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The whole egg or just the white?

LUKE COUTINHO You see, most people are totally confused and brainwashed into thinking that whole eggs are ‘bad’ for you and that the egg whites are somehow the epitome of health. And while there is nothing necessarily ‘wrong’ with egg whites (they’re a quality protein source), the yolks are where the majority of an egg’s nutrition lies.

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And the new journey begins…

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Q: Though you’ve had great passion and love for beauty pageants, you’ve never approached any modeling agency, rather you were spotted at a coffee shop by scouts. How did that feel? I’ve always loved the fashion industry and modeling. As a teenager I have walked the ramp several times. Modeling was always a part …

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Unplug to connect: Why we all need to put down our phones

Melissa Chu   “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” ~Joseph F Newton Can you imagine your life without a cell phone? It’s hard, right? For most of us, we use our phones every day, whether it’s for talking with others, looking up information, or entertaining ourselves during those lulls in the day.

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Carrying on a legacy… through the Bansuri

Rakesh Chaurasia has taken up the yoke of carrying forward the tradition of his uncle maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia. Currently in Goa to perform at the Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival, Chaurasia is set to enthrall the Goan audiences. NT BUZZ caught up with this bansuri artiste Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ The tunes of the flute can be very enticing, …

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Documenting the ‘Cazzu’ quest

Winning the award for the best documentary film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival in January, ‘Caazu’ showcased the finer aspects of the making of the traditional Goan drinks – feni and urrack – bringing to fore several issues plaguing the survival and smooth functioning of the industry. NT BUZZ caught up with the makers of ‘Caazu’ to find out …

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Tradition meets science at Forest Essentials

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Forest Essentials has become a favourite among women across the country, especially those who swear by Auyrveda and age old traditions. A pioneer in its category for infusing ancient wisdom with modern aesthetic, the company stands out for giving an experience of luxury through its product range of facial care, bath and body, hair …

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Conquering cancer: Foods that help fight back

Zubin D’souza How many times have we shuddered at the thought of the dreaded ‘C’ word? We know that it has wreaked havoc on individuals, families and entire communities. The occurrence of cancer is greeted with dismay, exasperation and resignation. Lives have been lost and huge pharmaceutical corporations have poured in millions just trying to look for a cure. We …

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Indian and Western vegetarians look for entirely different things in meals

Vir Sanghvi Alain Passard is one of the world’s greatest chefs. His Paris restaurant, L’Arpège, has held three Michelin stars for ages. Some years ago, Passard announced that he was removing meat from the menu of L’Arpège. There would be a little fish but the menu would be based on vegetables. Passard’s approach to vegetables is slightly different from yours …

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Bhagoria: Harvest time with tribals of Madhya Pradesh

ANURADHA GOYAL Marriages in India are as intriguing as other diversities in the country. My reading on Bhagoria festival told me that it is a fair where young boys propose to the girls they want to marry and if the girl accepts they elope and stay away till their families agree to get them married. In fact the word ‘Bhag’ …

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Berlin, a beautiful mess: You would love to lose yourself here

Prerna Madan “Paris is always Paris but Berlin is never Berlin!” When former French cultural minister Jack Lang made this remark in early 21st century, he wouldn’t have thought it would hold true today. This quote pretty much sums up the ever-transient concoction that is this city. Rooted in the mirage of modern history and a refreshing burst of street …

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