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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The 8 Healthiest Foods You Should Start Your Day With

Eating a healthy breakfast is essential but it may not be best to start your day with a full meal. Your body, internal organs and various process need time to wake up and kick-start their function after long hours of rest. Health experts advice that it is best to start your day with some warm water or a small snack to get your metabolism going. Here’s a quick list of 10 healthy foods that you can eat in the morning before your first meal. Choose your pick or experiment every day….

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Mistreatment of models is fashion’s Groundhog Day

Monday 3 April 2017 16.56 BSTLast modified on Monday 3 April 2017 22.00 BST I have been reading a lot recently about how models are treated really badly. I thought this had been sorted out ages ago. Charles, by email Yes, mysterious, isn’t it? Rather like how we sorted out that fashion magazines were no longer going to feature skinny models. And yet here we are again, with models complaining about how horrendously they are treated, and magazines not exactly lacking in visible hip bones. Huh. It’s almost like the fashion industry ……

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LAUNCH DAY! BIGGEST NAMES IN FASHION TIED UP IN KNOTS FOR ELEPHANTS

In September Save the Elephants launched a global social media campaign to raise money for the Elephant Crisis Fund called #KnotOnMyPlanet. We co-founded the Elephant Crisis Fund with the Wildlife Conservation Network to support the most innovative and urgent actions by a coalition of organisations dedicated to ending elephant poaching. To date we’ve supported 40 partners in more than 100 projects and have had some great successes, but big challenges remain. In partnership with leaders across the fashion industry, the Clinton Global Initiative, and Tiffany &Co, we have launched the #KnotOnMyPlanet campaign in homage to one of the…

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