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Dark choco a day, keeps doctor away

Craving for chocolates, but don’t want to gain those extra pounds? Worry not! Go for a dark chocolate, which contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, iron, potassium and magnesium. Physicians suggest dark chocolates are good for the heart, and they help reduce cardiovascular ailments as they contain potassium and copper. High in iron content,

Unlike India, China not helping Nigeria stop fake drugs’

Unlike India, China is not assisting in the fight against counterfeit medicines even though the influx has been mainly from that country, Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says.

”Comparative analysis has shown that China is not doing anything to help the Nigerian government in its attempt to control the import

No supplements for Bipasha’s fitness

Actress Bipasha Basu has flaunted her perfect curves in movies like “Jism”, “Dhoom 2” and “Players” but says she never takes help of supplements to keep herself toned. The 34-year-old follows a strict diet plan. “I love my food and get all the required nutrition from food only, no supplements. I am eating healthier stuff

Fatty foods can hinder alertness, says study

Scientists have shown that consuming fatty foods can affect alertness and result in fatigue, says a study. Results show that higher fat consumption is associated with increased objective daytime sleepiness, while higher carbohydrate intake is associated with increased alertness. There is no relationship between protein consumption and sleepiness or alertness. These findings are independent of

Good food, moisturizing vital beauty regime for young moms

Pregnancy can lead to pigmentation, stretch marks and even dull skin, but young mothers can combat all this with good food, proper skin moisturizing and regular exercise, says a Delhi-based dermatologist. The first thing to do is to lead a healthy lifestyle with gentle exercise and intake of a variety of fruits and vegetables, suggests Kiran Lohia,

Obese men in 20s may die in middle age

Families of chubby youngsters, beware! Men who turn obese in their early 20s are significantly less likely to reach their middle age, a new study published in the British Medical Journal has suggested. Also such youngsters are also up to eight times more likely to suffer diabetes, potentially fatal blood clots or a heart attack,

Salmon Masala Burger

This salmon Masala patty is a combination of Carbs, Proteins, Fiber and Omega 3 all in one. Served in a whole meal bun, with fresh garden salad and a hint of green chutney this may become your all time favorite. Accompanied with spiced baked potato wedges definitely completes the temptation factor without that guilty feeling

Samosas, Ganesh idol in Sunita William’s space kit

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams takes a little part of India every time she goes to space. “My father is from Gujarat and I first came to India when I was 10 years old. Lord Ganesha is an integral part of my house, so I took a Ganesha idol with me in space. I love Indian