Monday, 31 July 2017

Does Spicy Food Help Speed Up Weight Loss?


Indian cuisine is known to be fierce rich with spices, indigenous masalas and local peppers. A hint of chilli is always needed to left the flavours in rich Indian curries.
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Does Spicy Food Help Speed Up Weight Loss?

The Famous Japanese Cake That Looks Like a Water-Drop Has a New Purple Version


It is not every day that you get to take a bite into a raindrop. Last year, something as unusual as a raindrop cake, left everybody stunned. Originated in Japan, raindrop cakes are actually called as Mizu Shingen Mochi.
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The Famous Japanese Cake That Looks Like a Water-Drop Has a New Purple Version

National Initiative Tackles Rising U.S. Maternal Deaths


SAN FRANCISCO (WOMENSENEWS)– Next month, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration is scheduled to unveil a coordinated nationwide effort to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.
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National Initiative Tackles Rising U.S. Maternal Deaths

In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching On


DETROIT (WOMENSENEWS)–“Gimme this baby!” laughed Monica Washington as she threw her arms wide to hug Edwin, age 1, and his mother, Jasmine Kidd. As Edwin joined the other giggling infants on the playroom floor of the Mother Nurture Project breastfeeding support group at Detroit’s St.
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In Detroit Hospital, Black Babies Are Latching On

Quick Breakfast Ideas for Kids: 7 Stellar Recipes Plus Smart Tips to Please Those Fussy Eaters


There’s no denying the fact that kids are fussy eaters and they don’t go well with mornings.
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Quick Breakfast Ideas for Kids: 7 Stellar Recipes Plus Smart Tips to Please Those Fussy Eaters

9 Health Benefits of Switching to Brown Rice


It cannot be ignored that brown rice is healthier, full of nutrition and tastes delicious.
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9 Health Benefits of Switching to Brown Rice

Khad Ka Pind: The Rajasthani Meat Delicacy Cooked Underground


Rajasthan is renowned for its lavish vegetarian fare. It is the birthplace of a variety of vegetarian delicacies like Gatte ki sabzi, Dal Baati Choorma and the famous lehsoon ki chutney.
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Khad Ka Pind: The Rajasthani Meat Delicacy Cooked Underground

Chawla De Mashoor Special Naan: The Best Place to Eat Amritsari Chur-Chur Naan in Delhi


Photo Credit: Pallav PandeyThe alluring view of ‘thick and squishy dough with rich green coriander leaves embedded in it, transforming into a crisp stuffed naan inside a clay oven (tandoor) and then drenched in melting butter and profusely crushed in crisp bites' is enough to cajole you into order
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Chawla De Mashoor Special Naan: The Best Place to Eat Amritsari Chur-Chur Naan in Delhi

Eggsplosion: The Newest Food Trend from Japan to Look Out For


Eggs make for a healthy and versatile breakfast option and in whichever form you may prepare them, they taste heavenly. Thanks to social media, eggs have made it to the list of the biggest food trends in the year 2017 with the famous preparation of cloud eggs recreated by many chefs and home cooks.
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Eggsplosion: The Newest Food Trend from Japan to Look Out For

Sunday, 30 July 2017

13 Foods You Must Avoid If You Have an Oily Skin


Constant exposure to pollution and heat can make your skin dull and rough. With our busy schedules, it gets difficult to multitask and we often forget to take care of our skin or perhaps it never becomes our priority. But here's an easy way out. According to a popular saying - you are what you eat.
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13 Foods You Must Avoid If You Have an Oily Skin

Aflatoon: The Mithai of the Gods & a Unique Treat You Will Only Find in Mumbai


The first thing that hits your tongue is a wave of ghee, warm and mellow and swathing. Then the crisply jagged nuts, the pistachios and almonds and cashews and walnuts. Then, a gush of mawa. The Aflatoon is appropriately named - it is indeed peerless.
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Aflatoon: The Mithai of the Gods & a Unique Treat You Will Only Find in Mumbai

Transgender Care Is Like Treating Anyone Else


As thousands gathered for the Los Angeles Pride festival in West Hollywood in June, Sabel Samone-Loreca found herself in the midst of the crowd, suddenly feeling ill.
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Transgender Care Is Like Treating Anyone Else

Food Combinations You Must Avoid: Three Things You Should Never Team With Milk


There is a reason why they say, 'you are what you eat'.
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Food Combinations You Must Avoid: Three Things You Should Never Team With Milk

Diet Secrets of People Who Lived For More Than 100 Years


Who wouldn't want to live up to 100 years and beyond? But in today's time with the kind of stressful lives we lead, is it really possible? Here are some diet secrets from the world's people.
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Diet Secrets of People Who Lived For More Than 100 Years

How to Eat Anjeer (Fig): 6 Delicious Ways to Add Figs in Your Diet


History reveals that figs, known as Anjeer in Hindi, have been around since 5000 B.C.
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How to Eat Anjeer (Fig): 6 Delicious Ways to Add Figs in Your Diet

Ice Cream Noodles: This Slimy Food Trend is Taking Over the Social Media and is Now in Delhi Too!


A bite into your favourite scoop of ice cream makes this world a better place, wouldn't you agree? Ice cream trends of 2017 have taken the world by storm and how.
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Ice Cream Noodles: This Slimy Food Trend is Taking Over the Social Media and is Now in Delhi Too!

Saturday, 29 July 2017

You're Doing it Wrong: Why Spinach and Lime Juice Make the Perfect Pair


For years, we've been told that palak-paneer is a healthy, wholesome dish with the goodness of spinach which is rich in iron and cottage cheese which is full of calcium. Turns out it may not be the case.
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You're Doing it Wrong: Why Spinach and Lime Juice Make the Perfect Pair

History of Moscow Mule Cocktail: How Vodka Met Ginger Beer


One day, while Martine was loitering around saddened about his inability to sell the drink, he went up to a bartender at the L.A. bar Cock ‘n’ Bull and talked to the owner Jack Morgan who faced a similar problem of not being able to sell even a single ginger beer.
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History of Moscow Mule Cocktail: How Vodka Met Ginger Beer

6 Best Goan Restaurants and Eateries in Mumbai


It’s a drive of 10 hours for any Mumbaikar to head to the ultimate party capital of Goa.
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6 Best Goan Restaurants and Eateries in Mumbai

Did You Know Chocolate Was Used As Currency Centuries Ago?


There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who like chocolate and those who love chocolate. Its really hard to find someone who dislikes what is also known as the 'food of the Gods'.
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Did You Know Chocolate Was Used As Currency Centuries Ago?

