Thursday, 30 November 2017

The Story Behind the Statistics: Make a Difference This World AIDS Day


More than 1 in 10 adults in Zimbabwe are living with HIV and 30,000 HIV related deaths occur each year. It is tempting for some, when confronted with those numbers, not to feel their true gravity.
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The Story Behind the Statistics: Make a Difference This World AIDS Day

Fruit Juice Versus Whole Fruit; Which One Should You Choose?


What's the best way to relieve hunger pangs, ask an expert and he will tell you to grab a bowlful of fruits or a glass of fruit juice that will not only fill your stomach, but also keep you energised and fulfilled through the day.
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Fruit Juice Versus Whole Fruit; Which One Should You Choose?

Winter Special: How Is Rum Made?


Winter is here and so is the season of sipping on some winter warming drinks. For ages, people have believed that dark rum keeps you warm and, in fact, avoid it during summer months for the same reason.
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Winter Special: How Is Rum Made?

Bombay Chappati Sandwich: The Easy Cheesy Desi Treat


We hate wasting our food. In some form of the other, to whatever extent possible, we try making the most of our leftovers. India has given the world of food some of the most ingenious ways out of waste.
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Bombay Chappati Sandwich: The Easy Cheesy Desi Treat

Cooking Gluten Free: Look Past Our Desi Wheat Fixation and Make Way for Gluten-free flours


Gluten-free is the newest buzz word in foodie town and as it happens with any new trend, the barrage of myths around it are sure to outnumber the facts. And here's why you must know about gluten intolerance.
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Cooking Gluten Free: Look Past Our Desi Wheat Fixation and Make Way for Gluten-free flours

Leading QSR Operators Converge At India's First Fast Food & Café Convention


The QSR and Café industry hosted the Fast Food & Café Convention on 29th November at The Lalit, New Delhi, in a bid to identify the changing dynamics of the fast food industry in India, as it responds to the discerning consumers and their ever-evolving tastes.
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Leading QSR Operators Converge At India's First Fast Food & Café Convention

10 Best Dinner Recipes In Hindi


Who said you’ve got to prepare a ‘good’ dinner only when guests arrive? Sometimes family, and especially children, demand a lip-smacking dinner on a regular weeknight too. And trust us, it doesn’t have to a chore to rustle up a tasty meal.
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10 Best Dinner Recipes In Hindi

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Kimbap from Korea: The Other Type of Sushi You Need to Know About


If you're a sushi lover and haven't tried Kimbap yet, you're really missing out on something. Kimbap, Gimbap or simply the Korean Sushi Roll is a different take on the Japanese sushi.
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Kimbap from Korea: The Other Type of Sushi You Need to Know About

Feel Hungry All The Time? This List Will Tell You Why.


You just ate your heart out, but in an hour's time you feel hungry again; is that what's happening to you through the day? Well, there may be quite a few reasons for it which we generally neglect on a daily basis.
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Feel Hungry All The Time? This List Will Tell You Why.

What is the difference between cookies and biscuits?


They are staple accompaniments to your tea and coffee, you have seen them as part of so many desserts and let’s not forget the endless number of times you sneaked went into the kitchen at odd hours just to find your jar full of happiness.
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What is the difference between cookies and biscuits?

Are You Starving Yourself To Lose Weight? You Must Read This!


What's the best way to lose weight? Experts would say it's a mix of exercise, physical activity and a negative calorie diet. However, more often than not, people turn to starvation thinking it will help them cut down on extra calories for the day.
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Are You Starving Yourself To Lose Weight? You Must Read This!

Breakfast in Old Delhi: 7 Lip-Smacking Dishes to Kickstart Your Day


Old Delhi maybe intimidating because of the swarm of people that throng the narrow streets and the chaos that seems to be perpetual, but for those who are really passionate about food, it is the ultimate hub to savour the best of desiflavours.
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Breakfast in Old Delhi: 7 Lip-Smacking Dishes to Kickstart Your Day

What is Glycemic Index? 8 Low GI Foods You Must include In your Diet


When it comes to carbohydrates, it seems we have built too many pre-conceived notions.
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What is Glycemic Index? 8 Low GI Foods You Must include In your Diet

10 Delectable South Indian Recipes In Hindi


India boasts of a wide array of cuisines from all over the country; the mélange of spices makes them even more special. One such region, with a rich culinary heritage, is South India, which offers a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
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10 Delectable South Indian Recipes In Hindi

Weight Loss: 7 High Calorie Foods You Must Avoid to Lose Belly Fat


There are no shortcuts to weight loss. It is a gradual process that requires persistence and will power. Moreover, if you think sweating it out in the gym is the trick - you're totally wrong.
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Weight Loss: 7 High Calorie Foods You Must Avoid to Lose Belly Fat

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

6 Restaurant Leftovers You Must Avoid Eating the Next Day


Packing up leftovers at a restaurant is not uncommon – we’ve all been there, done that.
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6 Restaurant Leftovers You Must Avoid Eating the Next Day

10 Best Fast Food Recipes in Hindi


Fast food need not be unhealthy. As long as it is quick to prepare and makes for a delicious yet comforting dish, it can be called fast food.
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10 Best Fast Food Recipes in Hindi

For The Love of Tubers: Make the Most of Arbi, Yam and Other Winter Delights


I don't think I can sing enough paeans to undhiyu, the Gujarati winter dish that marries plantain, baby potato, brinjal, vaal beans, suran, and kand, in a warm, comforting stew with coconut and muthias.
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For The Love of Tubers: Make the Most of Arbi, Yam and Other Winter Delights

What Is the Difference Between Khaman And Dhokhla?


When you think about Gujarat and its glorious cuisine, often the first images that come to mind belong to evergreen dishes like dhokla, khaman, khakra and fafda.
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What Is the Difference Between Khaman And Dhokhla?

What is Lean Meat & Why It Is Preferred Over Red Meat?


If you happen to be on a weight loss diet you may have heard your friends and trainers emphasize on the importance of protein.
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What is Lean Meat & Why It Is Preferred Over Red Meat?

Monday, 27 November 2017

5 Amazing Tea Places In Bangalore You Must Try


While the street side chai ki dukaan stil manages to dominate as India's favourite adda, but don't you think that our very dear cup of tea also deserves the same attention treatment as the upscale cafes has given to our favourite coffees? Considering the humungous popularity of the beverage in the n
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7 Super Fruits You Must Eat For Super Health


By now, you would have heard of superfood spices and seeds, but there a whole lot of super fruits too that are brimming with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins and need to be given a little bit more attention.
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7 Super Fruits You Must Eat For Super Health

10 Best Veg Recipes in Hindi


Beautifully decorated colorful veggies with a delightful topping of tomato sauce and cheese on a flat bread, pizza is favorite for many of us.
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10 Best Veg Recipes in Hindi

Kerala's Most Delicious Breakfast Dishes You Must Try


Kerala is the land of natural beauty and of course, coconuts.
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Kerala's Most Delicious Breakfast Dishes You Must Try

Virat Kohli Turns 29: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Should Know About the Indian Cricket Team Skipper


Virat Kohli, Indian Cricket team captain, is ringing in his 29th birthday and we couldn't be more excited.
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Virat Kohli Turns 29: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Should Know About the Indian Cricket Team Skipper

Miss Universe 2017: 5 Food and Fitness Secrets of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters


Business management graduate from South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017 at a grand ceremony held to commemorate the 66th Miss Universe Competition in Las Vegas, United States.
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Miss Universe 2017: 5 Food and Fitness Secrets of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Happy Birthday Yami Gautam: Here's How The Self-Confessed Foodie Manages To Keep Fit and Fab


