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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The friend effect: why the secret of health and happiness is surprisingly simple

People who eat socially are more likely to feel better about themselves. Photograph: PeopleImages/Getty Images For some, eating alone can be a joyous thing: forking mouthfuls of pasta straight from the pan, peanut butter licked off a spoon, the unbridled pleasure of walking home from the chippie alone on a cold night. But regularly eating meals in isolation is a different story. This one factor is more strongly associated with unhappiness than any other apart from (unsurprisingly) having a mental illness. This is according to a new study by Oxford Economics that…

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This is why you must ditch juices for cold soups this season

This is why you must ditch juices for cold soups this season Come summer and the otherwise comforting bowl of soup seems like a devil. While we switch to other options like juices and colas in summer, the trend of cold soups has turned out to be a bliss. According to health experts, soups are the simplest ways to add nutrients to the body. Thanks to chefs and food enthusiasts, we are now blessed with cold soups that are majorly made with raw veggies and can be consumed during warmer…

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10 best potato recipes that will make you realize why aloo is the best!

  Potatoes are a staple ingredient consumed in a variety of dishes around the world. They are the fourth most consumed crop in the world, after rice, wheat and corn. Potatoes are known by many names some of them are as “Aloo” in Hindi, “Urulai Kizhangu” in Tamil, “Alu Gadde” in Kannada, “Batata” in Marathi, “Gol Alu” in Bengali and so on. This starchy vegetable are loaded with manganese, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, niacin vitamins C and B6. Compared to other vegetables like cauliflower, onions, tomtoes, they can last for months…

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Here’s why white chocolate is different from brown chocolate

1. The origin Think of a low day at work and then the magic that one bite of dark chocolate that transformed your mood! Actually, the joy that we experience after having chocolate is real and science has proved it time and again. As we tried to trace the origin of this magical therapy, we got to know that chocolate was first introduced in the global market in Europe in the year 1550. And before that, it was restricted to the natives of Mexico and parts of Central and South…

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6 reasons why you must try insanely delicious African street food Bunny Chow

1. An overview If you really want to see a live example of the saying ‘’Sharing is Caring’’, then you should try Bunny Chow. Often referred to as a bunny, it is the most iconic Durban (South Africa), street food that is at heart a communal, working-class dish and is meant to be shared with another person. It is basically a hollowed out loaf of bread, which is filled with curry. It is believed that the root of this dish is strongly entrenched in India. The story goes that many…

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Do you know banana and pumpkin are berries and strawberry is not! Here’s why!

1. Why are bananas berries, but strawberry aren’t? Despite its name, strawberry isn’t a true berry. Its strange that so many fruits which actually have berry in their names are actually not berries. A berry is a simple fruit formed from one flower which has many seeds loosely embedded on the inside of the flesh. Scroll down to know more about foods that are technically berries: 2. Banana is a berry and a fruit Banana is both a berry and a fruit, which grows on large herbs and they are…

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Why Data Recovery is Significant?

No matter, how careful you are, but you will be in a circumstance where you have lost the crucial files that matters the most to you. I would say that, all such business companies and individuals should consider having the best backup systems to retrieve the lost files. There are different types of backup systems addressable out there on the market to prefer from. It is your responsibility to choose the software or system that is good and beyond precision. If that is the case with you, you can reckon…

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10 best potato recipes that will make you realize why aloo is the best!

Potatoes are a staple ingredient consumed in a variety of dishes around the world. In fact, potatoes are the fourth most consumed crop in the world, after rice, wheat and corn. Potatoes are known as “Alu Gadde” in Kannada, “Aloo” in Hindi, “Batata” in Marathi, “Urulai Kizhangu” in Tamil, “Gol Alu” in Bengali and so on. They can be prepared in dozens of ways. This starchy vegetable is a good source of vitamins C and B6, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and pantothenic acid. Compared to most other vegetables, potatoes store fantastically….

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10 best bread recipes that prove why we cannot do without the good old double roti!

Bread is a staple for most people around the world. Breads are basically made with grains. Every country has its own history, tradition and method of making breads. Be it bruschetta, roti, naan, pita, focaccia or baguette, each country makes its own special bread! Indeed, it is your favourite companion when you don’t have anything else in your refrigerator. Is brown bread healthier than white bread? – White bread is made up of bleached flour that makes it lighter in color whereas brown bread is made of whole wheat flour…

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