Bento Box: The Traditional Japanese Lunch Box That Is Both Healthy And ‘Too Pretty To Eat’!

We live a highly globalized world and exchange of diet and nutrition secrets between the remotest of cultures has become very commonplace. The world has learned a lot, for example, from Indian Ayurveda or ancient Chinese medicine and the wealth of both these Asian practices has reached every corner of the world. Similarly, every culture has something or the other of importance to offer. The Japanese single-portion take-out or home-packed meal, known as a bento box, is also a shining example of a cultural diet that has encouraged the idea…

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5 Snacks That You Can Eat After 8pm

Highlights Going to the bed with an empty stomach is always a bad idea Opt for healthy snack options to curb those odd hour hunger pangs It is believed that eating after 8pm can undermine weight loss efforts If you’re trying to shed some extra kilos, then you would have definitely been advised to cut down your food intake after a certain time in the evening. It is believed that eating after 7 or 8pm can undermine weight loss efforts. If you’ve had your early meal around 7pm, then there…

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Would You Choose to Eat the Fluffiest Omelette from Japan?

Eggs are an integral part of our diet, they can be cooked in a variety of fun and creative ways and are enjoyed any time of the day, be it lunch, snack-time or breakfast. Eggs also makes for an excellent source of inexpensive and high-quality protein along with other health promoting nutrients important for the body. So, what’s the most creative way you have made an egg? Adding lots of cheese to it, making cloud shaped eggs or perhaps a devilled egg? What you may not have made so far…

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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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What Vegetables to Eat and What to Avoid While Fasting

Navratri 2017 festivities have commenced in full swing. The devotees of Goddess Durga have also started their nine-day Sharad Navratri fasting ritual. While some devotees may observe a fast for all the nine days or choose to keep it in pairs- either on the first and the last day or last two days. There are certain fasting dos and don’ts that people are required to follow when it comes your daily diet. For instance, you can include vrat ingredients like sama ke chawal, singhare ka atta, kuttu ka atta, fruits and some vegetables in your diet…

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How to Eat Oats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Why not eat more of something that is considered to be one of the healthiest foods in the world? This gluten-free whole grain as all the essential nutrients that your body needs like fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iron, zinc and antioxidants. Eating oats for breakfast is known to help with weight lossbecause of its high fiber content that keeps you full and satisfied for longer. Perks of Eating Oats 1. They are incredibly nutritious since they contain lots of vitamins and minerals. 2. They are a great source of a type of…

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Mom’s Advice Always Works: What to Eat During Loose Motions

Loose motions or diarrhea can put you in a really uncomfortable spot. Your tummy hurts and you have to keep rushing to the restroom, which drains you of all the energy and leaves you exhausted. Since you’re losing a lot of water along with the frequent stools, you may feel dehydrated. Experts often advise to drink plenty of water and fluids to replenish your body. Besides this, certain foods also act as binding agents and bulk up your stool and thus, help you recover quicker. Here are six foods to eat during…

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Your New Favorite Way To Eat Chicken Parm: In A Crunchwrap!

If you’ve ever hung around in the Delish kitchen, you know we’re a little crazy. (In a good way, I hope.) It’s because there are no rules here! We’re constantly striving to outdo ourselves with our culinary creations, which has inevitably lead to many weird food mashups. Quesadilla burger, anyone? This Chicken Parm Crunchwrap is our newest hybrid baby, and though it sounds a little odd, it’s insanely amazing. If you’re an Italian food purist, hear me out. My problem with all chicken parm sandwiches — whether you call it a sub, grinder, or…

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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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7 Best Places to Eat Tandoori Momos in Delhi

Delhi loves momos. Be it street vendors, cafes or restaurants, they all are trying to take our love for momos up a notch by making them exciting. Besides the regular steamed chicken or vegetables momos, you will find a whole new variety to indulge in. Paneer momos, fried momos, chocolate momos and afghani malai momos are giving the original steamed version of the dumpling tough competition. One of the most loved variant is the Tandoori Momo (momos grilled in a tandoor). A North Indian Tadka given to this Tibetan delicacy,…

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