Healthy Lifestyle Habits & Life Expectancy

2018-05-10T10:49:01+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

Antioxidants And Their Role In Sport Recovery & Bodybuilding

2018-03-13T16:41:34+00:00 March 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 [...]

Flu or Man Flu

2018-03-12T22:04:34+00:00 March 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 [...]

A Deep Look Into Veganism

2018-03-12T22:12:56+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Veganism isn’t a new fad diet. It’s been around for decades. But, it has been receiving some much-needed attention lately. Let’s learn more about it in the following sections. What is Veganism? Veganism is a practice or way of living which advocates removing all forms of animal cruelty and exploitation from one’s life. People whose diet [...]

Learning to Live with More Compassion

2018-03-12T22:07:10+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Practicing compassion in your everyday life is just that: a practice. It takes patience, focus and energy. While we all approach it in unique ways, learning to live with more compassion is always an active state of being. Compassion is also the definition of the word karuna. It's not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ mentality, neither is it an effort to [...]