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How fermented foods help the body

How fermented foods help the body

Many opt for fermentation because it helps in increasing the nutritional value of food. It also has several other benefits. We take you through some of them… Digestion: Fermented foods are easily digestible because of their probiotic content. The process of fermentation helps in making the... read more »

Can your beauty salon harm you?

Can your beauty salon harm you?

The quickest way to pamper yourself is to indulge at the salon. However, a recent study claims that a simple fish pedicure that involves tiny toothless carp nibbling away at dead skin could spread deadly infection and disease. And that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. So, if you... read more »

5 mistakes you make while jogging on tre...

5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill

Error # 1 Not having a plan You get on, you push start, and you up the speed. You go until the timer hits your set time limit (or your body is too tired), and you stop. Not only is this workout boring, it’s certainly not pushing you to your highest potential level. Remember, you’ll... read more »

Know the varieties of tea

Know the varieties of tea

The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a tea-cafe, you will be faced with a lot of options, choosing from which can be a mind-boggling job if you don’t know your variety. From Earl... read more »

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Fermented drink made from tea `Kombucha` new super remedy for gut health

Fermented drink made from tea `Kombucha` new super remedy for gut...

New York – Kombucha, an alcohol-free fermented beverage made from tea, might just be the next big thing in probiotics. Eric and Jessica Childs, who brought it forward, said that it has amazing... read more »

Now, beer flavoured ice cream becomes ultimate comfort food

Now, beer flavoured ice cream becomes ultimate com...

London – An expert has come up with the ultimate comfort food for adults – beer ice cream – which is ice cream flavoured with beer. The... read more »

Vitamin D supplements not linked to kidney stone risk

Vitamin D supplements not linked to kidney stone risk

Washington – Some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual’s risk of developing kidney... read more »

Oreo cookies `just as addictive as cocaine`

Oreo cookies `just as addictive as cocaine`

London -American researchers have revealed that Oreo cookies are just as addictive as cocaine since both of them give the brain the same amount of... read more »

UK to run out of chickens soon!

UK to run out of chickens soon!

London – Researchers have warned that Britain could soon run out of chickens owing to the ever-expanding global demand and low supply. The British... read more »

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Junk food before falling pregnant raises premature birth risk: st...

A junk food diet high in fat, sugar and takeaway foods before conceiving a child is linked to a 50 increased risk of giving birth prematurely, a study has found for the first time. Women were warned... read more »

How obese women can avoid heart risk

Researchers have suggested that for otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for... read more »

Volunteering can count as a workout, too

The night before the Nike Women’s Half Marathon, I laid out critical supplies for the next day: moisture-wicking clothes, sneakers and a couple of granola... read more »

‘Smart drugs’ may harm young brains: Study

Kimberly Urban at the University of Delaware and Wen-Jun Gao at Drexel University College of Medicine found that any short-term boost in mental performance... read more »

Control sugar: Limit fruit juice intake to once a day

London – Love fruit juice daily in the morning? Limit the glass to once a day because of its high sugar content, researchers from the British... read more »

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Hand dryers ‘worse for germ spread’

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Recipe: Lasagna with meat sauce

Ingredients: – 1 lb ground mutton – 3/4 lb bulk pork sausage – 3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce – 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 2... read more »