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The unusual suspects: 7 reasons why flu can get you… and not just during season change

Everyone dreads the change of season, because it means that everyone is susceptible to the seasonal flu. According to Dr Mohsin Wali, general physician and cardiologist, and Dr Vinayak Abbot, Ayurvedic practitioner, apart from the change in the weather and the yo-yo rise and fall in temperature, there are quite a few unusual reasons that can also cause flu. Here’s ... Read More »

Best TV streaming service: SlingTV vs Hulu vs PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

  It’s great what a little competition will do. Ever since cord cutting became a genuine trend, TV networks and pay TV providers have scrambled to bring their channel bundles to the internet. But with more competition comes more confusion. Between Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV, and Philo, prospective cord cutters who ... Read More »

Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Amira, a housewife belonging to the Druze community, is busy chopping vegetables in her home in Dalyat el Carmel, a serene and quaint town in the Carmel mountains near Israel’s Haifa city. It takes her about an hour to roll out five vegan Middle Eastern dishes which are fresh and healthy. Veganism has gained popularity in Israel and is a ... Read More »

10 Exotic Salads From Around The World

Salads are often characterized as boring and tasteless. They come to the rescue of almost all health freaks who are trying to shed some extra kilos. However, not all salads are bland and boring. Quite often, what you see is not always true and same is in the case of salads. People could only think of them as a standby option ... Read More »

Patishapta: What Makes The Bengali Stuffed Crepe Treat A Spring Favourite

Bengalis and their affection for sweets is no hidden secret. Making the most of available ingredients is a craft Bengalis mastered years ago and some of the best exhibit of this expertise can be seen in their sweets. The world of confection churned just of chenna(spilt milk), cottage cheese or gur(jaggery) can boggle the most sound minds at times, and then there are ... Read More »

Bento Box: The Traditional Japanese Lunch Box That Is Both Healthy And ‘Too Pretty To Eat’!

We live a highly globalized world and exchange of diet and nutrition secrets between the remotest of cultures has become very commonplace. The world has learned a lot, for example, from Indian Ayurveda or ancient Chinese medicine and the wealth of both these Asian practices has reached every corner of the world. Similarly, every culture has something or the other ... Read More »

The Hidden Causes Of Midnight Snacking

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is quite important for body’s proper functioning. Even after eating healthy throughout the day, those sudden midnight hunger pangs can possibly break the deal. Midnight cravings are not really healthy as they tend to promote obesityand weight gain. Munching on those cookies and chips late at night could possibly give you a sugar rush and can cause an interrupted metabolism. ... Read More »

Before choosing schemes, decide how much money you need for each goal and the time horizon

I’m not a regular investor. I have invested about Rs1 lakh in ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund, series 14; Rs20,000 each in Aditya Birla Sunlife Equity Fund, Axis Long Term Equity Fund, and SBI Magnum Multicap Fund; and about Rs10,000 in Franklin India High Growth Companies Fund. Please guide me on starting an SIP of about Rs40,000 per month. I ... Read More »

Mark Zeff Sees His Lifestyle Brand as the Ultimate Expression of His Varied Interests

Growing up in Cape Town, Mark Zeff was a stellar athlete and, he admits, a mediocre student. Fortunately, the confidence he gained on the rugby field has served him well for a career in which he’s roved geographically and stylistically, orchestrating a staggering range of projects. He has designed hotel interiors, restaurants, bars, and spas as well as residences for the ... Read More »

Meghan Markle And The Price Of The Princess Lifestyle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posed for two official engagement photos at Frogmore House in Windsor      Photo: Royal Family It’s been estimated that American actress Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry, scheduled next May 19, will translate into a £500 million boost for the British economy . The calculation by Brand Finance was based, among other factors, on the fact that the 2011 wedding of Prince William ... Read More »