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Sauces as a cooking aid

Sauces are a great way to pep a meal as they not just make it convenient but also save time when you cook. Making sauces is convenient because it is not time consuming, and storage is very easy. Storage for fresh sauces are easy, most of them are to be kept in the fridge or in… Read More Sauces as a cooking aid

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Summer Drinks to keep you cool

The summer heat may seem quite unrelenting, but it is important to keep yourself hydrated and these coolers do it just right. Hydration is necessary for proper brain function. In fact, dehydration has been linked to problems like confusion, decreased cognitive performance and even seizures. When you are hydrated, you are less likely to crave… Read More Summer Drinks to keep you cool

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Visceral Fat

If you have a belly that is growing, it probably is because of accumulation of visceral fat and it is time you do something about it. In an article on Medium.com, Dr. Mehmet Yildiz, Technologist and Cognitive Scientist cautions, “body fat is essential. In addition to serving as a natural energy source, our body needs… Read More Visceral Fat

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Recipes for Ugadi

It is time for a New Year with Ugadi around the corner and when it comes to food, tradition is always the winner. Ugadi is the dawn of the New Year in several states like Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh. It is also celebrated as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra. The significance of Ugadi is manifold… Read More Recipes for Ugadi

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The Goodness of Bottle Gourd

Bottle gourd or lauki may often be on people’s least liked vegetables, but it can be used effectively to combine taste and health. The humble bottle gourd also called lauki, doodhi and sorakai, is known to have health benefits that include reducing stress, being beneficial to the heart, helps in weight loss and aids digestion.… Read More The Goodness of Bottle Gourd

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Sarcopenia Scare

Muscle loss or sarcopenia is a common issue that women face as they age, and it is important to recognize the signs to mitigate problems. Did you know that a gradual loss of muscle starts to occur from the 30’s onwards and some people tend to lose muscle mass and strength more quickly than others?  This… Read More Sarcopenia Scare

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Holi Skin and Hair Care

The festival of colours is here but to make the most of it, make sure your skin and hair are safe too. The most colourful festival of the year is upon us and while it is the time to enjoy, do not forget that the colours can damage both your skin and hair. Celebrating without… Read More Holi Skin and Hair Care

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Extra Marital Affairs

Infidelity is a cardinal sin that has broken families and created a rift among partners and is a big no in relationships. The recent Amazon release Gehariyaan brought forth a key issue of why infidelity does not pay. Caught in a web of lies and deceit, protagonist Deepika Padukone realises very late that cheating on… Read More Extra Marital Affairs

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Floral Water

The summer season has come knocking and floral waters are a great way to ensure your skin feels refreshed and nourished. Floral Waters are 100% steam distilled hydrosols of flowers. They are basically water-soluble components of flowers. They are by-products in the process of manufacturing essential oils and have almost the same properties as the… Read More Floral Water

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Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients are known to be natural chemicals or compounds that are produced by plants. They keep plants healthy, protect them from insects and the sun. They can be found in spices, nuts, whole grains, tea, beans, fruits and vegetables. Phytonutrients contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that helps in providing support to a healthy human body. There are thousands… Read More Phytonutrients