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The good the bad and the vague of 2016

It’s New Year’s Eve and amidst the cacophony of New Year’s parties, NT BUZZ looks back at the year gone by… NT Buzz With the year 2016 coming to an end and everyone gearing up for the New Year, amidst all the 31st December parties and shenanigans, we look back on the year gone by. Some will look at it …

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When food kills you

Zubin Dsouza There are times when I feel my life could do with a little less drama. Here I am talking about food that kills and I definitely do not want to come across as some doomsday prophet. Don’t eat fish…they contain high levels of mercury and stay away from conventionally grown vegetables because they are drenched in pesticides. I …

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Journeying from the new capital to the old – The Ribandar Causeway

Sanjeev Sardesai In this episode, let us travel a short distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Panaji, on the old highway along the meandering River Mandovi, and be acquainted with a few lesser known aspects on way to the World Heritage Site in Goa – The Precinct of Old Goa. Goa, in the years gone by, has carved out a …

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5 resolutions for a healthy New Year

Rohini Diniz India is experiencing a rapid health transition with a sharp rise in the number of people suffering from chronic disorders – obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other disorders caused as a result of changes in lifestyles. As we are at the threshold of the New Year, let us resolve to change our faulty lifestyle habits so that …

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Resolve for a positively healthy year

Sujal Torgal Patil With the New Year approaching many of us are re-evaluating our personal life choices. To work tirelessly, earn bountifully, eat heartily and enjoy like there is no tomorrow, has become the ultimate summarisation of a successful life. Many of us have even achieved this feat at an enviable age. But in the pursuit of ideal lives we …

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Create a healthier lifestyle this new year

Deepika Rathod It’s that time of the year when we say goodbye to the year that’s gone by. I think goodbyes are always sad, so we can say ‘Hello’ instead, hello to a new year, hello to a healthy life, hello to a healthy you and hello to a healthy lifestyle that you can make in the coming year. Hello …

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Panaji – a city honours & remembers its past

Sanjeev V Sardesai To be remembered, as we pass on is a wish everyone nurtures in life; and to honour those that have created a niche in our lives, is ‘the’ admirable way of life. Panaji City through its monuments remembers those that have created such a niche, not only from within Goa, but those that have left an imprint …

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Eat to beat menopausal blues

Rohini Diniz Vitamin E has a protective effect on oestrogen. Controlled scientific studies have shown that vitamin E is effective in relieving menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness and breast tenderness. Foods that are rich sources of vitamin E include whole grain cereals and flours such as whole wheat flour (atta), wheat germ oil, unrefined oil or filtered …

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Community eating and living: Organic or ethically grown?

Luke Coutinho Imagine using real wholesome, natural fruits and vegetables as medicine and pure nutrition after all the saying ‘let food be thy medicine’ holds good, but not in a world where most vegetables and fruits are GMO, hybrid and contaminated with pesticides and chemicals. Imagine not paying exorbitant amounts of money on organic vegetables and fruits which are far …

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It’s a Wonderful Life: Merry Christmas

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. Frank Capra, director Few films have the fortune of being linked to the sensibilities of viewers; still fewer are lucky enough to get themselves directly connected to the festivities and festivals, so eagerly awaited. …

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