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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Snacks to gorge on while watching cricket

1. Favourite cricket snacks! A nail-biting match, couple of beers and scrumptious food to gorge on…what more could any cricket fan wish for while cheering their team on? When the cricket fever is on, it is difficult for cricket fans to contain their excitement. Where the emotions run from head to foot, people tend to get hungry. With all that excitement and nervousness, you need something more indulgent to fuel that enthusiasm. Here’s a list of snacks that you can binge on while you sit down to enjoy your favourite…

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Sports Drinks Versus Water: Which One Should You Pick While You Exercise?

There is a lot more to endurance running than one might imagine. One of the main concerns being that of dehydration, and maintaining a certain level of energy while running. If you’re a runner, you will be able to imagine the utter disappointment of getting tired and having to give up on your run. It is of utmost importance to have a good amount of fluids before, during and after the run for optimal performance, and that is a fact that all the runners are well acquainted with. The question…

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Why do Jains fare well in higher education while other communities lag?

For Martina George, 21, putting together Rs 20 lakh to pursue a degree in Medicine in Australia would have been impossible. “Coming from a middle-class background, my family couldn’t pay that amount,” George says. So, instead, her community stepped in. The Bombay Catholic Panchayat and a church from Kerala contributed with a loan and scholarship to meet those expenses. “My school and junior college education in India was almost free because I went to Christian institutions,” George adds. Now in her final year in Australia, her graduation will cap an…

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