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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 »

Here’s how to identify types of he...

Here’s how to identify types of headaches

If there were an underdog in the directory of medical symptoms, it would be the headache. “Headaches are often ignored by patients who prefer to self-medicate. They’d rather pop a pill than investigate the cause,” explains physiotherapist Dr Anjana Laungani at her Bandra clinic... read more »

Reflecting makes post break-up recovery ...

Reflecting makes post break-up recovery quicker

If you had a break-up recently, do not shy away from discussing it with friends or even research experts as repeated reflecting actually speeds up emotional recovery, new research at the Northwestern University in the US shows. “I would encourage a person, who recently experienced a break-up... read more »

5 Foods you can safely eat past their du...

5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is right to cast away food after its expiry date for precautionary measures, there are a number of foods that can be consumed safely even past their due... read more »

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Negative emotions may increase heart attack risk

Stop worrying too much for an unfinished task as anger, anxiety, and depression not only affect the functioning of the heart but also increase the risk for heart disease. According to research,... read more »

Obese kids must avoid fast food to stay sharp

Is obesity of your kid weighing down his/her academic performance? Then, persuade them to eat natural, unprocessed, raw food instead of chips,... read more »

Study finds stress is contagious

WASHINGTON — Feeling stressed? A new study finds stress can be contagious. The Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Technische... read more »

Stress in marriage can lead to depression, says study

Washington: Marital stress may make people more vulnerable to depression, a new study has warned. The study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers and... read more »

Storehouse of nutrients, leafy Kale a must in our daily...

Kale, a green leafy vegetable of the cabbage family, has shot to fame in the recent past. It originated in Asia and was brought to Europe around 600 BC. Also,... read more »

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A little experimentation can do wonders, especially when it comes to cooking techniques. While delectable jeera rice has been a great dish, addition of kaju (cashew) to it has changed its... read more »

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