Parents, keep in mind: Less than 20% urban kids in India eat fruits once a day

Only 18% of urban children in grade six to 10 in India eat fruits every day, show the results of a survey, revealing poor eating habits of a vast majority of kids in the country. At 14%, the proportion of children eating protein once a day is even lower, showed the survey by Podar Education Group which runs over 100 schools spread across the country. The survey involved responses from 1,350 parents of children studying in grade six to 10 in India’s metro cities. The results showed that only 35%…

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On World Food Day, SonyLIV introduces the genre of food

  Ropes in Sanjeev Kapoor, Rajshri Food and India’s top celebrity chefs to curate the digital food experience   SonyLIV’s 4000 hours of exclusive food content to double within the next 12 months This World Food Day, SonyLIV introduces the food genre to its existing line-up of diversified content, thereby being the first mover in the OTT space to introduce food as a genre. Not only that, but SonyLIV is committed to bring the best of world cuisine to its viewers and will double its exclusive food content from the existing…

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International Chocolate Day: 7 Chocolate Desserts Around the World You Would Love to Devour!

Whether it’s celebrating Valentine’s Day, dealing with a breakup, satisfying sweet cravings or looking for a gifting option, there’s nothing better than chocolates! That’s how chocolate plays a key role in our lives. It comforts us and brings people closer, even if it means fighting for that last bite of the chocolate bar. No wonder it is the world’s favourite decadence. Not just this, cocoa present in chocolate is known to have health benefits too. United States of America observes International Chocolate Day today as it celebrates the importance of the…

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Here’s Why Your Salad May Not Be The Most Healthy Meal of Your Day

Opting to go light and healthy? Think your healthy plate of salad is the best bet to keep all the unhealthy carbs and fats at bay? Think again. Yes, a generous helping of greens and vegetables is surely low in calories and provides a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals, but the fattening dressings and toppings tossed with your leafy greens can instead make your healthy meal of the day a feast of calories and fats! Here’s how. Now we all know the importance of loading up on healthy and leafy greens daily; they are a powerhouse…

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Snack of the day: Noodles Spring Rolls

A classic Chinese preparation, today Spring Rolls is one of the most popular snacks in India. Noodles give an edge to this preparation. Check out the recipe of Noodles Spring Rolls. INGREDIENTS FOR KNEADING DOUGH 1 cup Maida ¼ tsp Salt 2 tsp Oil FOR STUFFING 1 cup (boiled) Noodles ¼ cup (cut into small chunks) Paneer ½ cup (finely chopped) Cabbage ¼ cup Green peas ¼ cup (finely chopped) Capsicum 2-3 tbsp Green coriander 1-2 (finely chopped) Green chilly ½ inch baton (grated) or ½ tsp paste Ginger 1…

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Eat only two meals a day, fast overnight, and enjoy a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Choosing the right times to eat during the day is a winning strategy when it comes to avoiding weight gain, according to a study carried out by researchers at Loma Linda University in the USA. Data gathered from 50,660 healthy adults aged over 30 revealed four factors associated with a decrease in BMI: eating only one or two meals per day; maintaining an overnight fast of up to 18 hours; eating breakfast instead of skipping it; and making breakfast or lunch the largest meal of the day. Earlier research too…

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Father’s Day: Men with no sperm can become fathers too

The technical advancements and recent research developments in the medical field have made procreation possible for men with less or no sperm count. In medical terms, this condition is commonly known as Azoospermia since it is associated with very negligible or no sperm in the semen. Said to affect about 1% of the total male population, this condition is one of the major reasons for male infertility.There could be two probable causes for this condition: non-production of sperms or presence of any blockages preventing the sperm from reaching the ejaculation…

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Last day for DU admissions: Apply today by 5pm, first cut-off on June 20

Delhi University applicants have till 5pm on Monday to fill the online registration form for admission to undergraduate courses across 63 colleges. The first cut-off will be announced on June 20 with admissions at colleges beginning at 10am on the same day. The second cut-off will come on June 24. The classes will begin on July 20. Around 2.9 lakh students have already registered with the university. The colleges are expected to release the dates for sports trial and extracurricular activities trials from June 14. This year female students from…

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Pamper your mother with these gifts on Mother’s Day!

If your mother is one of those who spends all her time in the kitchen, then you ought to pamper her this Mother’s Day and also every now and then. Give your mother some TLC with a bunch of gifts and forced outings this weekend. From gifting her feel-good skincare products to spa sessions, we’ve roundup a list of beauty gifts that will surely pamper her: 1. Skincare This Mother’s Day, make sure your mom understands the need of good skincare products. During this period, a lot of brands offer…

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Flatbread Supports a Quick Saute at the End of the Day: Recipe

Like many people, I have two styles to my cooking: for company, and for me and my partner. For the former, mostly on the weekends, I spend more time on dishes that are perhaps a little flashier and usually (but not always) more involved, and even if I get creative, I typically start with a solid base of dependable recipes. Night in and night out, though, what comes to the table is much more off the cuff. And sometimes when I start I don’t really know how I’m going to…

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