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

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

Advice for Switching to a Plant-Based Diet

If you’re exploring the possibility of transitioning to an entirely plant-based diet, then you’ve probably already realized how much dedication and determination is necessary to stick to it. A plant-based diet may not be for everyone, but its focus on restoring your body’s health with the proper nutrients makes it worthwhile. We recently chatted with a former St. Louis local [...]

Learning to Live with More Compassion

Practicing compassion in your everyday life is just that: a practice. It takes patience, focus and energy. While we all approach it in unique ways, learning to live with more compassion is always an active state of being. Compassion is also the definition of the word karuna. It's not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ mentality, neither is it an effort to ‘pay it forward’ once [...]

Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load

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 circulating in the blood [...]

Prebiotics And Gut Flora

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 can improve some health [...]

Healthy Sugar?

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 life? Imagine a world [...]

July 31st, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

10 Healthy Ways to Naturally Nourish Your Skin

Dry skin can trouble even the healthiest people – and it’s difficult to feel your best when your skin is betraying you. However, venturing into supermarkets and pharmacies and seeing the multitudes of skincare options available to you can be overwhelming. Fortunately, you can naturally nourish your skin in plenty of ways without having to resort to reviewing the labels [...]

Science Behind Metabolism

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 is critical for how [...]

Protein & Health

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: Here's a diet that's [...]