Saturday, 30 September 2017

Fenugreek Seeds: Here's How Eating Soaked or Sprouted Methi Dana will Benefit Your Health


Alternative therapy can do wonders in taming from some the severest to the commonest of ailments. Some of our previous articles have already put a spotlight on the brilliance of the everyday kitchen ingredients that can also be used to promote health.
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Friday, 29 September 2017

Got Questions About Your Period?

  When it comes to menstruation and puberty, it’s totally normal to have questions. There are so many changes happening in your body, and it’s important for you to find answers to the questions you have. But if you’re not sure where to turn for guidance, it’s possible that you’ll end up with some less-than-accurate [...]
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Myth Busters: Drinking Water Right after Eating Peanuts Doesn't Cause Coughing


Remember how our elders used to forbid us from drinking water after we'd finishing munching on a handful of peanuts? Why was that? Many believe that having water right after consuming nuts would trigger a spell of coughing w
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How Many Cups of Coffee Should You Drink Daily? We Find Out!


Of all the caffeinated beverages, one of the most consumed ones is coffee and you would agree it is addictive. With hundreds of bioactive compounds, coffee makes for a magic beverage for people struggling to wake up fresh in the morning.
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8 Most Essential Nutirents for a Healthy Heart


Eating the right food is one of the seven steps recommended by the American Heart Association for a healthy heart, and starting right away always works. For a hearty start to your day include these nutrients in your diet:1.
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Thursday, 28 September 2017

Latin America’s battle over “gender ideology”


THIS year Peru introduced a new curriculum for its primary schools as part of an effort to improve education. One of the new curriculum’s principles is that boys and girls have the same right to education.
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Dussehra: This Story of Lord Rama Eating Half-Eaten Fruits Will Melt Your Heart


Dussehra is just around the corner. This year, Dussehra would be celebrated on 30th September 2017, Saturday. Dussehra marks Lord Rama’s victory over the 10-headed demon king Ravana, who took his wife Sita as hostage to his palace in Lanka.
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Dussehra: This Story of Lord Rama Eating Half-Eaten Fruits Will Melt Your Heart

Dussehra 2017: Do We Know More About the Famous Sanjeevani Buti Used in the Epic Ramayana? What was it?


A lot has been said about the Sanjeevani buti that was given to Lord Lakshman in The Ramayana. The image of Lord Hanuman flying back with a mountain in one hand, carrying back the Jadi buti to save his life, is etched in the minds of many who have seen or read the epic.
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Dussehra 2017: Do We Know More About the Famous Sanjeevani Buti Used in the Epic Ramayana? What was it?

High Blood Pressure Diet: Here's How to Tackle Hypertension with the Help of Ayurveda


High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is one of the biggest health concerns in the world with close to 7.
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The Traditional Khoba Roti from the Royal City of Jodhpur is Nothing Like a Normal Tawa Roti


Talk about Rajasthani cuisines, Laal Maas and Gatte ki Sabji come to mind and why not? The spicy masaledar taste of these delicacies is bound to make you fall in love.
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The Traditional Khoba Roti from the Royal City of Jodhpur is Nothing Like a Normal Tawa Roti

World Heart Day 2017: 6 Healthiest Cooking Oils for Your Heart


World Heart Day is commemorated every year on 29th September to spread awareness about your heart health.
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10 Best Easy Breakfast Recipes


Mornings are usually stressful hours of the day. You wake up, finish some chores, get ready quickly and rush for work or are busy packing your kids off to school.
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6 Lotus Root (Kamal Kakdi) Benefits: From Weight Loss to Reducing Stress and More!


It is not just our national flower for no reason; lotus has much more to offer than just its beauty.
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Women’s Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health: U.S. vs. Latin America


Rewind to the second week of last November in the United States.
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Top 6 Places to Eat at While Travelling to Mangalore


Mangalore, an important port-city on the Konkan coast is emerging as an educational and industrial hub.
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10 Best Easy Snack Recipes


You are hungry but you really don't feel like spending hours in the kitchen? Well, we've all been through these times when we're hit with a sudden hunger attack and might have to grab a bag of boring (read: unhealthy) chips for convenience.
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10 Amazing Dussehra Recipes to Savour this Festive Season


Festivities have begun and as we approach towards the end of Sharad Navratri 2017 or Durga Puja, it is time to celebrate Dussehra which will fall on 30th September, 2017. Dussehra marks the triumph of Lord Rama over Ravana in the Indian epic The Ramayana.
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Fenugreek Water Benefits: 5 Reasons to Drink This Up Every Morning


Ayurveda is a goldmine of health benefiting ingredients. Many of them can also be used in myriad ways to arrive at potions and concoctions to tackle some of the severest of ailments. The potency of herb-infused waters is unquestionable.
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Benne Dosa: Bengaluru's Favourite Dosa Dipped in Butter


Dosa is probably one of the most famous dishes from South India, but if you ever happen to travel down South, you will be baffled with the huge variety of dosasprepared and served there.
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Benne Dosa: Bengaluru's Favourite Dosa Dipped in Butter

Durga Puja 2017: What Goes into Making the Big Bengali Bhog for Durga Puja


Durga Puja is here, and what is to unfold in the next five days in the country is nothing short of a spectacle. The festive extravaganza that began on the 26th of September-Shashti, would culminate on the 30th of September-Vijayadashami.
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Durga Puja 2017: What Goes into Making the Big Bengali Bhog for Durga Puja

5 Interesting and Unusual Diwali Gift Hampers to Impress Your Friends


Diwali 2017 is right around the corner and everyone is busy picking and choosing the best gifts to offer their friends and family. Given the large variety of items available in the market today, one can easily get confused.
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Ranbir Kapoor Turns 35: Heres a Look into the Hunks Foodie side


Bollywood heartthrob and actor Ranbir Kapoor would be ringing in his 35th birthday this Thursday. The actor who was last seen in his adventure musical Jagga Jasoos was quite appreciated for his role as the adorable teenager in quest of his father.
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What is Makhana (Fox Nuts) and Where Does it Come From?


Growing up, I remember my mother roasting a bowlful of light-weighted makhanas in ghee, and then sprinkling a pinch of salt and serving us whenever the hunger pangs would kick in. The roasted makhanas made an amazing snack; they were light, crunchy and healthy.
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What is Makhana (Fox Nuts) and Where Does it Come From?

