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Eat to beat menopausal blues

Rohini Diniz While nutritional problems of women in the reproductive age have attracted considerable attention, the subject of nutrition in menopause has evoked little interest. Menopause is a natural phase in a woman’s life and it is at this stage that a woman’s menstrual period permanently ends and therefore she is no longer fertile. Although the age of onset of …

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Fighting obesity: 5 hacks that can help you keep nutrition on track

Sanchita Sharma Obesity sickens and kills more people than malnutrition because most of us eat too much of the wrong foods. People are eating far too much fat, meats, salt and sugar and not enough vegetables, fruit, legumes, nuts and seeds. The result is more disease and death than caused by drugs, alcohol, tobacco and unprotected sex combined. Globally, 2 …

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Casablanca: The immortal war-torn romance

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK The journey of the screen classic, ‘Casablanca’ began when an unproduced American play, ‘Everybody Comes to Rick’s’ written in 1940 by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison was bought by Warner Bros for $20,000; an astonishing transaction as record price was paid for an unproduced play written by two unknown writers. Interestingly, this anti-Nazi …

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Rope: The 10-shot Hitchcockian wonder

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Rope’, the 1948 psychological crime thriller directed by the ‘Master of Suspense’, Alfred Hitchcock is today remembered as one of the most interesting experiments ever attempted by a major director working with big box office names, abandoning many standard film techniques to allow for the long unbroken scenes.

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Panaji – A City Honours & Remembers Its Past

Sanjeev Sardesai Though the City of Panaji is a host to many monuments of fond memories, and celebrations of its sons of the soil, it also records amd reminds us of the humane aspect of life – Just like in the pathway of life, we experience sweet and bitter memories.

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Where the Saint sleeps

The coffin and mausoleum of Saint Francis Xavier are the icons that depict the saint’s incorruptible status. On the day of the feast of Goa’s patron saint today, December 3, we give some detailed information about what houses the holy body of the saint

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Rustic Thai fare blossoming in Goa

Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane   A few international cuisines have taken the world by storm, the way Thai cuisine has. Some of the reasons for that is the amalgamation of all the five tastes of sweet, salty, sour, spicy and umami in their cuisine. Not only is it a fireworks of flavour, but the cuisine also boasts of textural elements of …

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YULETIDE GLAMOUR

MEHER CASTELINO   Nobody does Red Carpet glamour like Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. To launch their new international western line, ‘Khosla-Jani’ for the first time in India in association with Volvo S90, the designing duo presented ‘The Enchanted Collection’. Couturiers to top Hollywood stars like Dame Judi Dench, Beyoncé Carrie Underwood and Gwen Stefani, the designers’ collection was a …

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Most boring food in the world

Zubin Dsouza One morning I woke up and decided that the time had come for me to shed the extra kilos that had positioned themselves rather comfortably all over my body. I wanted to do everything just right.

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