Actress Yami Gautam will be ringing in her 29th birthday tomorrow. The actress started off the year with a bang with the much awaited 'Kaabil', where her portrayal of a visually impaired girl was appreciated by critics and audiences alike.
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Happy Birthday Yami Gautam: Here's How The Self-Confessed Foodie Manages To Keep Fit and Fab

Moong Dal Ka Halwa: This Winter Favourite Would Leave You Craving For More


Winters are finally here! With the sudden dip in temperatures, our kitchens have also seen a transition of sorts.
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Moong Dal Ka Halwa: This Winter Favourite Would Leave You Craving For More

Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: The Fast Batsmen's Secrets of Keeping So Fit and Active


Indian team's fast batsman and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina would be ringing in his 31st birthday today. He made his ODI debut at the age of 19 in July 2005 against Sri Lanka.
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Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: The Fast Batsmen's Secrets of Keeping So Fit and Active

Rajasthan's Love Affair With Gatta: These Gatta Recipes Will Make You Love It too


If you are even remotely aware of Indian cooking, you must be aware of Rajasthan's rich and glorious contribution to it.
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Rajasthan's Love Affair With Gatta: These Gatta Recipes Will Make You Love It too

Sunday, 26 November 2017

7 Foods That Are High In Salt, You Must Avoid These.


If you are a high blood pressure patient you would know how important it is to regulate your salt intake as it may only further aggravate your condition.
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7 Foods That Are High In Salt, You Must Avoid These.

6 Cheat Meal Mistakes You Should Never Make!


Picture this: you are dieting and you see everyone around eating a lavish meal, while you stick to salads alone. We feel you. Its tough to stop yourself from eating all sorts of junk and unhealthy foods while embarking on a weight loss journey.
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6 Cheat Meal Mistakes You Should Never Make!

Happy Birthday Arjun Rampal: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Must Know About Him!


A successful model, actor, producer and a doting father, Arjun Rampal is ringing in his 45th birthday today. Arjun, who was last seen in a biography on former gangster, Arun Gulab Gawli, will now be seen in Dostana 2.
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Happy Birthday Arjun Rampal: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Must Know About Him!

Butter Or Oil: Which Is Better?


Oil and butter are widely used in kitchens across the world to come up with a variety of mouth-watering delicacies. They impart taste and flavour and are not entirely interchangeable.
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Butter Or Oil: Which Is Better?

Happy Cake Day: 5 Most Indulgent Chocolate Cakes You Must Try On This Special Ocassion


Happy Cake Day! Life is too short to say no to cake and we can't agree more.
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Happy Cake Day: 5 Most Indulgent Chocolate Cakes You Must Try On This Special Ocassion

Friday, 24 November 2017

10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Chennai | Vegetarian Food in Chennai


Chennai might have fewer vegetarians than many other parts of India but the city's vegetarian dining scene has always been buzzing. Like most other Indian metros, dining out became a mainstream trend by the early 2000s.
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10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Chennai | Vegetarian Food in Chennai

5 Unhygienic Practices At Restaurants. You Want To Read This.


There are several reasons that take us to our fav restaurants.
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5 Unhygienic Practices At Restaurants. You Want To Read This.

6 Foods That Are Known to Trigger Allergies


Food allergies are common but in some cases it becomes tough to diagnose them.
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6 Foods That Are Known to Trigger Allergies

10 Best Non Veg Recipes In Hindi


Often dubbed as a vegetarian's paradise, India is loaded with an enviable array of vegetarian delights. But not for a moment let that fact trick you into believing, that India has any dearth of rich non-veg delicacies.
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10 Best Non Veg Recipes In Hindi

10 Best Egg Recipes in Hindi


10 Best Egg Recipes in Hindi
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10 Best Egg Recipes in Hindi

9 Unique Street Foods From the North East


Planning a tour to the beautiful north east of India, but confused about the type of food or cuisine you will get to try out? Food from the 7 sisters has an exotic blend of spices and taste, and cannot really be described in a few lines alone.
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9 Unique Street Foods From the North East

How Does Aluminum Foil Keep The Food Warm? And Is It Safe?


Whether it is lunch for office or college, planning a picnic or travelling, most of us pack our home-made food in aluminum foil and carry it.
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How Does Aluminum Foil Keep The Food Warm? And Is It Safe?

7 Surprising Foods That May Give You High Blood Pressure


A major contributor to high blood pressure is our daily diet. High blood pressure tends to make your arteries stiff and is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke.
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7 Surprising Foods That May Give You High Blood Pressure

Drop Kilos With These Unique Techniques. Steal-worthy Tips.


Losing weight was never a cakewalk. It requires a combination of balanced diet with regular exercises and a perseverance to stick to the journey you have embarked upon. There are just no shortcuts. Now don't get us wrong, we are not here to scare you or dim your motivation.
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Drop Kilos With These Unique Techniques. Steal-worthy Tips.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Would You Dare To Try The Dancing Squid Dish? This New Japanese Food Trend


What's your weirdest and most terrifying culinary experience till date? We bet nothing as bizarre as a dead squid coming alive on your plate in the most abnormal way.
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Would You Dare To Try The Dancing Squid Dish? This New Japanese Food Trend

Can Eating Negative Calorie Foods Help You Lose Weight?


Food fads are grabbing everyone's attention, thanks to the internet fueling us with unlimited information from all around. One of the most interesting food fads we came across was the concept of 'negative calorie' foods.
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Can Eating Negative Calorie Foods Help You Lose Weight?

How To Use Drumsticks?


Drumstick, popularly known as Moringa is one of the most nutrient rich foods ever, thanks to the many health benefits it provides. The tree, its pods, flowers and the stem, are all known to be therapeutic in nature and have quite a few medicinal properties to offer.
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How To Use Drumsticks?

Believe It Or Not: Sexual Harassment and Credibility of Victims At Play


The recent allegation of sexual misconduct against NFL quarterback Jameis Winston adds to the dozens of celebrities, politicians, journalists, chefs, university professors, fraternities and sororities, labor unions and more who have recently been accused of sexual harassment or assault.
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Believe It Or Not: Sexual Harassment and Credibility of Victims At Play

Food Experts Predict the Biggest Trends of 2018 to Look Forward to


2017 has been a great year with a lot of buzz in the food industry - from the rise of pop ups to regional food making a comeback and much more.
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Food Experts Predict the Biggest Trends of 2018 to Look Forward to

How To Use a Mortar and Pestle: 6 Tips to Grind Spices Better


Indian cuisine is unique in a way that it uses a variety of ingredients and spices in a single dish. You may have seen your grandmother storing jars of freshly made masalas and using them frequently in her dishes.
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How To Use a Mortar and Pestle: 6 Tips to Grind Spices Better

6 Amazing Eateries in Hauz Khas Village You Must Try


It may be a 'village', but nothing about Hauz Khas village (or HKV as the trendy youngsters of Delhi call it) is short of extravagant, classy and posh.
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6 Amazing Eateries in Hauz Khas Village You Must Try

Is Cottage Cheese Different From Other Types of Cheese?


A milk derived food, cheese is produced in many different varieties; different in their styles, textures and flavors depending on the pasteurization, butterfat content, processing and ageing.
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Is Cottage Cheese Different From Other Types of Cheese?

10 Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight Despite Working Hard


We all like to see ourselves fitting into an old pair of jeans, but no matter how hard you try the festival season leaves you a little heavier than you were at the end of summers.
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10 Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight Despite Working Hard

Is Crash Dieting Affecting Your Skin And Hair? You Must Read This!


Be it festivals or the wedding season, no amount of make-up or airbrushing can beat a natural healthy glow. When you feel rested and well from within, the radiance on your skin is unmissable.
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Is Crash Dieting Affecting Your Skin And Hair? You Must Read This!