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Dussehra 2017: Ten Bad Food Habits to Banish This Dussehra


On 30th September the nation would be celebrating Dussehra with full fervor and enthusiasm.
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Durga Puja 2017: Beyond CR Park, Restaurants in Delhi for a Grand Puja Feast


Come Durga Puja, and it is the time for feasting, among other customs and rituals. This is perhaps the best time to savour the best of Bengali fare as many eateries, restaurants, home cooks and puja pandal stalls offer traditional Bengali delicacies, which you can enjoy to your heart's content.
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Durga Puja 2017: Beyond CR Park, Restaurants in Delhi for a Grand Puja Feast

Being Bengali: Four Fantastic Puja Recipes Everyone Will Love


The season of festivals is here and everyone is busy merry making and hopping from Navratri to Durga Puja pandals.
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What is the Best Time to Drink Coconut Water?


Coconut water has been regarded as the miracle drink and rightly so. It is one of the best drinks to combat the summer heat and also serves as a wonderful natural sports drink for an instant boost of energy.
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Ananda Mela: Looking To Feast on Some Home-Cooked Mutton Biryani and Fish Fry Step This Way


To call Durga Puja a five-day long carnival for Bengalis may not be an entirely wrong assessment.
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Monday, 25 September 2017

6 Effective Home Remedies For Fever You Must Know About


Soaring temperatures, head ache, muscle ache, loss of appetite - a fever is never a pleasant experience for anybody. In addition to these common symptoms attached to fever, some people also suffer dehydration, weakness and slight shivering.
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6 Indian Wedding Food Trends to Look Out For; From Food Trucks to DIY Dishes and More!


Wedding extravaganza has commenced and the exciting days to wear gorgeous outfits and feast on an unending menu of multi-cuisine delicacies are here and we couldn't be more excited. With changing times, a lot has changed when it comes to d├ęcor as well as food.
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Navratri 2017: Benefits of Saatvik Eating During Navratri Vrat (fasting)


Indians across the country and abroad have kick-started celebrations of Sharad Navratri 2017. Some devotees would also be observing the ritualistic Navratri fasts, wherein they would be refraining from non-vegetarian food, cigarette smoking, and alcohol for nine days.
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From Chocolate Stilettos to Ice Cream Burgers: This Mumbai Bakery is the Place for Sweet Lovers


They say diamonds are a girl's best friend, but chocolates and beautiful stilettos aren't too far either. The Rolling Pin boulangerie in Mumbai is fusing the two and we can't help but go absolutely head over heels for the delicious combination.
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From Chocolate Stilettos to Ice Cream Burgers: This Mumbai Bakery is the Place for Sweet Lovers

Durga Puja 2017: A Food Guide to Eating at the Puja Pandals


It's the most wonderful time of the year. I still vividly remember my first Durga Puja, away from home. That was in 1997. I had come to Mumbai from Kolkata, after graduating from B School, to join a market research agency.
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How to Make Rose Water from Rose Petals: An Ingenious Way to Prepare the Magic Potion


Rose water is not only amazingly fragrant but also extremely versatile. It can be used extensively in the kitchen, as a skin care tonic, perfume, cooling mist and linen freshener. Rose water has abundant antioxidants that help strengthen skin cells and rejuvenate skin tissues.
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How to Make Rose Water from Rose Petals: An Ingenious Way to Prepare the Magic Potion

4 Reasons Why Navratri Fasting is a Must-Do During This Season


It is that time of the year again, with colourful garba nights and vibrant puja pandals garnering throngs of people from all walks of life to celebrate in togetherness the nine days, or rather nights of Navratri.
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Navratri 2017 Special: The Significance of Ghee in Indian Festive Rituals


Water chestnuts, samak rice, sago, sweet potatoes... There are many "fasting foods" associated with the Navratri but one ingredient that often gets overlooked when we talk of ritualistic fare (inventive or traditional) is ghee. Ghee, of course, was crucial to Aryan cooking and purification rituals.
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Sunday, 24 September 2017

Teen Voices: Take That, Tampon Tax!


It’s no secret that having a uterus is expensive- period. The average woman menstruates from ages 13-51 and spends $150-300 on feminine hygiene products each year, which adds up to a staggering $11,400 spent throughout her lifetime.
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Teen Voices: Take That, Tampon Tax!

Mysore's Mylari Dosa is Not What You'd Expect


Who doesn’t love the idea of being served a hot and crispy dosa? Especially when it comes from a place that boasts of using a fantastic traditional recipe since 80 years! Situated in Mysuru or Mysore in the state of Karnataka is a gem of a restaurant that is popular for its Mylari Dosa.
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Mysore's Mylari Dosa is Not What You'd Expect

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Meet Vijayan, the Tea-Seller from Kerala Who Has Traveled to 17 Countries


Have you ever dreamt of travelling the world, but couldn’t because of various personal or professional commitments - be it finances or lack of time? Not many of us are able to achieve everything that we want to but this tea-seller will inspire you to chase your dreams and fulfill them.
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Meet Vijayan, the Tea-Seller from Kerala Who Has Traveled to 17 Countries

6 Health Benefits of Pistachios (Pista): From Weight Loss to Heart Health


Nuts are nature’s way of telling you that good things come in small packages. These bite-sized and crunchy nuts have numerous health benefits and make for great mid-meal snacks.
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10 Navratri Special Foods You Can Enjoy While Fasting


Sharad Navratri 2017 began on 21st September and will end on 29th September. The word 'Navratri' translates into 'nine nights' in Sanskrit. These nine days are dedicated to Goddess Durga , who comes to take shelter in the homes of her loving devotees.
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Durga Puja 2017 Special: Kasundi, Bengali Cuisine's Favourite Mustard Sauce


A Bengali feast is an elaborate spread of myriad flavours that will have you raving about the delicacies for days to come. With Durga Puja right round the corner, this is the perfect time to indulge in authentic Bengali dishes, best had at a Bengali friend's residence.
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Durga Puja 2017 Special: Kasundi, Bengali Cuisine's Favourite Mustard Sauce

Friday, 22 September 2017

Navratri 2017: What Vegetables to Eat and What to Avoid While Fasting


Navratri festivities have begun and devotees of Goddess Durga have commenced the nine-day Navratri fasting ritual. Devotees may observe a fast for all the nine days or choose to keep it in pairs- either on the first and the last day or last two days.
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7 High-Protein Vegetarian Dinner Options You Must Try


