Wednesday, 30 August 2017

U.S. and South Korea: How Traditional Values with Religious Roots Still Impact Gender Inequalities


     If cultural capital is any measure of quantifying how developed a country is, then within the past decade, South Korea’s development has shot through the roof.
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U.S. and South Korea: How Traditional Values with Religious Roots Still Impact Gender Inequalities

8 Magical Spices That Can Heal You From Within


What would you do if you have a headache, cold or cough? Chances are that you will rush to your doctor or a pharmacist who would prescribe some painkillers or antibiotics to make you feel better.
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8 Magical Spices That Can Heal You From Within

6 Ginger Powder Benefits: From Treating Morning Sickness to Boosting Your Metabolism


Most herbal medicines that you'll find in the market will have a hint of ginger powder in it. For centuries, Ayurveda has used ginger root for everything- form treating digestive issues to headaches, but only recently scientists have been able to recognize its clinical and medicinal properties.
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6 Ginger Powder Benefits: From Treating Morning Sickness to Boosting Your Metabolism

A Peek Into 'Baadshaho' Girl Esha Gupta's Secrets Behind That Enviable Body


Esha Gupta's 'Baadshaho' hits the theatres this Friday, 1st September 2017. The trailer and the catchy songs have been creating a lot of buzz, and fans can't wait for Esha to rule the screens in her svelte avatar. The movie also stars actors Ajay Devgn, Ileana D'Cruz and Emran Hashmi.
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A Peek Into 'Baadshaho' Girl Esha Gupta's Secrets Behind That Enviable Body

How to Eat Oats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Why not eat more of something that is considered to be one of the healthiest foods in the world? This gluten-free whole grain as all the essential nutrients that your body needs like fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iron, zinc and antioxidants.
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How to Eat Oats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Is Too Much Protein Bad For You?


First things first. Proteins are great for your body. You need them to build and repair muscles, process nutrients and boost immunity. They are also the building blocks of body tissues, including muscles, blood vessels, hair, skin, and nails.
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Is Too Much Protein Bad For You?

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

The Problem with Sex Education in Schools

In recent years, there have been many cutbacks within school systems that have completely obliterated sex education and personal awareness classes for girls. These classes, often approached with rolling eyes and embarrassed giggles from girls, were extremely important, fundamental really - in educating young girls about the ABC’s of puberty - from bras to periods [...]
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How to Beat Sugar Cravings: Smart Tips and Tricks


For those with a sweet tooth, it is a constant struggle to stay away from irresistible and gorgeous looking sweet treats to keep a check on weight gain.
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How to Beat Sugar Cravings: Smart Tips and Tricks

Love Dosas? Try These Innovative Varieties in Delhi


Some things can spell magic in dire situations. A bite of pillowy, crisp dosa doused in coconut chutney and sambar can make most of us forget about the petty struggles of our routine.
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Love Dosas? Try These Innovative Varieties in Delhi

Here's Why 'Kulcha' Was Given a Special Place on the Official Flag of the Nizams of Hyderabad


You think you love your food? Perhaps you do but may not as much as the Nizams of Hyderabad did. Be it the iconic Hyderabadi biryani, the spicy Mirchi ka Salan, the rich Haleem, the robust Dum Pukht or the melt in mouth Boti Kebab, the luxurious Hyderabadi spread is every foodie's dream come true.
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Here's Why 'Kulcha' Was Given a Special Place on the Official Flag of the Nizams of Hyderabad

5 Natural Ant Repellents that Will Surely Help You Get Rid of Ants


It is that time of the year when insects make a place for themselves in the cozy corners of the house. Rain and the humidity in the air offer the perfect environment for these creepy crawlies to breed and wander especially in your kitchen area which or where they find food.
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5 Natural Ant Repellents that Will Surely Help You Get Rid of Ants

10 Best Restaurants in Bandra, Mumbai


Bandra is not just a suburb in Mumbai. As a friend and a true-blood Bandra-ite put it, Bandra is an attitude, just like Bombay is an emotion.
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10 Best Restaurants in Bandra, Mumbai

What Women Should Eat and Avoid To Lose Stubborn Belly Fat


Every girl desires a flat and curvy waist. Unfortunately, your belly may not support you when it comes to that.
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What Women Should Eat and Avoid To Lose Stubborn Belly Fat

Monday, 28 August 2017

6 Fool-Proof Tips To Make a Perfectly Fluffy and Light Pancake


Breakfast is often regarded as the most important meal of the day. Therefore, it is only fair that you put in all your efforts to make it wholesome, delicious and healthy. Pancakes, one of world's favourite breakfast staple, offers a lot of room for creativity.
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6 Fool-Proof Tips To Make a Perfectly Fluffy and Light Pancake

Sulaimani Chai: An Unusual Sweet and Sour Tea from Kerala


What I am about to say is sacrilege in this tea-loving nation of ours - I don't like tea very much at all. Sure, I'll enjoy the occasional cup of kadak chai in the monsoon, or a masala chai to unclench my sinuses when I have a cold, but otherwise, I don't like tea all that much.
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Sulaimani Chai: An Unusual Sweet and Sour Tea from Kerala

6 Genius Ways to Make a Royal Biryani: Tips You Will Thank Us For


A hot pot of flavourful and fragrant biryani is probably one of the best dishes you can serve at a dinner party to please a crowd. There's ample room for creativity and you can experiment with a variety of meats, vegetables, spices, garnishes and even cooking methods.
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6 Genius Ways to Make a Royal Biryani: Tips You Will Thank Us For

Paan Singh: From Aam Papad to Dark Rum and Chocolate Paan, This Paan Wallah is Redifining Paan


Our love for paan is no surprise, but for the uninitiated, paan is a preparation of a fresh betel leaf or paan patta stuffed with with areca nut(supari) and sometimes also gulkand, sugar coated fennel seeds and other whole spices. It is often enjoyed after a meal as a digestive.
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Paan Singh: From Aam Papad to Dark Rum and Chocolate Paan, This Paan Wallah is Redifining Paan

6 Fenugreek Side Effects That You Should Know About


Fenugreek, commonly known as Methi, is native to western Asia and Southern Europe but it is widely grown in India and commonly used in our daily meals..
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6 Fenugreek Side Effects That You Should Know About

Kerala's Trademark Red Rice and What Makes it So Special


I was less than a year old when I had my first taste of rice and it was in Kerala. The Annaprashana (or Onnoprashon in Bengali) is an important ceremony in Kerala where it is called 'Choroonu'.
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Kerala's Trademark Red Rice and What Makes it So Special

Move Aside Mango Pickle, Time to Indulge in Meat (Non-Vegetarian) Pickles


Undeniably, pickle or achaar is the most favourite condiment in Indian cuisine. There are so many different lip-smacking options to choose from that meal time in an Indian household is never dull or short on flavour.
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Move Aside Mango Pickle, Time to Indulge in Meat (Non-Vegetarian) Pickles

5 Ayurvedic Herbs You Can Use to Fight Stress and Calm Your Mind


Given our chaotic lifestyle and the constant urge to stay ahead in life, stress and anxiety have become common problems. According to the book, 'The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies' by Vasant Lad, stress is psychosomatic disorder that has many causes in our day-today life.
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5 Ayurvedic Herbs You Can Use to Fight Stress and Calm Your Mind