10 Best Korma Recipes


One of the most popular dishes in the Indian cuisine is Korma, which derives from the Turkish word 'Kavurma' that means cooked meat.
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10 Best Korma Recipes

Liquid Nitrogen in Food and Drinks Banned in Haryana: Here's What Makes it Dangerous


Not so long ago with learnt about the horrific incidence of a Delhi businessmen being hospitalised after drinking a cocktail containing liquid nitrogen, leading to a hole in the stomach.
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Liquid Nitrogen in Food and Drinks Banned in Haryana: Here's What Makes it Dangerous

Friday, 28 July 2017

Why Is It So Difficult to Quit Caffeine? Understanding Caffeine Withdrawal


Caffeine's is a serious addiction.
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Why Is It So Difficult to Quit Caffeine? Understanding Caffeine Withdrawal

Vitamin E Deficiency May Affect Learning Skills in Babies, Load up on the Nutrient With these Foods


Pregnant women have to be extremely careful about the food they consume as it not only nourishes the mother but also the baby in the womb. Any deficiency can lead to health problems in the new born.
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Vitamin E Deficiency May Affect Learning Skills in Babies, Load up on the Nutrient With these Foods

Grilling and Roasting are Not the Same: Here's the Difference


History has it that millions of years ago, when there was nothing known as civilisation, humans cooked meats and foods over an open fire, which is what we call grilling and roasting. Grilling and roasting foods are two closely related concepts; however, both methods differ in some ways or the other.
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Grilling and Roasting are Not the Same: Here's the Difference


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Surprise, Surprise! 8 Vegetables That Are Actually Fruits


Think you know your fruits from your vegetables? You’ll be surprised. There are many fruits in the plant kingdom that are often mistaken as vegetables.
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Surprise, Surprise! 8 Vegetables That Are Actually Fruits

Kozhakattai or Modakam: Lord Ganeshas Favourite Laddoos From Tamil Nadu


According to Food Blogger Nithya Ravi, “Kozhakattai is a very popular sweet in Tamil Nadu especially made during Ganesh Chaturthi. It is similar to what Modaks are in Maharashtra. It is made with rice flour and has a filling of jaggery and coconut.
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Kozhakattai or Modakam: Lord Ganeshas Favourite Laddoos From Tamil Nadu

Mulligatawny Soup: How Soup Met Rasam and Became a Favourite Anglo Indian Dish


Soups are comfort food, especially during monsoons. The nourishing nature of soups, cooked with the goodness of spices, herbs, vegetables and meats, acts as a shield against various infections. There are countless variations of soups that are a part of Indian culinary repertoire.
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Mulligatawny Soup: How Soup Met Rasam and Became a Favourite Anglo Indian Dish

Is Your Daily Dose of Eggs Raising your cholesterol levels? Find out here


As we are increasingly headed towards a healthy lifestyle, numerous myths surrounding nutrition are also being brought to the limelight.
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Is Your Daily Dose of Eggs Raising your cholesterol levels? Find out here

A Look Into How the Mubarakan Actress Athiya Shetty Balances Her Love for Food and Fitness


She created ripples in Bollywood with her entry, alongside Sooraj Pancholi, in the film Hero. Her second film called Mubarakan is releasing today, and so Athiya Shetty is oozing in confidence and style, and has already made a special place in the hearts of movie buffs.
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A Look Into How the Mubarakan Actress Athiya Shetty Balances Her Love for Food and Fitness

8 Ways to Spruce Up Foods Using Hung Curd or Greek Yogurt


Curd is a staple in most Indian households and a versatile condiment used in numerous delicacies. Similarly, hung curd is one of the most common condiments to be used and makes for a great substitute to most of the cream-based foods.
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8 Ways to Spruce Up Foods Using Hung Curd or Greek Yogurt

8 Quick Remedies to Avoid Heartburn


Heartburn can be an extremely uncomfortable situation.
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8 Quick Remedies to Avoid Heartburn

Internalized Ableism Disables Some Teen Girls


MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (WOMENSENEWS)—I didn’t find out I was autistic until I was 11. My parents knew seven years earlier but didn’t tell me because they wanted me to have a “normal” life. I uncovered my diagnosis when I was looking through my individual education plan papers.
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Internalized Ableism Disables Some Teen Girls

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Herbs for Detox: 5 Ingredients That Will Help Reboot Your System


Toxins are pervasive, almost everywhere. From the air we breath to the food items we consume on a daily basis.
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Herbs for Detox: 5 Ingredients That Will Help Reboot Your System

Struggling With Pre-Menstrual Syndrome? Here's How Ayurveda Can Help


Pre Menstrual Syndrome or PMS is group of symptoms suffered by women a week or so before their period. For many women, PMS is not a serious concern. Many don't feel any significant change in their body either. But for some, days before their periods is a really rough phase.
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Struggling With Pre-Menstrual Syndrome? Here's How Ayurveda Can Help

Talking to Yourself Can Beat Stress, Also Here's What You Can Eat to Shed the Load


Stress has become one of the major concerns in the world considering this fast paced life and the constant need to stay ahead in the competitive world.
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Talking to Yourself Can Beat Stress, Also Here's What You Can Eat to Shed the Load

Motichoor Ladoo: A Sweet Dip In The History of India's Favourite Festive Treat


Commonly offered as prasad, Motichoor Ladoo is a favourite festive treat across India. Admit it, once you start having it, you cannot just hold back at one. Motichoor Ladoo or Motichur Ladoo is a round-shaped sweetmeat made from fine, tiny balls of besan.
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Motichoor Ladoo: A Sweet Dip In The History of India's Favourite Festive Treat

10 of the Most Unusual Regional Breakfasts in India


Undoubtedly, breakfast is the best meal of the day or rather it must be and there's no need to stick to the usual, boring eggs. India is a land of diversity where every states offers a new menu. Here's how the morning meal looks like in different states in India.
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10 of the Most Unusual Regional Breakfasts in India

How Dal-Chawal May Be the Best Food Combo for a Protein Boost


Healthy eating is not just about picking the first fruit or vegetable you find in front of you. It is also about certain combinations and food pairings.
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How Dal-Chawal May Be the Best Food Combo for a Protein Boost

9 Mouthwatering Rajasthani Desserts We Bet You Would Love to Devour!


Rajasthani cuisine boasts of its royal tradition and culture. The locals like their delicacies to be spicy and full of masala, and the desserts sweet and sinful - there's nothing in between. After having a heavy and spicy meal, they generally seek something extremely sweet to satiate their palates.
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9 Mouthwatering Rajasthani Desserts We Bet You Would Love to Devour!

Is it Safe to Consume Raw Eggs?


Eggs have some impressive health credentials. They are full of high- quality protein and are one of the few natural sources of Vitamin D and B Vitamins.
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Is it Safe to Consume Raw Eggs?