Think protein and your mind instantly pictures a healthy and nutritious dose of eggs or perhaps a rich meaty curry. In such case,vegetarians are often left with a dearth of options.However, there are a lot of plant-based and vegetarian protein sources that one can explore and experiment with.
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Herbs for Detoxification: Cleanse Your Body from Within


When was the last time you detoxed? If you have been planning to go on a detox diet or cleanse your system by eating light, now is the right time. With the change in season, the body is usually more susceptible to infections and diseases as our immunity is low.
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Natural Healing: 7 Everyday Foods That Are Also Effective Antiseptics


Changing seasons may be a natural process, but it also results in various illnesses, as people suffer from common cold, flu, fever, skin infections and allergies. This is mostly because at this time our body's immunity is weak as it tries to adapt itself to the changing climate.
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Haseena Parker Movie Release: Looking Into The Food and Fitness Secrets of Actress Shraddha Kapoor


Actress Shraddha Kapoor is back on the big screen with her latest flick Haseena and fans can't stop admiring her dark and gritty look for the crime thriller directed by Apoorva Lakhia.
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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?


It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness.
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Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

Sharad Navratri 2017: 13 Best Navratri Deals at Top Restaurants Across Delhi-NCR You Shouldn't Miss


Sharad Navratri 2017 has kick-started and there's a lot of excitement in the air. There's something about this time of the year that makes it more joyful.
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This Japanese Water Therapy is the Key to Losing Weight and Staying Healthy!


Water is an essential part of our lives and it is one of the basic elements required for human survival. It is often advised that one must drink at least eight to ten glasses of water every day to flush out all the toxins and to help it to function properly.
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This Japanese Water Therapy is the Key to Losing Weight and Staying Healthy!

Bengali Devilled Eggs or Dimer Devil, an Absolute Treat for Meat Lovers


With Durga Puja right round the corner, food lovers are already gearing up for their favourite puja feasting while hopping different pandals in their city.
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Bengali Devilled Eggs or Dimer Devil, an Absolute Treat for Meat Lovers

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression


While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed. According to a study, individuals whose brains are more attuned to rewards may be protected from the negative mental health effects of poor sleep.
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Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season


A report released by World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated some shocking facts. According to it, antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.
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WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season

How to Detox This Navratri 2017: Tips From an Expert Nutritionist


India is celebrating the pious occasion of Sharad Navratri today. Navratri is all set to begin today and would go on till 29th September 2017.
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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

What’s Wrong with Conventional Period Products?

  Tampons, pads, menstrual cups, period undies. Conventional, organic, cotton, reusable. When it comes to period products, it can be difficult to cut through the clutter and figure out the best choice for you. And more to the point, you may not even know why thinking outside the (Playtex) box is so important. Maybe you’re [...]
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Conflict Costs but Peace Pays


Who could possibly be against peace? Everyone wants peace – right? And yet, while we will rightfully debate how to achieve universal education, adequate health services, and livable wages, when it comes to establishiing peace it often seems to be an utopian dream.
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Conflict Costs but Peace Pays

Mexican Versus Tex-Mex Food: What's the Difference?


As a student in dank, chilly London, I lived on a (mostly) unvarying diet of cheap fish and chips, and care packages from home. It helped that I lived in what was then, a rather dodgy (and hence cheap) part of London.
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What all Street Foods Are Included in Chaat? From Gol Gappe to Aloo Tikki and More!


India's undying love affair with street food, especially chaat is just too special for words. The variety of street foods that constitute chaat offers almost every flavour and texture - be it sweet, sour, spicy, tangy or crunchy.
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What all Street Foods Are Included in Chaat? From Gol Gappe to Aloo Tikki and More!

Ayurveda for Anorexia: 5 Home Remedies That Can Help


Anorexia refers to the loss of appetite or loss of taste. Those suffering from anorexia lose interest in eating and in food.
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How to do Pranayam: Yoga Breathing Exercises You Must Include in Your Routine


Those who follow yoga may have heard of the practice of pranayam. The word is derived from 'Prana' which stands for 'life force' and 'Ayama' which means 'to lengthen or to work on it'.
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Can Indian Street Food Be Healthy Too?


We all enjoy street food; It's tough to resist these mouthwatering temptations across the country where each corner teases you to indulge.
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Can Indian Street Food Be Healthy Too?

5 Home-Made Digestives to Bring Relief from Indigestion


The festival season has already kick-started, and along with the festivities, it is the time for feasting with friends and family. Expect lavish feasts as traditional delicacies are being prepared in almost every household in the country.
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Navratri 2017 Special: What is Sabudana Made of?


Come Navratri or any other Indian festival where devotees observe a fast, sabudana becomes an essential ingredient during the fasting period.
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Navratri 2017 Special: What is Sabudana Made of?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Diwali 2017: 9 Delicious Diwali Snacks for the Festive Celebrations


Diwali 2017: 9 Delicious Diwali Snacks for the Festive CelebrationsDiwali 2017 will be celebrated on 19th October 2017. One of the biggest festivals in the country, Diwali celebrates the homecoming of Lord Ram after defeating the demon king Ravana.
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Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Importance of This Vitamin and Food Sources of Folate


There are various kinds of vitamins, of which Folate is considered to be an important kind. It is more commonly known as Folic Acid or Vitamin B9, a nutrient whose deficiency is often linked to hair fall issues. It is also involved in the synthesis of nucleic acid, which includes DNA and RNA.
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Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Importance of This Vitamin and Food Sources of Folate

Beta Carotene: Not Exactly a Nutrient but an Essential Compound for Your Overall Health


Beta carotene, one of the nutritional organic compounds clubbed under the umbrella of vitamin A, is essential for maintaining healthy vision, radiant skin and a rock-solid immunity. It is crucial for bone growth as well as tissue and skin repair.
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Beta Carotene: Not Exactly a Nutrient but an Essential Compound for Your Overall Health

How Did Popular Chocolates and Candies Get their Name?


