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Resolve for a positively healthy year

Sujal Torgal Patil With the New Year approaching many of us are re-evaluating our personal life choices. To work tirelessly, earn bountifully, eat heartily and enjoy like there is no tomorrow, has become the ultimate summarisation of a successful life. Many of us have even achieved this feat at an enviable age. But in the pursuit of ideal lives we …

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Create a healthier lifestyle this new year

Deepika Rathod It’s that time of the year when we say goodbye to the year that’s gone by. I think goodbyes are always sad, so we can say ‘Hello’ instead, hello to a new year, hello to a healthy life, hello to a healthy you and hello to a healthy lifestyle that you can make in the coming year. Hello …

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Panaji – a city honours & remembers its past

Sanjeev V Sardesai To be remembered, as we pass on is a wish everyone nurtures in life; and to honour those that have created a niche in our lives, is ‘the’ admirable way of life. Panaji City through its monuments remembers those that have created such a niche, not only from within Goa, but those that have left an imprint …

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Eat to beat menopausal blues

Rohini Diniz Vitamin E has a protective effect on oestrogen. Controlled scientific studies have shown that vitamin E is effective in relieving menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness and breast tenderness. Foods that are rich sources of vitamin E include whole grain cereals and flours such as whole wheat flour (atta), wheat germ oil, unrefined oil or filtered …

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Community eating and living: Organic or ethically grown?

Luke Coutinho Imagine using real wholesome, natural fruits and vegetables as medicine and pure nutrition after all the saying ‘let food be thy medicine’ holds good, but not in a world where most vegetables and fruits are GMO, hybrid and contaminated with pesticides and chemicals. Imagine not paying exorbitant amounts of money on organic vegetables and fruits which are far …

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It’s a Wonderful Life: Merry Christmas

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. Frank Capra, director Few films have the fortune of being linked to the sensibilities of viewers; still fewer are lucky enough to get themselves directly connected to the festivities and festivals, so eagerly awaited. …

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Drawing on water

ARTI DAS |NT BUZZ Watercolour, which is considered as one of the most basic mediums to work with is also termed as one of the most difficult mediums as the painter or artist cannot control its fluidity in totality. But that’s the challenge and Swedish artist Stina Wirsen likes this about watercolour. “You mustn’t go against but with watercolour. I …

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Serenading for joy

SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ The celebration of the birth of Jesus is celebrated as Christmas and brings with it lots of happiness and surprises. The month of December marks the beginning of many fun-filled activities as everyone is busy preparing for the immediate festivities. As part of the ongoing Christmas celebrations it is not uncommon to see family members …

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Will be back next December, promises Serendipity Arts Festival

NT BUZZ The first edition of the Serendipity Arts Festival closed on a celebratory note after eight days of enthralling audiences on Friday. Steeped in art, craft, dance, music, food, theatre, and photography, the festival had something to offer to everyone. From performances and workshops that kept everyone from ages six to 80 years engrossed, to art and craft exhibitions …

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Christmas food from around the world

Zubin Dsouza It was the night before Christmas and all through the house…we know how the rest goes. The story involves a fat old man who enters a house on Christmas Eve when he thinks the entire household is asleep. Unfortunately, he is spied on by the author of the poem who immortalised him in verse. Now Santa could very …

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