13 Fool-Proof Ways to Get a Flat Tummy


We all dream of having a slim and sexy stomach, but losing the fat around your midsection can be quite a struggle. Unfortunately, it is not enough to spend hours in the gym to get a flat tummy. A lot has to do with what you eat and how you eat.
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13 Fool-Proof Ways to Get a Flat Tummy

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Green Tea For Flat Tummy: Here's All You Wanted To Know About The Drink and Its Role In Weight Loss


The craze of green tea is taking the world by storm.
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Green Tea For Flat Tummy: Here's All You Wanted To Know About The Drink and Its Role In Weight Loss

Quick Lunch Recipes for Work: Cooking Tips You Must Keep Handy


Mornings are not exactly the best part of the day for everyone. While some struggle to work up a quick breakfast, there are others who simply skip the first meal of the day and even forget to pay heed to packing lunch.
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Quick Lunch Recipes for Work: Cooking Tips You Must Keep Handy

Storing Your Vegetables In Plastic Bags? Here's Why You Need To Stop


Despite the entire anti-plastic and go green campaign that is taking over the globe lately, most of us can’t seem to do away with our daily dependence on plastic bags.
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Storing Your Vegetables In Plastic Bags? Here's Why You Need To Stop

6 Reasons Why Bhutta Makes for an Amazing Snack This Monsoon!


Somewhere on the roadside, the aroma of the smoky bhuttas or makkai (corn) will compel you to stop and buy one, and eventually find yourself asking the bhuttawallah to add more lemon juice, salt and chilli powder to it or a generous slathering of butter.
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Stop Now: 10 Foods You Should Never Store in the Fridge


It is a common belief that a colder environment may be safer and more hygienic for our food ingredients as the low temperature helps in inhibiting the activity of micro-organisms and bacteria that can spoil our food.
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Stop Now: 10 Foods You Should Never Store in the Fridge

Hariyali Teej 2017: 5 Ghevar Toppings to Devour this Festival!


Hariyali Teej is one of the most popular festivals for women in Northern India. It is celebrated with much vigour and excitement across Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar. Women keep a day's fast and pray for marital bliss and the well-being of their spouse.
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Hariyali Teej 2017: 5 Ghevar Toppings to Devour this Festival!

6 Myths About Milk That You Need to Stop Believing


Milk is the first food given to a baby and since then, it becomes an integral part of their diet.
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6 Myths About Milk That You Need to Stop Believing

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Smoking Might Increase Sensitivity to Social Stress, Natural Remedies to Quit Smoking


Smoking may not be a good way to relax as it is now linked with increasing sensitivity to social stress. According to a new study by the French National Centre for Scientific Research, exposure to nicotine produces a stressing effect rather than withdrawing from it.
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Smoking Might Increase Sensitivity to Social Stress, Natural Remedies to Quit Smoking

Dear Secretary Tillerson: This is Why I Had to Resign


On my first day at the State Department, nearly six years ago, I cried.  Standing in a bare-bones conference room under an American flag, I choked up with pride as I repeated the oath of office: “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States.
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Dear Secretary Tillerson: This is Why I Had to Resign

Hariyali Teej 2017: A Delicious Menu for a Memorable Teej Party


Hariyali Teej is an Indian festival which is celebrated with a lot enthusiasm and gusto by women across the Northern states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
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Hariyali Teej 2017: A Delicious Menu for a Memorable Teej Party

Move Over Kombucha and Miso: Make Way for Kefir, The Fermented Milk


Reams have been written about the goodness of fermented foods and their benefits for human health. What makes these items 'good for you' is the presence of gut-friendly bacteria that befriends the gut microbiome in a way that it facilitates rock-solid digestion and an enhanced immune system.
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Move Over Kombucha and Miso: Make Way for Kefir, The Fermented Milk

7 Midnight Eateries In Mumbai: For The City That Never Sleeps


It is the city of dreams, it is also the city that never sleeps. Mumbai and its vivid night life has caught the fancy of many night owls.
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7 Midnight Eateries In Mumbai: For The City That Never Sleeps

Batata Bhaji Pav: A Lip-Smacking Variant of Maharashtra's Famous Vada Pav


Mumbai is famous for Vada Pav, but there's another variant that's equally as lip-smacking and it is the Batata Bhaji Pav.
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Batata Bhaji Pav: A Lip-Smacking Variant of Maharashtra's Famous Vada Pav

A Father’s Guide to Help His Kids Eat Healthy


It is daddy's day today. You wake up early, get your children some breakfast, prepare their lunchbox and pack them off to school.
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A Father’s Guide to Help His Kids Eat Healthy

5 Interesting Snacks for Monsoon that You Can Make Within 30 Minutes


It does feel great to welcome monsoon after a long sweltering summer. Talk about monsoon and a sudden urge to gorge on delectable fried snacks springs up almost instantly. A cup of hot tea paired with simple snacks while looking at the downpour is peaceful and comforting.
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5 Interesting Snacks for Monsoon that You Can Make Within 30 Minutes

Ayurvedic Wisdom: Eating These 8 Foods Everyday May Make You Live Longer


While its true that our life expectancy has increased over the years, but so have the incidence of chronic ailments.
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Ayurvedic Wisdom: Eating These 8 Foods Everyday May Make You Live Longer

8 Devouring Green Tea and Matcha Desserts that Will Leave You Asking for More


Green tea has long been touted as one of the healthiest concoctions to help lose weight. However, do you know that green tea or Matcha is not only meant for weight loss, but can be used in numerous delicacies, beverages and desserts? Yes, you heard it right.
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8 Devouring Green Tea and Matcha Desserts that Will Leave You Asking for More

Monday, 24 July 2017

Why is Endometriosis So Difficult to Diagnose?

By Dr Pandelis Athanasias   Endometriosis is a painful disease which affects around 1 in 10 women, but reports have shown that it can take up to ten years to diagnose. Women with endometriosis typically experience very painful, heavy periods, pain during sex, infertility and a whole host of other issues. Endometriosis is a condition [...]
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Ayurveda for Hypertension: 8 Foods and Herbs That May Help Cut Down High Blood Pressure


Hypertension is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.
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Ayurveda for Hypertension: 8 Foods and Herbs That May Help Cut Down High Blood Pressure

8 Common Dieting Mistakes That Are Keeping You from Losing Weight


Have you been dieting for days and still haven't lost an inch? Perhaps you need to rethink your dieting rules.
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8 Common Dieting Mistakes That Are Keeping You from Losing Weight

Lactose Intolerance Versus Milk Allergy: The Difference Worth Knowing


According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, children happen to be most susceptible to developing various types of allergies. Talking of food allergies, milk gets a top spot in the list of common food allergens right after peanuts.
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Lactose Intolerance Versus Milk Allergy: The Difference Worth Knowing

Goan Vindaloo: Secret Tips to Making the Spicy Vindaloo Masala Paste


Ask any Goan or those who are familiar with Goa and they would tell you that Goa is so much more than gorgeous beaches, vibrant beach shacks, enigmatic pubs and party scenes.
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Goan Vindaloo: Secret Tips to Making the Spicy Vindaloo Masala Paste

How to Make Sinful Mug Cakes and Desserts in 2 Minutes


It's time we thank the person who came up with the idea of mug cakes, the yummy quick treat which has become the go-to resort for sweet cravings.
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How to Make Sinful Mug Cakes and Desserts in 2 Minutes

8 Best Tea Recipes: Get Creative With Chai


This one is the perfect cure for a day when you are feeling a bit under the weather. Just sip on it gently and feel the difference. A lovely blend of soothing chamomile tea along with apples and fresh mint leaves. This can be the perfect stress buster.
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8 Best Tea Recipes: Get Creative With Chai

8 Most Popular Dessert Places in Kolkata for Sweet Cravings


Known as the region of sweet lovers, a trip to Kolkata is never complete without indulging in desserts.
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8 Most Popular Dessert Places in Kolkata for Sweet Cravings

5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)


Himalayan salt water, also popularly known as sole water, is basically water that has been fully saturated with salt.
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5 Benefits of Starting Your Day With Himalayan Salt Water (Sole Water)

