Scrumptious doggie grub

Keeping a dog is easy because they demand very little. But what should they be fed? Too many people err and then pay thousands of rupees when the dog falls ill. Kidney and liver failure, malnourishment, obesity, tooth decay, allergic reactions are some of the problems that arise from an inadequate diet. The dog needs a healthy meal, not scraps from the family dinner. Give food with ingredients that are balanced with the correct levels of proteins, carbohydrates and a little fat — remember to vary the ingredients. Most dogs…

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Lifestyle changes could prevent a third of dementia cases, report suggests

More than a third of dementia cases might be avoided by tackling aspects of lifestyle including education, exercise, blood pressure and hearing, a new report suggests. Approximately 45 million people worldwide were thought to be living with dementia in 2015, at an estimated cost of $818bn. Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say Read more And numbers are rising: in England and Wales it is estimated that 1.2 million people will be living with dementia by 2040 – a 57% increase from 2016 figures, largely driven by people…

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Eating for fame: How safe is competitive gluttony?

A West Delhi restaurant recently organised a burger eating contest and announced an irresistible prize for the winner — meals on the house for an entire month for the person who would eat maximum number of burgers. DU student Garv Gupta took up the challenge and won it, but with a scary consequence. Next morning, Gupta noticed blood in his vomit and rushed to the doctor, who found out that he had ruptured the inner lining of his stomach because of gulping down too many chilli burgers. While this seems…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About VK Sasikala’s ‘VIP’ Lifestyle in Jail

Sasikala was convicted by the Supreme Court in the 21-year-old disproportionate assets case. The interim AIADMK general secretary, a close aide of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, was named in the Rs 66 crore corruption case along with the latter and is barred from contesting for elections for 10 years. File image of VK Sasikala. (Image: PTI) New Delhi: After major controversy over AIADMK leader VK Sasikala having paid bribes and getting VIP treatment in the Bengaluru prison, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has ordered an inquiry into allegations made by…

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Say hello to sexy legs

There are hardly any body parts left in the world of contouring! According to make-up professional Meghna Butani, the latest trend is to sculpt your legs with make-up. She says, “This trend isn’t just about applying a highlighter or a bronzer on your thighs or legs to make them look sexy. It’s a full on, detailed layer of make-up done to attain super gorgeous limbs.” Similar to face contouring, Instagrammers are using self-tanners, bronzers and highlighters to chisel their legs. The result? The contouring creates the impression of thinner legs,…

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Old Famous Jalebi Wala: Chandni Chowk’s Must-Visit Shop for Every Jalebi Lover

This jalebi shop in Old Delhi, aptly named, ‘Old Famous Jalebi Wala’, has been around since 1884; having been in operation for the past four generations of the family now. This Chandni Chowk-based shop is enormously famous for the piping hot, thick and juicy, freshly made jalebis that they offer. Their USP is that they use desi khandsari sugar for making the syrup instead of regular sugar, and the jalebis are prepared using desi ghee , cooked over coal-fire. The view of the jalebis being made is a visual delight as it is done live in front of your eyes in the small shop…

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Can’t find make-up that matches your skin tone? Blame the limited range of shades

Despite the rise in skintone-defining apps and new technology, many consumers still struggle to find the right shade. The debate was a hot topic at this week’s Makeup In Paris trade event. Beauty expert Aïmara Coupet talks about why brands are still finding creating makeup for medium to very dark skins a challenge. “The desire of every brand is to offer a product suiting every woman throughout the world,” explains Aïmara Coupet. Developments in foundation are a perfect example of the search for the holy grail beauty product. More and…

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How to Make Pure Coconut Oil at Home Free of Preservatives and Chemicals

Supermarkets are flooded with innumerable varieties and types of cooking oils, yet to find one that is pure and unadulterated seems to be quite a challenging task. The tradition of making oil at home goes back to a time when our grandmothers would meticulously extract the silky liquid from nuts and seeds or use leftover malai to make real desi ghee at home which was preserved for cooking purposes. Over the years, due to commercialization and the need for convenience, most of us have switched to packaged factory-made refined oils that are often laden with emulsifiers, additives and hydrogenated…

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Lindsay Lohan Now Has A Lifestyle Website

PHOTO: MIKE MARSLAND/WIREIMAGE. Lindsay Lohan knows everyone is wondering about what her day-to-day life looks like now that she’s been attached to two new television projects, separated from her Russian boyfriend, and briefly lost her grip on the English language. At 30 (nearly 31), the actress seems to be in a great place. So, what’s been behind all this good juju? We’re finally going to find out — for $2.99 a month. Yes, Lohan is joining the ranks of the Kardashian-Jenner family, Zendaya, and Jeremy Renner by connecting with fans…

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4 Natural Skin-Care Ingredients That’ll Transform Your Skin

They come from small red berries and evergreen forests, but these skin-care ingredients can go head-to-head with their lab-grown peers. Meet the natural wonders that are generating buzz — and transforming complexions. Manuka Honey You’ve probably seen headlines like: “I Washed My Face With Honey and It Was the Most Amazing Thing Ever.” Though we don’t actually drizzle the stuff on our face as if it’s a parfait, honey as a skin-care ingredient — specifically manuka honey from New Zealand or Australia — is, in fact, amazing. Unlike the antioxidants in other…

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