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Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks: 5 Beauty Remedies That Work Wonders

In today’s day and age, everyone wants to be perfect with the ideal body structure, sharp features and flawless skin. Nothing much can be done about the first two as they depend on one’s genes, but the latter can be worked towards. Stretch marks , also known as striae distensae, are long, depressed… Read more »

6 superfoods that you should add to your diet

Best superfoods to add to your diet There are some foods which possess a certain amount of nutrients required by a certain part of our body and then there are superfoods, which are packed with a multitude of vitamins beneficial for our entire body. These gems impact our overall health… Read more »

Nursing Moms Swear Starbucks’ Pink Drink Boosts Their Milk Supply. Is That Possible?

Remember all the buzz this past spring surrounding Starbucks’ Pink Drink? Well the love for this sweet and light beverage just keeps coming. Now, several nursing moms are raving about it, saying that sipping the drink increases their breast milk supply. The lactation-boost claim first appeared in posts by a nursing-mother Facebook support group called Milky Mamas. “So this happened… Read more »

Your kitchen sponge contains bacteria that may cause diseases like typhoid, plague, cholera and food poisoning

If you thought using the dish-washing sponge to making your dishes germ-free is enough; you’ll be shocked to know that the sponge you use for cleaning your dishes has a host of bacteria that can make you ill severely. Recently,  a study[1] found that the dish-washing sponge that you use… Read more »

Coconut Oil for Stretch Marks: 5 Beauty Remedies That Work Wonders

In today’s day and age, everyone wants to be perfect with the ideal body structure, sharp features and flawless skin. Nothing much can be done about the first two as they depend on one’s genes, but the latter can be worked towards. Stretch marks , also known as striae distensae, are long, depressed… Read more »

Sev: The Crunchy Besan Snack That We Can’t Do Without

The melting point of culture, heritage and history, Gujarat, impressed me the most with its lavish vegetarian spread. If India has earned global recognition for its rich range of vegetarian delicacies, Gujarat with its extravagant vegetarian fare has a lot to contribute to the fame. And one particular Gujarati dish has become my favourite…. Read more »

Eat healthy this week: 5 studies that help you fix what’s wrong with your diet

While obesity and other weight-related troubles are mostly genetic, what you eat can determine the risk of health disasters in people. Your diet can be the defining factor in what diseases and disorders you are at risk of, and, by extension, ensure immunity to fatal health risks. From studies debunking… Read more »

Weekend without stress: Here’s our list of top studies that help you fight the blues

Stress is an inevitable part of modern life. Yet it can harm your physical and mental health and increase rate of mortality. Read on to find out what the harmful effects of stress and what to do about it. Cycling lowers stress levels. (Shutterstock) 1) Cycling to work lowers stress… Read more »

Don’t take that X-ray lightly. Even low dose of radiation can harm your heart

Ex-rays are not really as harmless as we’ve been made to think. According to a study, exposure to even low doses of ionising radiation, such as X-rays, may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is known that populations exposed to ionising radiation in medical or environmental settings have symptoms suggesting… Read more »

A desi gastro pub that offers authentic mix of East and West

Be it the original flavour of Bengal’s sought-after fish cutlet or the popular north Indian shammi kebab, at Monkey Bar — the Indian version of a gastro pub — you will be reminded of your roots while letting your hair down. The pub has its outlets in three metros — Delhi, Mumbai and… Read more »