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

6 Interesting Ways To Include More Spinach To Kids' Diets


Winter-veggies are a delight to cook with.
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6 Interesting Ways To Include More Spinach To Kids' Diets

Eat To Stay Slim! A Dozen Ways To Stay In Shape


Been struggling to shed those extra pounds for a long time? Tried all kinds of crash diets, and weight loss hacks for a slimmer figure yet no results? Let us tell you a secret! Starving was a bad idea, and you could have easily lost the extra set of inches while being well fed.
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Eat To Stay Slim! A Dozen Ways To Stay In Shape

How To Check If You Have A Peanut Allergy?


Food allergy may be a common condition but only those who go through it can understand how it wreaks havoc on your health and upsets your daily eating habits. On rare occasion, food allergy could be fatal too.
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How To Check If You Have A Peanut Allergy?

Gobindobhog: Bengal's Beloved Rice With a Sweet Buttery Flavour


Rice is a staple in almost every state and what’s even more interesting is that there are several regional and local varieties grown and enjoyed in different parts of our country.
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Gobindobhog: Bengal's Beloved Rice With a Sweet Buttery Flavour

Benefits of Drumsticks: From Improving Digestion to Boosting Immunity And More!


Thanks to Indian culinary explorers we get to taste different kinds of vegetables and fruits in our cities even when they are cultivated in other parts of the country. Some of them have a number of health benefits and are incorporated into regional dishes in many ways.
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Benefits of Drumsticks: From Improving Digestion to Boosting Immunity And More!

Difference Between Filtered and Boiled Coffee: Which One Would You Pick?


Feeling dizzy, weary eyes and no mood to get up from the bed? A cup of coffee and you instantly get the energy to kick-start your day. No other psycho-stimulant in the world is as good and as adored as coffee.
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Difference Between Filtered and Boiled Coffee: Which One Would You Pick?

Chicken For Weight Loss: 6 Healthy Chicken Recipes To Shed Those Extra Kilos


Butter chicken, Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Do Piyaza, Chettinad Chicken, Chicken Changhezi, the list of Indian Chicken specialties is endless. And now, India's love affair with chicken has spread to many more around the globe and is no more just a local phenomenon.
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Chicken For Weight Loss: 6 Healthy Chicken Recipes To Shed Those Extra Kilos

8 Amazing Khan Market Cafes You Must Explore


One of Delhi's favourite shopping hubs and hangout spots, Khan Market sees hundreds of locals and tourists throng to its by lanes everyday.
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8 Amazing Khan Market Cafes You Must Explore

6 Famous Breakfast Dishes from Gujarat


Gujarat is famously known as the land of khakras, phapras and thepla but there’s a lot more to explore.
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6 Famous Breakfast Dishes from Gujarat

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

How to Remove Turmeric Stains from Your Kitchen Utensils and Linen


It is easy to identify turmeric because of its bright yellow colour. It adds a lovely hue and earthy flavour to your curries and pulaos but it can also leave your kitchen utensils tainted and stained.
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How to Remove Turmeric Stains from Your Kitchen Utensils and Linen

7 Warm and Delicious Indian Sweets To Try This Winter


With temperatures dipping the urge to lap up warm foods is only rising.
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7 Warm and Delicious Indian Sweets To Try This Winter

Okinawa Diet: The Japanese Way to Stay Young and Slim


It’s no miracle to see many people enjoying a healthy life in their 90s and 100s in Japan. Not only are the people in Japan known to live long lives but they also boast of ageless beauty.
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Okinawa Diet: The Japanese Way to Stay Young and Slim

World Hello Day: Say Hello To Good Food Habits


It's World Hello Day Today, an annual global event initiated after the Yom Kippur War in 1973 that aims to propagate peace in the world and encourage people to put aside their conflicts and begin afresh-through healthy communication and not force.
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World Hello Day: Say Hello To Good Food Habits

4 Foods That May Help Control UTI


The urinary tract consists of the Kidneys, Bladder, Ureters (tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder) and Urethra (that carry urine from the bladder outside).
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4 Foods That May Help Control UTI

6 Food Habits To Stave Off Anxiety


At some point in our lives, we have all felt negative and emotional about something. But, when the feeling is constant and does not leave you even though things and situations around you change, then its not stress but anxiety that you are dealing with.
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6 Food Habits To Stave Off Anxiety

Holiday Eating: Make Merry Without The Weight Gain


The holiday season is around the corner and we are sure you have your plans set.
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Holiday Eating: Make Merry Without The Weight Gain

Glam Up Your Veggies: 5 Ways For An Interesting Vegetarian Affair


Everyone knows veggies are nutritious, they are packed with essential fibre, vitamin and minerals, and must be a part of our daily, balanced diet. Sadly, veggies are also often labeled 'boring' and have somehow, over the years, got themselves the reputation of being dull and not fun-enough.
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Glam Up Your Veggies: 5 Ways For An Interesting Vegetarian Affair

7 Must Have New-Age Kitchen Gadgets And Tools From This Year; Up Your Kitchen Game!


Are you one of those who like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, trying out new cooking techniques now and then? If you are, then you already know that there are a gazzillion gadgets out there to make your kitchen-time s
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Monday, 20 November 2017

Is Storing Food In Plastic Containers Safe? 2 Things You Should Never Do.


According to Bangalore based nutritionist, Shalini Manglani, “Steel and glass jars/containers are for grain, provisions and storing food in fridge. Ceramic pots can be used for pickles, we have used steel and ceramic in the past years.
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Is Storing Food In Plastic Containers Safe? 2 Things You Should Never Do.

Glitter In Your Coffee. The Bling Trend Is A Treat To Your Eyes!


Coffee lovers, we are sure you cannot really function without a cup of strong cappuccino first thing in the morning.
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Glitter In Your Coffee. The Bling Trend Is A Treat To Your Eyes!

The Colour of The Yolk Tells You This About the Egg


Poached, deviled, fried, omelet, hard-boiled or par-boiled, cook it the way you like because an egg never fails to transform into a fantastic meal on your plate. Eggs form an essential part of our dietary preferences, both egg white and egg yolk boast of health promoting properties.
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The Colour of The Yolk Tells You This About the Egg

What's On The Thela? 10 Winter Special Treats You Shouldn't Miss!


The chill is in the air, you can smell the roasting of peanuts and popcorns from the nook and corners of your street.
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What's On The Thela? 10 Winter Special Treats You Shouldn't Miss!

Is Too Much Tofu Bad for You?


They say India is not the best place to be a vegan. While there are hundreds of vegetarian options available, most veg dishes make ample use of dairy products like curd, cream, butter or milk.
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Is Too Much Tofu Bad for You?

Whole 30 Diet: 6 Ways in Which This Diet Can Help You Lose Weight


Fad diets become popular and then over time their popularity fades away but there are some diet that are here to stay and the Whole 30 Diet seems to be one of them.
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Whole 30 Diet: 6 Ways in Which This Diet Can Help You Lose Weight

Does Food Addiction Really Exist?


Food addiction is real and it happens.
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Does Food Addiction Really Exist?

