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Health benefits of Turmeric

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 Why Should We Know How To Use Turmeric or the Indian Haldi? I have always wondered why Turmeric, which is so ubiquitous in Indian cuisine, is hardly ever used in western dishes. The only occasional use I have seen is its addition in some preparations of American-style Mustard but that too in really tiny quantities. […]

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How to have Five to Six Small Meals a Day: Try My Example

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Is it a good idea to have five to six small meals a day? I am sure you know how following a balanced diet regime could be the best way to stay healthy. The question now is: can you achieve this goal? Is it practical to include grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, eggs, milk and dairy […]

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How to Make Yogurt at Home

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Image Courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net/Danilo Rizzuti Most of us know about the benefits of consuming yogurt on a regular basis. Yogurts are rich in probiotics which are the “active good bacteria” that we need for the proper functioning of our digestive tracts. Rich in Calcium, Yogurt can help prevent Osteoporosis and keep our bones strong and […]

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Sprouts Salad Recipe with an Indian Twist

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Indians generally take salad NOT as an appetizer or a separate dish but as part of the main meal.   And there too, with just onions, tomatoes, radish and carrots—chopped or sliced, with a slice of lemon on the side. There will in general be no lettuce or any other edible greens. Interestingly salads in Turkey […]

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Dangers of Fad Diets: A Case Study

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Sitting on your desk and pounding away on your laptop can make any one a “couch potato”. Compound that with a tendency to just grab a bag of munchies when hunger pangs grip you, in the middle of when your creative juices are in full flow, and you have a sure recipe for disaster. Fat around […]

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10 Health Benefits of Ginger Tea

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Image Courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net/Africa With the onset of winters, sipping hot, ginger tea might seem the perfect thing to do while cuddled inside a comforter on a warm bed. Not only does ginger tea taste great but it has also got lots and lots of health benefits. For thousands of years, mankind has been aware […]

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A Light Home Made Honey Orange Chicken Recipe

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  This is an extremely delicious and low calorie honey orange chicken recipe. The sweet and tangy taste of orange paired with the subtle saltiness of the entire dish is really appetising and soothing. Ingredients Chicken breast boneless-1 Honey-1 teaspoon Orange juice non-sweetened-1/2 cup Orange zest-1 teaspoon (Take the skin of an orange and scrape […]

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Lentils: Why Bother?

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Okay, so if you were a sailor in the 2nd century B.C., with no idea of when exactly could you hit the next dock or port, you certainly had no option but to stock on cereals and lentils. You could, of course, carry some fresh fruits and vegetables, and even meat, when you set sail, […]

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Make Your Home Made Lasagna Healthier and Tastier than Any Gourmet Italian Restaurant Can

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Lasagna front Lasagna side I recently looked up the internet and found that the keyword “healthy lasagna recipes”, despite appearing to be an oxymoron, is actually quite a popular search term. But how can lasagna be really healthy? My short answer: because of its wonderful, mouth-watering taste that makes you happy and because being happy […]

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Dangers Of Protein Shakes And A High Protein Diet: My Take

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Image Courtesy of imagerymajestic/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Young gym going active men are often “advised” to incorporate protein shakes, steroids and other artificial supplements in their diet to either help bulk up or to attain a lean muscle mass. But are there any dangers of taking these supplements? Yes, there are. One might say that protein shakes are […]

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