6 Benefits of Coconut Oil That Will Make You Switch To This Superfood Today

Move over your refined oil and make way for coconut oil. At least the top nutritionists are sure doing and recommending so. Rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin K and minerals such as iron, coconut oil is one of the most nutritious additions you can make this year to your kitchen pantry. Latest studies have also claimed that coconut oil can raise HDL(good) cholesterol which makes it a right choice for the heart too. In addition to your health and diet, coconut oil can do wonders for your skin and hair…

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6 Impressive Health Benefits of Quinoa

You have seen them in the supermarket, you have seen them in restaurants and your favourite fitness icon can’t stop swooning over it. We are talking about Quinoa, a super food that has been gaining popularity in India rapidly. Available in red and white grains, Quinoa is cooked the same way as rice and is loaded with several health benefits. Quinoa stands tall and proud amongst all its grainy counterparts for its high quantum of proteins, monounsaturated fat, potassium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin E and B6, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, iron and magnesium….

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What is Gondh? A Look at Its Health Benefits and Why You Must Include It In Your Winter Diet

Gondh or edible gum is widely used in dishing out nutritionally loaded preparations; one of its most popular uses in India is while preparing nourishing laddoos that are usually consumed by pregnant and lactating women and by those recovering from an illness. Edible gum is usually sourced from plant gums, essentially derived from Middle Eastern legume or acacia plants. Alternatively known as Tragacanth or acacia gum, this natural gum is procured after drying the sap of a variety of gum-producing plants found in the Middle East and parts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and…

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10 Wonderful Cardamom Benefits You Should Definitely Know About

For all those who have been shying away from this wonderful spice, it’s time to embrace it and we’ll give you enough reasons to do so. Cardamom is an aromatic seed pod used in many Indian preparations such as a creamy kheer or a rich biryani. It lends a distinct aroma and a sweet flavour. which makes the dish almost intriguing. Not just this, cardamoms are also prized for their health benefits and healing qualities. According to Ayurveda Expert, Dr. Dhanvantri Tyagi, “Cardamom is often used as a flavouring agent and comes under the category…

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5 natural ingredients and their beauty benefits!

  Looking for natural beauty solution that won’t be harsh on your skin? Here are 5 amazing ingredients that you may have in your kitchen and can work amazingly on your skin and hair. From using a garlic for inflamed pimples to trying turmeric face mask, here’s are five DIY tricks using all-natural ingredients! Garlic   Garlic is known as one of the best home remedies to treat pimples. It is known for its antiviral befits that can actually kill all the bacteria causing acne. All you need to do…

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Massive meta-study confirms the health benefits of cannabis

After digging through more than 10,000 separate clinical studies, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on Thursday issued a groundbreaking, 400-page report on the potential benefits and detriments posed by cannabis use. The biggest revelation: cannabis has verifiable medicinal uses, which are backed by large amounts of high-quality science. This could spell the end for weed’s categorization as a Schedule I narcotic. The report was authored by a panel of health experts led by Harvard pediatrician, Marie McCormick. The study found, among other things, that cannabinoids (the active…

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Game-based learning benefits: The new education process that can change everything

What if our entire education system was based on games? Wouldn’t that be fun? Game-based learning and training is used already in aviation, healthcare and medical industry. Is it long that game-based learning is used regularly in India schools? When do we learn? If the learning process used is dull, students will not be able to gain any information and skills which can help them in the real world scenario. Learning doesn’t mean rote memorisation, but the process through which you understand how to apply the skills and knowledge you…

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Senate Democrats Give Up On Coal Miner Health Benefits, Averting Government Shutdown (UPDATE)

Coal-state Senate Democrats on Friday backed off their threat to shut down the government over health benefits for retired coal miners after an impasse with Republicans. The Senate voted Friday night to fund the government until April 28 ― averting a shutdown less than an hour before the deadline. The funding bill, which passed 63-36, will now be sent to President Barack Obama. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who led the push for a one-year extension of health care benefits for miners, railed against House members Friday evening for leaving town without committing to…

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Stephen Jardine: Food price rises could come with benefits

Forget Trump, the real upset involved changes to Toblerone. This week the manufacturers revealed a new style of bar which will see widened gaps between the distinctive triangular chunks in an effort to reduce the weight while maintaining prices. Normally this would be a so-what moment but Toblerone holds a special place in our hearts. It starts as children when any parent or relative who goes away returns like magic with a bar in their bag. Then we become adults and, thanks to years of exposure to the brand, suddenly…

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New social prescribing service benefits people with mental health conditions

The Rotherham Social Prescribing Mental Health Pilot was developed to help people with mental health conditions overcome the barriers which prevent discharge from secondary mental health care services. The 12-month pilot – which has now been extended to March 2017 – helps service users build and direct their own packages of support by encouraging them to access personalised services provided by local voluntary and community groups. The pilot was delivered in partnership by Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) and a group of local voluntary sector organisations…

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