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Superfood Oil

Luke Coutinho After an internship with leading breast cancer hospitals across Thailand and Hong Kong, four years ago, I began researching the use of unrefined coconut oil which is used extensively in the Far East to boost immunity, manage weight, handle gastrointestinal issues, manage diabetes and heal the thyroid gland. Most diseases and sickness are caused due to an intact …

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Vertigo: Hitchcock attains new ‘height’

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Speaking of the 1958 film, ‘Vertigo’, it all started with the ‘Master of Suspense’, Alfred Hitchcock missing out on purchasing the film rights to the French novel by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac, ‘Celle qui n’était plus’ (‘She Who Was No More’) by just a few hours, with French director, Henri-Georges Clouzot getting …

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Yes or no……Women have the right to consent

  Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Did we need a film like ‘Pink’ to preach to us that a woman’s character cannot be judged or taken for granted because ‘she’ drinks alcohol, wears clothes of her choice, lives independently, the number of boyfriends she has or chose to sleep with? Certainly not.

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A festival that nurtures heritage

Golu Festival, which is held in the southern part of the country, is a beautiful display of dolls. In Goa too few south Indian communities host this festival. Sujata Anand from Porvorim is exhibiting a display of dolls which are more 200-year-old.

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Anahata Yog Utsav at Devaaya

The five-day Anahata Yog Utsav will be held from October 8 to October 12 at Devaaya Ayurveda & Naturopathy Resort, Goa. It is an event that brings together wellness experts in the field of yoga, Ayurveda, soulful music, healing and nature therapies from all around the world. It has been designed for the enthusiasts, beginners and advanced level practitioners alike. …

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Tall claims from food manufacturers

Zubin D’souza About twenty years ago there was a bottled drink marketed in the United States of America where promoters cheekily mentioned that the drink could restore one’s virginity. It was meant to be a joke! The drink had a limited but successful run partly buoyed by the success of their marketing campaign and tongue in cheek catchphrase.

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Seven untold American stories at A Reverie

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ A Reverie in Calangute stands out as a niche – serving food that evolves every season, with stratospheric standards and an ever-evolving innovativeness. It is nurtured with love from chef de cuisine Aakritee and Virendra’s passion for food and beverage and everything related to it. Dining here is not only about the meal, but …

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By the bay: Plan your trip to San Francisco

Sneha Mahale It is election season in the US. The race to win the White House has left the country divided. Everyone has an opinion on who they’d like to see as the next US President. And they don’t hesitate to share it. So, while a tour guide in Chicago “hates” Donald Trump for building a Trump Tower in the …

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Trani— A picturesque vision

MEHER CASTELINO There are not many places on earth where there is a spiritual symphony of sun, sea and sand. But the Puglia region in Italy offers that and much more if one is in search of seaside soirees with occasional dashes of spirituality.

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Increase iron absorption with a few tweaks

Rohini Diniz Do you feel tense, fatigued, stressed out and anxious most of the time? In today’s world stress and fatigue have become part and parcel of our day to day. Stress affects our eating habits as we may either not eat adequately or may eat large amounts of the wrong types of food, both of which affect our intake …

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