I remember binging on a variety of chocolates and candies as a kid. These sweet treats make an integral part of our lives in many ways -from being a great gifting idea to helping up deal with a bad day or celebrating a good one.
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Gurugram’s First Ever Community Fridge Helps in Reducing Food Wastage


Food wastage is a huge global concern, but thanks to some good Samaritans in our country, there have been quite a few initiatives that have come up with solutions to tackle food wastage by allowing the distribution of leftover food among those who are needy.
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Gurugram’s First Ever Community Fridge Helps in Reducing Food Wastage

Kareena Kapoor Khan Turns 37 This Month: 7 Foodie Secrets of the Diva You May Not Have Known


The Bollywood diva and award-winning Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be celebrating her 37th birthday on 21st September 2017. Kareena who has been a Bollywood sweetheart ever since she stepped into industry, will be soon seen in her comeback movie after her pregnancy - 'Veere Di Wedding'.
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Kareena Kapoor Khan Turns 37 This Month: 7 Foodie Secrets of the Diva You May Not Have Known

Monday, 18 September 2017

Navratri 2017 Recipes: 5 Delicious Paneer Recipes to Try at Home


Navratri 2017 starts from 21st September. The nine days of festivities will also see many devotees observing a fast.
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Organic Baby Food: Is It Safer and Healthier for Your Baby?


If your child just started taking solids, and half of your day is spent in wondering what to feed him or her, and also questioning where the food comes from, and how it is produced, then you are not alone.
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Organic Baby Food: Is It Safer and Healthier for Your Baby?

19 Home Remedies for Cold, Back Pain, Nausea and Other Common Ailments


If you ever have a conversation with your grand mother, she'll tell you that back in the day they mostly relied on natural home remedies to treat almost every ailment.
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19 Home Remedies for Cold, Back Pain, Nausea and Other Common Ailments

Have You Been Eating Yogurt with Milk? Here's Why You Should Avoid This Combination


Food combinations can play an important role in maintaining your gut health, promoting good digestion and overall health. While it is good to experiment in the kitchen, it is best to avoid combing certain ingredients as their combination can play havoc with your stomach.
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Navratri 2017: Can We Drink Coffee During Navratri Fast?


Navratri 2017 is right round the corner. This year, Sharad Navratri starts on 21st September, beginning the nine-day festival, which worships various incarnations of Goddess Durga and the triumph of good over evil.
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Diabetes Diet: Fruits Diabetics Should Avoid To Keep Their Blood Sugar Levels In Check


One of the leading global health concerns, Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder which involves a range of metabolic diseases that causes a spike in blood sugar levels.
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Diabetes Diet: Fruits Diabetics Should Avoid To Keep Their Blood Sugar Levels In Check

10 Exceptional South Indian Mithais for the Festive Season


Most people, when asked to conjure up a list of Indian sweets, wax eloquent about the charms of jalebi and gulab jamun, and perhaps of modaks.
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10 Exceptional South Indian Mithais for the Festive Season

Move Over Dark Chocolate: Look Out for Pink Chocolate, the New Food Trend


With so many different food ingredients getting spectacular makeovers in the recent years, it's now time for chocolate. For over 80 years now, the three different kinds of chocolate - dark, milk and white - have ruled the world of chocoholics.
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Move Over Dark Chocolate: Look Out for Pink Chocolate, the New Food Trend

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Non-Voters: The Unforgiven


“I don’t forgive the women and men who now say they regret not voting in the 2016 election,” Hillary Clinton told CNN last week, offering “no absolution” for their failure to get involved.
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Non-Voters: The Unforgiven

How to Tell if Your Fish is Fresh: 5 Tips to Remember


Fish is delicate and lovely and can be easily transformed into so many dishes. Be it a fragrant fish curry or crisp fried fish fry, it is a wonderful ingredient to experiment with.
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How to Tell if Your Fish is Fresh: 5 Tips to Remember

Navratri 2017: 5 Tasty Kuttu Recipes That You Can Savour at Home During Fast (Vrat)!


One of the most awaited festivals is just around the corner and all Hindus across India are gearing up to celebrate the nine-day long festival of Navratri which is slated to begin 21st September and will end on 29th September, 2017.
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Navratri 2017: 5 Tasty Kuttu Recipes That You Can Savour at Home During Fast (Vrat)!

Looking For Good Post Workout Snacks? Here Are 5 Foods You Must Avoid


Just back after a rigorous workout routine and can’t wait to dig into some food and put those voracious hunger pangs to rest? Well, think again.
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Looking For Good Post Workout Snacks? Here Are 5 Foods You Must Avoid

6 Ayurvedic Herbs to Induce Sound Sleep: From Brahmi to Ashwagandha and More!


Have you been sleeping at wee hours of the night or have you been an insomniac since quite some time? Considering such fast paced lives that we lead nowadays, stress and anxiety are common problems, which lead to insomnia and other sleeping disorders.
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Friday, 15 September 2017

Coconut Water Benefits: 6 Reasons to Add this Wonder Drink to Your Diet


Tropical fruits are known to be healthy and delicious, out of which coconuts top the list. Not only it has numerous uses in our kitchen, but also otherwise.
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Coconut Water Benefits: 6 Reasons to Add this Wonder Drink to Your Diet

Bandra Fair 2017: A Food Guide to Feasting at the Annual Catholic Fair in Mumbai


I moved into Mumbai from Kolkata exactly 20 years back to start my career as a market researcher after completing my MBA course. I was put up by my office at a PG in Bandra. This was the first time that I was staying away from home.
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Bandra Fair 2017: A Food Guide to Feasting at the Annual Catholic Fair in Mumbai

Are Bananas Good for Gaining Weight or Losing Weight?


Whether or not you like them, bananas are great. They are full of nutrients like fiber, potassium, good carbohydrates, Vitamin C and many more important vitamins and minerals.
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Are Bananas Good for Gaining Weight or Losing Weight?

This Simple Japanese Weight Loss Technique Just Needs a Towel Roll!


Losing weight is a strenuous task, you would agree. After all there is so much to do; from dieting to exercising till you drop to shed a few of those extra kilos.
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This Simple Japanese Weight Loss Technique Just Needs a Towel Roll!

Thursday, 14 September 2017

How to Divide Calories in Each Meal? We Help Deconstruct it For You!


When you consume a meal, you don't really measure the amount of calories that go into it. It is imperative for the ones who are looking to shed those extra kilos through cutting down on their diet.
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How to Divide Calories in Each Meal? We Help Deconstruct it For You!

