About Angela Zeng, Ph.D., MBA

Angela earned her Ph.D. in Pathology from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and her MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Angela has an extensive background in medical research, she was a recipient of American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship and Northwestern University School of Medicine Post-doctoral Fellowship. Her research topics ranged from cardiovascular diseases to cancer. Angela had lead pipeline planning and business development in pharmaceutical and international juice industry. Angela’s passion for natural healing is rooted in her strong belief in traditional Chinese medicine and herbal sciences, she started collecting and experimenting herbal recipes since age 5 and apply “Food-As-Medicine” to her daily family life. For more story on Angela Zeng please visit: Package Design Featured Karuna

Common Causes of Tiredness

2018-09-28T14:00:22+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I talked to consumers, I have frequently heard “I feel tired all the time! Which one of your drinks will help me?” Well, as an all-inclusive solution, I say “You should try Karuna Detox juice first to get ride of the toxins in your body, then gain some energy with Empower Prebiotic Smoothie and for [...]

Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load

2018-09-28T14:00:22+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , |

Have you heard of the terms ´GI Index´ and ´glycemic load´? Perhaps from your physician or your health conscious friends? Do you know what they mean? Let us give you the gist of GI, to take a glycemic load off your back. The glycemic index (GI) is a rating used to measure the level of sugar [...]

Prebiotics And Gut Flora

2018-09-28T14:00:22+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With more probiotic products coming to the market, a growing amount of consumers now understand the importance of maintaining a healthy gut flora for their health. How about prebiotics? Most health experts and doctors will tell you prebiotics can help to rebuild a healthy gut flora and more and more studies have shown taking natural prebiotics [...]

Healthy Sugar?

2018-09-28T14:00:22+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

One of the biggest public enemies today is “SUGAR”. There is no doubt that too much sugar is causing the ever-rising health problems not only in the U.S. but worldwide. Governments across Europe and Asia are proposing a sugar tax. Since scientists, doctors, and nutritionists agree sugar is bad, how about we eliminate sugar from our [...]

Science Behind Metabolism

2018-07-17T10:16:05+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

I’m sure we all have that moment- when you want to shave a few pounds and gain more energy. You realize that you’ve done everything you were told, exercise regularly, diet, sleep well, practice mindfulness, and you’re stumped for what else you can try. Maybe you just have a slow metabolism? We all know metabolism [...]

Protein & Health

2018-06-02T13:52:07+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Protein again? How much is too much? I have encountered this question again and again during Karuna events. Below is a nice review on the subject of Protein Consumption by Harvard Medical School that I would like to share with you. Whether you worry about your weight or not, you've probably heard the claims by now: [...]

Healthy Lifestyle Habits & Life Expectancy

2018-05-10T10:49:01+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know our lifestyle habits impact both our physical and mental health. But, what are the proofs? According to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health, maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—during adulthood may add more [...]

Superfood or Scam?

2018-05-10T10:47:15+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you are a healthy eater or not, you must have heard of the term “Superfoods” by now. The question is, are they just a marketing scam or are these foods truly offering superior benefits to us? I recently read an enlightening review by the Harvard University School of Public Health that I thought I would [...]

Detox & Anti-Aging

2018-04-12T21:10:38+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you follow current dietary trends, you probably have heard about the “Detox Cleanse”, “48-Hour Weekend Cleanser” and many other detox regimens. Trained as a medical researcher, I always like to weigh how effective these regiments actually are? What are the mechanisms behind each? What are the potential adverse effects? And most importantly, is detox itself [...]

Black Soybeans: weight loss & recovery.

2018-04-12T21:11:16+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

What are Black Soybeans? Not just for vegetarians, the benefits of the humble soybean have been known to most nutrition-conscious people for a long time now. Black soybeans have recently been categorized as a superfood. They are almost identical to the better known green soybean, but the black skinned variety is thought to have even more [...]