Fire Up That Weight Loss: 10 Fool Proof Ways


Eat this, eat that, drink this, do that. When it comes to losing weight, it seems everyone has a tip or two. If you are on a weight loss spree or are even remotely aware of what it takes to lose weight, you may have heard of the word 'metabolism'.
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Fire Up That Weight Loss: 10 Fool Proof Ways

Sunday, 19 November 2017

How to Keep Your Fridge Clean: 5 Expert Tips


Let’s admit it, household chores seem like a tedious affair more often than not. In fact, if there was a roundup of the most tiresome and dreadful household works - cleaning the refrigerators would definitely make it as one of the top contenders.
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How to Keep Your Fridge Clean: 5 Expert Tips

Miss World Manushi Chillar: Diet and Fitness Secrets That Helped Sonepat's Starlet to Take on the World


Manushi Chhillar was declared as Miss World 2017 in the Miss World pageant hosted by Sanya, China on Friday. This is India's first win in the pageant after 17 years and the country can't get over its newest obsession in Manushi.
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Miss World Manushi Chillar: Diet and Fitness Secrets That Helped Sonepat's Starlet to Take on the World

Servicewomen and Barbies: Perfect Together


Do you remember the last advertisement that gave you goosebumps? I do. During my failed search for the remote last night, I saw a United States Marine Corps (USMC) recruitment commercial and I was captivated.
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Servicewomen and Barbies: Perfect Together

6 Best Italian Restaurants in Chennai


You only have to look at the number of school lunch boxes in Chennai with Pasta in them to understand that Italian cuisine is truly mainstream.
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6 Best Italian Restaurants in Chennai

Saturday, 18 November 2017

9 Worst Food Platting Ideas


They say you eat with your eyes first. Nobody know this more than chefs and restaurant-owners.
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9 Worst Food Platting Ideas

Happy Birthday Sushmita Sen: Here's A Peek Into Her Diet And Fitness Regime


Sparkling eyes and a million dollar smile, Former Miss Universe and model turned Bollywood actress, Sushmita Sen is ringing in her 42nd birthday today.
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Happy Birthday Sushmita Sen: Here's A Peek Into Her Diet And Fitness Regime

Best Maharashtrian Breakfast in Mumbai: Don't Miss These Street Corner Maushi Joints


I used to visit an office in Bandra East where I worked as a consultant a couple of years back.
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Best Maharashtrian Breakfast in Mumbai: Don't Miss These Street Corner Maushi Joints

Health Benefits Of Corn, Nothing Corny Here


About 10,000 years ago, corn was first cultivated in parts of Mexico and Central America. Corn is usually considered a vegetable but it is actually a grain, rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
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Health Benefits Of Corn, Nothing Corny Here

Friday, 17 November 2017

Around the World in 4 Interesting Egg Recipes


It is a truth universally acknowledged that almost every culture in the world has its own variations of egg.
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Around the World in 4 Interesting Egg Recipes

6 Low Fat Snacks to Carry to Work to Keep You Going


With a hectic work-life, we either tend to skip our meals or binge on fatty and sugary treats to keep us going. With deadlines to meat and tasks to complete, nutrition definitely takes a back seat at work.
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Add More Peanuts To Your Diet! Here's How You Can Do It


Peanuts or 'mungfali', as it's more popularly known, is one of the most commonly used legumes in India; especially in culinary preparations.
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Add More Peanuts To Your Diet! Here's How You Can Do It

8 Unexpected Ways to Use Turmeric


Turmeric is the wonder spice of the kitchen and has now been termed as our very own desi superfood. It is often used as a colouring spice in curries and biryanis and also as the traditional remedy for boosting your immunity as haldi doodh.
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8 Unexpected Ways to Use Turmeric

International Men's Day: Eating Habits Men Above 30 Must Change and Incorporate


International Men's Day is just around the corner. This year the theme for International Men's Day is "Celebrating Men And Boys In All Their Diversity". Men's health, especially as they grow old has been a cause of much discussion in the health and fitness circuit in recent times.
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International Men's Day: Eating Habits Men Above 30 Must Change and Incorporate

Here's What the Most Famous Breakfasts from North East India Look Like


The North-Eastern part of India showcases a variety cultures and traditions and a lot of them are reflected in their cuisine and local eats.
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Here's What the Most Famous Breakfasts from North East India Look Like

Is Eating Carbs At Night Healthy?


Everybody runs away from carbohydrates when it comes to dieting and maintaining a healthy and fit body, but carbs must not be avoided completely.
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Is Eating Carbs At Night Healthy?

Panjiri: A Warming Winter Favourite Like No Other


The early winds of winter have taken over the Northern belt of the country and seasonal staples are slowly, but surely, making inroads into our kitchens.
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Panjiri: A Warming Winter Favourite Like No Other

Guavas for Weight Loss: How Do Guavas Help you Shed Kilos


Green, crunchy guavas are back in season and we can’t be happier. Freshly cut guavas with a dash of chaat masala can perk up a dull, gloomy day. A host of benefits further makes this fruit a universal favourite.
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Guavas for Weight Loss: How Do Guavas Help you Shed Kilos

Winter Warmers: Do You Know The Difference Between Stew, Soup, Stock and Broths?


Winter is finally here and we can't express the amount of delight we get out of curling up inside our blanket and slurping on some heartwarming soup.
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Winter Warmers: Do You Know The Difference Between Stew, Soup, Stock and Broths?

What is Gondh? A Look at Its Health Benefits and Why You Must Include It In Your Winter Diet


Gondh or edible gum is widely used in dishing out nutritionally loaded preparations; one of its most popular uses in India is while preparing nourishing laddoos that are usually consumed by pregnant and lactating women and by those recovering from an illness.
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What is Gondh? A Look at Its Health Benefits and Why You Must Include It In Your Winter Diet

The Best Way to Eat a Slice of Pizza


Who doesn't love pizza? Imagine this. A crisp crust with strings of warm, melting cheese waiting to take over. And just when you're about to bite in, the tip flops over and falls limp. That's how all your heavenly hopes crash. We've all been there and experienced that.
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The Best Way to Eat a Slice of Pizza

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Mass Shooters and Men’s Will to Change


Before you can buy a gun in the USA, you first can beat your wife numerous times and point a gun at her and be charged with six counts of domestic violence.
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Mass Shooters and Men’s Will to Change

Cooking with Winter Berries: 4 Ways to Make the Most of Them


Every time November comes around, I start getting excited about all the wintry produce that makes its way into my kitchen. There's delicate, pearly ponkh, and sturdy sweet-fleshed yams.
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Should You Be Drinking Skimmed Milk?


Milk forms an essential part of our daily lives; thanks to its nutritious properties and a healthy dose of calcium, we've always been advised to have at least 2 glasses of milk everyday by our parents and elders.
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Should You Be Drinking Skimmed Milk?

6 Amazing Reasons to Add Peanuts Along With Your Bowlful of Nuts!


Deliciously crunchy and nutty, peanuts make for an amazing snack any time of the year. In winters though, nuts become even more sought after.
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10 Best Easy Winter Snacks to Satisfy All Your Cravings


Winter evenings are usually spent enjoying a warm cup of tea along with a plateful of hot snacks. The best snacks are those that won't leave you hungry and satisfy every cravings.
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Winter Weight Loss: 6 Vegetables To Start Eating Now


Loving the change in the weather, aren't you? The sudden dip in temperatures is such a relief from the soaring temperatures of the past few months.
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Winter Weight Loss: 6 Vegetables To Start Eating Now

6 Impressive Health Benefits of Quinoa


You have seen them in the supermarket, you have seen them in restaurants and your favourite fitness icon can’t stop swooning over it. We are talking about Quinoa, a super food that has been gaining popularity in India rapidly.
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6 Impressive Health Benefits of Quinoa

Shahi Tukda: The Mughlai Bread Pudding We Can't Get Enough of


In their reign lasting 400 odd years, Mughals gave India many an architectural, literary and cultural marvel.
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Shahi Tukda: The Mughlai Bread Pudding We Can't Get Enough of

Fruit Juice Versus Vegetable Juice: Which One is Healthier?


