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Low carb foods that aren’t weight-loss friendly

Watch out, ladies. All that glitters is not gold and all that contains fewer carbs isn’t weight-loss friendly When it comes to altering your diet to lose weight, cutting down on carbohydrates is the go-to approach for most people. Blame it on the hype around carbohydrates being energy powerhouses and raising your blood-sugar levels or simply on the fact that …

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Typography: Let your clothes do the talking

Messages on tees have always been a favourite. And the style has definitely rubbed off on fashion experts for couture ensembles. Fashion experts share interesting looks that can help you wear what’s on your mind, this season Akshata Shetty We have all, at some point, worn T-shirts with messages printed on them — sometimes, to add some quirk to our …

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Extreme Barbecues

Zubin D’souza As I grow older, I hear creaks and groans from parts of my body that I did not know existed. There are wrinkles and crinkles where I used to have dimples. The hair has long been shed; consigned now only to faint photographs in dusty albums and fainter memories. I tell myself that I need to take a …

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In sync with sustainability

After making people groove to his tunes the world over, DJ Ignatius Camilo aka Iggy, returned to Goa and founded Cirrus, a community that combines the worlds of partying and sustainable living. NT BUZZ meets the DJ ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ DJ Ignatius Camilo began his career playing at beach shack in Goa. A self- taught DJ from Goa, …

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All the right moves

The first international rhythmic gymnastics judge from India, Varsha Upadhye has also set up the first rhythmic gymnastics academy in the country. She talks with NT BUZZ about her passion for the sport, the challenges, and her dream CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Post the Commonwealth Games 2006 in Melbourne, where she was a judge for rhythmic gymnastics, Varsha Upadhye …

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Fighting off paediatric cancer

To raise awareness about paediatric cancer, paediatrician, Heathway Hospital, Swapnil Usgaonkar, gives a holistic view of the ailment and explains how with the right treatment and care, children have a better ability to fight off cancer than adults NT BUZZ  Unlike cases of cancer among adults, paediatric cancer if detected early, has a very good chance of being cured.  “The …

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Couture for a cause

NT BUZZ Fashion, glamour and vivacity came together at the LIV-ING ‘Beating Cancer With Couture’ fundraiser held at Acron Waterfront Resort, Baga. The event was held with an aim to raise financial support for children with cancer through Sabrcare, an NGO that provides patient navigation support for children and their families from diagnostics to recovery. The event featured a dazzling …

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Of kebabs and keema

Vir Sanghvi There are many ways in which the cuisine of Lucknow differs from the food of the rest of North India. But one of the most intriguing is the uses to which keema is put to. You find keema in most Indian cuisines. Normally, it is a way of using cheaper or tougher cuts of meat. If you feel …

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Eating Entrails

Zubin D’souza The Dark Ages were a rather strange time to be in. Kingdoms and their boundaries were fluid, loyalties even more so. You could wake up one morning and find a usurper sitting on the throne or you might be pledging fealty along with your master to a strange new lord who came in conquering from the East. The …

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Sri Kamaxi Temple and the Assam connect

Sanjeev V Sardesai Having travelled to Sri Manguesh Temple and Sri Mahalsa Temple in earlier articles, let us turn our steps towards the historical Sri Kamaxi temple at Shiroda, Ponda, which celebrates its annual festival or ‘jatra’ as per the Hindu lunar calendar date of ‘Magh Krushnapaksh Chaturdashi’ or the night preceding the ‘New Moon of the month of Magh’; …

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