takes to create a ‘brand new me in the brand new year.’ But my reply is that there’s nothing wrong with the way you were, we just have to tweak […]