What makes Yam (Suran) a magical vegetable for the human body

1. What is Yam? Whether you call it Zimikand, Elephant Foot Yam, Yam, Ole or Suran, this vegetable is known for its ‘itchy throat’ nature and probably that’s the reason it is not very popular. Regarded as a part of the compulsory Lakshmi Puja meal on Diwali in several part of India, Suran which is a variety of yam, grows under the soil in form of a tuber and is a powerhouse of nutrition. It has been a part of traditional Indian cooking since ages. Specially popular in Bangladesh, Bihar…

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10 magical beauty hacks no one told you about

  If you are tired of spending endless hours fixing your hair and putting oodles of make-up, here’s your quick fix- 10 simple yet magical beauty hacks no one has ever told you about! (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Thick hair is easy to flaunt   Make your mane look thick by brushing a little eyeshadow on your parting. No more itchy feet   Itchy feet and cracked heels can be cured by simply applying some petroleum jelly to your feet and wearing socks before you head to bed, yes, it’s actually…

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3 Magical Tips for Soft and Silky Hair

Have you ever looked at some people in complete awe, wondering what they do to maintain such gorgeous hair? “Must be their genes,” you say to convince yourself. Interestingly, though a lot is inherited through the genes, there are people who hamper their health by not keeping track of their diet and lifestyle. They adopt unhealthy habits and most often fail to pay attention to the importance of external care. Today, your basic hair-care regime is of the utmost importance along with periodical herbal spa treatments to give your locks…

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4 Magical Foods That Could Help Boost Your Immunity

The onset of monsoon season brings about a host of infections, allergies, cold and flu with it. The body is most susceptible to infection if it is weak and in a state of imbalance. Hard to digest foods or unhealthy eating habits compromise immunity and health. Building a healthy immune system is not rocket science, in fact, a lot of it is common sense. So how do we support robust immunity? Here are some essential tips to remember – 1. Your first line of defense is to choose a healthy…

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