What To Eat During Pregnancy: 7 Foods That You Should Include In Your Diet


You may often find yourself in a tough spot when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet. With the easy access to junk food and our super busy lives, it is tough to strike a balance and maintain a healthy diet at all times.
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What To Eat During Pregnancy: 7 Foods That You Should Include In Your Diet

Saturday, 26 August 2017

8 Foods You Must Load Up For Healthy Gums


Oral hygiene is defined as the practice of keeping one's mouth clean and free of diseases and other problems like bad breath. Looking after the health of your teeth to prevent tooth decay is only a part of good oral hygiene practice and not the whole thing.
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8 Foods You Must Load Up For Healthy Gums

Ganesh Chaturthi: Heard of Lord Ganesha's Banana Bride? Here's All You Need to Know


Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is being celebrated across the country with much fervour and enthusiasm.
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Heard of Lord Ganesha's Banana Bride? Here's All You Need to Know

9 Best Anti-Ageing Foods for Women


Ageing is a natural process but who doesn't want to stay young and beautiful? While you can't really stop the process, you can delay the signs of ageing by following good lifestyle habits.
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9 Best Anti-Ageing Foods for Women

Watch Out: 7 Foods That May Cause Gas in the Stomach


Feeling gassy in your stomach is common and each one of us has been in this uncomfortable situation from time to time.
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Watch Out: 7 Foods That May Cause Gas in the Stomach

On Women’s Equality Day, We Can’t Take Anything For Granted


Every year on August 26th, the United States celebrates Congress’s passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women full and equal voting rights on this same day in 1920…or did it? According to Wikipedia, it did. According to the Newseum, it did.
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On Women’s Equality Day, We Can’t Take Anything For Granted

Are You Suffering from Flu? Here's What you Should Eat to Boost Your Immunity this Monsoon


It is surely a lovely sight to wake up to a rainy day. The sheer delight of experiencing the cold after a sweltering summer is definitely heavenly. However, with the changing seasons and the constant downpours, our body tends to get weaker.
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Are You Suffering from Flu? Here's What you Should Eat to Boost Your Immunity this Monsoon

Everything You Should Know About Caffeinated Drinks and How they Affect Your Health


We all love sipping on a cup of coffee or tea and even soft drinks and why not? After all, they give us instant energy and some sugar rush. Most of the people in India cannot wake up properly without having their usual bed tea.
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Everything You Should Know About Caffeinated Drinks and How they Affect Your Health

This is How Eating Dairy Products Changed the Shape of Human Skull


We have come years ahead in science, technology and food. The advent of technology was a revolution for us that brought many processed foods that we could enjoy. The development of farming, especially dairy products has significant effect on the shape of human skulls.
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This is How Eating Dairy Products Changed the Shape of Human Skull

Friday, 25 August 2017

Food Habits You Should Follow to Regulate Hormones and Prevent Infertility


Having a baby is a beautiful, life changing event. Parenthood is a dream everyone has. A house full of tiny pattering feet, gurgling laughter, hugs and scraped knees, tantrums and drama, all add up to a joy that cannot be explained but only experienced.
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Food Habits You Should Follow to Regulate Hormones and Prevent Infertility

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How Does South India Celebrate this Festival?


India is celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi that commenced on 25th August, 2017 with much fervour and grandeur welcoming him home. Lord Ganesh is considered as the harbinger of knowledge, wisdom, good fortune and prosperity.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How Does South India Celebrate this Festival?

8 British Era Dishes That Are Still Served in Chennai’s Gentleman’s Clubs


A year ago, I checked out Sandpit, The Clubhouse at the ITC Grand Bharat after a long afternoon on the golf course. This clubhouse likes to call itself the club of clubs. Sandpit rounds up Club Specials from across the country.
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8 British Era Dishes That Are Still Served in Chennai’s Gentleman’s Clubs

Shocking But True: Delicious Parsi Vegetarian Dishes to Try at Home


When I told my father that I wanted to write a story on Parsi vegetarian dishes, he screwed up his eyes, and then said, "That's tough! You will have a lot of combing through recipes to do.
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Shocking But True: Delicious Parsi Vegetarian Dishes to Try at Home

9 Tips To Make a Perfectly Poached Egg


How wonderfully do eggs fit in our fast-paced lives, be it as breakfast or a dinner, the versatility of eggs can meet all culinary requirements, oh-so-easily.
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9 Tips To Make a Perfectly Poached Egg

7 Foods That Have the Highest Quality of Proteins  


By now, you probably know that proteins are the building blocks of life, which simply means that every cell in the body contains protein.
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7 Foods That Have the Highest Quality of Proteins  

Celebrating Madras Week: 10 Wonderful Dishes from Tamil Nadu You Didn't Know About


Tamil cuisine is full of surprises. You think you've tried it all but there will always be these hidden treasures waiting to be explored. Every regional food experience in India is like a valued inheritance, rich with traditions that has been passed on over generations.
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Celebrating Madras Week: 10 Wonderful Dishes from Tamil Nadu You Didn't Know About

8 Most Delicious Fish Dishes from Kerala


For a true blue foodie, Kerala is a land of crisp banana chips, rich coconut payasam and fragrant fish curries.
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8 Most Delicious Fish Dishes from Kerala

8 Delicacies from the Rice Bowl of India, Chhattisgarh: From Bafauri to Aamat and More!


Also known as the 'Rice Bowl of India' Chhattisgarh has carved a niche for itself among the food connoisseurs. It serves a wide range of mouthwatering delicacies that are enriched with flavour and exceptional taste.
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8 Delicacies from the Rice Bowl of India, Chhattisgarh: From Bafauri to Aamat and More!

Onam Special: 5 Delicious Sabudana (Tapioca) Dishes from South India


Someone has rightly pointed out that India is a mini continent in itself. From North to South, and East to West, one can't fail to observe how the natives make the most of the climatic conditions and agricultural produce.
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Onam Special: 5 Delicious Sabudana (Tapioca) Dishes from South India

8 Anti-Aging Foods for Men to Keep them Youthful and Healthy!


With growing age and time, our body starts to deplete, be it skin or organs. Unless you are genetically lucky or have been a fitness fanatic keeping healthy and eating clean, signs of ageing are bound to show.
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8 Anti-Aging Foods for Men to Keep them Youthful and Healthy!

7 Interesting Ways Noodles Have Invaded Our Most Loved Dishes


Did you know that in one of ancient Chinese beliefs, long noodles represent a long life? Consequently, if you cut your noodles before serving them, in a way you are also cutting your life short.
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7 Interesting Ways Noodles Have Invaded Our Most Loved Dishes

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How to Make Healthy and Light Wheat Modaks for Ganpati?


Indians are all set to bring Lord Ganesh home, as Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 commences from today. While devotees bring Ganpati idols with much fervour and excitement, grand feasts are prepared to welcome his homecoming.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: How to Make Healthy and Light Wheat Modaks for Ganpati?

