Healthy Lifestyle Could Reduce Stroke Risk: Try These Heart-Healthy Fruits Too

It has been emphasized time and again that an unhealthy lifestyle paves way to a host of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. A latest Cambridge-based study has revealed that a healthy lifestyle which includes quitting smoking and reducing weight, could help people at high genetic risk to significantly decrease their chance of suffering a stroke. The study, showed that the risk of stroke was 35 per cent higher among those at high genetic risk compared with those at low genetic risk, irrespective of lifestyle. However, the scientists revealed that unfavourable lifestyle…

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Diet tips, avoid these 5 foods for weight loss, good health

National Nutrition Weekis celebrated from September 1 to 7 to generate awareness about eating right for good health. Diet and exercise are important for weight loss and good health. But you can harm your fitness routine by eating some unhealthy foods. Here are 5 foods that you need to cut from your diet to see the results: * Protein bars:  Protein bars are often processed and filled with artificial ingredients and sugar. They can actually make your calorie count go high, and you will end up having to work harder to lose the excess kilos. *…

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Best superfoods for your diet, eat these 5 foods daily for good health

National Nutrition Week is held every year from September 1 to 7 to generate awareness about eating right for good health. The first such week was held in 1982 and aimed to highlight the causes of malnutrition and how to reduce it. A healthy diet lies at the core of good health and weight loss. And ‘superfoods’ define food that is nutritionally dense and good for your health. Here are 5 superfoods that you need to add to your diet: * Eggs: Eggs are a great source of high quality protein, and are also rich in vitamin…

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Try These Quintessential Japanese Culinary Experiences On Your Next Trip To Japan

Most people will tell you that Japanese cuisine is an acquired taste, with piquant flavours that can often shake your taste buds and olfactory nerves out of their comfort zone. I am unabashed about my bias for almost anything Japanese, especially the cuisine. It may not be a very large country but almost every region boasts of a signature culinary experience that you must try when you’re in Japan. You might stumble upon some of these emblematic Japanese dishes in restaurants in India and around the world. This list is by…

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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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How Many Calories Are There In An Orange? Use These Tarty Fruits In Healthy Recipes

Most health experts suggest adding citrus fruits to your daily diet, considering they come packed with essential minerals and vitamins beneficial for health. One of the best citrus-loaded fruits is orange; the tangy, refreshing fruit that delivers a significant boost of vitamin C along with other vitamins like vitamins A and B and minerals like potassium. Since it has less calories to add up in your body, it has gained quiet a popularity among fitness lovers. So, how many calories are there in an orange? What are its health benefits…

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Grill these 9 foods to experience a different world of flavours

1. The art of grilling With the onset of the summer season, we have all the reason to eat light, as it makes the digestion easy and quick. And the best way to prepare light food is through ‘grilling’. While the classic grilled dishes are done to death, it’s time to explore something new, not just in terms of taste but also in terms of ingredients. Here’s the list of 9 food items that you never thought can be grilled. Try them to experience a different world of flavours. 2….

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These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

You’ll never want to eat sweet potatoes any other way. When I’m at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto beans, avocado, pepitas, and Monterey or Pepper jack cheese will always satisfy me, no matter how I combine them. Rolling them into a burrito is an obvious choice; however, I recently discovered a lighter, healthier method of preparation—and you only need five ingredients to make it. Twice-baked sweet potatoes combine everything you…

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Learn The Art Of Making Biryani With These 4 Easy Steps

Biryani is one of the most loved delicacies not just in India but across the globe. It is said that, biryani was first brought by Mughals in north India, whereas in south India it was introduced by the Arabs. Thereafter, India witnessed many different versions of biryani – including Hyderabadi biryani, Keema biryani, Awadhi mutton biryani, Lucknowi biryani, Chicken biryani, Fish biryani – all with their own unique taste and flavour. Biryani is a complete meal in itself, apt to suit all occasions, whether you are looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon or grand indulgence at the dinner table. For making a perfect, lip-smacking biryani, you…

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Navratri 2018: Grab These Snacks To Avoid Lack of Nutrition

Navratri is here, and many people are observing fasts as a form of gratitude to Goddess Durga. Apart from its religious and/or spiritual significance, the ritual of fasting is also backed by science as a healthy approach that can help detoxify the human body from various toxins. However, it is important to maintain a healthy diet even during fasts.   As our immune system has a tendency to weaken during seasonal transitions, staying away from certain foods can help us fit and disease-free, at least to a certain extent.  …

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