A few years back, juicing became a huge fad and many people tried the liquid diet to lose weight. While juices are great to detox and give your system a break, a diet that solely depends on them is not well-balanced or even recommended by nutritionists.
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Fruit Juice Versus Vegetable Juice: Which One is Healthier?

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

How To Make and Store Tomato Puree This Winter, Pro Tips And Tricks


Most Indian curries cannot do without tomatoes in them. Puree them for a thicker gravy or chop them up finely for a chunky consistency, tomatoes are to our gravies what cheese is to an Italian pizza. But come Winter, there is often a surge in tomato prices.
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How To Make and Store Tomato Puree This Winter, Pro Tips And Tricks

Fast Food & Café Convention 2017: 5 Major Highlights of the Conference


Foodies, gear up! The Fast Food & Cafe Convention 2017, which is being organised on 29th November 2017 at The Lalit in New Delhi, provides an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs and people who are enthusiastic about the fast food and cafe industry.
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Fast Food & Café Convention 2017: 5 Major Highlights of the Conference

5 Natural Homemade Astringents For Oily Skin


If you have an oily skin-type, you would know just how important astringents are to your daily skin care routine. They not only help improve the appearance of the skin by minimising pores, astringents also reduce excessive oil on the face.
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Best Winter Recipes in Hindi - 10 Recipes You Must Try This Season


Come winter and the markets burst with a wide range of seasonal veggies that are not only exciting to cook with but also promise a host of health benefits.
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Best Winter Recipes in Hindi - 10 Recipes You Must Try This Season

Ever Wondered Why Milk Is White? The Answer Will Surprise You.


Mother’s milk is the easiest to digest for a new born​. The white color of milk is one of its most distinctive properties. Ever wondered why Milk is white? It has the same scientific reason as the color white but it’s chemical compounds too contribute in making it white.
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Ever Wondered Why Milk Is White? The Answer Will Surprise You.

Should Diabetics Avoid Coffee? It's A tricky Question


Diabetes is one of the fastest growing health conditions affecting millions both home and abroad. Diabetes is reffered to a condition which impairs the body's ability to produce the hormone insulin properly.
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Should Diabetics Avoid Coffee? It's A tricky Question

Happy Birthday Sania Mirza: A Glimpse Into The Tennis Star's Inspiring Fitness And Diet Journey


Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza would be ringing in her 30th birthday today. Playing and representing India since a tender age, Mirzahas been formerly ranked No. 1 in the women's doubles rankings.
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Happy Birthday Sania Mirza: A Glimpse Into The Tennis Star's Inspiring Fitness And Diet Journey

Should You Have Curd During Winters?


Winters are here and we can't be more excited.
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Should You Have Curd During Winters?

Baahubali Sandwich: Is This The Cheesiest Sandwich You Will Find in India? You Decide


Mumbai is famous for its variety of local street foods. From the vada pav and pav bhaji to the good old Bombay toasty, there's a lot to love and explore.
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Baahubali Sandwich: Is This The Cheesiest Sandwich You Will Find in India? You Decide

Eat A High Fat Diet! Yes, 7 Reasons To Start Today


Who would have thought that fats are good, right? Fats can certainly be qualified as 'good' or ' bad'. Healthy fats, in fact, could make a great diet. A lot has been said about fad diets or quick weight-loss diets like Keto that propagates a high fat and low carb diet.
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Eat A High Fat Diet! Yes, 7 Reasons To Start Today

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

What is Nutritional Therapy? How Is It Important?


Various nutrients and food components influence the functioning of the body, protect it against numerous diseases, restore health and also determine people's response to changes in the environment.
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What is Nutritional Therapy? How Is It Important?

Rosogolla Belongs to West Bengal, But There's a Catch


For long there has been a tussle between Odisha and West Bengal about the origins of the Rasagulla. Both states claim that this popular chenna-based sweet was created in their state.
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Rosogolla Belongs to West Bengal, But There's a Catch

10 Best Winter Vegetarian Recipes for Dinner


The winter season is marked by fresh and lovely vegetables such as the leafy greens or the starchy tubers. It is good to make the most of these delights while the season lasts.
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10 Best Winter Vegetarian Recipes for Dinner


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When is the Right Time to Add Salt While Cooking?


Salt is a wonderful ingredient that can totally transform the taste of your dish. But the biggest challenge while using it is to understand how much is required.
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When is the Right Time to Add Salt While Cooking?

10 Fuss- Free Raw Food Recipes You Must Try


Raw food is one of the newest trend to have hit the food circuit and going by the long list of its advantages, you may want to put aside your (understandable) bias for cooked food and lend an ear.
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10 Fuss- Free Raw Food Recipes You Must Try

Children's Day 2017: Essential Nutrients Girls Under 13 Must Load Up On


Happy Children's Day! Each year India celebrates Children's day on 14th November with much enthusiasm; the date also marks the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru who was very fond of children.
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World Diabetes Day: 5 Diabetic Friendly Breakfast ideas


It's World Diabetes day today. Each year 14th November is earmarked to bring the world's attention to Diabetes, a disease which is taking over the lives of millions around the globe. The day is dedicated to promoting better ways of treating and managing the disease.
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World Diabetes Day: 5 Diabetic Friendly Breakfast ideas

Monday, 13 November 2017

How To Make Achari Masala At Home?


What I love most about Indian culinary traditions is our obsession for experimenting with blends of spices to make something masaledar, teekha and chatpata; flavours which almost every Indian will enjoy, especially North Indians.
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How To Make Achari Masala At Home?

5 Foods Asthmatics Should Avoid During Winters


Asthma is a respiratory condition that is tough to completely cure, but a healthy diet can influence how it manifests and to what extent it affects your body.
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5 Foods Asthmatics Should Avoid During Winters

#HerToo: A Scientist and a Journalist Speak Out


I want to like this man. He is prominent in his field. He has spearheaded a project that I find fascinating as a model and want to learn more about. He is well-connected and could be a useful professional contact. He must be at least twice my age and is funny in a grandfatherly sort of way.
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#HerToo: A Scientist and a Journalist Speak Out

10 Delicious Non-Vegetarian Winter Dishes You Have to Try This Season


The perfect weather to enjoy warm meaty delicacies is finally here.
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10 Delicious Non-Vegetarian Winter Dishes You Have to Try This Season

Benefits of Glycerin: An Inexpensive Addition to Your Winter Skin Care Routine


Ever wonder why glycerin has long been a part of the skin care regimen of most women? Glycerine, alternatively known as glycerol, is a non-toxic substance that is derived from plants and animals.
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Benefits of Glycerin: An Inexpensive Addition to Your Winter Skin Care Routine

6 Essential Ayurvedic Herbs To Reduce Arthritis Pain This Winter


Winter is here; a difficult season for most elderly, especially those suffering from Arthritis. The tenacity of this common yet painful condition tends to increase during cold, winter days.
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Children's Day 2017: 7 Easy and Healthy Recipes You Can Pack Them For Lunch On This Special Day


Children's Day 2017 is here! The time to revisit those good old days when office meetings, deadlines and pending assignments were far from invading our happy little zone! In India, each year Children's Day is celebrated across schools with much fervor on 14th November which also happens to be the bi
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Children's Day 2017: 7 Easy and Healthy Recipes You Can Pack Them For Lunch On This Special Day

8 Most Hydrating Drinks Besides Water


It is important to keep yourself hydrated not just to quench your thirst but to make sure you're energized and active through the day.
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8 Most Hydrating Drinks Besides Water

Pregnancy Food Chart and 5 Key Nutrients For a Healthy Pregnancy


1. Proteins: Proteins are essential for the healthy growth of the foetus and to maintain the mother’s health. Proteins form the building blocks for blood, bones, organs, muscles and tissues. Inadequate protein intake can lead to severe malnourishment. Your daily diet should have an additional 0.
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Pregnancy Food Chart and 5 Key Nutrients For a Healthy Pregnancy

6 Places in Delhi-NCR Serving Delicious Buffet Food in Just Under INR 500


The number of restaurants across Delhi-NCR is mind-boggling. Sometimes, it's really tough to have to make a choice between all those fantastic eateries. Forget between restaurants, most of us struggle to zero in on dishes even when ordering al-a-carte at a multi-cuisine restaurant.
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6 Places in Delhi-NCR Serving Delicious Buffet Food in Just Under INR 500

Should You Use Olive Oil For Frying Foods?