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Celebrating Onam 2017: How to Cook Ada Pradhaman, the Irresistible Payasam


Onam is one of Kerala's most awaited annual festivals. The 10-day long fiesta is celebrated during the harvest period of late August and early September to celebrate the homecoming of Kerala's mythical king Mahabali.
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Celebrating Onam 2017: How to Cook Ada Pradhaman, the Irresistible Payasam

7 Biryanis from South India You Shouldn't Miss, From Hyderabadi to Bhatkali, Beary and More!


India is a country that boasts of innumerable flavourful cuisines from different regions. Every state has a peculiar taste and flavour to add to its delicacies, therefore, you wouldn't find a lot of similarities in the various cuisines.
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7 Biryanis from South India You Shouldn't Miss, From Hyderabadi to Bhatkali, Beary and More!

Does Having Sugary Food Cause Diabetes?


Diabetes Mellitus, often referred to as diabetes, is a life-long condition in which a person suffers from high blood glucose levels either because the body does not produce adequate insulin or because the body's cells are not able to respond properly to insulin or in some cases even both.
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Does Having Sugary Food Cause Diabetes?

7 Foods That Prevent Cravings and Hunger Pangs


Losing or maintaining weight does not only require cutting back on calories but also to load up on foods that have a high satiety value, which simply means that they kee
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Teej 2017: 8 Sweets and Snacks You Can Feast on Right After Teej Fasting (Vrat)


Teej is one of the most widely celebrated festivals across the subcontinent.
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Teej 2017: 8 Sweets and Snacks You Can Feast on Right After Teej Fasting (Vrat)

Uttarakhand Food: A Beginner's Guide to the Cuisines of Kumaon and Garhwal


In an old wooden house in Bhatoli, a small village a few kilometres away from Mussoorie, Kiran, the sarpanch's young daughter-in-law is cooking us breakfast. Bhatoli is a relatively prosperous village. The villagers here largely depend on the maize they grow for food and fodder.
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Uttarakhand Food: A Beginner's Guide to the Cuisines of Kumaon and Garhwal

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

6 Natural Kitchen Ingredients to Preserve Food Without Using Food Additives


Processed foods on the grocery shelves may look very tempting and easy to grab, however, the amount of preservatives that go into them can make you worry about the various health hazards in the long run. There are various foods that may not have a long shelf life and can become stale over time.
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6 Natural Kitchen Ingredients to Preserve Food Without Using Food Additives

Onam 2017: Planning to Relish Onasadhya This Year? 5 Delicacies You Must Not Skip


It is that time of the year again, the 10-day long harvest festival of Kerala is about to start with enthusiasm soaring high and people gearing up to feast on the massive Onasadhya meal.
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Onam 2017: Planning to Relish Onasadhya This Year? 5 Delicacies You Must Not Skip

9 Delicious Dishes with Besan (Gram flour), the Versatile Kitchen Ingredient


Besan or gram flour is one of the most versatile ingredients used in Indian households to prepare various dishes. This staple is made from ground chickpea or Bengal gram.
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21 Best Foods That All Men Should Eat


Eating the same food as your partner may not necessarily keep you fit and healthy. Men and women require a different set of nutrients for their bodies to function well.
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21 Best Foods That All Men Should Eat

How to Make Your Own Mouth Fresheners or Mukhawas at Home


In several parts of India, after a round of desserts there is a common tradition of ending a meal with paan (betel leaf) and mukhwas. Mukhwas is an after-meal snack or digestive aid widely used as a mouth freshener.
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How to Make Your Own Mouth Fresheners or Mukhawas at Home

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The Perfect Sambar: Tips and Trick to Cook it to Perfection + A Recipe to Try At Home


There are few things on this earth that are truly ambrosial on the palate - a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, a smooth, almost silken piece of dark chocolate cake and of course a steaming bowlful of sambar among others.
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The Perfect Sambar: Tips and Trick to Cook it to Perfection + A Recipe to Try At Home

‘My Passion, My Philanthropy’: Suzanne Lerner’s Work Grows Out Of a Feminist Consciousness


(WOMENSENEWS) – It was part luck and part pluck that helped me navigate the sexism that surrounded me growing up in the 60s, and that would eventually catalyze me to defy the social norms and become a successful entrepreneur in an industry that was dominated by men.
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‘My Passion, My Philanthropy’: Suzanne Lerner’s Work Grows Out Of a Feminist Consciousness

Why Wild Guchchi from the Himalayas is one of the Most Expensive Mushrooms


We've heard stories of certain ingredients like the black pepper or the common salt found in every household today to be as expensive as gold back in day and even used for trade.
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Why Wild Guchchi from the Himalayas is one of the Most Expensive Mushrooms

Know the Symptoms of Lung Diseases and Consume these Important Nutrients for Better Health


Lung diseases need no introduction considering the air we breathe in. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a condition that damages the lung airways causes an array of symptoms like chest tightness, breathlessness, persistent cough and wheezing.
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Know the Symptoms of Lung Diseases and Consume these Important Nutrients for Better Health

Foods for Eyesight: 6 Foods that You Must Add in Your Daily Diet


With age, our eyesight tends to get weaker and chances of macular degeneration, cataract and other vision problems tend to increase. However, these conditions can be delayed by choosing the right kind of diet.
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Foods for Eyesight: 6 Foods that You Must Add in Your Daily Diet

10 Best Tamil Recipes


Tamil cuisine is quite incredible and it's not all dosas and sambars. The versatility of their food reflects a meeting of cultures. Be it Kongunadu or Arcot, Chettiars or the Iyengar Community - food assumes different characteristics across borders.
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10 Best Tamil Recipes

7 Rooftop Restaurants in Mumbai You Must Try


Known as the city of dreams, Mumbai also thrives when it comes to the delicious food it offers accompanied with a gorgeous view.
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7 Rooftop Restaurants in Mumbai You Must Try

5 Best Cafes in Mumbai for Coffee this Monsoon


Several poets and song-writers have written about the pace of Mumbai. This is the city that never sleeps , this is the city that is always on the run.
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5 Best Cafes in Mumbai for Coffee this Monsoon

5 Quick and Sureshot Ways to Get More Juice Out of Lemon


Lemons have long been adding that extra tang to varieties of delicacies and drinks, and continue to be one of our favourite citrus fruits. Not only do they add a dimension to dishes but also have an array of health benefits.
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5 Quick and Sureshot Ways to Get More Juice Out of Lemon

Monday, 21 August 2017

Judwaa 2 Trailer Launch: Varun Dawan's Diet and Fitness Regime for the Double Role


Playing a double role was sure no cakewalk for the actor, the actor had to prep up and work on his physique twice as hard for the characters of Prem and Raja. For his role in Judwaa 2, Varun followed a special fitness plan called Body Shred Program, which has been curated by Prashant for this role.
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Judwaa 2 Trailer Launch: Varun Dawan's Diet and Fitness Regime for the Double Role

Chow Chow Bhath: Karnataka's Popular Meal Combo You Need to Try


If there's one thing you can take for granted in Bengaluru, it's how almost every dish at the city's traditional eateries is served piping hot.
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Chow Chow Bhath: Karnataka's Popular Meal Combo You Need to Try

The Alkaline Diet: Does it Really Work for Weight Loss?


Alkaline Diet, Alkaline Ash Diet, Alkaline Acid Diet and Acid Ash Diet are the various names of diets that come under the umbrella of alkaline diets.
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The Alkaline Diet: Does it Really Work for Weight Loss?