Sunday, 23 July 2017

“Peace” Is a Verb—and “Women” Is the Noun


In this exciting new monthly series from peace-building organization NGO International Alert, we explore how achieving peace exists within our collective power.
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“Peace” Is a Verb—and “Women” Is the Noun

“Peace” Is a Verb—and “Women” Is the Noun


In this exciting new monthly series from peace-building organization NGO International Alert, we explore how achieving peace exists within our collective power.
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“Peace” Is a Verb—and “Women” Is the Noun

Yoga for Gas: How to do Pawanmuktasana, Steps and Benefits


Feeling bloated? There is no denying the fact that bloating woes may not only make you feel extremely uncomfortable but can also mess with your digestive health.
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Yoga for Gas: How to do Pawanmuktasana, Steps and Benefits

Kothu Parotta is The Most Delicious Street Food Item to Try in Tamil Nadu


There's a clanging you will hear in some of Madurai's streets once the sun goes down. Parotta 'Masters' use this sound to draw customers to their stalls as they furiously craft Kothu Parotta (translates to minced parotta) by blending the ingredients with a long iron spatula on a hot iron griddle.
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Kothu Parotta is The Most Delicious Street Food Item to Try in Tamil Nadu

22 Vitamins and Minerals You Didn't Know Your Body Needs


We’ve all grown up knowing the fact that vitamins are of various types and those alphabetical connotations signify certain crucial things.
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22 Vitamins and Minerals You Didn't Know Your Body Needs

The Interesting Tale of the Origin of the Crispiest Dish Ever - Tempura


The monsoon brings with it an array of cravings. Some fried, some deep fried and certain other crunchy, sweet or salty cravings. We seek comfort in food that is enticing and appetizing. The best way to enjoy the weather is with a plate full of deep fried pakoras.
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The Interesting Tale of the Origin of the Crispiest Dish Ever - Tempura

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Want to Lose Weight? A Heavy Breakfast Will Help You Do So: Says Study


Now you have a better and a bigger reason to not skip your breakfast. According to a study by researchers from Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH), making breakfast the largest meal of the day helps maintain your Body Mass Index (BMI).
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Want to Lose Weight? A Heavy Breakfast Will Help You Do So: Says Study

Are You Skipping Breakfast? You Must Read This!


In a recent case in China, doctors removed more than 200 gallstones from a woman's gut only for the reason she skipped her breakfast for eight years straight. This condition could have led bile to accumulate in the gall bladder and bile ducts.
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Are You Skipping Breakfast? You Must Read This!

Depression May be Linked with Changing Brain Structures, Try these Herbal Remedies!


Depression is one of the most common ailments in India and around the world and now it has been directly linked with changing structures of the brain. According to a new study published in Scientific Reports conducted by University of Edinburgh depression could lead to changes in brain's structure.
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Depression May be Linked with Changing Brain Structures, Try these Herbal Remedies!

Pairing a Sugary Drink with High-Protein Meal? It May Make You Fat, Says Study


According to a study published in BMC Nutrition, combining sweet drinks like juices or aerated drinks with a high-protein might make you fat and negatively affect energy balance. This combination may decrease the metabolic efficiency, which can further lead to fat being stored making you obese.
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Pairing a Sugary Drink with High-Protein Meal? It May Make You Fat, Says Study

‘Beer for Women’ Causes Uproar for Being too Sexist


A pretty pink bottle of beer for women created by Martina Smirova of Aurosa from Czech Republic faced quite some backlash for being 'sexist'.
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‘Beer for Women’ Causes Uproar for Being too Sexist

Too Much Direct Sunlight for Vitamin D? May Cause Eye Freckles, Choose these Foods Instead


According to a study published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, a higher lifetime exposure to sunlight can cause iris freckles. While not malignant, eye freckles could indicate the presence or risk of sunlight-triggered eye diseases like cataract or macular degeneration.
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Too Much Direct Sunlight for Vitamin D? May Cause Eye Freckles, Choose these Foods Instead

The Many Benefits of Rye That Make it Healthier Than Wheat and Barley


Rye is a grass that is closely associated with wheat and barley and yet is superior to the two. It is an extremely versatile grain. Also known as secale cereal, rye is a grain from Russia, and was dominantly grown there, but now is available all across the world.
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The Many Benefits of Rye That Make it Healthier Than Wheat and Barley

Lotan Chole Kulche: An Old Delhi Delicacy Cherished by Street Food Lovers


Chola-Kulcha is a very popular street food item in Delhi that is relished by everyone. From school kids to office goers, everyone seems to enjoy this masaledaar street food snack that is more like a meal in itself.
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Lotan Chole Kulche: An Old Delhi Delicacy Cherished by Street Food Lovers

6 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Delhi


Life changes a lot when you have kids around all the time. Your social life goes through a bit of a churn, and all the outings you now plan need to be 'kid-friendly'. Dining out sounds less fun than it used to, and on most days, you would much rather just order-in.
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6 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Delhi

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Really Cater to Weight Loss? Studies Find Out


Apple cider vinegar has recently gained a lot of popularity considering its numerous health benefits. It is derived after processing and fermenting apple pulp. This elixir promises you an array of benefits, be it skin and hair and is also believed to help lose weight.
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Does Apple Cider Vinegar Really Cater to Weight Loss? Studies Find Out

Friday, 21 July 2017

Yet Another Reason to Start Eating Healthy


It's not without reason that we are told time and again to switch to a healthy lifestyle for the sake of our health. Doing so can prevent you from various illnesses as well as keep you young and active.
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Yet Another Reason to Start Eating Healthy

Say Hello to the Newest Food Trend in Delhi - Ice-Cream Tacos!


Ice creams are a delight and a recent development in the ice cream world is something you wouldn't have imagined, ever. We're talking about the ice-cream tacos! So, you're served taco-shaped waffle cones filled with your favourite flavour of ice cream and some nuts to make it look gorgeous.
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Say Hello to the Newest Food Trend in Delhi - Ice-Cream Tacos!

Weight Loss Wars: Why Do Men Lose Kilos Easily As Compared to Women?


Losing weight is no miracle. It is a gradual process that requires commitment, persistence, diligence and lots of hard work. One thing that must be kept in mind is the fact that everybody reacts differently to the same set of exercises or a fixed diet plan.
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Weight Loss Wars: Why Do Men Lose Kilos Easily As Compared to Women?

Have You Been Overfeeding Your Children to Lead Them to Obesity?


Gone are the days when chubby children were looked upon as privileged kids, something to be taken pride in by parents. Chubbiness is no sign of good health, but an alarm bell for obesity risk. With more and more children getting obese in the recent years, it is leading to various health problems.
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Have You Been Overfeeding Your Children to Lead Them to Obesity?