Olive oil has been steadily gaining popularity thanks to the many health benefits it offers. Olive oil is the natural oil extracted from olives, the fruit of the olive tree. It consists of saturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids as well as omega-6 fatty acids that are extremely beneficial for health.
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Should You Use Olive Oil For Frying Foods?

Sunday, 12 November 2017

5 Reasons Why They Say Potatoes Are Bad For You


Let’s admit it, Indian cooking is incomplete without potatoes. Potatoes are integral to so many of our traditional dishes that it is hard to think of India food without this staple.
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10 Ingenious Tips To Make the Perfect Sarson Da Saag This Winter


Winter is here and so is the season of green vegetables; groceries are flooding with beautiful winter greens including bathua, cholai, sarso, methi and palak and we couldn't be more excited.
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7 Desi Foods That Will Keep You Warm and Cozy During Winters


Winter season is here and while we all enjoy the chilly breeze after months of hot summers, it is important to adjust to the needs of the cold weather and keep yourself warm.
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7 Desi Foods That Will Keep You Warm and Cozy During Winters

Have You Ever Wondered Why Crackers Have Hole?


Crackers are one of our most loved snacks that people like to enjoy in the evening with a hot cup of tea or even at a dinner party with a zingy dip.
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Have You Ever Wondered Why Crackers Have Hole?

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Indian Cocktails In Vogue Right Now


There was a time when cocktails meant getting a round of Cosmopolitan, Bloody Mary, Tequila Sunrise, Margarita, Whisky Sour and other classics. These cocktails had set such a benchmark that trading them to try new flavours hardly saw any takers.
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Indian Cocktails In Vogue Right Now

6 New Eateries in Hudson Lane, North Campus You Must Explore


Winters are fast setting in and the semester-end anxiety is palpable across Delhi University students. You would want to think that the streets of Hudson lane, the hub of North Campus students, would be emptier.
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6 New Eateries in Hudson Lane, North Campus You Must Explore

Wedding Diet Tips: 5 Unfriendly Foods For Brides


Excited for your wedding day? All preparations done? Jewelry, outfit and makeup ready? Great.
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Wedding Diet Tips: 5 Unfriendly Foods For Brides

Friday, 10 November 2017

Tofu Versus Paneer: Which One Would You Pick?


For years, paneer (cottage cheese) has grabbed all the attention as far as vegetarians are concerned. In recent years though, some of this spotlight has shifted to Tofu or Soy paneer which has started to show up on restaurant menus steadily.
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Tofu Versus Paneer: Which One Would You Pick?

Home Remedies: Natural Ways To Get Smooth Lips in Winters


During cold or humid months, our skin doesn’t get the amount of hydration and moiturization it needs to stay healthy and supple.
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Home Remedies: Natural Ways To Get Smooth Lips in Winters

6 Reasons to Swap Your Regular Chai With Herbal Hibiscus Tea


Tea is, undoubtedly, one of the most comforting beverages. Besides the regular black tea and green tea, a new class of herbal and caffeine free teas has emerged in the last few years.
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6 Reasons to Swap Your Regular Chai With Herbal Hibiscus Tea

Are Fruit Seeds Harmful? Know The Answer Here.


Fruits are the one of the most healthiest foods on this planet, rich in nutrients helping the body to cope up with a variety of deficiencies and reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
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Are Fruit Seeds Harmful? Know The Answer Here.

Kadai Mushroom Recipe: How To Make This Lip-Smacking Delicacy At Home?


North Indians and their love affair with chatpata masaledar khana cannot be stressed enough. Their dishes usually have the thick, moderately spicy and creamy curries that you would hate to miss.
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Kadai Mushroom Recipe: How To Make This Lip-Smacking Delicacy At Home?

Komal Saul: The Magical Rice from Assam That Needs No Cooking!


Rice forms an integral part of almost every regional cuisine in India. You'll be surprised to see the huge variety of rice because every state seems to have its own favourite staple rice.
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Komal Saul: The Magical Rice from Assam That Needs No Cooking!

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?


The colder months of the year come studded with a variety of veggies, from ruby red beets to a range of cruciferous veggies, radiant carrots and bright leafy greens.
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Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Never Put Hot Food In the Fridge, Here's Why


Loved your piping hot bowl of stew and now going towards the fridge to refrigerate the left over? Stop! You may want to wait for it to cool down to room temperature before putting it in the fridge.
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Never Put Hot Food In the Fridge, Here's Why

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known


You see them in your curries, you see them in your stews, street-side chaat, homemade pulavs and biryani, you see them everywhere.
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Benefits of Potatoes: 14 Incredible Benefits of this Super Vegetable That You May Not Have Known

Empowering Women in Business: Feat. Josie of Zealo Apparel

At Be Prepared Period, we’re all about empowering girls and women. And whether that means sharing information that helps them to have better periods, healthier routines, or happier lives, it all factors into a well-rounded, positive life. As women, so much of what we decide to do with our lives is dictated by the messages […]
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Getting ‘Life,’ by Saving Her Life


Sharon Richardson, now seven years out of prison, sits in the dining area of her transitional housing apartment in Queens. An egg boils on the stove. Her laptop is open and she’s sorting through accounting paperwork for her catering business.
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Getting ‘Life,’ by Saving Her Life

6 Sneaky Foods That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels the Most


The food you eat can have a direct impact on your blood sugar levels.
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6 Sneaky Foods That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels the Most

Adai Recipe: How To Make This Nutritious Delicacy At Home


Talk about South Indian delicacies and immediately dosa comes to mind; the crispy and healthy Indian pancake is what we call a perfect meal that can be devoured on at any time of the day. And those tasty accompaniments in Sambhar and Coconut chutneys make Dosas even more desirable.
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Adai Recipe: How To Make This Nutritious Delicacy At Home

104 Breakfast Recipes: Easy, Simple, Healthy Recipes to Start Your Day With


Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day. We know why, don't we? After an overnight fast lasting for 8-9 hours, what and when you eat in the morning is significantly important.
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104 Breakfast Recipes: Easy, Simple, Healthy Recipes to Start Your Day With

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating Junk Food?


A lot has been said about the adverse effects of junk food; with consumption on the rise and junk food becoming a convenient food choice across the globe, there are many reasons why cutting back on those calorie-laden foods is a good idea.
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Cooking With Gur: How to Include Jaggery in Savoury Preparations?


According to food historian and critic K.T Acharya, "All through history jaggery has been the low-cost sweetener with a distinctive flavour. Laddus of sesame seed, wheat rava, puffed rice, besan granules, coconut shreds, groundnuts and the like are fashioned using thickened jaggery syrup".
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Cooking With Gur: How to Include Jaggery in Savoury Preparations?

