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Keeping hypertension at bay

Diet & Nutrition : deepika rathod World hypertension day was celebrated on May 17. The purpose behind celebrating this day is to promote public awareness about hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to be in command and prevent this silent killer; the modern epidemic.

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The Cholesterol Myth – My personal Journey

By Luke Coutinho A year ago, I decided to run a test on my body to understand the entire myth and science behind cholesterol, whole eggs and super saturated fats such as pure coconut oil and ghee. I decided to eat four whole eggs (white and yolk) everyday for a year and consume one tbsp, at times two, of pure …

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Falling in love, eventually

A handful of Hindi movies have dealt with the theme of a married couple falling in love with each other after initial bitterness

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A plateful of mango

If there are any reasons to look forward to a sweaty and sultry summer, besides summer holidays, then the most important is undoubtedly mangoes. The king of fruits, with its golden yellow colour, exotic sweet floral aroma and divine taste is worth the heat suffered during the summer.

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Michelin Stars, Modern Ideas and Monaco

By Vir Sanghvi If you follow what most Indian chefs are doing with Western food, two trends stand out. The first is a reliance on the techniques pioneered by Ferran Adrià and the masters of so-called molecular gastronomy. At its most idiotic level, this means topping every dish with a foam or scattering a freeze-dried version of some ingredient on …

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Show you care, be aware

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime is what the National Breast Cancer Organisation website says. In Goa, figures have been on the higher side, with an average of one hundred and eighty to two hundred new cases detected every year.

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‘Women are lucky for me’

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is a school drop out, who made a living selling video cassettes. He rose to fame with non-conventional films like ‘Chandni Bar’, ‘Page 3’ and ‘Fashion.’ During an interaction at the Women Economic Forum organised by the All Ladies League at a city hotel on May 8, he spoke about his journey, his movies and why he …

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Foie Gras: Topping the list of sinfully decadent foods

By Zubin D’Souza Last week I discussed some rather unpleasant nastiness and so I thought that I should probably make up for this week. There are many luxury foods in the world; we have discussed some while others have been relegated to making an appearance here at a later stage. Today we are going to chat about one of the …

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The reincarnation of traditional recipes

Food, according to its dictionary meaning, is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body and usually made of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients such as fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. However, this description doesn’t exactly excite the palate the way its actual preparation and presentation does.

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Amazing morning drink

By Luke Coutinho If I showed you a simple drink, one that would take about twenty seconds to make, and told you that this drink would improve your digestion, detoxify your body, boost your energy for the day, and even possibly help you lose a few pounds, would you try it?

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