Foods to Eat and Avoid When You Have Kidney Stones


Various studies suggest that one in every 10 people will have a kidney stone at some point in their lives. One major factor leading to the formation of a kidney stone is lack of water in the body.
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Foods to Eat and Avoid When You Have Kidney Stones

Ganesha Chaturthi 2017: 10 Maharashtrian Dishes You Must Prepare During Vinayaka Chaturthi


The pandals are being set up, final touches are being done on idols of Ganpatiji and the celebrations are getting started! Yes, it is that time of the year when Lord Ganesh's birth anniversary is celebrated with much grandeur.
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Ganesha Chaturthi 2017: 10 Maharashtrian Dishes You Must Prepare During Vinayaka Chaturthi

8 Herbs That Help You Lose Weight Naturally


Losing weight and maintaining it is a day-to-day struggle. There's no magic pill that can help you shed all the pounds but some natural herbs can definitely support your goals and accelerate the process of weight loss.
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8 Herbs That Help You Lose Weight Naturally

The Power of Beans, the Cancer Fighting Food


Over six lakh people die every year in India and seven per cent of all deaths in India are due to various types of cancers, quoted by WHO reports of 2016. Loosing someone is never easy. In fact we would never want our close ones to get caught with such terrible diseases.
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The Power of Beans, the Cancer Fighting Food

Chicken Changezi: The History of the Curry & its Supposed Connection With Mongolian Ruler Ghenghis Khan


The art and sophistication of Mughlai preparations have caught the fancy of food lovers throughout centuries. For India, the Mughal era officially began with Babur's rule in 14th century A.D.
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Chicken Changezi: The History of the Curry & its Supposed Connection With Mongolian Ruler Ghenghis Khan

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Happy Birthday Randeep Hooda: At 41, Here's How He Stays At Top of His Fitness Game


He is one of the few actors in the Indian film industry who is known to have gone through a grueling physical transformation just to play a character to its very essence.
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Happy Birthday Randeep Hooda: At 41, Here's How He Stays At Top of His Fitness Game

How to Make The Best Lachha Paratha at Home


Why head out when we can have a perfect flaky lachha paratha at home? Parathas are one of the most popular flatbreads that originated in the Indian sub-continent sometime during the 12th century.
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How to Make The Best Lachha Paratha at Home

The Accidental Tea Bag: Ever Wondered Who Invented the Tea Bag?


Tea is the second most consumed drink in the world after water. A number of varieties of tea exist worldwide - green tea, black tea or flavoured teas like the lemongrass tea. A cup of tea has become a part of our daily lives and our culture. Earlier, tea used to be made in large pots.
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The Accidental Tea Bag: Ever Wondered Who Invented the Tea Bag?

12 Benefits of Amla (Indian Gooseberry) for the Hair


Are you sick of hair fall or rough hair? This time around try something natural instead of using those chemical-based products that may or may not suit your hair.
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12 Benefits of Amla (Indian Gooseberry) for the Hair

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: 8 Types of Modaks You CanTry this Vinayaka Chaturthi



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What to Eat While Exercising To Keep Your Energy Levels Up


Everyone wants to be healthy, fit and in good shape but you may often find it very challenging because you may think that you need to cut back on food drastically to do so. However, giving up on food is not the solution instead altering your food habits can really help.
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What to Eat While Exercising To Keep Your Energy Levels Up

Saturday, 19 August 2017

The Poison of White Supremacist Masculinity


Like our first president—not our current one—I cannot tell a lie: We must chop down the poisonous tree of white supremacist masculinity. I felt tears well up when I heard about the alt-right violence unleashed in Charlottesville, Va. on August 12th.
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The Poison of White Supremacist Masculinity

8 Weird Facts About Apples We're Sure You Won't Know


No, I am not going to repeat the same old phrase that an apple a day keeps... you know the rest! But there are some very interesting facts about the humble apple that you may have not known. This juicy red fruit which most of us consume on a day to day basis has so many secrets.
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Does Consuming Milk and Milk Products Cause Acne?


Aren't milk and other dairy products considered to be healthy for our body? Yes, unless you are ready to compromise on your skin or that is what has been believed. Let's find out if it is true.
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Does Consuming Milk and Milk Products Cause Acne?

Amritsari Kulcha: How To Make This Signature Stuffed Bread At Home


Often dubbed as the food capital of Punjab, Amritsar offers many signature dishes that are unique to the city.
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Amritsari Kulcha: How To Make This Signature Stuffed Bread At Home

5 Best Bengaluru Bakeries That Will Soothe Your Sweet Cravings Instantly


Is the never-ending traffic on the road preventing you from enjoying the weather in all its glory? While you can't control certain things in this ever-bustling city, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the little joys of life on the side.
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5 Best Bengaluru Bakeries That Will Soothe Your Sweet Cravings Instantly

8 Lip-Smacking Keema Recipes That You Must Try


Keema is a traditional meat delicacy popular across the Indian subcontinent. The word ‘Keema’ is believed to have been borrowed from the Turkish word ‘Kıyma’, which means minced meat.
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8 Lip-Smacking Keema Recipes That You Must Try

Friday, 18 August 2017

Kozhakattai or Modakam: Lord Ganesha’s Favourite Ladoos 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 Ganesha’s Favourite Ladoos from Tamil Nadu

Dishing Out Snacks Using Dal - 10 Stellar Recipes to Try


India runs on dal, there is no doubt about it. Explore the northern belt of the country and you will find a unique preparation of dal enjoyed in every household. Lunch hour here is never complete without a bowlful of steaming arahar dal.
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Dishing Out Snacks Using Dal - 10 Stellar Recipes to Try

Why is the Betel Leaf (Paan Patta) So Significant in Hindu Traditions?


A symbol of prosperity, a magical ingredient of Ayurveda and an important part of religious customs and traditions, the refreshing and evergreen creeper, commonly known as Paan Patta, holds a special place in Hindu tradition.
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Make Your Kitchen Ingredients Multitask: 5 DIY Face Packs to Try This Monsoon


Who doesn't love a good monsoon shower every now and then. It brings down soaring temperatures and gives you the perfect opportunity to enjoy your cup of tea with somenamkeen.
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Make Your Kitchen Ingredients Multitask: 5 DIY Face Packs to Try This Monsoon

7 Foods That Don't Spoil and Last for Many Years


We have always looked up to our mothers and grandmothers to find one successful home remedy in order to store our food items safely and preserve them for long.
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7 Foods That Don't Spoil and Last for Many Years

Thursday, 17 August 2017

How to Make Green Coffee


A cup coffee is probably your go-to drink when you have to remain alert on a lazy work day or pull an all-nighter.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Here's Why Rice is an Important Element During Ganesha's Isthapna


Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most colourful festivals in India that is celebrated with various rituals and traditions. Devotees of Lord Ganesha ensure a 10-day long fiesta and play host to their deity.
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7 Foods from Your Kitchen You Shouldn't Feed Your Dog


Love sharing a bite of your favourite food with your dog? Especially when those cute puppy eyes are begging for only a morsel of the food you are having. After all what difference could a small bite make? Turns out, a lot.
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Maple Syrup: All About the Gold-Like, Sweet Ingredient and How to Cook with it


