Don’t throw away the baasi roti! It can cure diabetes and help in weight loss

1. Health benefits of stale roti Eating stale food is usually considered harmful for health. Stale food kept for more than 15 hours can cause various health problems like acidity, food poisoning, gas and an upset stomach. It is safe to consume leftover roti within 12-15 hours. Daily consumption of stale bread in cold milk helps in treating various health problems like acidity, gas, blood pressure and diabetes. According to celebrity nutritionist Sandhya Gugnani “Chapati has a low glycemic index. It is rich in vitamin B, iron, calcium, magnesium and…

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13 100-Calorie Snacks For Monsoon To Keep It Light

Come monsoon, the urge to binge on fried snacks automatically increases. During heavy downpour, a good company and bingeing on crispy and hot samosas and pakodas sounds like just the perfect plan. But, one mustn’t forget the calories these fried goodies come packed with. How about giving your taste buds a break from the fried and fattening snacks and instead pick some healthy yet relishing foods that will not just satiate your cravings but will also keep you fit. We agree, it’s tough to resist the spellbinding aromas of deep-fried delights, but our list…

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What is cold pressed oil? How it is different from refined oil

1. What makes them different When we had started believing that refined oils are the best medium for cooking and that they keep us safe from heart diesase and obesity, scientists turned the tables again by a new research which says, cold pressed oils are what we must be consuming and not the refined ones. But what’s the difference between the two? A layman will naturally be boggled by these two types of oils that are same in appearance. Basically, cold pressed oils are the ones that are extracted in…

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Do you know, these 12 facts about Oreo make it even more special!

1. Oreo and its interesting history Oreo, typically a sandwich cookie that consists of two circular chocolate wafers along with a sweet creme filling in between, has been bringing a smile on our faces for over 100 years. The interesting journey of Oreo has two brothers involved in it. The end of business partnership of Jacob and Joseph Loose as the owners of the American Biscuit and Manufacturing Company, lead to the establishment of the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) by Joseph. Before it gets too boring for you to understand,…

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10 mind-blowing facts about Nutella that will make you fall for it again!

1. Delicious facts about Nutella! We fell in love with Nutella before we understood what love is. If there’s one thing you can add to any kind of food and make it a treat, it’s Nutella! You can even use the glass jar once you’ve licked all the Nutella out of it. With so many uses and advantages, we’ve become borderline addicted to it and since you’re reading this story, we know for a fact that you’re a Nutella fan as well. After all, who isn’t? Here are 10 facts…

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Don’t let stress get to you, it can damage your sperm quality and fertility

Do you lead a stressful lifestyle, are the demands of your job leaving you stressed? Then, the chances are your fertility may be affected, especially if you are a man. Latest research conducted by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel show that just two months of stress may damage a man’s sperm and slash his chances of having children. Stress leaves you with low sperm motility, which makes it less likely for the sperm to fertilise an egg. (Istock) What the study shows…

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Sphero raises $12M as it focuses on education

This year has been a rough one for Sphero. The Colorado-based toy robotics startup kicked off the year with dozens of layoffs, a result of tepid interest in its line of Disney-branded consumer products. Here’s a little good news, however. The company has raised another $12 million, bringing its total up to around $119 million, according to Crunchbase. The latest round will go into helping shape the BB-8 maker into an education-first company. “The recent round of funding has currently raised $12 million, and we anticipate at the time of final closing…

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High protein diet for weight loss may backfire as it increases risk of heart failure

High protein diet have always enjoyed a lot of popularity among fitness conscious folk. Many people who are looking to shed some weight are recommended a high protein diet. But is it really healthy, asks a new study. According to this study, a high-protein diet could increase the risk of heart failure in middle-aged men. However, proteins from fish and eggs were not associated with heart failure risk in this study. “As many people seem to take the health benefits of high-protein diets for granted, it is important to make…

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Is It Really Okay to Eat Eggs Every Day?

A doctor weighs in on a promising new study and some common misconceptions. When it comes to foods with confusing health messages, eggs may take the cake: Despite being a long-time breakfast and baking staple, health experts warned for years against eating them—especially the yolks—on a super-regular basis, for fears that doing so could raise cholesterol and contribute to heart disease. In recent years, however, doctors and nutritionists have softened their stance on the incredible edible, and many have touted eggs’ abundance of important vitamins, minerals, and protein. And now, a new study…

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Is Saline Water Beneficial To Consume? How To Make It At Home

Salt makes for an essential nutrient and if consumed in an optimum amount, it has many benefits to offer. It is said that it is one of the best ways to detox our body. In fact, Ayurveda is said to have used salt water, or saline water, to cleanse stomach, intestines and colon, while repairing the damage that our diet has caused to the cells in our digestive tract. While there is no scientific explanation or study that has proved this theory, it has been a favourite solution that has…

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