The Importance of Fiber

2018-11-19T23:49:30+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all have heard about it, from our moms, from our doctors, from our friends: eat food that is rich in fiber as fiber is important! Everybody seems to know about fiber, but when specifically asked what fiber does in your body, the initial response would be…it’s good for the body. Let’s improve that, shall we? [...]

Chemical Sensitive? Is It Real?

2018-10-17T18:48:14+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our last blog article on Common Cause of Tiredness triggered many questions. I noticed some of us here may have fatigue caused by reactions to chemicals. Four out of our five senses (sight, smell, taste, and touch), encounter common chemicals every day. They’re found in pesticides, petrol, perfumes, vehicle exhaust, household cleaning products, personal care products, [...]

Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load

2018-09-28T14:00:22+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

2018-09-28T14:00:22+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 [...]

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 [...]

3 Ways that Food Acts as Medicine

2018-03-12T22:04:31+00:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

Food acts as medicine for our bodies in many powerful ways. When we eat food that’s natural, unprocessed and wholesome, it truly makes a positive impact on our lives. Food can help regulate our body’s functions, like improving digestion, and helps us take many preventative measures so we can live a healthier lifestyle. And certain foods [...]

The Difference between Karuna and Kombucha

2018-03-12T22:07:11+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

How do you fill your body with the proper nutrients? Go with your gut! Digestive health is critical to your body’s overall function. Many health beverages, like kombucha, promote the ability to help you improve your body's digestive function.  Yet, this is only attainable when you’re proactive about the ingredients present in your diet: that's why Karuna [...]