Health, Nutrition, Lifestyle, Fitness, — News and Information2018-07-17T16:35:39-08:00

Health, Nutrition, Lifestyle, Fitness, — News and Information

Why It’s Best not to Beef up Your Meat Intake

New research papers on red meat consumption have stirred up controversy lately.1 The papers, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, say that the average adult can continue to eat both red and processed meat at typical levels.2 This runs contrary to current recommendations to limit intake of meat.3 So does that mean that a diet low in meat is [...]

Forbes Features Karuna in its Technology Council Section

Forbes recently featured Karuna in its Technology Council section.1 The article highlighted Karuna’s functional ingredients and their link to longevity. Forbes used Karuna as an example of a trend in food science to turn away from linear reductionism, the belief that people only need specific components, like carbs, protein and fiber, in order to be healthy. At Karuna, we realize [...]

How to Survive The Cold & Flue Season

It is October, the colorful and fun Halloween decorations are popping up everywhere, a nice indicator of who is a planner and who is the last-minute doer, or who is simply too busy to think about Halloween yet. Although we’re technically well into autumn, the last few waves of summer heat are still with us. In the Traditional Chinese Medicine, [...]

Is Reducing Processed Food and Toxins the Key to Weight Loss?

A common weight loss mantra, ”calories in, calories out,” has been taking some heat lately. This saying, which means that you have to burn more calories than you consume, holds some obvious truth, but does not tell the whole story. Not all calories are created equal - calories from protein and fiber, for example, will keep you full longer than [...]

Yahoo Lifestyle Highlights Karuna

Yahoo Lifestyle recently featured an interview with Karuna’s founder, Angela Zeng. In the article, Zeng revealed plans to expand into international markets and discussed her views on the superherbs trend. The interview highlighted the difference between the marketing term of superherb and Karuna’s focus on a balance between ancient remedies and medical science backing up their health benefits. Zeng expressed [...]

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Understanding Fats, Carbs and Heart Disease

I got questions from many consumers on how to lower their cholesterol level and the meanings of good LDLs versus bad LDL. In order to answer these questions, we need to take a deeper look into the history of low-fat diet. In the 1950s, the well-known American scientist Ancel Keys made a correlation between dietary cholesterol and heart disease in [...]