7 Foods That You Must Not Eat For a Flat Tummy


While most of us make a conscious effort to stay fit and healthy, we are not always able reach our target on time. This may be due to the age factor, but more often than not, it is our diet that plays a significant role.
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Ghugni: The Iconic Street Side Snack Bengal Can't do Without


India's love for 'chana' or chickpeas is not surprising. You'll find this humble ingredients holding a special place in most of Indian regional cuisines.
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10 Best Sunday Brunch Buffets in Kolkata


There’s nothing better than enjoying a lazy meal on a Sunday. The City of Joy, Kolkata offers some lavish lunch buffet options to have a gala time with your family and friends.
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Have You Tried the Afghan Burger in Delhi? It's Nothing Like What You'd Expect


Crowded with dingy by-lanes, a lot of people flocking from shop to shop for their groceries and a number of street food vendors vying for your attention, this is what a typical ‘galli’ in the Central Market of Lajpat Nagar looks like.
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You’ve Got a Friend…at the Elly Awards


When Carole King wrote the 1971 song “You’ve Got a Friend,” she may not have known that 46 years later she’d be honoring women who speak those same supportive words to help other women.
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Switching to a Healthier Diet and Lifestyle May Ward off Dementia


We are what we eat - a popular statement, which seems fit to describe the growing cases of health problems across the globe. Our diet plays a crucial role for our health and well-being.
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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Bhakarwadi: A Popular Snack You Believe is Maharashtrian Actually Belongs to Gujarat


Image Credit/IstockThe favourite item of choice at Pune's Chitale Bandhu is a deep-fried disc of dough, stuffed with a wealth of spices — it unites the gentle sweetness of dried coconut, and the musty, warming flavours of poppy and sesame seeds plus, cumin seeds, with the tang of dried, powdered m
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Fancy Rooftop Dining on a Food Truck? Foodrath in Gurugram Offers a New Experience


We are excited about the sudden surge in the number of food trucks in Delhi-NCR and their rising popularity for having an out-of-the-box approach towards food and dining.
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Kala Jaam: The Sweet That Looks Like Gulab Jamun But Isn't


You may call it a close cousin of the nation's favourite sweet - Gulab Jamun, but the Kala Jaam or Kala Jamun deserves more attention and praise.
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10 Best Regional Indian Snacks Perfect with a Cup of Steaming Chai


Crispy, fried, spicy or sweet - what do you like to have your cup of tea with? Admit it, we all look forward to tea-time where we can enjoy a steaming cup of chai with our favourite snacks.
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How to Make Chenna At Home: An Ingredient That Makes Rasgullas and Rasmalais Irresistible


The very first image that clouds the mind on the mere mention of the word 'chenna' would certainly be the rasgulla. Doused in sugar syrup, this magical dessert sits on top of the list of Indian sweet lovers all across.
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8 Ways to Include Quinoa in Your Daily Diet


Quinoa is one of the healthiest and most versatile ingredients that can be used to make interesting dishes. This South American grain is power-packed with nutrients that will make you want to include it in your diet.
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Could High Doses of Vitamin D Protect Kids from Common Cold in Winter?


Winter time is when cases of upper respiratory tract infections in children one to five years of age are on the rise. The cold weather can be hard to handle if proper care is not taken.
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Guntur Chilli: What’s Makes it Such a Hot Favourite?


Credited for giving Andhra food its fiery edge, Guntur chillies are hot to handle yet you find yourself going back for more doses. Originating from the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Guntur Sannam has a thick red skin with high pungency.
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Mughlai Paratha: We Bet You Can't Resist This Meat Filled Deep-Fried Egg Paratha from Bengal


Having been recognized globally for its extensive range of sweets and desserts, West Bengal has successfully registered itself as one of the best foodie destinations in India. It is not just their sweet treats, but also a variety of indulgent street foods that make it popular.
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The Protein Week: Interesting Ways to Include Protein in Your Daily Diet


#TheProteinWeek highlights the importance of this essential nutrient in our daily life.
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9 Shocking Facts You Didn’t Know About Tampons & Ultra-Thin Sanitary Pads

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Save Yourself From Kitchen Hazards With These Easy Tips


For most of us, cooking can seem to be a very hard task because we may be afraid of fire, cuts and other mishaps that may occur in the kitchen. But you can easily overcome your fear if you follow all the safety tips that one must keep in mind while cooking.
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Betty Dukes: A Celebration of Life


In our on-going struggle towards gender equality, there are few who have embodied the courage and resolve necessary to challenge the powers that be like Betty Dukes.
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Black Coffee Benefits: How Much is Really Enough?


Coffee is, undeniably, one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Nothing stops coffee lovers from experimenting and teaming it up with a range of delicacies, drinks and even desserts. Most people cannot think of starting their day without a daily dose of caffeine.
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White Butter: The Unsalted Indian Makhan and the Best Ways to Use It


Do you remember those huge aloo paranthas with dollops of white butter served to you by your mother? Or when she made Makke di Roti and Sarso da Saag which seemed incomplete without the creamy butter topping.
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8 Interesting Lunchbox Ideas to Make Your Lunch Breaks Fun


No matter how bad your day is going, a mere look at your lunchbox can bring a smile to the face and reinstate lost vigour.
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11 Ingenious Grilling Hacks for Indian Tikkas You Would Want to Know


Monsoons not only bring respite from the sweltering heat, but also give us the perfect weather to enjoy some sinful food. It's an ideal weather to dig into some hot-off-the-barbecue grilled items. The smoky flavor and charred texture can easily get you addicted.
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5 Ways Switching to Mediterranean Diet Can Boost Your Health


The Mediterranean Diet is touted to be one of the most beneficial diets for good health and well-being. As the name suggests, this popular diet is typically followed in the Mediterranean countries, inspired by the healthy dietary patterns of Greece, Southern Italy and Spain.
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This Giant Sundae with 22 Scoops of Ice-Cream is a Fairy Tale Come Alive


It doesn't matter if we are too old or too marred by the harshness of the real world to think of castles, ballrooms, prince charming and princesses. Each one of us does harbour child-like fantasies, whether or not we admit them.
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5 Smart Tips to Prevent Food Wastage at Home


Food wastage is a global concern. Numerous studies highlight that wastage of food is on the rise and considerable amount of money is spent on food supplies worldwide. According to an UN report, one-third of the world's food is wasted annually, amounting to about 1.3 billion tonnes each year.
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7 Low Carb Vegetables You Can Have While Trying to Lose Weight


Carbs have earned a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss. But, in the recent years, a lot has changed with health experts agreeing that carbs are an essential part of a balanced diet and are absolutely required, especially if you want to lose weight and stay slim.
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The GodFather Burger With 12 Layers of Meat and Cheese is Trending in Mumbai


When even before giving out the contents of the dish, your menu cautions you that 'This is Big', you know you aren't in for regular fare. The Godfather Burger at Howra in Lower Parel in Mumbai is anything but the norm.
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From a Street Food to an Exotic Dish: The Interesting Tale of Sushi


Photo Credit: Istock A night out at the most exquisite fine dining restaurants in the city, we are always compelled to order a portion of sushi. With a multitude of options available, one or the other kind always manages to occupy a place on the table.
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Lack of Healthcare Limits Women’s Choices


Like many women and families across the U.S., I was overjoyed when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed. So excited, in fact, that I spent my first wedding anniversary having a picnic on my living room floor watching the votes being cast for the bill.
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7 Creative Kachori Fillings You Must Try this Monsoon


Kachori is a famous street food snack which is perfect for the monsoon season. It is golden and flaky and is loaded with a special filling that may vary from state to state. These heavenly bites, deep fried in hot oil and sometimes in desi ghee, are perfect to gorge on a rainy day.
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Sev: The Crunchy Besan Snack That We Can't Do Without


The melting point of culture, heritage and history, Gujarat, impressed me the most with its lavish vegetarian spread. If India has earned global recognition for its rich range of vegetarian delicacies, Gujarat with its extravagant vegetarian fare has a lot to contribute to the fame.
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9 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Mumbai


Vegetarianism has become the new mantra for a healthy lifestyle. With the changing dynamics, our palates have evolved and we've always looking out for something interesting and unique. Chefs are now experimenting and using their creativity to woo their vegetarian customers.
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North India's Love Affair With Tehri: What Makes This Vegetarian Pulao Such a Hit?


