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

Karuna® Expands its Line of Whole Plant-Based Drinks Throughout East Coast

2021-09-10T06:27:02-07:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , |

St. Louis, Mo. (Sept. 12, 2021) — East Coast-area shoppers seeking sustainably-produced, healthier beverage options have something to celebrate: Karuna’s plant-based prebiotic and antioxidant drinks are now available at more than 100 Giant Food stores across Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Inspired by the ancient wisdom of Eastern [...]

Understanding Gluten Sensitivity

2021-08-20T07:20:49-07:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What is Gluten and what does Gluten Sensitivity mean? Gluten is a protein naturally found in wheat, barley, rye, bulgur wheat, and couscous, mostly staple foods in the Western diet. It's not present naturally in rice, corn, quinoa, millet, buckwheat and amaranth. Do you love doughnuts? Gluten makes the dough in doughnuts (for example) elastic [...]

Karuna® Expands its Line of Whole Plant-Based Drinks Throughout Sprouts Farmers Market Stores

2021-08-13T11:02:28-07:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , |

St. Louis, Mo. (Aug 13, 2021) — Shoppers seeking sustainably-produced, healthier beverage options have something to celebrate: Karuna’s plant-based prebiotic and antioxidant drinks are now available at all Sprouts Farmers Market locations, which currently operate more than 340 stores in 23 states. Inspired by the ancient wisdom of Eastern Medicine and [...]

Prebiotic vs Probiotic: The Difference Between Karuna and Kombucha

2021-07-30T12:21:52-07:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do you fill your body with the proper nutrients? Go with your gut! Digestive health is critical to your body’s overall function. Many health beverages, like kombucha, promote the ability to help you improve your body’s digestive function.  Yet, this is only attainable when you’re proactive about the ingredients present in your diet: that’s why [...]

Karuna Expands its Line of Whole Plant-Based Drinks Throughout East Coast

2021-07-19T12:00:56-07:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , |

St. Louis, Mo. (July 18, 2021) — East Coast-area shoppers seeking sustainably-produced, healthier beverage options have something to celebrate: Karuna’s plant-based prebiotic and antioxidant drinks are now available at more than 100 GIANT Company stores across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The products will be available at select GIANT and [...]

Brand Ambassador: Remedy Rule

2021-07-22T11:37:21-07:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: brand ambassadors|Tags: , , , |

Remedy Rule As she prepares to compete against the best in the world, Olympic swimmer Remedy Rule is fueling up with Karuna Beverages.   The company is excited to announce Rule as the newest ambassador of its plant-based prebiotic and antioxidant drinks. Ms. Rule will compete in the 2020 Tokyo [...]

Tips to Live With Stress

2021-06-28T14:49:53-07:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

If we were asked to describe our feelings in 2020, “stressed out” is most likely on the list. Here is some real data: Stress in AmericaTM 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of APA (American Psychological Association), found that nearly 8 in 10 adults (78%) say the coronavirus pandemic [...]

Karuna Continues to Gain Accolades as an Award-Winning Beverage Brand

2021-07-14T16:41:09-07:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , |

BEST JUICE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR Ever since Karuna products launched in early 2017, the brand has earned strong praise from the industry and customers alike and has quickly gained notice through a variety of food and beverage accolades. To date, Karuna has been recognized as a finalist for [...]

Karuna’s Founder, Angela Zeng, Continues to Share Her Experience as an Entrepreneur and Diverse Business Leader

2021-06-16T10:52:05-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , |

‘Karuna’ directly translates to compassion in Buddhism, and for Karuna, that means making health and wellness more accessible and convenient. Karuna’s founder and CEO, Angela Zeng, has made it her company’s mission to guide people along a better path to wellness and that includes aligning with like-minded organizations to share how [...]

Angela Zeng featured on HEC Media — Immigrant blends East and West with St. Louis-based Smoothie company

2021-04-04T09:24:35-07:00April 4th, 2021|Categories: media coverage|Tags: , , , , |

Karuna founder, Angela Zeng, was recently featured on HECMedia.org, St. Louis’ Home of Education, Arts and Culture. She speaks of her origin story and lifelong pursuit of good health. Also about stepping into the health food market, following her dream to create a business she believed in. Now, her smoothies are [...]

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