7 Tips To Make Perfect Hummus At Home

There must be something about middle-eastern cuisine that makes it such a global rage. In India too, middle-eastern wonders like shawarma, falafel, hummus have found their own niche and lovers in the food circuit. One of our favourite Levantine imports is hummus; the chickpeas-based dip or spread that has become a party staple of sorts. Whether being a part of the multifarious Lebanese platter dominated by meat and salad or an accompaniment to pita bread; hummus always manages to shine bright. It is the perfect recipe to whip up on days…

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Education key to development, Lungisa tells rally

Lungisa called on the crowd to support one another to define their struggle. This article is reserved for registered HeraldLIVE readers. Simply register at no cost to proceed. If you’ve already registered, simply sign in. Already registered on DispatchLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details. [“Source-heraldlive”]

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9 common foods that you should stop consuming to save the planet

The best way to save the planet ‘Earth’ is to stop mistreating it the way we have been doing for ages. From carpooling to afforestation people are doing their bit to save it, but the scope for change is wider. Today, on this World Environment Day, we are going to tell you, how your daily diet is affecting the planet in the worst way. This list contains all the food items that are actually putting a serious constraint on the planet. Have a look. Banana Banana is grown in the…

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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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World No Tobacco Day 2018, here’s why you should switch to e-cigarettes

On World No Tobacco Day, experts from different parts of the world suggest that e-cigarette is the most practical option for smokers as it is less harmful and can reduce the health burden of smoking significantly. RN Sharan, a senior professor in the department of biochemistry at the North-Eastern Hill University in Shillong, who has been researching on cancer and its causes for many years now, says consuming electronic cigarettes reduces the risk of cancer by around 90-92 per cent compared to the conventional ones. “Cancer is caused by carcinogenic…

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Delicious ways to eat mangoes this season

From mango sandwich to a mango dessert, one can try out some delicious ways of trying this fruit so that you can make the most of it this season. Carefully curated by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House and Chef Paul Hayward, Executive Pastry Chef, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, try out these mango recipes and enjoy the summer season. Earl Grey English Muffins with Smoked Salmon and Chickoo Chutney by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House * Ingredients: One large English muffin:…

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Perfect fruit salad recipes to start summers on healthy note

A perfect fruit salad can make your day and what if it also has all the healthy ingredients? This summer make the best use of your indoor stay by making some nutritious options of fruit appetisers at home. Sujeet Singh, executive chef at Radisson Noida located in Sector 55, gives some healthy options one can try at home. Grilled Watermelon and Feta Salad Ingredients * 1 pound watermelon * 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil * 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar * 2 cups arugula * 1 tsp kosher salt *…

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Iftaar party at home? Try korma, keema recipes to impress

During this Ramadan, impress your family and friends with self-made gosht badam korma or keema with recipes lent by experts. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad according to Islamic belief. Chefs Kunal Kapur and Vicky Ratnani have shared a few recipes to help you out for the get together: * Gosht badam korma Ingredients Oil – 1/2 cup Black cardamom – 1 no Elaichi –…

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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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Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body’s large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives from the brain to the muscles. Published today in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine — giving doctors new clues as to why patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other neurological diseases often rapidly decline when their movement becomes limited. “Our study supports the notion that people who are unable to do load-bearing exercises…

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