All those who hail from Uttar Pradesh and others parts of North India will heartily acknowledge their memories of spending Sunday afternoons relishing a plateful of traditional tehri teamed with coriander chutney, kachumbar salad and a refreshing raita.
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Plant-Based Protein, a Reason to Let Go of Meat


With the world moving towards a more harmonious existence with the environment, it becomes imperative that our food habits must change too.
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Eating Disorder in Women: Why the Husband's Good Looks Could be a Problem


Eating disorders are not uncommon in the modern world today. They could stem from a lot of issues without us even realising it.
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Soups For Monsoons: 5 Ways to Drive Away the Chill and Stay Strong


One look at the stormy showers outside the window, and the thought of piping hot pakodas, samosas and a hot cup of tea comes to mind almost instantly. And why not, after sweating it out for two months, binging on crunchy fried delicacies seems like the reward we all deserve and had been waiting for.
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Food Contamination a Key Focus in UN's Session on Food Standards


The Food Standards Corporation of the United Nations recently held a session to enforce certain measures to ensure safety standards with respect to food.
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7 New Fried Desserts to Enjoy While The Monsoon Season Lasts


While the rain makes the weather breezy and beautiful, it also comes with an intense craving for fried foods. The change in weather prompts a change in our menu with summery snacks giving way to inventive and innovative fried food items.
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Monday, 17 July 2017

Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: Here's A Lowdown On Her Diet And Workout Regime


She came, she saw and she conquered. Bollywood diva (and now, Hollywood’s sweetheart) Priyanka Chopra’s unprecedented stardom across the globe is the stuff of dreams.
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Crosswords and Puzzle Solving May Help Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger


We all know the importance of physical fitness. Health experts tell us time and again that regular exercise can take one a long way towards good health.
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5 Amazing Health Benefits of Eggplant You May Have Not Heard Before


Image credit/IstockCommonly known as aubergine in England and brinjal in India, eggplant is a glossy, teardrop-shaped vegetable belonging to the nightshade botanical family. It is the same purple variety found across the globe but is referred to as an eggplant mostly in the United States.
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The Right Way to Clean Mushrooms


Cleaning fruits and vegetables before consuming them is the most basic kitchen rule. It is imperative to clean and wash them to ensure food hygiene and safety.
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29 Super Fruits You Should Be Eating Right Now


'An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.' We’ve all heard this before and we've also heard of super foods. But what are super fruits and why must we acknowledge their presence? Some fruits possess a huge amount of vitamins, minerals and fiber that we are unable to absorb from our daily meals alone.
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Are you Drinking Green Tea Daily? Know if it Really Helps in Losing Weight


Losing weight through regular exercising is definitely strenuous yet effective. Add to it, a healthy low-cal diet and your chances of a slimmer waist go up considerably. Experts would also advise you to include those foods into your daily diet that aid weight loss.
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Bengali Sweet Paradise in Delhi's CR Park: 3 Must-Visit Places


Bengali cuisine is one of the most versatile cuisines in the melting pot of unique regional dishes that every state in India offers.
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5 Essential Post-Workout Recovery Foods


After a hard day at work, you make up your mind to hit the gym. Exercising poses maximum health benefits, allowing your mind and soul to relax and divert your attention from your professional life.
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Sunday, 16 July 2017

Why Were We Always Told to Eating Something Sweet Before Leaving the House?


Remember those days when you were in a hurry to leave your house and yet your grand mother would stop you and ensure that you eat something sweet before exiting claiming that it brings good luck.
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Feed The Cold, Starve The Fever: Should You Follow This Advise?


Historically, medical practitioners believed that during a fever, the body must not be fed simply because it will direct its energy towards digestion rather than ways to fight off the fever, eventually leading to worsening your symptoms.
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Watching Shah Rukh Khan Taste Dal Baati in Rajasthan Is Pure Delight


Bollywood's Badshaah, Shah Rukh Khan, is currently on a promotional spree for his upcoming Imtiaz Ali project, 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'. The actor was recently in Jaipur for a promotional event and was caught relishing the traditional cuisine of Rajasthan at a popular restaurant.
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9 Interesting Food Festivals You Can Attend This Monsoon in Delhi-NCR


The best way to enjoy the lovely weather during monsoons is to indulge in some good food. So, here's a list of some of the upcoming food festivals offering interesting, exciting and unique experience for all the foodies out there.
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7 Fun Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Mumbai


Most of the times when you go out with your kids, you may not be left with too many options where their needs with regards to nourishment and entertainment are catered to.
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8 Amazing Health Benefits of Drinking Rooibos Tea or Red Tea


Photo Credit: Istock Green, black, brown and now, red! No, these aren’t just some colors on the palette of your paint box. They are hues in the world of tea. The latest addiction and addition to the list being the 'red' tea, all the way from South Africa. We are talking about the Rooibos tea.
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Saturday, 15 July 2017

Feeling Less Attractive Than Partner May Trigger Eating Disorders In Women: Study


Eating disorders comprise of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits.
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Humayunpur: A Mini North-Eastern Food Hub In Safdarjung


India encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines spread across different states. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate culture and ethnic groups, food cuisines across India vary substantially from each other and are prepared using locally grown spices, herbs, and vegetables.
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Tuticorin Macaroon: Baking Cookies the South Indian Way


I’d heard quite a few tales about Ganesh Bakery and I was a slightly disappointed with my first impression.
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6 Tips To Make the Most Perfect Sandwich


Let us take a moment and thank a British aristocrat and a passionate gambler who has been credited for inventing one of the best comfort food of all times - the sandwich.
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4 Ways to Use Coriander for Beautiful Skin


Did you ever think that the green leaves you sprinkle on your biryani as a garnish could be the secret to your glowing skin? Coriander, also known as ‘hara dhaniya’, is a member of the Apiaceae family. Other members of the same family include celery and parsley.
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Caffeine May Improve Breathing Ability and Lung Function in Premature Babies: Study


In the time when nutritionists and experts are debating how much of coffee in a day is good or bad, a recent Australian based study has demonstrated that a limited caffeine intake by premature babies may improve their lung function in later life.
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Working For Long Work Hours May Pose Heart Risk, Here Are 6 Foods Which Can Help Cut Down Stress


A recent study published in the European Heart Journal, comes as a wake-up call to all those who have been working extra hours at their workplace.
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Load Up On These Vitamin C Rich Foods to Keep Infections At Bay This Monsoon