Maple syrup, the golden-coloured ingredient has recently been enjoying its outing in the world of health foods.
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Carambola (Starfruit): Toss Up an Antioxidant Packed Fruit Bowl


It's not a common fruit that you will find in the market everytime you make a trip, but Carambola is an instant favourite, especially for those who love sweet and tangy (khatta-meetha) flavour all in one. It is not the scientific name by which it is popular.
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Children's Health: 6 Everyday Food Habits Children Should Follow


Good health is not an overnight achievement. It is the outcome of good habits that one follows since early ages or childhood. A lot of course depends on the parents, and the diet they adhere to at home.
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Yakhni: Kashmiri Cuisine's Famous Slow-Cooked Dish Introduced by the Moghuls


Kashmiri cuisine is known for its various meat preparations, cooked meticulously using a range of spices and flavouring agents. Partake in a Kashmiri feast and you are bound to come across one of their most loved meat dishes - Yakhni.
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How to Get Rid of Pimples: Try These 5 Amazing Kitchen Ingredients


Pimples and acne are probably a girl's worst enemies. At one moment you are so excited to put your favourite dress on and step out and in the next you would rather not step out of your house till that pimple goes away! They can occur anytime and totally ruin your day and sometimes days.
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Navroz Mubarak: 10 Sinful Parsi Sweets to Celebrate the Spring Festival


The festival of Navroz or the Parsi New Year is celebrated twice every year. According to the Shehenshai calendar, Parsis will be celebrating the Jamshedi Navroz 2017 today.
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Parsi New Year 2017: The Sweet Beginning of the Parsi Community In India


Parsis all over the country will be celebrating Jamshedi Navroz on 17th August 2017 as per the Shehenshai calendar. The term Navroz is derived from two Persian words, 'nav' meaning 'new' and 'roz' meaning 'day'.
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Olive Oil For Cooking: Do's And Don'ts To Keep In Mind


Good for heart, cholesterol and digestive purposes, olive oil is slowly making inroads into the culinary circuit as one of the most loved oils.
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Fenugreek Seeds: How Ayurveda Uses Methi Dana in Easy Home Remedies


Fenugreek, our very own humble methi dana, has long ruled over the kitchen space.
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For the Love of Bao, the Asian Street Food: From Cha Siu to Gua Bao


Head to any Pan Asian restaurant in the country and you are bound to come across an appetiser called bao. These pillowy-soft, Asian breads stuffed with all sorts of lip-smacking fillings are reminiscent of burgers, but a whole lot different.
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For the Love of Bao, the Asian Street Food: From Cha Siu to Gua Bao

Would You Dare to Eat This 106-Year Old Fruitcake from Antarctica?


What is the most bizarre thing that you've ever eaten? Nothing as weird as the recently discovered 106-year old, untouched fruitcake that is believed to be still edible. Yes, you read that right.
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Should Breakfast be the Biggest Meal of the Day or Lunch?


We have all heard the saying that one should eat breakfast like a king. Breakfast helps in restoring glucose levels, an essential carbohydrate required for our brain functions.
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Indira Canteens Open Across Bengaluru: From Idlis to Puliyogare and Vangi Bath, Here's What's On the Menu


In a move to make Karnataka hunger- free, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced the opening of Indira Canteens across Bangalore on Tuesday.
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Indira Canteens Open Across Bengaluru: From Idlis to Puliyogare and Vangi Bath, Here's What's On the Menu

5 Best Places to Eat Momos in Mumbai


It is only due to a true foodie instinct and love for all things delicious, that in a city where vada pav, batata vada and panipuri rule, a certain dumpling delicacy from the far-eastern end of the country is gaining popularity as the newest street food obsession.
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9 Delicious Street Food Places to Try in East Delhi


Eating out in the streets of Delhi is a roller coaster of fine culinary experiences. We all are aware of the popular street food hub in Old Delhi and Chandini Chowk but most of us are unaware of the variety of street food joints that East Delhi has to offer.
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Top Ways to Prepare Your Daughter for Her Period at School

  Her backpack is packed and she’s ready to go...but have you prepared her for her period? Sure, you may have had “the talk” (or several talks!), but preparing to handle getting your period and cramps at school is a whole different set of topics. Many schools have moved away from allowing lockers, over the [...]
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Healthy South Indian Recipes - From Ragi Idlis to Avial and More


Healthy eating that also goes well on the palate is something achieved with great difficulty. The subtle balance between deliciousness and health is rightly attained by many but also missed by most of us.
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Healthy South Indian Recipes - From Ragi Idlis to Avial and More

Monday, 14 August 2017

Happy Independence Day! May we all live in peace & harmony, embrace our differences in race, religion, sexual preferences and be the richer for it. #VandeMataram #WhereTheMindIsWithoutFear

Happy Independence Day! May we all live in peace & harmony, embrace our differences in race, religion, sexual preferences and be the richer for it. #VandeMataram #WhereTheMindIsWithoutFear

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25 Foods That Help You Never Feel Old


While aging is a beautiful process, who wants to feel old? We may be young at heart but there are times when our skin feels aged. Dr.
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Hearken Cafe: You Don't Always Need Words to Express


We live in a noisy world. Every tick on that clock is a step forward. There’s no stopping. The world is moving faster and faster every day and we need to keep up with it. 7:30 A.
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7 Most Delicious Street Foods from Mumbai Everyone Should Try


'The city that never sleeps', 'the city of dreams' and 'the city of Seven Islands'; many names have been designated to Mumbai, but looks like somebody missed out on the 'Gateway to Street Foods'. A huge aspect of Mumbai's culinary culture is its street food.
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8 Ayurvedic Spices That Can Help Boost Your Digestive Fire (Agni)


Digestion plays a crucial role in our body’s good health and well-being.
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Why Are We Always Told to Eat Seasonal Food?


The universe has a place for everything and everything is best suited for where the universe puts it.
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14 Amazing Caffeine-Free Ways to Stay Awake


Sleeping is bliss, but we’ve all had those days when you’re preparing for an exam or a meeting or a presentation for the next day and you just have no choice but to pull an all-nighter.
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Don't Throw Away Them Just Yet: What to Do With Vegetable Peels


How to eat an orange? Take one orange out of the fridge, put it on a plate, peel the skin and enjoy the juicy and luscious part. Then, throw away the…no, stop right there! Don’t throw away those peels just yet.
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15 Foods You Must Eat to Avoid Oily Skin


For flawless skin, you need to take care and give it a lot of attention. Maintaining clear and acne-free skin can be a challenging task. Along with having acne-prone skin, another nightmare that people often face is having oily skin. It is often considered to be as problematic as acne.
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How to Make Ghee from Malai


Born into a Punjabi family, I have always enjoyed plenty of homemade ghee on chapatis. Homemade ghee or desi ghee has many health benefits.
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Sunday, 13 August 2017

The Pound Cake: It's History and What Makes it a Classic Dessert


We all crave for the chocolatey truffle pastry, the beautiful red velvet cake or the absolutely flawless blueberry cheesecake every once in a while, but the basic vanilla pound cake stays an all-time favourite. It's the most basic, tastiest as well as the easiest recipe.
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Low Sodium Diet: How to Cut Down on Salt and Choose the Right Foods


Salt is associated with not only food but a number of revolutions, from the famous Dandi March of our country to the French revolution. Without salt our food is flavourless and we cannot preserve our food.
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What's the Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian?