Wonderful Benefits of Winter Spices: Turmeric, Cinnamon Cloves and More


India has a variety of spices grown in various parts of the country with different climatic conditions, each offering a distinct flavor and aroma.
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Wonderful Benefits of Winter Spices: Turmeric, Cinnamon Cloves and More

Noon Chai: Kashmir's Unique Pink Tea With Sea Salt


Winter is finally here and it the perfect weather to snuggle with a hot cup of tea. Tea lovers are known to have their own favourites.
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Noon Chai: Kashmir's Unique Pink Tea With Sea Salt

Wedding Invitation Ideas: 8 Delicious Treats To Gift With Your Wedding Invites


The wedding season is here! If there is a wedding in your house or a dear friend is getting married you would know the endless amount of planning that has been keeping everyone on their toes.
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Wedding Invitation Ideas: 8 Delicious Treats To Gift With Your Wedding Invites

Kolahpuri Thali: A Mouth-Watering Assortment of Veggies, Meat and Fish You Cannot Miss! 


The brave warriors, mighty kingdoms and the many architectural and cultural marvels, Maharashtra's pride Kolahpur stands tall and proud in the making of India's most glorious history.
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Kolahpuri Thali: A Mouth-Watering Assortment of Veggies, Meat and Fish You Cannot Miss! 

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

How to Choose An Air Purifier: The Ultimate Guide


In an age where a sedentary lifestyle plays its role to cut years off the average life expectancy rate, basic necessities like clean drinking water and now fresh air are becoming a challenge to obtain too.
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How to Choose An Air Purifier: The Ultimate Guide

6 Natural Ways to Purify Air at Home


As Delhi's air pollution remains at hazardous levels, we've listed 6 natural ways to purify at home. Did you know: The air inside your home is actually 2 to 5 times more polluted and toxic than the air you breathe outdoors? It's appalling, really.
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6 Natural Ways to Purify Air at Home

Reviews: Best Air Purifier 2016-17


I was never really concerned about climate change or environmental issues until a while back. I was always of the opinion that these issues need a bigger solution, probably policy level intervention.
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Reviews: Best Air Purifier 2016-17

Paneer Ki Kheer- How to Make This Delicious Dessert at Home


There are a variety of desserts that are a part of Indian cuisine but kheer, whether it is made with chawal (rice), sabudana (sago), sewaiyanor sooji, surely has to be amongst the most popular desserts that come out of any Indian Kitchen.
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Paneer Ki Kheer- How to Make This Delicious Dessert at Home

Guide to Cold Pressed Oils: Would You Replace Them With Cooking Oils?


A lot has been said about different types of oils; among which cold pressed oils have been the most talked about. Recently, many experts have pronounced cold pressed oils as healthy alternative to cooking oils.
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Guide to Cold Pressed Oils: Would You Replace Them With Cooking Oils?

Would You Like An Egg To Your Cappuccino? Here's What The New Social Media Trend is!


How would you like your cappuccino - creamy, strong or hot? With or without an egg? Don't be stunned.
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Would You Like An Egg To Your Cappuccino? Here's What The New Social Media Trend is!

Winter Greens: How to Buy, Store and Cook With a Variety of Saag This Season


Come winter and the grocery store is flushed with seasonal produce. One of the best things about winter produce is the wide array of fresh vegetables that one gets to experiment with in regular cooking.
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Winter Greens: How to Buy, Store and Cook With a Variety of Saag This Season

Kola Urundai: A Minced Meat Wonder Dish from the Heart of Thanjavur


Just a couple of weeks ago I was at Welcomcafe Kovai, the all-day diner at WelcomHotel, Coimbatore’s newest luxury hotel. The vibe at this restaurant might be contemporary but the menu has quite a few surprises and throwbacks to a glorious past.
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Kola Urundai: A Minced Meat Wonder Dish from the Heart of Thanjavur

Dieting for Your Wedding? 6 Foods That Will Keep You Healthy and Fit


The wedding season is finally here and if you’re a bride-to-be, we have some great tips for you. The most important thing for a bride is perhaps to look her best on her big day.
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Dieting for Your Wedding? 6 Foods That Will Keep You Healthy and Fit

Ragda Patties: The Crispy Potato Patty and Chickpea Curry Combination That Will Set Your Heart Racing


It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Mumbai loves its Vada Pav, the soft pavs holding together crispy batata vadas, served with chutney is sure to make your day.
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Ragda Patties: The Crispy Potato Patty and Chickpea Curry Combination That Will Set Your Heart Racing

7 Warm Winter Desserts to Snuggle With


Winter is here and so is the chilly breeze. With a dip in the temperature comes in desire to snuggle with something hot and warm.
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7 Warm Winter Desserts to Snuggle With

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Types of Green Tea: 7 Popular Flavours Everyone Loves


Green tea lovers raise your hands! The many health benefits and most importantly its role in aiding weight loss has made green tea one of the most popular beverages of the millennium.
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Types of Green Tea: 7 Popular Flavours Everyone Loves

Significance of Fish In Bengali Wedding Rituals


Bengalis and their love for fish needs no introduction.
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Significance of Fish In Bengali Wedding Rituals

What is GMO? 6 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods


A lot has been said and written about Genetically Modified Foods or GM foods and they’ve stirred quite a controversy but how many of us really understand what GMO (genetically modified organism) means? Let’s get our basics right.
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What is GMO? 6 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods

In Case You Missed It: Changing the Power Paradigm in Hollywood


The room was electric at the Neuehouse Hollywood, in California formerly the CBS Studio Headquarters, on October 19th. The revelations about Harvey Weinstein had broken the week before. Women were speaking out.
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In Case You Missed It: Changing the Power Paradigm in Hollywood

6 Fruits And Vegetables You Should Never Peel


There should be absolutely no doubt that eating a bowlful of fresh and colourful fruits and vegetables on a daily basis is a healthy habit.
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6 Fruits And Vegetables You Should Never Peel

What Is Junk Food? Why Is It Bad For You?


Picture this: a plate of hot French fries and a huge burger with hot cheese oozing out of it, and a large serving of any aerated drink; looks like a treat! This calorie dense junk food does look mouthwatering, but is known to be nutritionally poor.
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What Is Junk Food? Why Is It Bad For You?

Hottest Food Trends of 2018: Can You Handle Mushroom-Infused Coffee?


As we move closer to the end of the year it is about time we talked about turning over a new leaf and making way for all things brand new.
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Hottest Food Trends of 2018: Can You Handle Mushroom-Infused Coffee?

Why Should Ginger Be Your Go-To Spice This Winter?


Ginger or Adrak, as it is popularly known, makes for one of the most important spices used in the Indian kitchen; pungent and aromatic, it has also long been widely used for its medicinal properties.
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Why Should Ginger Be Your Go-To Spice This Winter?

How to Use Heeng in Cooking? 3 Simple Ways to Use this Pungent Spice


Some spices have unique flavours and aromas that speak for themselves and heeng is definitely one of them.
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How to Use Heeng in Cooking? 3 Simple Ways to Use this Pungent Spice

Street Foods of India: How Potatoes Dominate Here Completely


Let us take a moment and acknowledge the dominance of potatoes in Indian cooking; and while we are at it, let us also thank the Portuguese for introducing ‘batata’ or potatoes to India.
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Street Foods of India: How Potatoes Dominate Here Completely

Are Desi Carrots better than Orange Carrots for Juicing? 


The desi gajars have started to find its place in the vegetable carts already, the orange ones have been there for quite long. Wondering which ones are the best source of nutrition? Here's the verdict. Dr.
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Are Desi Carrots better than Orange Carrots for Juicing? 

Monday, 6 November 2017

Instant Dosa Recipe: Enjoy Instant Dosa in 30 minutes.


Paper-thin and perfectly crisp dosas have gone from being a breakfast staple of the south to being one of the most loved dishes all across the subcontinent.
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Instant Dosa Recipe: Enjoy Instant Dosa in 30 minutes.