Batasha, the Sweet Candy That's the Most Favourite Temple Food


"Religious foods", as I call them, sweets and savouries that are part of fasting and feasting rituals, are interesting because they often show up histories of ingredients that we may have long forgotten.
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Batasha, the Sweet Candy That's the Most Favourite Temple Food

A Peek into the Fitness Secrets of Lucknow Central Actor Farhan Akhtar


Actor Farhan Akhtar's latest flick Lucknow Central hits the theatres today. He portrays the character of Kishen, a young innocent man who belongs to Moradabad.
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A Peek into the Fitness Secrets of Lucknow Central Actor Farhan Akhtar

Diet versus Exercise: Who Wins the Battle Really?


When I first set out to write this article, I thought to myself if it was really a subject of discussion. Experts all across the world press for achieving a balance between diet and regular physical activity.
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Diet versus Exercise: Who Wins the Battle Really?

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Tastes Gujarati Food in India: 5 Special Dishes That Make a Gujarati Thali Unique


Japan’s Prime Minster Shinzo Abe arrived in India along with his wife Akie Abe yesterday – 13th September 2017, for a two-day visit during which he will be visiting the state of Gujarat.
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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Tastes Gujarati Food in India: 5 Special Dishes That Make a Gujarati Thali Unique

Mom's Advice Always Works: What to Eat During Loose Motions


Loose motions or diarrhea can put you in a really uncomfortable spot. Your tummy hurts and you have to keep rushing to the restroom, which drains you of all the energy and leaves you exhausted. Since you’re losing a lot of water along with the frequent stools, you may feel dehydrated.
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Mom's Advice Always Works: What to Eat During Loose Motions

5 Most Unhealthy Indian Street Food You Must Avoid


Be it salty, greasy, spicy or sweet, there is no taste that our wide array of Indian street food can't please.
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5 Most Unhealthy Indian Street Food You Must Avoid

On A Weight Loss Spree? These 7 Breakfast Options May Prove Effective


You may have heard several nutritionists and health experts talking about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and skipping it could be the biggest blunder. Turns out that skipping breakfast not only hampers your weight loss goals, but it might just result in piling on more weight.
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On A Weight Loss Spree? These 7 Breakfast Options May Prove Effective

Ulte Tawe ka Paratha: Lucknow's Nawabi Style of Cooking with an Inverted Griddle


'Nawabon ka Shahar' Lucknow boasts of lavish aromatic Awadhi cuisines that are influenced mostly by the Mughal cooking techniques. The popular 'dum' style of cooking has become synonymous to Lucknow today and kebabs make a resonant part of the city.
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Ulte Tawe ka Paratha: Lucknow's Nawabi Style of Cooking with an Inverted Griddle

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Bheja Fry, the Spicy Goat Brain Dish Which is Hyderabad's Speciality


Remember Vinay Pathak and Rajat Kapoor's movie Bheja Fry released in 2007? Bheja Fry is a common slang used in parts of Mumbai and Andhra Pradesh, often to describe a person or a situation who is so irritating or perplexing that he /it almost fries your brains, hence the term 'bheja (brains) fry'.
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Bheja Fry, the Spicy Goat Brain Dish Which is Hyderabad's Speciality

Happy Birthday Ayushmann Khurrana: 10 Fitness Secrets You Can Steal from Him!


Ayushmann Khurrana is ringing in his 33rd birthday today, that is 14th September, 2017. The talented singer and actor has done quite a few interesting flicks with important social messages. His recently released Shubh Mangal Savdhan alongside Bhumi Pednekar has won many accolades among the audience.
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Happy Birthday Ayushmann Khurrana: 10 Fitness Secrets You Can Steal from Him!

I Almost Died Due to Medical Bias


As a life-long athlete, I am no stranger to discipline, nutrition, and exercise. In 2014 alone, I routinely squatted and deadlifted nearly three times my body weight, regularly ran on mountainous trails 8,500+ feet above sea level, and completed a marathon and an ultramarathon.
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I Almost Died Due to Medical Bias

High-Protein Diet: How Much is Enough?


The ongoing trend of fad diets is so pervasive and deeply meshed in our lifestyle that it becomes extremely difficult to figure out the veracity of these diet plans. With more and more people obsessing over dropping kilos quickly, these diet routines are only but thriving like never before.
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High-Protein Diet: How Much is Enough?

How to Make Brown Bread at Home


It is hard to imagine starting the morning without a crisp toast, slathered with butter or cheese spread, and a fluffy omelette on the side. Bread is very much a part of the Indian kitchen though its origin directs to the West.
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11 Guilt-Free Snacks That Have Less Than 100 Calories


It's no news that evening hunger pangs and overeating are your weight's worst enemies. They arrive without due notice and leave you feeling guilty and bloated.
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11 Guilt-Free Snacks That Have Less Than 100 Calories

10 Sinful Desserts You Won't Believe Are Made Without Sugar


It's hard to resist a sweet treat but they often make us guilty too. The oodles of refined sugar used to make them tempting ends up adding unwanted calories to our day leaving the weighing scale tipping on to the wrong side.
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Vitamins for Good Eyesight: Foods That Can Help Nourish Your Eyes


Natural foods pack a lot of nutrients that nourish our body and help maintain optimal health of all our tissues. Eyes are also affected by the goodness of the foods that we eat. Vision boosting and eye protecting vitamins are a well-researched topic.
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Vitamins for Good Eyesight: Foods That Can Help Nourish Your Eyes

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Dieting Tips: 5 Thumb Rules for You to Gain Maximum Out of Your Current Diet Plan


Weight loss is something that finds a dedicated spot in the personal goals set to be achieved by most of us. It rather ends up sitting quite high on the list.
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Confused Between Whiskey and Whisky? Know These Stark Differences


Whiskey makes for one of the classiest drinks; it’s also known as the gentleman’s drink. Whisky is a distilled alcoholic beverage prepared from fermented grain mash.
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Confused Between Whiskey and Whisky? Know These Stark Differences

Dum Pukht Restaurant Delhi, Dum Pukht Menu, Restaurant Review and Rating


About Dum Pukht: One of Asia's premier North Indian restaurant Dum Pukht was started in the year 1988.
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Dum Pukht Restaurant Delhi, Dum Pukht Menu, Restaurant Review and Rating

5 Delicious Homemade Protein Shakes for Weight Loss


Losing weight is not easy. It requires a lot of permutation and combination of foods to eat, food to avoid and an effective workout routine.
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5 Delicious Homemade Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Losing Hair? Eat These 9 Foods to Prevent Hair Fall


Spinach is a great source of iron. Photo Credit: Istock. 2. Eggs and Dairy Products: Milk, yogurt and eggs are loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids.
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Losing Hair? Eat These 9 Foods to Prevent Hair Fall

What is the Best Time to Consume Nuts? We Find Out!


