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Exercise guidelines in Ayurved

Sujal Torgal Patil An age old proverb says ‘your body is the sole medium to achieve whatever you desire, so respect and care enough for it, so that it can enjoy the fruits of your labour’. But working tirelessly, earning bountifully, eating heartily and enjoying like there is no tomorrow, has become the ultimate summarisation of a successful life. Many …

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The fat fact

Luke Coutinho For years food companies have replaced fat with sugar and started a whole new supposedly ‘healthy’ range of foods. Again, we have been fooled and continue to get fooled every day with the audacious claims that food companies make in regards to their foods and the benefits they provide. Olive oil companies came into India and with their …

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Colourful basket of health

DEEPIKA RATHOD Richly coloured vegetables and fruits are pleasing to the eye and appear fresh and nutritious in the store, this tempts us to buy them. Different colours indicate a wide variety of nutrients in fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids, the natural pigments that give plants their colour, have antioxidant, or cell-protecting properties. Some food manufacturers use dyes to make their …

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Mehfil with ragas on six strings

Lap slide guitarist Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya is considered a musical genius who boasts of dynamic art and creativity. A dedicated guru and pathfinder Debashish has written a syllabus on Indian Classical Guitar, the first-of-its-kind, which includes technical terminologies and abbreviations. He will be opening the Ketavan Goa World Sacred Music Festival today with his performance. In conversation with NT BUZZ …

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Fine tuning in trying times

The radio has been an integral part of our lives, since the time it was invented. Through all the wars, floods, earthquakes, accidents, the radio has stood tall as the most reliable means of communication. Today, on World Radio Day, with the theme of ‘Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster’, NT BUZZ talks to few radio jockeys across the …

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Your own world at La La Land

Colomb Bay is now home to a magical resort, where time stands still and a rejuvenated you is the only outcome SINEAD MACMANUS Dreamcatcher was one of my favourite spots in Palolem when I first arrived in Goa, many moons ago. It was certainly a magical property; a forever youthful Jackie and Walter, a loveable character from Kerala have now …

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The truth about saturated fats

ZUBIN D’SOUZA Everybody has their own ideas of utopia. Mine involves food. Not just food, it involves huge, humungous piles of decadently sinful food. The piles would be grouped into categories and then subdivided in alphabetic order. So, burgers and fries would in the fast food zone right after apple pie and empanadas respectively. Just as I finished mentioning all …

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South I: The best of Deccan India

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ The excitement to visit a restaurant that specialises in South Indian food (relax! It’s not one of the fast food south Indian joints in Goa that serves only idli, vadas and dosas) couldn’t be concealed as I entered South I Resto Bar. The recently launched restaurant in Zense Resort situated on the main road …

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Prague: The land of Czech beer, medieval castles and Kafkaland

Prerna Madan “Praha” isn’t just a college student’s haven – with its cheap Czech beer and robust night life – but also a Harry Potter fan’s delight. The city will surprise you for its vivacity, sheer number of tourists even in the off-season, and its incandescent medieval alleys. So how do you make the most of Prague under a budget …

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Top Valentine’s Day traditions across the world

Prerna Gupta The stage has been set: The chocolates have been stocked; the roses have been plucked and the teddy bears have been bought. If you haven’t guessed it already, yes, Valentine’s Day is here! February 14 has been officially deemed as the Day of Love in most parts of the world, a day when lovers express their feelings for …

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