Baahubali 2: Anushka Shetty Goes Glam as Princess Devesan In The Sequel, Find Out Her Diet And Fitness Routine


The Magnum Opus franchise is back. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion hits the cinemas today. Baahubali: The beginning, not only registered a historic collection of over 600 crores at the domestic box office, but also went on to win the coveted National award for its pure cinematic genius.
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Baahubali 2: Anushka Shetty Goes Glam as Princess Devesan In The Sequel, Find Out Her Diet And Fitness Routine

Beware! These 5 Foods Are Known to Stain Your Teeth


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At World Food India 2017, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Talks About the Future of Indian Food


Chef Sanjeev Kapoor needs no introduction. He’s been blessed with talent, determination and luck and has certainly got the magic touch when it comes to cooking.
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At World Food India 2017, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Talks About the Future of Indian Food

What is Hing? Where Does It Come From?


Have you noticed how the whole house smells delicious when a ‘tadka’ is in progress in the kitchen? The earthy aromas coming out of the kitchen usually come from a beautiful mix of ghee, zeera, frying onions and heeng. Heeng is a popular addition to most ‘dal tadkas’ around the country.
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What is Hing? Where Does It Come From?

6 Simple and Natural Remedies to Treat Asthma


With an increase in environmental pollutants, rate of obesity, use of preservatives, adulteration of food and stress levels, there has been a sharp rise in asthma, allergies and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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6 Simple and Natural Remedies to Treat Asthma

Rasgulle Ki Sabzi: It's Nothing Like Anything You've Had before


When in 1868, the 22-year old Nobin Chandra Das created the spongy rashogolla by cooking the chenna balls in sugar syrup, little did he know that his sweetened cottage cheese wonders would bring about such a massive revolution in the food map of India.
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Rasgulle Ki Sabzi: It's Nothing Like Anything You've Had before

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Chapli Kebab: The Flat Minced Meat Marvel Is An Explosion of Flavours You Must Not Miss


A piping hot Roomali roti or paratha, paired with tender and moist kebabs accompanied with a freshly cut onions and green chillies, that’s how a typical ‘nashta’ in every third Peshawari and Awadhi household looked many years ago.
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Chapli Kebab: The Flat Minced Meat Marvel Is An Explosion of Flavours You Must Not Miss

10 Best Chicken Recipes in Hindi


India and its rich vegetarian fare may be a global phenomenon, that doesn't mean its rich meaty delights are in any way less celebratory.
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10 Best Chicken Recipes in Hindi

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Virat Kohli Turns 29: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Should Know About the Indian Cricket Team Skipper


Virat Kohli, Indian Cricket team captain, is ringing in his 29th birthday and we couldn't be more excited.
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Virat Kohli Turns 29: 10 Fitness And Diet Secrets You Should Know About the Indian Cricket Team Skipper

This Peculiar Japanese Egg Video Will Compel You to Watch it Again and Again


Japanese are known to innovate when it comes to technology and also food. A lot of experiments have been done with food and eggs seem to be their favourite ingredients.
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This Peculiar Japanese Egg Video Will Compel You to Watch it Again and Again

Voting as the Daughter of an Immigrant


For as long as I can remember, I’ve told people that, one day, I want to be President of the United States. When I was younger, people thought it was cute, and that I would outgrow it. But it has been ten years since I first uttered those words, and I am still repeating them.
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Voting as the Daughter of an Immigrant

Delhi Food Truck Festival Makes Way For Country's First BBQ Bike Company!


Delhiites, here's another reason to head out this weekend. The second edition of Food Truck Festival, Horn Ok Please is being held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (JLN) Stadium in New Delhi and there are options galore for all foodies at his outdoor event.
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Delhi Food Truck Festival Makes Way For Country's First BBQ Bike Company!

Happy Birthday Milind Soman: Here's How His Diet and Fitness Mantra Can Become a Part of Your Lifestyle


Undeniably, he is one of the most desirable men of the country.
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Happy Birthday Milind Soman: Here's How His Diet and Fitness Mantra Can Become a Part of Your Lifestyle

Friday, 3 November 2017

Anushka Shetty Birthday: 'Baahubali 2' Actress to Turn 36! Here's a Look at Her Incredible Fitness Journey


Sweety Shetty, popularly known as Anushka Shetty, will be celebrating her 36th birthday this Tuesday. The South Indian stunner has been entertaining regional Indian cinema buffs with her scintillating performances for over a decade now.
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Anushka Shetty Birthday: 'Baahubali 2' Actress to Turn 36! Here's a Look at Her Incredible Fitness Journey

10 Delicious Easy Breakfast Recipes in Hindi To Start Your Morning With


All we need to charge our bodies in the morning is a simple and healthy breakfast. Many people don't have breakfast in their list of priorities for several reasons, some due to lack of time, others because they are following a wrong diet plan.
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10 Delicious Easy Breakfast Recipes in Hindi To Start Your Morning With

10 Delectable Snack Recipes In Hindi To Prepare At Home


Who doesn't love to gorge on delicious snacks in the evening; especially when hunger pangs strike at this time. It is not just a cup of chai that will help you deal with hunger, but a plateful of yummy snacks to gorge on.
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10 Delectable Snack Recipes In Hindi To Prepare At Home

Happy Birthday Tabu! Here's A Peek Into Her Fitness Regime And Diet


You may not know that Tabu really enjoys street food and one of her all time favourite snack is the good old samosa. She is a pure-vegetarian and one of her favourite restaurants is Indigo cafe.
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Happy Birthday Tabu! Here's A Peek Into Her Fitness Regime And Diet

World Food India 2017 in Pictures: Day 1 at the 'Food Street' Got Us Salivating


World Food India, the three-day long festival organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, kicked-off with Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurating the event earlier today.
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World Food India 2017 in Pictures: Day 1 at the 'Food Street' Got Us Salivating

The Confederacy Of International Khichdis: One-Pot Rice Dishes From Across The World


There will be many this weekend excavating the history of the khichdi, the potboiler that doesn't even need fire to keep things on the boil, as Birbal proved. But let's not get into things past.
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The Confederacy Of International Khichdis: One-Pot Rice Dishes From Across The World

Redefining Fitness at 52: The Many Shades of Milind Soman


An inexplicable enigma shrouds his personality. From far he looks poised, reserved and extremely private; up close he sheds all pretence, opens up like a book and jokes around.
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Redefining Fitness at 52: The Many Shades of Milind Soman

6 Ways to Cut Down Your Caffeine Intake


Can't think of starting your day without a hot cup of coffee or tea? Well, this may be true for most of us who just can't seem to pull through the day without their caffeine kick.
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Stop! Cucumber Skin Is Super Nutritious, Don't Peel It


It comes naturally for a lot of people to eat fruits after peeling them, which in some ways is legit, considering these foods go through several hands before reaching your kitchen. You think peeling them makes then 'cleaner'. But this is where we miss out on a whole lot of nutrition.
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Stop! Cucumber Skin Is Super Nutritious, Don't Peel It

Is Chewing Gum a Good Habit?


Love chewing gum? How quickly and efficiently does it save you from an embarrassing encounter which can get absolutely ruined on account of bad breath! After all, some f
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Is Chewing Gum a Good Habit?

Happy World Sandwich Day: Classic Sandwiches You must Try 


It's World Sandwich Day today! Time to acknowledge this amazing, yummy and wholesome snack and give it the credit it deserves.
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Happy World Sandwich Day: Classic Sandwiches You must Try 

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Salt; Keep A Check!


Our body is a complex system nourished by various nutrients and minerals; an excess or deficiency of any essential element can take a toll on our health. Sodium is one such essential nutrient.
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