Just when we thought vegetarianism was starting to be the next 'in-trend' thing, came the concept of vegan.
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Saturday, 12 August 2017

Why Every Feminist Should Stand Up for Breastfeeding


Every day in America, a breastfeeding mom is kicked out of a public place, asked to go nurse in a closet or bathroom, or otherwise shamed simply for doing what her body biologically does as part of the normal course of childbirth.
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Feni: The Famous Cashew Fruit Liquor from Goa You Must try


It wouldn’t be wrong to deem the thriving party capital of the country - Goa - as one of country’s richest culinary hotspots too.
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Janmashtami 2017: The Traditional Prasad of Dhaniya Panjiri to Celebrate


Janmashtami will be celebrated by Hindus across India on 14th August to commemorate the birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu.
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Independence Day 2017: A Taste of Telangana Cuisine, India’s Newest State


While in its 67th year of Independence, on 2nd June, 2014, India had a new state to boast of: Telangana, which was earlier part of Andhra Pradesh. It may be new, but Telangana has its roots dating back to thousands of centuries.
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8 Diet and Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Prevent Kidney Disease


If there is one issue that constantly bothers our mind, it has to be our weight. It is a struggle to meet our desired result.
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Friday, 11 August 2017

Looking for Healthier Sugar Substitutes? Artificial Sweeteners May Not Help


Think artificial sweeteners is the perfect substitute to refined sugar? Have you been consuming it daily in your morning beverages and other foods? Here's some news for you.
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5 Popular Mexican Restaurants in Delhi That You Must Try


For the longest time, Chinese and American cuisines have largely ruled the taste buds of Delhites as the favourite International cuisine However, off late, Delhi is warming up to the culinary marvels of the rest of the world and is loving it.
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Coriander or Cilantro: Uses and Benefits for Skin and Health


Coriander, commonly known as hara dhaniya in local terms and Coriandrum sativum in scientific terms, is an aromatic herb native to Southern Europe and Western Asia. It is also popular as cilantro or Chinese parsley. It is the most versatile ingredient and every part of it is edible.
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Coriander or Cilantro: Uses and Benefits for Skin and Health

Get back to Basics - no chemicals, toxins, plastics, perfumes etc are needed in your period products. Try Purganics - we promise you will be happy making the switch. #BePurganic

Get back to Basics - no chemicals, toxins, plastics, perfumes etc are needed in your period products. Try Purganics - we promise you will be happy making the switch. #BePurganic

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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha's Bhumi Pednekar and How She Lost 25 Kgs!


Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar's much awaited movie, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, is released in the theaters today, and fans are eagerly waiting to watch this interesting tale concerning sanitation and how it impacts the relationship of a couple.
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Parents & Teachers Zone


Hey Amazing Parents & Teachers! We want to hear from you! What kind of teaching materials and resources would you like to see?
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Independence Day Special: 29 Most Popular Dishes Across India


At the time of India’s independence in 1947, the country was divided into several princely states and provinces.
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Bombay Duck (Bombil): Why is This Delicate Fish Called 'Duck'


Whenever I have to entertain visitors from out of town, the first thing I do is take them to a seafood restaurant, and stuff them silly with Bombil or Bombay duck.
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Olive Oil: Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil for Health, Hair, Skin & Its Wonderful Uses


Olive Oil is fast becoming the world's favourite oil. This wonderful secret of many Mediterranean recipes is now out in the open for the entire globe to enjoy. Olive oil is the fat which is obtained from crushing olives, a fruit that is primarily grown and cultivated in the Mediterranean region.
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12 Amazing Amla Murabba Benefits: Digging into the Sweet Relish


It is rightly said, “Ek amla, anek faydey” (meaning one fruit, many benefits) for amla is a miracle fruit that holds the place of pride in Ayurveda.
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Janmashtami 2017: 5 Delicious Sabudana Dishes You Can Have While Fasting


Janmashtami would be celebrated on the 14th of August by some sect of devotees, while others would be celebrating it on the 15th. Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, who was born at midnight on the eighth day or 'Ashtami' of the holy month, Shravana, according to the Hindu Lunar calendar.
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9 Foods That Can Help Increase Good Cholesterol in the Body


We often associate the term ‘cholesterol’ with something that is bad for health, particularly the heart.
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We do a lot to stay healthy - using organic feminine hygiene products should also feature in that list. Say no to toxins - be Purganic! #BePurganic www.purganiclife.com

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Indian Chinese Food: How Hakka Noodles and Manchurian Started a Cult Cuisine


Perhaps one of the most vibrant and evocative books about the food of China is Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China by Fuchsia Dunlop,
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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Michelle Bachelet seeks to relax Chile’s abortion ban


MICHELLE BACHELET’s second term as Chile’s president, which will end next March, has been frustrating. Economic growth has been slow, her reforms of education, tax and labour laws have not worked as planned and her son has been implicated in an influence-peddling scandal.
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6 Goan Desserts You'd Love to Binge on the Next Time You Are in Goa


What's the point of visiting a city without having to savour its local cuisine and drinks? Goan cuisine is something that is unmissable. It is largely influenced by Saraswat, Konkani, Portuguese, South Indian and British cuisine.
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Baby Food Diet: Would You Follow This Extreme Diet to Cut Down on Extra Calories?


We live in a world obsessed with 'lean' rather than 'healthy' when it comes to our body. As such most of us seek out quick ways to cut down on flabs with any means possible.
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“The Little Red Kit deserves a spot in your tween girl’s backpack” – Mommy Blogger Tiffany of Be UnRehearsed


It not only helps girls get to know their bodies and understand the menstrual cycle but it also encourages them to help other girls when they need a pad.
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“The Little Red Kit deserves a spot in your tween girl’s backpack” – Mommy Blogger Tiffany of Be UnRehearsed

Fennel Seeds: Exciting Ways to Add Saunf to Your Diet + Fennel Tea Recipe


Spices grow in abundance in India, in a staggering variety that baffles the mind and takes almost everyone by surprise. A regular Indian kitchen is usually flush with spices that are indispensable to regular cooking and almost a necessity in creating some exquisite and appeasing delicacies.
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What is Pre-Menstrual Syndrome or PMS? Healthy Tips To Get Rid of the PMS Bloating


Many of us have heard people, or ourselves guilty of cracking jokes on PMS. Any mood swing exhibited by a girl is often deemed as a fit of PMS. Turns out that PMS is more than just irritability and fickle mood swings.
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Kareena Kapoor Khan's Inspiring Weight Loss Journey Post Pregnancy


Kareena Kapoor Khan, the new mother in Bollywood, is a motivation for a lot of women who are going through this phase or are past it.
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Tamil Nadu's Crispy Cashew Pakoda is the Perfect Evening Snack During Monsoon



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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Monthly Mission: Back to School

  It’s time to trade in your flip flops for pencils: August is here, and many areas of the country are heading back to school. School days can be stressful enough, without having to worry about cramps or having the right supplies. And we’re not talking about pens and paper - but these tools are [...]
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Teen Voices partners with NYS Women’s Suffrage Commission


Teen Voices to partner with NYS Women’s Suffrage Commission (AUGUST 9, 2017 – NEW YORK) –  Teen Voices, the global girl news initiative of Women’s eNews, is partnering with the New York State Women’s Suffrage Commission in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women securing the right
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Where to Find the Best South Indian Food in Mumbai


Mumbai is a foodie’s dream come true. It boasts of many restaurants that serve an amazing variety of South Indian delights that includes both traditional bites as well as those with modern twists.
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The Amazon Great Indian Sale 2017: Great Offers by Amazon on Kitchen Items, Appliances and Dining Sets You Mustn't Miss


Yes! It is the season of sale and while the leading e-commerce portals are going all out with their staggering offers, it is reinstated that customer is the king.
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Why Are We Often Told Not To Chew Tulsi Leaves?


