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Moderate physical activity can prevent dementia
According to the study, physical inactivity contributes to an estimated 5.3 million deaths each year, similar to the number of deaths attributed to tobacco use and obesity. An incre [...]
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Luxury desserts, swiss ice cream for sweet tooths in the Capital
Iced coffee shake is the brand’s best selling sweet delicacy. (Source: Express photo by Sukriti Gumber) Movenpick, three months old in Delhi, already has its set of loyal cust [...]
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Love street food? Try this Kolkata special egg roll
When it comes to street food, the ‘egg roll’ undoubtedly rules the eastern metropolis and the hearts of its people. (Source: Sanghamitra Mazumdar) If you have been to Kolkata an [...]
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Infused water: These 4 infusions can be your ultimate weight loss secret
Citrus fruits are the best when it comes to preparing infused water. (Source: Thinkstock Images) We all know how water can do you a world of good. Drinking water can help wash out t [...]
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Jackfruit, the new food on your diet chart
Jackfruit, known as Kathal in Hindi, is a large irregularly shaped oval fruit. Often, listed among the exotic tropical fruits to have originated in India and Malaysia, jackfruit is now now grown in Asia, Africa, the US and Australia. Reported to be the fo [...]
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Low-carb diet trumps low-fat for weight loss, heart health
A low-carbohydrate diet is more effective for weight loss and reducing cardiovascular risk factors than a low-fat diet, according to a new study. To compare the effects of a low-carbohydrate versus a low-fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk fac [...]
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Diet diary: The gut may affect feeling after all
For decades, close interactions between the gut-associated immune system, the nervous and endocrine systems have been studied but their findings have largely been ignored by psychiatrists and [...]
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Quick Bites: Any takers for “ayurvedic chocolates”
The fare at Cherry Fresh (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal) How many calories burn in a single shopping trip? The jury’s out on this but we don’t need figures to realise t [...]
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‘MasterChef India 4’ to go vegetarian
The upcoming season of cooking-reality show ‘MasterChef India’ will celebrate the rich Indian heritage of vegetarian food. Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who is also one of the judges of the show, said the idea behind bidding adieu to the non- [...]
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Quitting tobacco can prevent 80 per cent head, neck cancers’
Tobacco kills over one million Indians annually. (File) Stopping use of tobacco and adopting a healthy lifestyle can prevent almost 80 per cent of head and neck cancer cases in Indi [...]
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Keema Chic
At Masala Library, the green peas in the keema matar are replaced with spheres of its puree. At Gaggan Anand’s eponymous Bangkok restaurant, the chef serves a subtle take on Mumba [...]
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Stem cells injection could ward off glaucoma
Injecting stem cells might prevent glaucoma. (Ablestock) An infusion of stem cells harvested from a patient’s own skin could help restore proper drainage for fluid-clogged eye [...]
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This embryonic gene may help fight ageing
Embroyic gene might help fight ageing.  The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for condition [...]
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Eat, Pray, Love
Family first Ross Carvalho along with his sons Emil (centre) and Yvan at the Amercian Express Bakery in Mumbai. (Source: Kevin D’Souza) A variety of baked delicacies and loaves of [...]
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That Wonderful Time of the Year
It’s greek to me: A batch of Kourambiethes for Christmas. (Source: Express Archive) By: Shantanu David From the Chef’s kitchen: KOURAMBIETHES (GREEK ALMOND CHRISTMAS COOKIES) I [...]
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Menopause, insomnia make ageing clock tick ‘faster’
“We discovered that menopause speeds up cellular aging by an average of 6 percent,” said Horvath, the study’s senior author, “That doesn’t sound like much but it [...]
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Hearing test may identify infants with autism risk
This technique may provide clinicians a new window into the disorder. (Source: Flickr|Daniel Egge) A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help physicians identify infants w [...]
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Starry, Starry Night
Fish tales Meen moilee or fish curry served with appam is part of the traditional Christmas meal for Syrian Christian families in Kerala. (Source: Image from Amreli, hotel diplomat) [...]
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Motorcycle-ambulances help saves lives in Chhattisgarh forests
Help arriving in the form of a motorcycle ambulance. When eight months pregnant Sukmi’s water broke she was in Ongnarpal, a village deep in the jungle of Chhattisgarh where fo [...]
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Malaria drug shows promise in cancer treatment
Malaria drug may help treat a wide range of cancers, including lung, bowel, brain, and head and neck cancer. A readily and cheaply available malaria drug may help treat a wide range [...]
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Guilty pleasures
The guidelines * A couple of weeks ago, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) passed sweeping new calorie-labelling rules for restaurants, making it mandatory to label the amount of calories in anything you eat anywhere — restaurant chains, vending [...]
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Iron deficiency widespread in pregnant women
Research found that Iron deficiency in pregnant women Iron deficiency affects one in five of the world’s population and is more prevalent in pregnant women, say researchers. T [...]
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In 17 years, fast food hasn’t changed
“Restaurants can help consumers by downsizing portion sizes and reformulating their food to contain less of these over-consumed nutrients,” said Alice Lichtenstein from Tufts Univ [...]
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Beneath the Skin
The Pop-Up interiors. (Source: Express Photo by Praveen Khanna) Time and space is not a continuum at The Pop-Up, Asiad Village. The restaurant spills over into an inside dining area [...]
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Female smokers at higher risk of brain bleed
Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the lining of the brain.  Women indulging in smoking are more at risk of developing bleeding inside the li [...]
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Avocados can be best first foods for babies: Study
Avocado can be used as a first food for infants.  ‘Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their gro [...]
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A Take on Thai
Renong pla yang thm nalay, a fish preparation, uses authentic Thai marinade. Bottles of the fiery Sriracha, a variety of vinegars and fish sauce, all imported from Thailand, line th [...]
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Master of Spices
MasterChef India co-judge, Ranveer Brar, talks about his journey with food — from working at a kebab stall in Lucknow to five-star kitchens in the country and abroad. At the age o [...]
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