Forbes Features Karuna in its Technology Council Section

2019-12-10T10:21:54-08:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Forbes recently featured Karuna in its Technology Council section.1 The article highlighted Karuna’s functional ingredients and their link to longevity. Forbes used Karuna as an example of a trend in food science to turn away from linear reductionism, the belief that people only need specific components, like carbs, protein and fiber, in order to be healthy. [...]

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 [...]

How to Overcome a Weight-Loss Snag

2019-10-15T10:37:35-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition, karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the most common questions we get at Karuna is: ”Why am I not losing weight?” Committing to a new diet and exercise regimen takes a lot of willpower, so when we don’t see results, we get frustrated. While each individual and situation are unique, these are some common reasons you may not see the [...]

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 [...]

The Process and Power of Meditation

2018-03-22T17:59:59-07:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

For thousands of years, many great teachings have been passed down to help us develop mindfulness, equanimity, wisdom and compassion. The word Karuna in Buddhism translates to compassion which is one of the cornerstones of meditation. Similar to the makeup of Karuna beverages, meditation blends ancient knowledge with clinical research to optimize its experience and benefits. [...]

Silent Yoga Retreat

2018-03-12T22:07:11-07:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our brand ambassador, Heidi Marie Harris, recently attended a four day silent yoga retreat. Her experience at this retreat was profound and moving. We invite you to read her story below. "I am a concert violinist, and I work in the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. My job is to work with sound. I craft this sound [...]