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Diet for lactating mothers

Rohini Diniz  Lactation is the physiological process that begins after the birth of a baby and is a greater nutritional challenge for the mother as compared to any other stage in her life. A mother’s nutritional needs are high in order to meet her own daily nutritional needs and for the production of breast milk to nourish the infant.

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Overview of diabetes in ayurveda

Sujal Torgal Patil Lifestyle diseases are those whose occurrence is primarily based on one’s daily habits and are a result of an inappropriate relationship between people with their environment. The main factors contributing to lifestyle diseases include bad food habits, physical inactivity, wrong body posture and disturbed biological clock.

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Healthy habits for healthy living

Deepika Rathod   Eating well is an important part of improving one’s health and reducing the risk of various diseases. Eating a healthy, balanced diet involves eating the right sort of foods at right time, in the right amounts to provide energy and nutrients for our bodies to function. Take a good hard look at what you typically eat each …

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Paying respect to Goencho ‘Saib’

  Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Goa today celebrates the feast of its patron saint, St Francis Xavier fondly known as Goencho Saib. Today, and throughout the nine days leading to the feast, people throng to venerate the saint known for granting favours.

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Tackling common discomforts faced during pregnancy

Rohini Diniz Pregnancy is accompanied by a number of changes in the digestive tract that not only cause discomfort but also make it difficult for the woman to eat large quantities of foods at one time. Hence, a pregnant woman should eat small and frequent meals keeping a gap of two and a half hours between meals in order to …

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Boosting your platelet count

Deepika Rathod Dengue fever is an infectious disease and can cause high fever, headaches, rashes and pain in the body. Although dengue fever can be very painful, it’s not usually fatal; it does however reduce one’s platelet count.

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Party planning made easy

  Maria Fernandes | NT Whether it is a wedding, birthday, office party or a naming ceremony, organising a party is very exciting. However, once the initial exuberance wears off and reality sets in, you are left with a mountain of tasks to pull off. From choosing the date to the venue and guest list and from food to entertainment, …

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The eclectic mélange

In an effort to showcase and promote art at a more national and international level, Carpe Diem will host an exhibition titled ‘Eclectics’. This multi media exhibition by nine artists from across the Indian subcontinent promises to give art lovers and enthusiasts an event to look forward to. The nine artists who are a part of this exhibition include:

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Documenting the culture and the people of Goa

  ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Getting to know one’s culture and history is an ongoing process. It requires research and dedication to get to know the authentic information. And when such information is based on our folk traditions and art then it is a more tedious process. It requires one to study oral traditions and local rituals to get …

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