During the holiday season, it can be difficult to maintain your healthy living habits and daily routines. Balanced meals get replaced with pumpkin pies and sweets, and workouts at the gym get skipped for last-minute shopping trips to prep for the perfect holiday meal or to find holiday gifts. Before you know it, the holiday season is gone and so are your healthy habits. It’s understandable to indulge a bit, but be mindful of the small changes you can make to refresh your body during the holiday months. Here, we will specifically cover slight changes that can be made on
Our doctor-formulated supplements add a refreshing boost to any smoothie. If made with healthy ingredients, smoothies can be a fantastic nutritional beverage. Ingredients commonly found in smoothies can: Prevent dehydration Provide feelings of fullness and diminish food cravings Boost the immune system Reduce stress Provide fiber and calcium Improve digestion Increase energy levels Support heart health Decrease inflammation So, shake up your daily routine with our favorite recipes below: Heart Health Smoothie Nourish your heart with this tasty smoothie featuring KaraMD’s UltraBeets. UltraBeets contains many of the ingredients the human body needs to make Nitric Oxide. Nitric Oxide is key
What are polyphenols? Polyphenols, also known as micronutrients, are chemicals found in edible plants that have a positive effect on the body. It is believed that plants produce polyphenols to protect themselves from damage caused by harsh ultraviolet rays of the sun, similar to how sunscreen protects the human body (they may also be produced to repel bugs and thwart disease). Additionally, polyphenols are full of antioxidants and other human health benefits. It’s thought that they may even help treat digestion concerns and effectively help manage weight. With more than 500 unique polyphenols known to science, scientists have broken them
Lectins are proteins frequently found in a variety of plant and animal-based foods and are consumed daily. As lectins have such a prominent presence in the human diet, it is important to understand them and take the necessary steps to aid your body in combating these proteins. Lectins bind specifically to common carbohydrates and certain nutrients found in food, preventing the nutrients’ absorption and use by the body. Because of these actions, lectins are often referred to as an “anti-nutrient.” Lectins can have some serious undesirable side effects. Not only can they prevent the body from absorbing important nutrients, but
Beets are widely-established as one of the greatest superfoods. Packed with plant compounds, minerals, and vitamins, the effects beets can have on the human body are profound. However, survey results published earlier this year indicated that beets are among Americans’ three least favorite vegetables. So why aren’t more Americans eating this veggie? Perhaps most find the taste of raw beets unappetizing. If that’s the case, we’re here to provide you with some delicious ways to eat and drink this excellent superfood, each sure to please the taste buds and nourish the body. Beet-Focused Recipes It’s clear that many understand the
For nearly 4,000 years, turmeric, a flowering plant in the ginger family commonly found in Central America and India, has been used for a variety of purposes in traditional Indian culture. This multifunctioning plant has a unique and ever-evolving history. Here, we’ll explore some of the ways turmeric is used in India, and learn how the Western World, including KaraMD®, is beginning to use turmeric, as well. In India, where the plant is most often found, turmeric is revered as pure and holy. Perhaps one of turmeric’s most important uses in Indian culture is its application in wedding ceremonies and
Unhealthy foods are all around us. They’re in our kitchens, stocked on supermarket shelves and abundant in drive-thru restaurants. While the convenience of these foods is ideal, the long-term health effects can lead to serious consequences down the road, especially among foods high in sodium and low in potassium. While snacking on unhealthy foods may seem like a not-so-bad way to indulge in your favorite sodium-rich foods, habitually snacking on these items can still lead to health concerns. The next time you reach for your favorite sodium-filled food item, consider implementing these easy-to-make-and-replace foods instead! Canned Soups: Instead of
Perhaps one of the greatest superfoods known to mankind is the beet. Beets, which are plants whose deep purple root can be used as food and medicine, have been used for centuries around the world for their medicinal properties that promote healing and wellbeing in various ways. Here, we’ll take a look at how beets are used in three cultures and explore healthy and unique methods to implement beets into your daily diet. In modern medicine: Beet roots can be cooked or eaten raw and shredded. When cooked, the green, leafy portion tastes just like spinach and serves as an
The summer months can be a great time to kick back and relax. Warmer weather means backyard BBQs and pool parties. So it’s easy to let your diet and health slip off track. Here are a few ways to make sure you enjoy those sunny summer days and keep your health in focus. Give your diet a boost Eating fruits and vegetables in season is a great way to help your health as well as your pocketbook. Fresh fruits and veggies are less expensive in summer months, meaning you can add more to your grocery cart and diet! Fruits, especially
DR. KARA MD
KaraMD® was founded by Dr. Mahmud Kara, a licensed medical doctor, with decades of clinical experience, including at the internationally acclaimed Cleveland Clinic.
The company sprang from his desire and passion to educate people on the natural remedies and supplements that can be easily woven into daily health routines and lead to improved well-being.
Seven supplements are available at KaraMD®, a suite of scientifically-formulated capsule and powder supplements that may assist the human digestive system, increase energy levels, improve focus at work and bolster gym results.
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