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Foods that help shed fat

 Zubin D’souza   I was brought up in Bombay; to me, the city represents this huge melting pot where apart from the sweat, grime and drama, there are massive fusions of cultures, religions and dietary habits. There is a blend here of people from different walks of life and there are so many layers to the city that it offers …

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Next stop: VT Station

Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane   In the late 17 century and early 18 century a kettle of boiling water inspired inventors to come up with the steam engine. Much later in the 21st century, the cup of boiling water has inspired Asiya Abbasi to start a restaurant in Candolim called VT Station.

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Unakoti, Tripura

Sneha Mahale   In recent times, multiple reports have stated that Indians are giving the obvious holiday destinations a miss, and opting for lesser-explored places instead. With holiday season upon us, experts list spots across the country that you could vacation at, this summer.

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The mesmerising Kullu Valley

MEHER CASTELINO   If you want to get away from the summer heat of the plains then the place to be at is Kullu Valley where the temperature could be a cold 7 degrees Celsius in May. Kullu Valley is also known as the ‘Valley of the Gods’ and rightly so since it is so beautiful. We went in May, …

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Protein foods: Making the right choices

When it comes to choosing animal sources of protein remember, with the exception of fish, all the other animal protein sources contain saturated fats and cholesterol which raises the levels of LDL cholesterol when consumed in excess

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Why diets don’t work: Dangers of bad dieting

Luke Coutinho Enough said about calorie restriction and dieting. Can this be a message that goes out to all women, men and children, yes , children that are on or getting on diets?  They don’t work and create more problems than ever.

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Loving yourself when you’re too fat, too skinny, too tall, or too short

Saya   “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~Henry David Thoreau Living in NYC, I have seen some crazy and outrageous things. So, I shouldn’t have been surprised to see an ad in the subway that read, “Overcome Your Bikini Fears. Breast Augmentation Made In NY: $3,900.”

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The Seven Year Itch: A summertime fling

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK   ‘The Seven Year Itch’ (1955), a take on the extramarital flings by married, middle-aged men in the absence of their wives, was adapted from the Broadway play by George Axelrod starring Tom Ewell and Vanessa Brown. The original Broadway production opened at the Fulton Theater on November 20, 1952 and ran for …

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Role of religion in food

ZUBIN D’SOUZA Icome from a long and proud line of people who bear the D’souza family name. I have no clue what we are proud about because whenever we have a family gathering, I somehow always get the feeling that we managed to get all the nose-picking, snot eating, mentally challenged Neanderthal-like humanoids on the planet in one place and …

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Down by the Riverhouse

  If you have an ardour or penchant to venture into food that is different, tasty and at the same time sophisticated, then Riverhouse Gastropub and Deli alongside the Baga creek is a good bet. One that scores on choice of food, taste, ambience and a relaxed fine dining experience, though high end, Riverhouse is already buzzing with foodies, who …

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