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Green juice for a healthy you

Deepika Rathod Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin problems, but also has several other beneficial health effects. Aloe vera is a thick, short-stemmed plant that stores water in its leaves. It is widely used in cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries. Each leaf is full …

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Power to heal

Luke Coutinho In 1903, Thomas Edison predicted that the doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead ‘instruct his patient in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” In my practice of integrative and lifestyle medicine, that’s exactly what I, and my entire team at GOQii do. We are …

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Enter the Dragon: Bruce Lee all the way

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Enter the Dragon’ (1973) will go down in the annals of film history as the definitive and first major Kung-Fu film arriving in the West, that not only made Bruce Lee a legend, but also led the way to countless Kung-Fu films before Western audiences. Considered Lee’s best film, this was also his …

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Bringing grace to Goan shores

The India Beach Fashion Week kicked off with an experimental show by ace Indian designer Neeta Lulla at the Museum Of Goa on May 20. NT BUZZ spoke to the designer about the event and more Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Indian designer and fashion stylist Neeta Lulla has been designing for the who’s who of Bollywood and other celebrities. …

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Summer Short Cuts

Bina Punjani Ah, it’s that time of the year when your hair begins to bother you terribly. The summer heat is unbearable, and you begin to toy with the idea of going short. And you’re worried about how it’s going to look. You don’t really want to be mistaken for a guy after all! Worry not, art director of Bina …

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Smoked Goan sausages to make your day!

Who doesn’t think of Goan sausages when one speaks of Goa? A traditional occupation mostly confined to Agaçaim – Goa Velha region, it is slowly diminishing as many migrate to the United Kingdom, or because children don’t want to carry on trade. Antonia Da Silva from Goa Velha is a famous the world over as the only sausage maker making …

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Mint: Spreading freshness all around

Zubin D’souza Several centuries ago, in ancient Greece, two strangers approached a village and wanted to stay there the night. The villagers were less than hospitable and tossed the duo out into the cold night air. An elderly couple named Philemon and Baucus took pity on them and invited the two men into their home for a meal. Prior to …

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Glimpses of Mhadei valley

Subodh Naik On the afternoon of May 6, three members of Vivekanand Environment Awareness Brigade (VEAB) set out on a trek from Amgaon village of Karnataka. This village is situated at a height of 800 metres in Khanapur taluka of Belgaum District, Karnataka. From Amgaon plateau we could see the panoramic view of the hills through which river Mhadei flows …

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Five reasons why you should make Indonesia your next holiday destination

AFP Indonesia recently extended its visa-free travel program to 79 more countries including Australia bringing the total to 169 countries whose citizens could visit for up to 30 days. In a bid to boost its tourism sector, the archipelago has relaxed entry conditions to the country for certain visitors, extending the visa waiver scheme to points of entry beyond major …

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Protein foods: Making the right choices

Rohini Diniz This week’s article gives an insight into the vegetarian sources of proteins – pulses and dals, nuts and oilseeds, and mushroom. Pulses and dals: This food group is a major source of protein for most Indians and includes alsande, bengal gram (white chana and red chana), black gram (urad), cow pea (chawli or lobia), field bean (avare), green …

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