Lifestyle & Fitness2020-05-19T12:34:11-07:00

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Lifestyle & Fitness

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kids’ Sugary Beverage: What Do We Need To Know?

A call to action on limiting kids’ sugary beverage consumption New recommendations released March 25, 2019 by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association call for policy changes to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens. The physicians’ groups say that education around the potential health consequences of too much sugar—such as type 2 diabetes, [...]

Common Causes of Tiredness

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 an instant the Karuna [...]

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 [...]