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The healthiest diets in the world

Zubin D’Souza When the Atkins diet hit the shelves in the ‘90s, there were several people worldwide who got instantly hooked on to his low carbohydrate and high protein approach. It was endorsed by famous celebrities, rock stars and athletes. People saw instant results and dietary habits were changed overnight…….and then….the bubble burst!

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Authentic Thai food blossoming in Arpora

Along one of the main tourist roads from Baga to Anjuna, in Tito’s White House, a new Thai restaurant signboard catches one’s eye with its striking jade and aqua green hues that reads ‘Lotus Blossom’.

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Backpacking in Italy? When in Rome, don’t do as the Romans do

Prerna Madan Time turns and eras change, that’s when you know you’ve landed in Italy. Among ruins and art, the clock ticks a little slower and life becomes a little rosier. Everything—except Italian driving— is unrushed and leisurely.

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Vegetarianism for a healthy life- I

Rohini Diniz Eating patterns all along the spectrum of dietary choices can support or compromise nutritional status. The quality of the diet does not depend on whether it consists of all plant foods or includes animal foods, but on whether a person’s food choices are based on sound nutritional principles.

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A  Joyous Jaisalmer Journey

MEHER CASTELINO Known as the ‘Golden City’ in the heart of the Thar Dessert our trip to Jaisalmer was a colourful journey. The gold sands of the desert and the yellow sandstone of the buildings were a great sight. Our first stop was the Jaisalmer Fort considered one of the largest in the world and also considered a world heritage …

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The super-food: garlic

DEEPIKA RATHOD For thousands of years, garlic was believed to have medicinal properties, and now we also have the science to confirm it. Garlic is one of the most common ingredients in Indian dishes but apart from adding flavour to food, it also has immense medicinal properties.

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The whole egg or just the white?

LUKE COUTINHO You see, most people are totally confused and brainwashed into thinking that whole eggs are ‘bad’ for you and that the egg whites are somehow the epitome of health. And while there is nothing necessarily ‘wrong’ with egg whites (they’re a quality protein source), the yolks are where the majority of an egg’s nutrition lies.

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And the new journey begins…

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Q: Though you’ve had great passion and love for beauty pageants, you’ve never approached any modeling agency, rather you were spotted at a coffee shop by scouts. How did that feel? I’ve always loved the fashion industry and modeling. As a teenager I have walked the ramp several times. Modeling was always a part …

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Unplug to connect: Why we all need to put down our phones

Melissa Chu   “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” ~Joseph F Newton Can you imagine your life without a cell phone? It’s hard, right? For most of us, we use our phones every day, whether it’s for talking with others, looking up information, or entertaining ourselves during those lulls in the day.

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Carrying on a legacy… through the Bansuri

Rakesh Chaurasia has taken up the yoke of carrying forward the tradition of his uncle maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia. Currently in Goa to perform at the Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival, Chaurasia is set to enthrall the Goan audiences. NT BUZZ caught up with this bansuri artiste Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ The tunes of the flute can be very enticing, …

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