Lifestyle

UN wishes India Happy Diwali with special stamps

Diwali is a festival that is celebrated with much pomp and glory not just in India, but a lot of other countries too. It is a festival which brings people together and urges them to forget all about caste, creed, religion and just celebrate happiness and light. In order to commemorate the Indian festival, the United Nations postal agency has ... Read More »

Take a vacation to boost your longevity and live a healthy lifestyle

Take a vacation to boost your longevity and live a healthy lifestyle It is always important to de-stress yourself once in a while. Especially, when you want to live healthy and longer life. While we know travel is a key for lot many people to relax, a new study has found that taking at least three vacations a year between ... Read More »

5 lifestyle tips for men: From formal moccasins to informal loafers, here’s your pick

5 lifestyle tips for men: From formal moccasins to informal loafers, here’s your pick Loafers which are also known as open shoes have become increasingly popular in today’s times. Different colours in loafer are high trend these days and can add more stylish essence. While loafers have been identified as the most convenient style of shoes, so is moccasins. So, ... Read More »

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is an ailment which afflicts almost every household in the country, especially in the urbanpopullation. It is estimated that one in every third Indian suffers from high BP and this situation will lead to a hypertension epidemic by 2020. Normal blood pressure is counted in two parameters — systolic pressure of 120 mmHg and a ... Read More »

What is cold pressed oil? How it is different from refined oil

1. What makes them different When we had started believing that refined oils are the best medium for cooking and that they keep us safe from heart diesase and obesity, scientists turned the tables again by a new research which says, cold pressed oils are what we must be consuming and not the refined ones. But what’s the difference between ... Read More »

10 foods that you must eat daily to prevent clogging of arteries

1. Top artery cleansing foods! Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from your heart to all organs of the body. A healthy artery is elastic, strong, free of deposits and flexible. They often become clogged, narrow and stiff due to the accumulation of fat, cholesterol, and calcium deposits. This condition results in reduced blood flow through the ... Read More »

What makes Yam (Suran) a magical vegetable for the human body

1. What is Yam? Whether you call it Zimikand, Elephant Foot Yam, Yam, Ole or Suran, this vegetable is known for its ‘itchy throat’ nature and probably that’s the reason it is not very popular. Regarded as a part of the compulsory Lakshmi Puja meal on Diwali in several part of India, Suran which is a variety of yam, grows ... Read More »

10 breakfast items from around India that are a must-have

1. Must have Indian breakfast items Simply put, the thing about waking up early is that it’s not something anybody likes to do. That is unless we’re being offered food that we really like, rather love. A wise man once said, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Here are 10 dishes from ... Read More »

8 things you didn’t know you could do with your pressure cooker

1. ​The joy of cooking with a pressure cooker We all know how to make beans, lentils, and rice in a pressure cooker. But the real magic lies beyond the conventional approach. Today, we are going to take you through some amazing and mouth-watering dishes that can actually be made in a cooker and trust us, they taste heavenly (or ... Read More »

10 sweet dishes your Bengali friend lives for

1. Mouth-watering Bengali desserts Besides their extensive knowledge of literature and music, the one thing that Bengalis are proud of and unconditionally love is their food, especially the sweet-dishes. If you too have a Bengali friend, then we certainly understand the pain you suffer while waiting for your buddy to come back after the festive season. Well, waiting for the ... Read More »