Karuna Holiday Drinking Tips: How much alcohol is bad for you?

2019-12-16T12:19:09-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |

I love December: It is the most wonderful time of the year! We are closing out another wonderful year with celebrations and cheers with colleagues, friends and families, we are surrounded with holiday music, gifts and parties. During these wonderful moments we probably will be sipping down more alcohol than any other times of the [...]

Why It’s Best not to Beef up Your Meat Intake

2019-11-01T13:23:44-07:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New research papers on red meat consumption have stirred up controversy lately.1 The papers, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, say that the average adult can continue to eat both red and processed meat at typical levels.2 This runs contrary to current recommendations to limit intake of meat.3 So does that mean that a diet [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Yahoo Lifestyle Highlights Karuna

2019-10-15T10:37:10-07:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yahoo Lifestyle recently featured an interview with Karuna’s founder, Angela Zeng. In the article, Zeng revealed plans to expand into international markets and discussed her views on the superherbs trend. The interview highlighted the difference between the marketing term of superherb and Karuna’s focus on a balance between ancient remedies and medical science backing up their [...]

Finding Balance between Yin and Yang

2019-05-31T10:10:08-07:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: karuna news|Tags: , , , , |

Despite major medical breakthroughs in the past few decades, people’s mental and physical health is just not keeping up. While some of these trends, like a declining life expectancy,1 are seen mostly in high-income countries, others, like the obesity epidemic,2 are global. A Gallup index of people in 145 countries found humans more stressed, anxious, sad, [...]

An Intro of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

2019-01-28T11:28:32-08:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

An Ancient Healing System That Still Works Today Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM originated from China and is one of the oldest healing systems on the planet. It’s been around for more than 2,500 years. It’s rooted in the ancient philosophy of Taoism and has influenced other traditional systems of medicine. TCM is an umbrella [...]

Chemical Sensitive? Is It Real?

2019-03-18T12:49:55-07:00October 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, [...]

Healthy Habits for the Whole Family

2018-03-12T22:07:09-07:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition, lifestyle & fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With 2018 quickly approaching, we’ve put together a list of healthy habits for the whole family to adopt! January is that highly anticipated month out of every calendar year that emphasizes making New Year’s resolutions, the most popular being eating healthier and losing weight. As advocates of health and wellness for all people and our environment, [...]

Advice for Switching to a Plant-Based Diet

2019-11-04T11:11:15-08:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: health & nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re exploring the possibility of transitioning to an entirely plant-based diet, then you’ve probably already realized how much dedication and determination is necessary to stick to it. A plant-based diet may not be for everyone, but its focus on restoring your body’s health with the proper nutrients makes it worthwhile. We recently chatted with a [...]