Experts have always deemed nuts and dry fruits as the healthiest snacking options. According to the book Healing Foods by DK Publishing, some of the highest antioxidant levels of all plant foods are found in nuts.
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Turmeric Powder for Beauty: How to Use it for Your Face and Skin


Turmeric is one of the most prized condiments in your spice cabinet. It is often used in Indian curries to add a bright yellowish-orange hue but it also works as an effective and natural beauty ingredient.
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Turmeric Powder for Beauty: How to Use it for Your Face and Skin

Count Your Calories: Here's How Your Average Indian Lunch Thali Features On The Calorie Chart


One of the thumb rules for weight loss is to keep a track on your calorie intake. If you are on a weight reduction diet or are even remotely aware of the diet and fitness world, you may have heard the most common weight loss advice of burning calories is to burn fat.
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Count Your Calories: Here's How Your Average Indian Lunch Thali Features On The Calorie Chart

Monday, 11 September 2017

5 Healthy Tea Time Snacks You Can Enjoy With Your Evening Tea


It's about 4: 30 in the evening, you are hungry but you've had your lunch some two hours back, and there is a good four to five hours to go for your dinner, what to do? A cup of chai and some snacks to the rescue! Mention evening tea, and our mind can't help but wander around samosas, kachoris and p
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Diabetes Diet: 7 Foods That Can Help Control Your Blood Sugar Levels Naturally


Your diet plays an important role in managing diabetes. In fact, your diet and lifestyle are important aspects of diabetes management and treatment.
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8 Benefits of Peppermint Tea: From Inducing Sleep to Aiding Weight Loss and More!


Peppermint forms an important part of our lives; from giving our upset stomach some relief to providing our drinks a refreshing taste and aroma. Its calmative properties can leave you relaxed, release your stress and mental pressure; that’s how good and rejuvenating peppermint is.
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7 Best Bengali Fish Recipes


Bengali food and its love affair with fish curries and fish fries is not surprising given the abundant fresh water rivers that criss-cross through the state, providing plenty of supply. Preparing and eating fish delicacies has become a part of Bengal's food tradition and culture.
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This Will Make Your Day: Shilpa Shetty Kundra's Grand Sunday Binge in Dubai


Shilpa Shetty Kundra has been taking the world of Instagram by storm and inspiring her million fans with her fitness and diet tips.
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This Will Make Your Day: Shilpa Shetty Kundra's Grand Sunday Binge in Dubai

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Life Beyond Fiery Red Fish Curries. A Discovery of Konkan Food


I had recently gone to the newly opened Toast and Tonic restaurant at Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC). One of the dishes that I tried from Chef Manu Chandra's menu was the Poached Shrimp in a Kokum and Coconut Broth.
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Life Beyond Fiery Red Fish Curries. A Discovery of Konkan Food

8 Power Foods to Boost Your Stamina Instantly


Picture this: You are on a beautiful, long drive. The roads beckoning, the weather gods smiling. And then, your car runs out of gas. How frustrating! Well, that's pretty much what happens with our bodies on a daily basis. There's simply no stamina to go through the rigours of the day, day after day.
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8 Power Foods to Boost Your Stamina Instantly

Can Drinking Excess Tea Cause Bloating?


For most of us, our day cannot begin without a hot cup of tea. And then, there are some who can’t function without chugging down three to four cups of tea daily.
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Can Drinking Excess Tea Cause Bloating?

Saturday, 9 September 2017

6 Low Carb Dinner Ideas You Can Try At Home to Lose Weight


From white rice to naan and from papad to pakodas, a typical Indian diet is full of carbohydrates. While carbs are one of the three most essential macronutrients required by the body, you must pay attention to the type and quantity of carbs that you consume.
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Count your Calories: How Many Calories Do Bread, Rice and Other Every Day Foods Have?


If you want to lose weight, the first advise that someone will give you is to limit your calories.
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Count your Calories: How Many Calories Do Bread, Rice and Other Every Day Foods Have?

Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar: 10 Fitness Tips He Follows to Stay Lean and Healthy


Akshay Kumar is ringing in his 50th year today, but he doesn’t look his age at all. He is, undeniably, one of the fittest actors in Bollywood. The ‘Khiladi’ of B-Town has been a fitness idol for most of us – always inspiring us with his lean and muscular look.
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Happy Birthday Akshay Kumar: 10 Fitness Tips He Follows to Stay Lean and Healthy

Friday, 8 September 2017

Ellebox September Unboxing Photos & Review – 30%OFF with code: THEPERIODBLOG


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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Ellebox September Unboxing Photos & Review – 30%OFF with code: THEPERIODBLOG

Arjun Rampal's Daddy Releases Today: At 44, Here's How the Actor Remains Lean and Chiseled


Suave looks, chiseled physique and oh that deep voice, Arjun Rampal is known for all this besides his brilliant cinematic performances in movies like Rajneeti and Rock On among others. The actor is all set for his upcoming release Daddy which hits the theaters today.
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Arjun Rampal's Daddy Releases Today: At 44, Here's How the Actor Remains Lean and Chiseled

Cocktail Names: 14 Different Types to Try for Your Next Party!


It is believed that the trend of mixing drinks with stimulating liquors and spirits to create cocktails started way back in the 1800s. Since then, we have been introduced to many unique and interesting cocktails.
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Cocktail Names: 14 Different Types to Try for Your Next Party!

5 Ways In Which You Can Use Eggs To Lose Weight


It is often said that the best things come in small packages, and if you take the case of the humble egg, you can't help but agree. Packed with protein, good fats and essential vitamins, eggs have some of the most health-friendly properties to boast of.
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5 Home Remedies for Blood Clot and Natural Treatment


Blood is the most important fuel required by the body as it helps in transporting nutrients to the cells and ensures smooth functioning of the system by supplying oxygen to various organs of the body.
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Thursday, 7 September 2017

From Constitution to Classroom: Can an ERA Prevent Sexual Assault in K-12 Schools?


