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Diabetes and exercise

Rohini Diniz Although exercise is important for everyone, it is essential for people with diabetes particularly for those with type 2 diabetes. Regular exercise benefits people with diabetes in several ways.

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The joy of creating is a different experience: Anand L Rai

Movies are about storytelling and stories can be found just about anywhere. This is what director Anand L Rai truly believes. He makes movies with the conviction of entertaining his audience and his box office earnings run into 10 digit figures.

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‘Learning the art of putting my foot down’

Dev Patel, the young boy from Slumdog Millionaire, is all grown up as he plays the mathematics genius SS Ramanujan in The Man Who Knew Infinity. Excerpts from a chat with the affable, goofy actor

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Cooking with tap water and salt? Your food could be toxic

Here is one study that would force you to tweak your cooking routine in the kitchen. According to researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Nanjing University in China, cooking with chloraminated tap water and iodised table salt could put potentially harmful toxins in your food.

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Freeganism and how it may ultimately end up saving our planet

Zubin D’Souza I was having a tough day at work, the restaurant was full, one of my chefs had to rush home because his wife was in labour with their first child; another had the flu and had to be sent home and a third had lopped off the tip of her finger and I had to send her with …

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Your gut health

Luke Coutinho You would have heard of the saying. ‘Almost all diseases begin in the gut’. Well it’s true and maintaining the right ‘microflora’ (balance of good bacteria) in the gut is crucial for great health, immunity and even, preventing, healing and recovery from serious diseases like cancer.

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Let the light in

Yogi Ashwini We know that on amavasya in the month of Kartik, Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya, which was marked by the lighting of diyas in every house.

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Indian saffron: Turmeric

Deepika Rathod Turmeric is the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many studies show that it has major benefits for one’s body and brain. Turmeric is a spice that gives curry its yellow colour. For thousands of years, it has been used as a spice and medicinal herb in India.

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Celebrating the free spirit through Saadat Hassan Manto

ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das is on a new mission, that of portraying the life of famous Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto. Her  movie ‘Manto’ was part of the co-production market projects at NFDC’s Film Bazaar. For Nandita making a film on her favourite author is not just about making another film. She has wanted to work …

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