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Learn as long as you breathe

Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji   Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever… Mahatma Gandhi Learning is a continuous process, right from the time we are born till the day we die. Irrespective of whether we want to or not, we can’t stop this process as without it there is no existence …

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Power Foods

Luke Coutinho   Lemons One of the richest sources of Vitamin C. Lemon added to water has the ability to move the PH level of the body from acidic to alkaline. Most diseases occur in an acidic environment and weight loss becomes compromised in an acidic environment. Hair loss, loss of skin lustre happens when the PH of the body …

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Food for the brain

Zubin D’Souza Woohoo! I never thought that such a simple article of mine would generate such a flurry of activity. The last time I wrote about tolerance to non-vegetarian food and I want to thank the small band of supporters who wrote in to me to empathize with what I was saying. To my many detractors especially the insecure, immature …

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The yin-yang of flavours at Tizumi

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ   South East Asian restaurants by and large have won people’s hearts in the state. And now, Margao too can boast of its new Pan Asian Bistro. After the success of Cavatina in Benaulim, chef Avinash Martins realised he couldn’t do justice to South Asian food at a continental restaurant. His new found love …

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Searching for Jim Morrison and the meaning of Saudade

Vince Costa   I grew up listening to Gary Moore play a haunting guitar solo on a song called “Parisienne Walkaways” and the imagery he put together was so exquisite, that I could almost taste the Beaujolais wine. Many years later, finally in Paris, I was spending the day at the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, looking for another great, Jim Morrison. …

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Heavenly Kodaikanal

Meher Castelino   Tamil Nadu has two amazing hill stations. One is Ootacamund and the other is Kodaikanal, we decided to visit the latter since it’s known for its pristine natural beauty. Kodaikanal in Tamil means ‘the gift of the forest’ and that is exactly what it is with gorgeous greenery all around and a temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, …

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Tips on healthy eating for frequent travellers -II

Rohini Diniz   This week’s article is gives you more tips on healthy eating while away from home. If you proceed directly from your place work either for lunch or dinner, upon arrival at the restaurant, drink a glass or two of water so that your stomach is partially full and you do not gorge on drinks or snacks. As …

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Fairness and anti-ageing creams hampering your health

Joanna Lobo and Rhythma Kaul It’s the ultimate irony- the fairness creams and bleaches you use to lighten your skin, make it softer or keep wrinkles away could be doing you serious harm. And not just to your skin. In addition to causing discolouration, rashes and scarring, some chemicals and steroids in these products can damage the kidneys, affect the …

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Power Foods

Luke Coutinho One of the most complex problems while treating 4th stage cancer patients and other diseases is enabling and ensuring that the intestines and cells can absorb the nutrition being provided through the food being eaten. Fruits, vegetables and spices contain magical and very powerful healing properties for every disease that exists, but it’s useless if these foods cannot …

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