The end of August brought with it a set of annual U.S. traditions. K-12 students went back to school, and feminists celebrated Women’s Equality Day.
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From Constitution to Classroom: Can an ERA Prevent Sexual Assault in K-12 Schools?

Apple Cider Vinegar for Sunburn: Can it Really Help in Curing the Condition?


In the world of health and wellness apple cider vinegar seem to have enjoyed quite an outing recently. Touted as an all-rounder, the magical properties of this nature's elixir ranges from your household chores, skin and hair care to the culinary space as well as health maintenance.
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Apple Cider Vinegar for Sunburn: Can it Really Help in Curing the Condition?

GM Diet Deconstructed: Should You be Trying This One?


You would assume that something must be worth it, if it is being practiced for years? Not necessarily! The GM diet has been in existence for over three decades now.
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GM Diet Deconstructed: Should You be Trying This One?

Would You Dare To Try This Chutney Made of Red Ants And Their Eggs?


India's love for food needs no introduction and neither does the diverse variety of unconventional dishes that people enjoy in different states, tribes and communities.
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Would You Dare To Try This Chutney Made of Red Ants And Their Eggs?

Looking To Lose Weight? 6 foods You Must Avoid For Breakfast


Most health experts and nutritionists consider breakfast as the most important meal of the day. Breakfast literally means breaking the fast.
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Looking To Lose Weight? 6 foods You Must Avoid For Breakfast

Dip into Salsa: 7 Lip-Smacking Salsa Recipes for Your Next House Party


The best part about munching on snacks is teaming the treats with flavour-packed dips. Dips can be a life-saver during house parties or when in the mood to add some zing to regular dishes. And the Mexican salsa works as a great option for those who love tangy and spicy flavours in one.
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Dip into Salsa: 7 Lip-Smacking Salsa Recipes for Your Next House Party

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Move Over Dum Pukht Biryani and Gosht: Hyderabadi 'Dum ki Chai' is What You Need!


Chai… the quintessential beverage adored by many across the country. In every gali and at every nukkad, you will easily find a tea stall serving a variety of teas - from masala chai to cutting chai and so many more – that can be enjoyed anytime of the day.
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Move Over Dum Pukht Biryani and Gosht: Hyderabadi 'Dum ki Chai' is What You Need!

Wealth alone cannot account for Europe’s low birth rates


JULIAN ASSANGE, the founder of WikiLeaks and apparently an amateur demographer, is worried about Europe’s declining birth rate.
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Wealth alone cannot account for Europe’s low birth rates

Cholesterol Diet: What to Eat and Avoid to Lower Bad Cholesterol


Our stressful lifestyle and increasing dependency on convenient processed and packaged food has made high cholesterol a common problem these days. Not just our diet, but obesity and stress may also up the chances of high cholesterol.
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Cholesterol Diet: What to Eat and Avoid to Lower Bad Cholesterol

5 Natural Remedies for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Natural Treatment


Blood clots are a seen as a common problem these days, considering our sedentary lifestyle and the long hours we spent sitting glued to our seats which can affect the smooth flow of blood in the body.
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How to Battle Motion Sickness: 10 Simple Tricks and Remedies


Motion sickness is something that has troubled most of us. While some may get over the feeling with time, others may continue to battle the woes of motion sickness throughout their life.
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How to Battle Motion Sickness: 10 Simple Tricks and Remedies

11 Most Popular Mutton Curries Across India: From Rogan Josh to Korma


Among the different kinds of meat dishes across India, mutton preparations have always garnered a bigger fan following. The red meat when cooked carefully results in a buttery and tender treat, the flavour of which blends delightfully well with the myriad spices that go into its preparation.
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11 Most Popular Mutton Curries Across India: From Rogan Josh to Korma

How to Make a Sinful Fruit Trifle, the Showstopper Dessert


No celebration is complete without relishing a sinful dessert to add to the sweetness. Be it a bowl of ice cream, a ghee-soaked ladoo, gulab jamun or chocolate cake, desserts always occupy a special place on the dining table.
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Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Move Over Red and White Wine; #BlueWine is the Next Big Trend to Look Out For!


Wine is considered one of the most classy drinks ever; perhaps second only to a glass of champagne.
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Move Over Red and White Wine; #BlueWine is the Next Big Trend to Look Out For!

5 Side Effects of Tea That Will Compel You to Drop the Cup


Can't live without your daily up of tea? Well, you are not alone. For many of us, how good or bad our day goes is often linked with how we start it and a cup of tea is perhaps the best way to kick start your day.
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Does My Daughter Need a Gynecologist?

One of the most commonly asked questions by parents is whether their daughter should see a gynecologist or a pediatrician when they start their periods. The answer is an easy one: according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, young girls should continue to see their pediatrician, even after the onset of menstruation.   Pediatric offices [...]
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Vinyasa Yoga: All About the 'Flow Yoga' and Why You Must Give it a Try


Yoga is an age-old holistic practice, yet it has often meshed into newer forms. We'd like to throw the spotlight on an interesting form of yoga known as Vinyasa which involves the transition from one posture to another without resting or taking a break.
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Vinyasa Yoga: All About the 'Flow Yoga' and Why You Must Give it a Try

5 Side-Effects of Turmeric (Haldi): How Much Is Too Much?


Turmeric or haldi is an ancient root that has long been known for its medicinal and healing properties. The warm and bitter taste of the spice adds a unique flavor to your curries and is a common condiment in an Indian kitchen.
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5 Side-Effects of Turmeric (Haldi): How Much Is Too Much?

