Health & Nutrition2020-01-10T13:49:43-08:00

Health & Nutrition

The Science Behind Applying Medicinal Detox Remedies in Common Cold/Flu Prevention and Treatment

COVID-19 is taking 2020 by storm. It feels like a nightmare for many, and we all await more normal days and a return to our regular routines. In the meantime, many are letting fear drive their anxiety to new heights and are behaving in ways they surely once considered unthinkable – by hoarding items, necessary or not, and [...]

Cold, Flu, Adenovirus, or COVID-19? A deeper look at the symptoms

Cold, Flu, Adenovirus, or COVID-19? A deeper look at the symptoms In my last blog article, before the COVID-19 spread to the US, I looked into ways of preventions by simply changing our daily habits. Unfortunately, in less than one month, the coronavirus landed in the US and many other countries, causing the worldwide pandemic. No matter how you [...]

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Plant-Based Dieters Should Be Cautious of Processed Foods, Experts Say

Plant-Based Dieters Should Be Cautious of Processed Foods, Experts Say Because of our hectic lifestyles, it’s easy to choose a processed product over a whole food. If you follow a plant-based diet, this may not seem like a big deal. It’s easy to assume that if the main ingredient is a vegetable, legume or soy, it should be [...]

Tips to Survive the Winter Flu Season

Tips to Survive the Winter Flu Season The recent outbreak of coronavirus has taken a heavy toll on everyone’s life in China and its impacts quickly spread to the world. While the scientists working quickly on identifying the source and finding the cures, the cousin of this novel virus (at least to human beings), influenza virus is getting more [...]

Detox & Anti-Aging

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 even necessary? I am [...]

Karuna Holiday Drinking Tips: How much alcohol is bad for you?

I love December: It is the most wonderful time of the year! We are closing out another wonderful year with celebrations and cheers with colleagues, friends and families, we are surrounded with holiday music, gifts and parties. During these wonderful moments we probably will be sipping down more alcohol than any other times of the year. So how much [...]