Tulsi, also known as the Holy Basil, is a scared plant that you will find in most Indian households. It is often seated out in the aangan or a courtyard, watered carefully and worshiped by the members of the family.
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5 Genius Hacks to Keep Apples and Pears from Turning Brown


Nothing is as satisfying as a bowl of colourful fresh fruits. However, how much do we hate seeing our fruits turning brown within minutes of cutting them? Fruits like banana, apple, pear, avocado, potatoes and artichokes are quite prone to discoloration.
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This Will Give You The Creeps: 12 Most Weird Foods People Actually Eat


Some people are fearless when it comes to what they'll put into their mouth, but then again, food is all about being adventurous, right? How far would you go to explore? Here's a list of the most intriguing eats from every corner of the globe.
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Happy Birthday Mahesh Babu: Diet and Fitness Mantra of the Telugu Superstar


Happy Birthday Mahesh Babu! The biggest star of action and romance in the Tollywood industry has to be the fittest, maintaining the most toned body in the industry. His upcoming film SPYder is most awaited film this year.
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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Janmashtami 2017: Why Does The Chappan Bhog Include 56 Items?


Janmashtami is just around the corner, and devotees across the world are gearing to welcome the eight avatar of Lord Vishnu- Lord Krishna with much enthusiasm and fervor. Krishna, Kanhaiya, Govind, Gopal, Nandlal, Brijesh, Manmohan, Balgopal, Murli Manohar...
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The Humble Chila: How to Master The Breakfast Favourite to Perfection


Mornings are not everyone's preferred time of the day. Between snoozing and running late for work, who really has the time to slog for a wholesome breakfast? While savo is largely frowned upon, eating junk for the first meal of the day is an equally heinous crime in the world of nutrition.
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2 Vegetarian Diet Plans that will Help You Shred those Extra Kilos!


Losing weight is a strenuous task and so is to switch to a healthy diet and lifestyle. Considering many of us have turned to vegetarianism, it sure has brought changes to the way we eat food.
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6 Foods for Men to Boost Libido and Improve Sex Life


Libido literally translates to sexual desire which is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors. Age, stress, personal and professional problems, medications, lifestyles can affect your sexual desires or libido.
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Shukto: Why Can't Bengalis Start Their Meal Without This Bitter Assortment Of Vegetables


For most part of the country and the world, West Bengal is the hub of rich and sinful sweetmeats.
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11 Every Day Tips to Maintain Your Weight


Losing weight is a struggle but so is maintaining it. It's terrible if you have done the hard work to lose those few inches only to have them back in a few months or perhaps weeks.
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5 Side Effects of Green Tea: From Caffeine Overdose to Dehydration and More!


Green tea has long been touted as a 'weight-loss aid', a health drink for people struggling to lose weight. Experts vouch for two to three cups of green tea combined with a healthy diet plan in order to lose weight.
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8 Pumpkin Seed Benefits for Weight Loss, Hair Growth and More


How about switching over to a healthy snack rather than nibbling on fried snacks during monsoons? Rains do bring relief from summers but it also ups a host of diseases and infections.
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Here's Why Your Salad May Not Be The Most Healthy Meal of Your Day


Bacon is loaded with fat and not of the best kind. The little cubes of bread can do much harm to your weight loss effort than you imagined. These little toasted white bread pieces are loaded with fats.
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10 Wonderful Cardamom Benefits You Should Definitely Know About


For all those who have been shying away from this wonderful spice, it’s time to embrace it and we’ll give you enough reasons to do so. Cardamom is an aromatic seed pod used in many Indian preparations such as a creamy kheer or a rich biryani. It lends a distinct aroma and a sweet flavour.
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Monday, 7 August 2017

10 Food You Should Strictly Avoid During Pregnancy


A big shout out to all the moms to be.
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10 Best Traditional Thai Food Recipes


The cuisine of Thailand works effortlessly to lure food lovers into its aromatic spell. Its rich and creamy curries, fragrant sauces, flavourful snacks and sinful sweets are bound to make you go back to indulging in them time and again.
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6 Heart Healthy Nuts and Why They're Really Good For You


Nuts are great. Not only do they make for a crunchy and filling snack to chomp on between meals, they are also known to boost weight loss, brain power and heart health.
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Sunday, 6 August 2017

9 Foods to Avoid If You Have Loose Motions


It's not really pleasant to talk about diarrhea or more commonly known as loose motions, but each one of us has been in this uncomfortable situation at least a few times in our lives.
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Do excess dry fruits and nuts heat up your body?


Nuts and dry fruits are possibly the oldest and traditional superfoods which our mothers and grandmothers have diligently offered us for our good health.
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Pyaaz Ki Kachori: The Rajasthan Street Side Delicacy that'll have you wanting for more


As the first set of showers takes the country in its stride, we can't wait to start on our binge-fest of fried delicacies. Pakodas, samosas, bhajiyas, Kachoris - the list is endless. And one such fried delight that you must try this season is Pyaaz ki Kachori.
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How to Make a Perfect Panini Sandwich at Home: Handy Tips


Nothing can beat the joy of taking a bite into your favourite sandwich after a long and tiring day. It's easy to prepare and makes for a light and healthy snack. There are different kinds of sandwiches one could relish, and one such is Panini.
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Update: The ERA and Title IX


After Meghan Hampsey was raped, she called her mom. She was a junior at George Washington University. Her mother, who lived in New York, got in the car. She arrived in DC four hours later and spent the weekend with Hampsey in her twin-sized bed.
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Happy Raksha Bandhan 2017: 5 Kinds of Siblings and Desserts They Would Love


Happy Raksha Bandhan 2017! The bond between siblings is one that is special and ought to be celebrated. Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival which brings forth the brother-sister love, and is celebrated with much fervour throughout the country.
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Raksha Bandhan 2017: Make These Easy Low Calorie Sweets For Your Brother


Raksha Bandhan brings back a plethora of memories for me. It marks the official start of the festive season. Right from Rakhi till perhaps the end of the year, there is some festival or the other almost every fortnight.
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Happy Raksha Bandhan: Celebrate with this Nutritionist Approved Feast


Raksha Bandhan is a special occasion which celebrates the love and emotional bond between a brother and sister. They say ''the love between a brother and sister is the noblest and deepest of all human emotions''.
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7 Best South Indian Mutton Recipes


India's culinary love affair with mutton delicacies is unmatchable. From the robust nalli nihari that reigns the northern belt to many other enthusiastically prepared regional delicacies that involve indigenous spices and local cooking techniques - South India's obsession with meat is not unsung of.
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Heal Diabetes with These Natural Medicinal Wonders


Popping a pill for every illness is a common course we take for most lifestyle diseases. We ignore the fact that nature offers some of the best medicines.
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Bhoot Jolokia (Ghost Chilli Pepper): Do You Have the Guts to Try it?