The Monsoons are finally here. As the country finally gets a break from the long sweltering summers, the first spell of showers has also brought with itself the wave of infections.
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Friday, 14 July 2017

Regular Yoga Can Prevent Memory Loss in Old Age, Consuming These 9 Memory Boosting Foods May Help Too


Adding to the long tailing benefits of practicing yoga is the new study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, which suggests, that those who have been practicing Yoga for a long time may have an edge as far as cognitive development in old age is concerned.
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What’s in my July Ellebox? – Review & Coupon


Ellebox is a premium time of the month subscription box delivering organic cotton pads and tampons along with hand curated comfort and self care items to your door step.
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Black Female Feminists: Historians of the Future


Welcome to Women’s eNews’ new series, ‘In Case You Missed It,’ a series providing reviews of special events that place a spotlight on issues impacting women and girls around the world.
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7 Places In Delhi That Serve The Best Lassi


Punjab and its fondness for lassi needs no introduction. No Punjabi meal is complete without a tall glass of that creamy and milky delight loaded with the richness of malai. In several North Indian households, lassi is a staple during lunch where it is relished in tall brassware glasses.
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Long Island Iced Tea (LIIT): A Drink with a Mysterious Past


Cocktails are a fancy mix of various spirits - a concept that became popular sometime during the 1700s. One of the most popular cocktails amongst the lot is the Long Island Iced Tea (LIIT).
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35 Healthiest Foods for Women


If you ask us, a balanced diet, and not diamonds, are a woman's best friend. Whether it is at home or at work, working round the clock can be exhausting. We know that the nutritional needs of a woman are different from those of a man.
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No Ordinary Cooks: The Rise and Decline of the Tradition of Khansamas


It is somewhat ironical that in this day of celebrity chefdom, khansamas, the original traditional professional cooks or chefs in many parts of the country, should have so totally disappeared. But this disappearance is perhaps inevitable.
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6 Immunity-Boosting Foods for Kids This Monsoon


While we want to make the most of the rainy season, the thought of catching infections and flu persistently lurks at the back of the mind and the concern grows even greater when it comes to children.
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Here's One Dish that the Indian Women's Cricket Team Skipper Mithali Raj Wouldn't Share with You!


Her unprecedented performance at the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 did not go unnoticed. She surpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards record to become the highest run-scorer in the One-Day Internationals (ODI) format this year.
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Haryali Teej 2016: How This Auspicious Festival is Usually Celebrated


As the rains hit the summer-beaten earth, it sprouts life, spreading a green cover as far as the eyes can see. Haryali Teej, one of the central and most loved festivals of North India, is a celebration of nature's bounty that springs forth during monsoons.
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Raksha Bandhan Special: Dessert Recipes Under 30 Minutes


We're sure that like every year, even this year you've planned something great for your sibling: to buy her favourite dress, a dazzling new phone or something else you know she's been longing for. This year we suggest you do something totally unexpected.
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Thursday, 13 July 2017

6 Tips That Will Help You Take The Best Food Photographs


We always wonder how their social media pages reflect photos showcasing food that can elicit hunger pangs and make you salivate even though it’s only visual. Food photography is an art, and that is not to say that it is innate and inherent in the individual.
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Where to Find The Best Gujarati Thalis in Mumbai


I've probably written about this before, but one of the great joys of living in Mumbai is having on hand, a wealth of Indian cuisines to dive into whenever the mood strikes.
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5 Surprising Benefits of Custard Apple Leaves


The custard apple fruit which is available for a short season (August to October) is one of the most sought after fruits in India.
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Bun-Maska and Chai: An Ode to Aamchi Mumbai’s Favourite Combination


What will an ideal evening in Mumbai look like? A couple of friends sitting in a bakery enjoying bun-maska with a piping hot cup of chai. Bun maska and chai for Mumbaikars is an emotion and a ritual that is being followed since many years.
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Pressure Cooking Versus Open Cooking: Which One is a Better Cooking Technique?


Cooking is an art and to perfect your skills, you must use the right utensils and the right techniques. It is believed that slow-cooking is one of the healthiest forms of cooking perhaps better than quick methods like pressure cooking.
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Kadha: Fight Cold, Flu and Infections With This Ayurvedic Wonder


The monsoons are finally here. We know you can't wait to drench yourself in the rain, but watch out for the wave of cold and flu bouts that are common during this season.
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Move Over Pakodas, Try the Karnataka's Bonda for Tea-Time


While we enjoy the initial spell of showers, we also get busy finding excuses to binge on our favourite fried foods.
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11 Ways to Get Enough Protein in Your Diet


The many benefits of protein have been well-researched and proven in medical studies.
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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

5 Mithaiwalas in Delhi That Make The Best Ghewar


A traditional Rajasthani delicacy, ghewar offers all the reasons to make it one of the most divine Indian sweets.
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Raju Da's Singing Tree is The Best Place to Enjoy a Cup of Tea on a Rainy Day


One of the simplest pleasures in life is enjoying a perfectly made cup of hot ‘chai’ on a rainy day. From its magical aroma to its taste, your senses will literally be synced to the tea leaves that have been boiled with a lot of patience and care along with a mix of warm spices.
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4 Tips to Keep In Mind If You're Ordering Sushi for the First Time


If you have never eaten or experienced this 2000-year old Japanese delicacy before, it’s perfectly normal to be overwhelmed by the exquisite ingredients used for its preparation and presentation.
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Here's Why Some People Are Scared of Coffee Bubbles


This finding supports the suggestion that individuals with trypophobia experience an over-generalised response, to an extent that even an image of bubbles on a cup of coffee can trigger aversion in the same way as a cluster of tics or lesions.
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How to Avoid Falling Sick During Monsoons? Follow These Ayurvedic Tips


A downpour during the rainy season is often welcomed with great enthusiasm as well as a sigh of relief. After months of scorching heat, the rains help everyone bounce back with fresh doses of energy and vigour.
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What is the Difference Between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?


One fine day you finally walk into a supermarket to buy a bottle of olive oil because you are totally convinced with all the wonderful health benefits it provides.
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What is the Difference Between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Improved Sleep Pattern May Help Kids With ADHD: Beware of Foods That May Kill Sleep


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is categorized as a developmental and behavioral disorder that affects the learning and behavioral abilities in children. Kids with ADHD also depict signs of impaired attention.
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Improved Sleep Pattern May Help Kids With ADHD: Beware of Foods That May Kill Sleep

Rice Burger: The Latest Comfort Food That's Going Viral


What is the most unique type of burger bun that you've ever tried? Perhaps the Gothic black bun or the one crusted with sesame seeds or the Kaiser Roll, but what about a rice bun? Sounds unusual, right? Recently, there was a
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Rice Burger: The Latest Comfort Food That's Going Viral

Khandani Pakode Wala: The 55-Year Old Pakoda Joint in South Delhi Serving 15 Varieties of Pakodas


Come monsoons, and the craving for something fried follows almost instantly.
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Khandani Pakode Wala: The 55-Year Old Pakoda Joint in South Delhi Serving 15 Varieties of Pakodas

Painful Sex Common for Some Teen Girls


(WOMENSENEWS)—She was an avid runner who was used to pushing her body through the hard parts of a workout, but the teen was surprised that she had to force herself to enjoy sex. It hurt. It burned. It just wasn’t fun.
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Painful Sex Common for Some Teen Girls

Shorba: The Flavourful Indian Soup Perfect For this Nippy Weather


Shorba or Chorba is a kind of a hot soup or stew relished across Middle-East Asia, South and Central Asia, and North Africa.
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Shorba: The Flavourful Indian Soup Perfect For this Nippy Weather

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

This Tiny Eatery in Delhi Sells More Than 350 Unique Egg Dishes!


