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Steering clear of osteoporosis

Deepika Rathod Osteoporosis is a condition characterised by a decrease in bone density, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. Osteoporosis leads to abnormally porous bone that is compressible. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone and results in frequent bone fractures.

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Gigi: La petite mademoiselle

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Gigi’ (1958) is often considered the last great Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical and the final great achievement of the Freed Unit, headed by the producer, Arthur Freed, although post-‘Gigi ’he would go on to produce several more films, including the musical, ‘Bells Are Ringing’ in 1960.

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Worst food poisoning cases in the world

Zubin Dsouza There are people who revere footballers; some erect shrines to cricketers and still others prefer to stalk celebrities. Chefs are a slightly different lot; we tend to revere other chefs. Not just any odd chef but we tend to revere the best amongst us.

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An omelette for all

Vir Sanghvi The omelette is a big deal in classical French cooking. The French make all kinds of omelettes. An Omelette Farcie is a stuffed omelette. A Poulard Omelette is finished in the oven. A souffle omelette relies on egg whites. And the more popular Paris Omelette is often regarded as the test of a cook.

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The Two lesser known fortifications of Bardez

Sanjeev V Sardesai Having seen the Fort Reis Magos at the South-East end, the Fort Aguada at the South-West end, and the Chapora or Shahapura Fort at the North-West end of Bardez, let us now steer towards the eastside fortifications.

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Why Oman should be on your travel list

Indo Asian News Service, Muscat Oman, which is well-connected to India with direct flights from metro cities like Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai, is home to around five million people – of whom 45 per cent are foreigners, mainly from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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Coconut: A Goan superfood

Rohini Diniz Coconut is an ingredient that is widely used in the cuisines of coastal India. It consists of an outer husk and a middle hard shell that encases a thick fleshy layer of kernel. A tender coconut is filled with watery fluid called coconut water and as the nut ripens the liquid is gradually absorbed and the thickness of …

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Being hale and hearty

Sujal Torgal Patil   Management of lifestyle disorders and the perspective behind it is gradually changing. Till the early eighties, it was grossly believed that heart disease was virtually irreversible.

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