Touted to be one of the hottest chillies in the world, Bhoot Jolokia or Ghost Pepper is a glossy red, plump, chilli variant originating in Assam, India.
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9 Easy Tips And Tricks to Cook the Perfect Omelette


If you're pressed for time to reach office or your college, and your stomach is growling of hunger, you know which way to head - eggs to the rescue! Scrambled, boiled, half fried or poached if you have eggs in stock, you don't have to worry because you can whip up a delicious meal in minutes.
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6 Interesting Ways to Cook With India's Favourite Staple- Moong ki Dal


In our country, the undying love for good food bring people from different regions together. And when we think of good food, one of our most favourite ingredients comes to mind - dal or lentils which are common in every household.
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Saturday, 5 August 2017

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Exciting Ways to Use Pita Bread Plus the Good Old Recipe


In the world of comfort food, the humble pita bread finds a dedicated spot. The pillowy, fluffy bread has been satiating hunger and bringing joy to millions for years altogether. In the age of fusion food and culinary experimentation, pita has not been left out.
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6 Ingenious Lemon Hacks You Will Thank Us For


When life gives you lemons, use them in your kitchen! That's right. Lemons can be useful in more ways than one and not just to add a tang to your meals. This bright citrus fruit is full of Vitamin C and great for your immunity but you can also use it as a great hack for many kitchen problems.
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Does Your Eye Twitch Frequently? You Could Have This Nutrient Deficiency


Have you ever experienced those mild yet weird spasms in your eyelids? It's called eye-twitching - the repetitive fluctuations that cause irritation and seem unending.
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Does Your Eye Twitch Frequently? You Could Have This Nutrient Deficiency

4 Amazing Steak Marinade Recipes You Must Try


It should effortlessly melt in your mouth, be tender and soft from within and should retain all the delicious flavor - that's a perfect steak for your. To attain this perfection, you need to use the right marinade.
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Happy Birthday Kajol: How the Actress Strikes a Perfect Balance Between Fitness & Her Love For Food


She is bold, unabashed and a powerhouse of talent. Kajol's stellar performances have made her an absolute favourite among millions of her fan. People love her for her infectious smile, and being brutally honest at all times.
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Happy Birthday Kajol: How the Actress Strikes a Perfect Balance Between Fitness & Her Love For Food

Crunch Fest: Have You Tried these 10 Interesting Variants of Papad?


India's love affair with papad needs no introduction. Papad, poppadum, happalas, or appalams - call it whatever name, but they have been a constant accompaniment with our meals across most regional cuisines.
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Friday, 4 August 2017

Rakhi Recipes: How to make Raksha Bandhan Special Food at Home Under 30 Minutes


Indian festivals are not only an extension of beliefs in holy legends and ceremonial rituals but also of undying faith, emotions and of course a melange of good food.
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Camp Introduces Girls to AI, the Modern Day ‘Industrial Revolution’


(WOMENSENEWS)–Tiny cars buzz around a classroom in the Stanford Gates Computer Science Building as eight teen girls look on, laptops in hand.
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Camp Introduces Girls to AI, the Modern Day ‘Industrial Revolution’

5 Best Malabar Snacks


South Indian cuisine is full of delicacies that are not only laced with spellbinding flavours but also use robust ingredients.
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10 Best South Indian Fish Recipes


South Indian cuisine is varied, bringing to the table regional delicacies from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Having easy access to the southern coastline, fish makes a prominent feature in the local food and for good reasons.
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Jab Harry Met Sejal’s Anushka Sharma and Her Taste of Banaras ka Paan


The much awaited movie of the week - Jab Harry Met Sejal - has finally released in the theatres today. Directed by Imitiaz Ali and starring Shak Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, this romantic comedy brings together the popular pair back again after Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
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International Beer Day 2017: This is How Your Favourite Beer is Made!


International Beer Day is celebrated on the first Friday of August every year. The celebrations for this day have three purposes - gather with your friends, enjoy the beer, and raise a toast to those who brew and serve us great beer.
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Asian Rice Bowls, the Perfect Comfort Food this Monsoon


Most of you would agree that there's nothing more comforting than a bowl of rice. After a tiring day at work, savouring a piping hot bowl of rice with your favourite broth, veggies, meat or curry is the perfect remedy for instant joy.
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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Sleeping Beauty Diet: The Bizarre Diet Fad People Are Embracing to Lose Weight


Don't you just cherish those extra hours of sleep before waking up to a day full of chores? I am sure most of us do, but who would have thought that sleeping for those extra hours may actually help you lose weight? Yes, as bizarre as it sounds, it is true.
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Sleeping Beauty Diet: The Bizarre Diet Fad People Are Embracing to Lose Weight

8 Kitchen Ingredients That Can Infuse Softness into Your Dry and Dull Hair


Dry hair, hair fall and hair thinning are much more common in the present age than they were during our grandmother’s time.
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How Do I Know if it’s the Flu or Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Toxic Shock Syndrome often starts off with flu like symptoms. Since it presents quickly, and can often seem very similar to the flu, it can be hard to recognize these signs as a potential for something serious. For this reason, it is important that you understand the symptoms of each condition, and how they differ [...]
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5 Delicious Ways to Add Superfoods in Your Snacks


On its official website, the National Health Service UK (NHS, UK) notes, "Foods that have been elevated to superfood status in recent years include those rich in antioxidants (such as beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, E, flavanoids and selenium) and omega-3 fatty acids".
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Loving Eclair: The Sinful French Pastry with Chocolate, Strawberry, Caramel & More


There are some treats that need no words to describe their worth. It's quite evident. Eclair is one such pastry that has been a childhood favourite and most of us have still not grown out of it.
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Loving Eclair: The Sinful French Pastry with Chocolate, Strawberry, Caramel & More

How to Make Delicious Savoury Pancakes for a Wholesome Breakfast


Looking for ways to make your breakfast time more delicious and not a rush-rush affair? The most important meal of the day definitely needs your attention, and it is not fair, particularly for your health, to grab anything and everything that's easily available just to fill your tummy.
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A Rajput Legacy of Slow-Cooked Game Meat and How the Tradition Originated


Renowned for its rich vegetarian delights, Rajasthan’s cuisine is equally popular for its meaty dishes.
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A Rajput Legacy of Slow-Cooked Game Meat and How the Tradition Originated

8 Traditional Snacks from Andhra Pradesh that You Will Want to Try this Monsoon


Andhra Pradesh is known for its traditionally spicy local cuisines. The inevitable use of a variety of indigenous spices and homemade spice mix makes it unique. Besides its meaty curries and biryani, it is also famous for its snacks.
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8 Traditional Snacks from Andhra Pradesh that You Will Want to Try this Monsoon