Count Your Calories: Here’s How Your Average Indian Lunch Thali Features On The Calorie Chart

One of the thumb rules for weight loss is to keep a track on your calorie intake. If you are on a weight reduction diet or are even remotely aware of the diet and fitness world, you may have heard the most common weight loss advice of burning calories is to burn fat. Calorie is a unit of measurement indicating the amount of energy released when the body breaks down (digests and absorbs) food. As the food breaks down and is digested, it releases calories. When it releases more calories than needed…

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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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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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NEST 2017: results declared at nestexam.in, here’s how to download

NEST result 2017: The ‪National Institute of Science Education and Research‬ (NISER) has released the result for the National Entrance Screening Test‬ (NEST) 2017. Candidates who have applied and appeared for the exam can check their results from the official website. NEST 2017 was conducted from 10 am to 1 pm on May 27, 2017. The paper was conducted in five parts which included sections like general, physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology. Candidates who clear this paper will gain admission to NISER Bhubaneswar and Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences…

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Board exams results out: Here’s a list of top foreign universities Class 12 science students apply to

As Class 12 board examinations come to an end and universities around the world open their doors to admit first-year students, the multitude of possible options can become agonising. Especially, when you are opting for a science degree abroad, the selection of course specialisation, university and country build up to a monstrous task. Since it’s imperative to get these information right, let’s start cutting through the clutter by shortlisting top global universities. Choosing your specialisation At this stage, most students would have decided or already had a brief idea on…

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CBSE Class 10 results: Here’s how students in Delhi scored last year

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has just started releasing its Class 10 results, let’s see what students in Delhi scored in the previous years. Last year, 91.76% of the students from Delhi who had appeared for the exam had passed, a few notches below the overall pass percentage of 96.21. More often than not, it has been seen that private institutions in Delhi perform better than government schools. Last year private institutions had a better pass percentage than government schools. About 95.43% of the students who were from…

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Kids from Economically Weak Backgrounds May Hit Puberty Early. Here’s Why

Puberty refers to a time and age in life when a girl or boy becomes sexually mature and they may also undergo other physical and hormonal changes. The first sign of puberty in girls is usually breast development and in young boys is when their voice deepens and facial hair appears. In general, the process usually occurs between the age of 10 to 14 in girls and 12 to 16 in boys but a new study has discovered that kids who belong to weak economic backgrounds may experience puberty much…

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An Obamacare Repeal Could Hurt You Even If You Get Insurance Through Work. Here’s How

If you get your health insurance at work, you may have brushed off the fight over Obamacare as someone else’s problem. What you may not realize, though, is that the law added new benefits and protections to employer-based health insurance that you may have come to rely on. President Trump and congressional Republicans have promised to repeal Obamacare, and both have made moves to begin unraveling significant parts of the law. The path forward is far from clear, but the GOP-controlled Congress is expected to go about dismantling portions of…

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Here’s Why Food Is So Insanely Expensive at College

If you’re wondering why college costs so much these days, take a look at the main dining hall at Wellesley College. The $65 million Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center features floor-to-ceiling windows through which students can admire Lake Waban while enjoying made-to-order omelets for breakfast, Niman Ranch ham sandwiches for lunch, dinner entrees featuring local seafood, and, for dessert, all-you-can eat ice cream. Wellesley, in Wellesley, Mass., requires all undergraduates to buy a contract for the dining hall. The cost: $7,442 per year, or almost $12 per meal. That’s almost…

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Here’s to Pantone’s 2017 color of the year

And the Pantone Color Institute’s 2017 Color of the Year is … Greenery. Every year, the design community waits with bated breath for Pantone to forecast the hot color trend that will permeate the worlds of fashion, graphic design and home décor. The choice of Greenery, which Pantone describes as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first shades of spring,” came about partly as a tonic for our times. “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social…

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