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Healthy Eating

Rule Breaker Snacks Rebel Against Conventional Treats

Ah, the chickpea. We love it in salads, stews, as hummus dip and more. But who knew this beloved legume, also known as the garbanzo bean, is versatile enough to bake sweet treats with? This is a surprising truth proven positive by the ambitious and skilled folks at Rule Breaker […]

Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…
Ask Dr. Julie / Health / Health & Wellness / Healthy Eating

Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…

Should I take a multivitamin? That is a question I frequently hear in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. It seems that the supplement industry has done a great job in instilling in our minds that everyone should be on a multivitamin but in reality, if you eat […]

Dreary Weather Getting in the Way of Your Summer Body? It Doesn’t Have to…
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Dreary Weather Getting in the Way of Your Summer Body? It Doesn’t Have to…

With Spring right around the corner but we’re still drowning in rain, snow, or any variation of the two, how do we keep our spirits up and our mind firmly set towards attaining our Spring/Summer body? The key is to focus on what we can do indoors for both our […]

Causes of Depression
Health / Mental Health

Causes of Depression

A lot of medical research has contributed much to the understanding of depression. However, scientists do not know the exact reason that sets off depressive illness. There is no exact answer to the causes of depression but there are a lot of possibilities oftentimes resulting from a combination of things […]

5 Foods That Are Not as Healthy As You Think
Health & Wellness / Healthy Eating

5 Foods That Are Not as Healthy As You Think

There are several “healthy” foods that are not as good for you as you may think. Food manufacturers advertise these products as effective for delivering lots of nutrition, helping you lose weight, keeping your mind sharp, and offering other physical and mental health advantages. Unfortunately, all the advertising tricks in […]

Benign Neglect?
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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 […]

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