Bukhara Restaurant Delhi, Bukhara Menu, Restaurant Review and Rating


::Started In:: The Luxury Restaurant Bukhara at ITC Hotel in New Delhi was established in the year 1978.::About Bukhara:: Established in 1978, Bukhara has consistently managed to be one of the frontrunners amongst the best Indian restaurants across the globe.
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Mindful Eating: How The Power of Your Mind Can Help in Weight Loss, 6 Tips To Get Started


You have been exercising regularly, and keeping a close watch on your calories, yet you haven't been able to lose an inch? Perhaps, it has to do with your mind.
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Mindful Eating: How The Power of Your Mind Can Help in Weight Loss, 6 Tips To Get Started

Ever Heard of Elaichi Bananas? The Desi Variety That Has Less Calories


Banana is, undoubtedly, one of the most comforting fruits that you can enjoy anywhere and anytime. It is one of the best foods to beat those unwanted cravings and satiate a sweet tooth.
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Ever Heard of Elaichi Bananas? The Desi Variety That Has Less Calories

From Mirchi Ka Halwa To Haldi Ka Halwa: 7 Interesting Indian Halwas You May Have Not Tried Yet


Let's admit it! Our earliest and some of the fondest childhood memories of any Poojas and festive occasions had to do more with the delicious halwaand prasad distributed after the Pooja than with the Pooja rituals itself.
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From Mirchi Ka Halwa To Haldi Ka Halwa: 7 Interesting Indian Halwas You May Have Not Tried Yet

Monday, 4 September 2017

Cutting Chai: Why Mumbai Loves a 'Half Cup' of Tea


While sitting at the Worli Sea Face right in the wee hours of the night, I could still hear the hustle and bustle of people and the zipping of cars on the road near.
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Cutting Chai: Why Mumbai Loves a 'Half Cup' of Tea

5 Gujarati Snacks or Farsan You Can Enjoy With a Cup of Tea


A haven for vegetarians, Gujarat foods is a melange of flavours. Gujarati cuisine makes use of everyday vegetables and mild spices and transforms them into creative dishes that will leave you licking your fingers.
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Happy Teachers Day 2017: 8 Foods That Take All of Us Back To Our School Days


Schools and students across India will be celebrating Teachers Day 2017 tomorrow on 5th September, Tuesday. Teachers Day is commemorated every year as a tribute to Independent India's first Vice-President and also a great teacher Dr. Sarvepelli Radhakrishnan, whose birthday falls on 5th September.
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Happy Teachers Day 2017: 8 Foods That Take All of Us Back To Our School Days

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Happy Onam 2017: 10 Best Onam Sadhya Recipes


Bring out the gigantic banana leaves and get cooking some of the best loved meals of Kerala while you prepare the Onam Sadhya to celebrate the festival Onam 2017. Let the festivities and good food take over as the country celebrates Onam 2017.
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Onam Sadhya 2017: The Grand Vegetarian Feast with 26 Dishes


Onam is a popular Hindu festival that is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm in the southern state of Kerala. Onam 2017 stars on 25th August, Friday and ends on 6th September, Wednesday.
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Onam Sadhya 2017: The Grand Vegetarian Feast with 26 Dishes

Teen Voices on Women’s Suffrage


Teen Voices at 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 to vote in New York.
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Load up on These Starchy Delights: 6 Ways to Use Sweet Potatoes


They may look uninteresting and unshapely, but sweet potatoes or shakarkandi as they are popularly known in India are packed with nutrition. This humble and versatile starchy superfood can be used in more ways than just one.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Here's How Celebrities Are Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with Prayers, Offerings and Lots of Food


Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated in full swing. It definitely makes for one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India.
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Here's How Celebrities Are Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with Prayers, Offerings and Lots of Food

Saturday, 2 September 2017

5 Sandalwood Benefits to Look Out For: From Tan Removal to Treating Acne


Skin problems like breakouts, pimples, dark spots, and dark circles are quite common these days given our hectic lives and the ever-growing pollution.
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5 Sandalwood Benefits to Look Out For: From Tan Removal to Treating Acne

5 Natural Home Remedies For Dark Lips


Are you wondering why your lips are suddenly not as pink as they used to be and are turning darker day by day? Well, worry not you are not alone. Unless it is genetic, several health, dietary and lifestyle factors can make your lips dark.
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10 Best Konkani Foods


The Konkan region comprises of the coastal areas of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. These three cuisines share quite a few similarities since they are neighbors and share their borders with each other.
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10 Best Konkani Foods

Friday, 1 September 2017

Going To University May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease; These 5 Foods May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy Too 


Here’s another reason to take your education seriously.
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Going To University May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease; These 5 Foods May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy Too 

6 Effective Natural Remedies For Morning Sickness During Pregnancy 


Nausea, vomiting and drowsiness early in the morning are common symptoms experienced during early pregnancy. Collectively, they are commonly referred to as morning sickness.
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6 Effective Natural Remedies For Morning Sickness During Pregnancy 

6 Tips on How To Maintain Good Health


Everybody wants to be healthy, but very few make the effort to go the extra mile and adopt a healthy habits on a day to day basis.
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6 Different Types of Whiskeys a Whiskey or a Whisky Lover Should Know!


A glass of whiskey and the company good friends; life seems perfect. Often termed as a gentleman’s drink, there’s more to whisky than its fine taste and smoothness.
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6 Different Types of Whiskeys a Whiskey or a Whisky Lover Should Know!

Sugar Versus Jaggery: Which One Should You Choose?


Talk about sweeteners and crystal-like refined sugar comes to mind. But another variety of sweetener – Jaggery or popularly known as Gur in India is what our parents and grandparents would associate with. Sugar and jaggery are the two most commonly used sweeteners across the country.
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Sugar Versus Jaggery: Which One Should You Choose?

Ileana D'Cruz: Diet and Fitness Secrets of the Baadshaho Star


Ileana D'Cruz's Baadshao hits the theatres today. Baadshaho is set in the backdrop of the 1975 emergency, and Ileana's strong act is impressing her fans in the trailer.
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Ileana D'Cruz: Diet and Fitness Secrets of the Baadshaho Star

6 Types of Momos We Can't Wait To Have


Momos are sumptuous dumplings stuffed with a variety of ground meat (mutton, chicken, lamb) or vegetables. It is believed that Momos probably originated in China and passed through Tibet to the Himalayan regions and made a secure spot for themselves on the culinary map of the India.
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6 Types of Momos We Can't Wait To Have

Chef Trailer Out: Saif's Latest 'Chef' Seems To Have All The Ingredients of a Blockbuster


Saif Ali Khan is back and we can't be more happy. The actor who was last seen in the war drama Rangoon is back with his latest venture Chef. Actor-Producer Saif Ali khan, along with his co-actor Padmapriya and Dhanish Karthik released the first trailer of Chef on Thursday - 31st August, 2017.
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Chef Trailer Out: Saif's Latest 'Chef' Seems To Have All The Ingredients of a Blockbuster