Photo Credit: Ankita BindalA small eatery, Rahul Eggs located on Lawrence Road near Keshavpuram Metro Station in New Delhi, will make sure you fall in love with eggs all over again.
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This Tiny Eatery in Delhi Sells More Than 350 Unique Egg Dishes!

Should You or Shouldn't You Eat Fish and Milk Together?


A drawback for all seafood lovers, a word of caution is often cited along with the consumption of fish and milk together.
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Should You or Shouldn't You Eat Fish and Milk Together?

Katrina Kaif's Diet and Fitness Secrets for a Super Flat Tummy & Perfect Abs


She’s fierce, she's glamorous and there’s a lot more to her than meets the eye. She’s none other than the sensational, Katrina Kaif.
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Katrina Kaif's Diet and Fitness Secrets for a Super Flat Tummy & Perfect Abs

Gujarat’s Famous Snack Khandvi is All About Getting the Technique Right


Gujarati cuisine is known for its variety of snacks - from the famous khakdas and theplas to the all-time favourite khandvi and dhokla.
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Gujarat’s Famous Snack Khandvi is All About Getting the Technique Right

8 Restaurants in Delhi That Offer the Best Monsoon Views


The monsoon season has finally arrived and the rains have descended to rescue us from the long sweltering heat. Soft drizzles, the pitter-patter of the falling drops, and the aroma of moist earth – there’s something magical about the weather.
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8 Restaurants in Delhi That Offer the Best Monsoon Views

Menstruation Leave Is Now A Thing: Here's How You Can Beat Period Pain Naturally


Undeniably, menstruation brings some of the most dreaded days in a woman's routine.
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Menstruation Leave Is Now A Thing: Here's How You Can Beat Period Pain Naturally

Never Eat Wax-Coated Apples: 4 Easy Ways To Get Rid of It


Nothing is as flavoursome and healthy as eating a fresh fruit, especially fiber-rich apples. Someone has rightly quoted, 'an apple a day, keeps the doctor away'. Apples are full of dietary fiber and great to snack on to curb cravings.
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Never Eat Wax-Coated Apples: 4 Easy Ways To Get Rid of It

Carbs Don't Make You Fat, Ruling Them Out Can Be the Biggest Blunder!


In a bid to lose weight most of us have developed certain myths along the way, which have led us to eliminate certain important nutrients from our diet. This half-baked knowledge may be doing more harm than good. For instance, take the case of carbohydrates.
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Carbs Don't Make You Fat, Ruling Them Out Can Be the Biggest Blunder!

International Raw Food Day 2017: 9 Everyday Foods That Are Healthier When Eaten Raw


The International Raw Food Day, celebrated every year on 11th July, is for every to learn more about the concept of raw food and adopt a healthy lifestyle.
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International Raw Food Day 2017: 9 Everyday Foods That Are Healthier When Eaten Raw

Monday, 10 July 2017

Tips To Surviving A Hot Day With Your Period


Last week, we asked our readers on our social media: How do you survive a hot day with your period? With the hottest days of summer still ahead of us, here are the top tips from our readers to keeping cool on your period.
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Tips To Surviving A Hot Day With Your Period

Having a Purpose in Life Will Help You Get a Good Sleep! We Suggest Some Foods that May Help too!


Are you facing problems in getting some good sleep? Try having a purpose in life. You heard us! A study based on older adults, suggests that having a purpose in life could be a drug-free strategy to get a sound sleep.
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Having a Purpose in Life Will Help You Get a Good Sleep! We Suggest Some Foods that May Help too!

For Your Chaat Cravings, Head to Panditji's Padam Chaat Corner in Chandni Chowk


Chandni Chowk is the hub of street food in Delhi and talking about street food, gol gappas and chaat are probably the first things that come to your mind.
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For Your Chaat Cravings, Head to Panditji's Padam Chaat Corner in Chandni Chowk

Not Just In Winter, You Could Catch Cold In Summers too! 5 Home Remedies to Keep Safe!


If you ever thought that you could be safe from catching cold or getting flu in summers, think again. According to the experts in UCLA Health-Santa Clarita, viruses live in our environment all year round.
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Not Just In Winter, You Could Catch Cold In Summers too! 5 Home Remedies to Keep Safe!

Eat, Engage and Energize at This Café Managed by Differently-Abled Staff


The owners approach potential candidates through internal sourcing and the whole system is designed in such a way that there are no hassles or confusion. The staff is also very focused on what they are doing and are smart enough to understand the situation and act accordingly.
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Eat, Engage and Energize at This Café Managed by Differently-Abled Staff

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mothers and Newborns


Motherhood is one of the most crucial parts of a woman's life, considering she has to take care of both, herself and her newborn's health. Once the baby enters the new world it is growing up in, it depends on its mother's milk for all the nourishment in the first few months.
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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mothers and Newborns

Is it Safe to Heat Food in the Microwave Oven?


A microwave is probably one of the most convenient kitchen gadgets that have made our lives really easy. Scientifically speaking, a microwave is a wave of extremely high frequency. It commonly used to heat or cook food in a microwave oven, among some of its other functions.
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Is it Safe to Heat Food in the Microwave Oven?

Lost 80 kilos In Two Years: Here's Why Ganesh Acharya Should Be Your New Fitness Inspiration


A choreographer par excellence Ganesh Acharya has grabbed the spotlight again, and no this time it is not for his amazing dance moves. After making top Bollywood actors groove to his tunes, the national award winning choreographer is making headlines for his jaw-dropping body transformation.
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Lost 80 kilos In Two Years: Here's Why Ganesh Acharya Should Be Your New Fitness Inspiration

Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Drinking it Regularly Can Lead to a Longer Life: Experts


Coffee has always been a favourite beverage for most of us and why not? Now there is a better reason for coffee lovers to have an extra cup.
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Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Drinking it Regularly Can Lead to a Longer Life: Experts

Your Hands Will Reveal the Struggle to Resist Temptation and Maintain Self-Control Over Food: Study


Are you eyeing a frosty dessert over a salad? Pick wisely, as it will tell a lot about you. According to a study conducted by the Ohio State University, Columbus, people's hands revealed the struggle they were under to choose the long term goal over short-term temptation.
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Your Hands Will Reveal the Struggle to Resist Temptation and Maintain Self-Control Over Food: Study

The Ayurvedic Principle of Foods That Heat Up and Cool Your Body


The healing power of ayurveda is impeccable.
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The Ayurvedic Principle of Foods That Heat Up and Cool Your Body

Sunday, 9 July 2017