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Why you must drink amla water daily

1. Health benefits of amla Amla or Indian gooseberry is a vibrant green coloured fruit that has tons of health benefits packed in it. It is known as Amla in Hindi and Amalaki in Sanskrit. This fruit is considered sacred in India because of its healing properties and is also …

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10 dishes you must not miss trying this Thanksgiving

1. Top recipes for Thanksgiving Spending time with your loved ones over a scrumptious meal is something we all look forward to, and with the fourth Thursday of November as the Thanksgiving Day, we look forward to some delicious dinner recipes that we can easily make at home. It’s not just a …

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Eat Shahtoot or mulberry to flush out toxins from the liver

1. Health benefits of mulberries Do you remember too to have munched on delicious and juicy shahtoot berries hanging from trees in school, or on your way back home? Back then, they simply meant yummy, juicy fruits that grew willd, tasted divine and stained our fingers with a purple hue. …

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Read this before you buy khoya

1. Is your mawa or khoya adulterated? Mawa or khoya used in preparing desserts or sweets may be adulterated with a number of ingredients like flour, starch, suji or semolina or even blotting paper. There are many harmful ingredients including urea, palm oil or detergent that are added to give …

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This is why eating Japanese food can do wonders for your health

Japanese cuisine offers plenty of gastronomical delights, while its traditional cuisine is based on rice with miso soup and other dishes. Popular side dishes comprise fish, vegetables cooked in broth and pickled vegetables, though the most well known and written about Japanese dish is sushi. There are few cuisines in …

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Managing cholesterol might help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Managing cholesterol might help reduce Alzheimer’s risk, says researchers, including one of Indian-origin, who identified a genetic link between the progressive brain disorder and heart disease. Examining DNA from more than 1.5 million people, the study showed that risk factors for heart disease such as elevated triglyceride and cholesterol levels …

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States need to think again on the green drive to curb malnutrition

To curb malnutrition, the ministry of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy (Ayush) plans to promote desi superfoods, as reported by this paper on November 10. These superfoods include ashwagandha, drumstick, amla, haldi, giloy and dry ginger. This initiative of the Ayush ministry is laudable. One challenge will …

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Zika virus kills two in Madhya Pradesh, 84 affected in state

Two persons who tested positive for the Zika virus died over the past week, as the number of positive cases in Madhya Pradesh climbed to 84. State health department officials familiar with the matter, however, said on Saturday that the deaths were not because of the virus but other diseases. …

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How to get rid of wrinkles: 5 simple anti-aging tips for younger-looking skin

Wrinkles are a natural part of getting older, and there’s no reason to dread getting them. Also known as rhytides, they are folds in your skin. As you age, your skin produces less of the proteins collagen and elastin, which makes your skin thinner. Environmental exposure, dehydration, and toxins can …

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Why fertility rates are falling as population soars

Soaring birth rates in developing nations are fuelling a global baby boom while women in dozens of richer countries aren’t producing enough children to maintain population levels there, according to figures released on Friday. A global overview of birth, death and disease rates evaluating thousands of datasets on a country-by-country …

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