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I’m a 53-year-old female. I was diagnosed with cancer two years ago. My haemoglobin levels are low but my serum ferritin levels are very high. I am also prone to infections.

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On a shopping spree

My wife and I love shopping. It’s not just about buying stuff; it’s the journey. Hopping from one shop to another, looking for discounts and clearance sales, notching up card points, striking a bargain…it’s like chicken soup for the soul.

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Chilli Hot or Chilli Haute!

By Zubin D’Souza In 1498, Vasco da Gama navigated a sea route from Portugal to Goa in India. In 1510, Alfonso de Albuquerque landed with a small army and seized Goa as a colony for the Portuguese. What followed, became a symbiotic relationship between the two races and the lines between colonisers and colonised almost got blurred to obscurity.

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Lifestyle disorders and intervention

By Sujal Patil Ayurved, which doesn’t talk of disease cure only, but also looks at prevention as the foremost aim, has laid down guidelines for a healthy lifestyle some 5000 years back.

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How Mindfulness works

By Anita Dudhane In the next few weeks before we go into actual practice of various meditation methods, I will try and explain the most frequently asked queries. We have looked at why should we meditate and how to begin. This week we will look at how mediation works. Here I am using the word mindfulness and let me begin …

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Food and Fitness

I am a 38-year-old female. I have recently been diagnosed with low levels of calcium and vitamin D3, which causes slight pain in my legs if I walk for more than 10 minutes to 15 minutes. I’m currently on medications but would like to know how to increase calcium and vitamin D intake through diet. I’m also obese and would …

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‘Our country is a political reporter’s dream but a pundit’s nightmare!’

By Arti Das | NT BUZZ Your book ‘Anticipating India’ is a compilation of the columns you have written over the last 19 years. In a nutshell, the book gives an idea about the ever changing socio-political climate of India. Share with us your observations as a journalist and also as a citizen of this vast nation called India.

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“I envy Ranveer Singh’s hair”

BY Anita Raheja, Heena Agarwal My favourite outfit: I love cotton, linen pants and a T-shirt. My favourite outfit for a formal occasion: A three piece suit, with or without a tie, depending on the occasion. I like to sleep in: Shorts.

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“I binge on mutton biryani”

By Anita Raheja-Heena Agarwal My dietary preference: I love both vegetarian and non vegetarian food. I just love food. My favourite food: Homemade Indian food. My lunch: Is usually brown rice, vegetables and grilled fish.

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AS INDIAN AS CURRY?

By Zubin D’souza I have travelled the world, met people from all walks of life and whenever I mention that I am an Indian, they look at me with a big smile widening across their faces and say “Ooooh, we love Indian food” and when I prod them further about what they like about Indian food, they look puzzled and …

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