Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load

2018-09-07T04:06:43+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Prebiotics And Gut Flora

2018-08-20T13:18:45+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Healthy Sugar?

2018-07-31T16:22:02+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

10 Healthy Ways to Naturally Nourish Your Skin

2018-07-17T16:36:31+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Science Behind Metabolism

2018-07-17T10:16:05+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Protein & Health

2018-06-02T13:52:07+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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: [...]

Healthy Lifestyle Habits & Life Expectancy

2018-05-10T10:49:01+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know our lifestyle habits impact both our physical and mental health. But, what are the proofs? According to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health, maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—during adulthood may add more [...]

Superfood or Scam?

2018-05-10T10:47:15+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you are a healthy eater or not, you must have heard of the term “Superfoods” by now. The question is, are they just a marketing scam or are these foods truly offering superior benefits to us? I recently read an enlightening review by the Harvard University School of Public Health that I thought I would [...]

Detox & Anti-Aging

2018-04-12T21:10:38+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Flu or Man Flu

2018-03-12T22:04:34+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Super Bowl has been one of the events with many memorable moments. One salient moment that grabbed headlines was when PINK performed the National Anthem on stage despite being sick with the flu. According to a review by Harvard School of Public Health, this year flu outbreak has been particularly severe due to an early start to [...]