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Detox & Anti-Aging

2020-01-13T08:55:20-08:00January 13th, 2020|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 [...]

How to Survive The Cold & Flue Season

2019-10-15T10:33:19-07:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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

2019-10-15T10:36:18-07:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Antioxidants And Their Role In Sport Recovery & Bodybuilding

2018-03-13T16:41:34-07:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What are Antioxidants? Before going into what antioxidants are, it is necessary to know what an oxidant is. Free radicals are unstable and very reactive molecules that steal electrons from other molecules (oxidation). This process results in the formation of more free radicals. Without an antioxidant to stop this chain reaction, it could continue [...]

4 Natural Ways to Relieve Stress This Season

2018-03-12T22:04:31-07:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hectic nature of the holidays usually has us craving natural ways to relieve stress in our lives. We’re always focusing on the next task at hand, whether it’s an urgent errand we have to run or plans we've made with a friend or an end-of-the-year project at work that needs completing. The expression ‘there’s never [...]

Detoxify Your Diet with Two Essential Ingredients

2018-03-12T22:04:33-07:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

When our bodies feel sluggish, so do our minds. That's when it's time for a detox. From chemicals in the foods we eat to the products we use, our bodies are always affected.  Every element we encounter elicits a response within us regardless of whether we’re indirectly exposed to something or we consume it directly. And [...]