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Proteins: The Life Saviour

By Deepika Rathod Today’s young generation wants do everything at jet speed, and that too without taking care of personal health. They have personal issues, study issues, exams and are highly stressed, and in all of this they neglect their health. As ‘Youth Day’ was celebrated this week, I’m going to share information about a very important nutrient, which will …

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Diet and Ayurveda

By Sujal Patil Ayurveda has a two-fold aim – to preserve good health of the healthy and to cure the disease of the diseased. The aspect of prevention is much emphasised upon, which is why detailed guidelines of dietary regimen are given in Ayurvedic texts.

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Why should we meditate?

By Anita Dudhane Quite a few people ask me the question, “Why should we waste our time meditating, when we could be doing something else more fun?” At the very least, consider it to be insurance towards the uncertainties of life.

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Troubled by the humble sinuses?

By Deepa B Dhavjekar One of my patients was an 8-year-old who complained of breathlessness. A thorough examination and study of the child’s medical history I learnt that, for the last three years, the child had been on steroids prescribed for asthma.

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This International Youth Day MIND YOUR MIND

Sarvesh Naik used to be studious. However, over a period of time he began withdrawing from everything, staying locked in his bedroom for hours together, not watching TV, not going out to play. Basically, he had lost interest in everything and often had thoughts of dying. His parents were upset with his absurd behaviour and thought he was useless and …

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Go ahead, indulge in a biryani

Hyderabad –the Mecca of biryani. A spot entrenched on the map of the world as the capital of what would be ‘Biryani Country’…But is this true? Biryani derives its name from the Persian word ‘birian’ which means ‘fried before cooking’. A biryani is essentially made up of rice and spices fried in butter or ghee and the meat or vegetables …

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A giant repast of fish

There are few things that would rouse the ‘Goenkar’ out of his sussegad lifestyle, and a good non-vegetarian ‘fish’ lunch is one of them. All roads then lead to a small, shack-like almost non-descript eatery called ‘Wood’s Inn’ in the midst of the residential area of Porvorim. Head out on the Chogm Road, and take the first left where a …

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Dawat-E-Hindustan

There is no food like Indian food! Well, this superlative phrase could certainly be an understatement if one considers the variety of food available across the country, and looks attentively at the fact that Indian recipes of diverse taste can serve you a new dish every day, for years together. Indian food, which is a fusion of many influences right …

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The Root to Great Colour (& Other Cautionary Tales)

Great looking hair goes a long way towards making you look great. But it is not enough to just get a great haircut or colour service – maintaining your hair is equally important. Often, a small error or a little bit of compromise can prove to be costly, not just in terms of cost, but also in terms of the …

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Charm of the Chola

Grand is a bit of an understatement here for the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai is inspired by an ancient Indian dynasty that at the height of its power made luxury de rigueur. One look at the resort and you find yourself swimming back through time to the 12th century reign of the Chola kings as they struck across the …

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