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World No Tobacco Day 2013: Allen Carr’s ‘The easy way to quit smoking’ (book excerpt) May 31, 2013 at 4:43 pm It's World No Tobacco Day, and we thought it would be interesting to give you tips from the man who created the ‘EasyWay to quit smoking’, Mr Allen Carr. Considered to be a pioneer in the field of smoking cessation, Mr Allen Carr passed away in the year 2006 leaving behind a huge legacy and …
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Ignorance about eye cancer in children fatal May 29, 2013 at 7:45 am Driven by ignorance, many parents in India don't start timely treatment for a killer form of eye cancer, retinoblastoma, detected in 1,500-2,000 children a year. In most cases, the medical advice of removing the afflicted eye to save the child's life proves the trigger for parents abandoning …
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Cat-eye make-up back in vogue May 28, 2013 at 4:54 pm Remember the classic cat-eye make-up of Asha Parekh, Sadhna, Sharmila Tagore and Helen that elongates the eye and gives it a feline look? The style was popular back then, and even now it continues to be a favourite for actresses and their fans off-screen, make-up gurus say. Delhi based makeover …
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Healthy mustard recipe: Aachari dip May 28, 2013 at 2:21 pm Mustard is usually a base ingredient in various dishes, but here is a recipe that used the pungent flavor of the mustard seeds to make a lip smacking dish. Ingredients 3/4 cup chilled hung curds (chakka dahi), whisked 1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania) 1/2 tsp finely chopped green …
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Healthy mustard recipe: Cabbage and pineapple salad May 28, 2013 at 2:21 pm Mustard is available in various shapes and forms, but would you know how to use mustard powder? Here is a crunchy and juicy salad with a creamy dressing that blends beautifully. Great for the hot summers, this dish is sure to leave you wanting more. Ingredients For The Dressing (makes Approx. 1 …
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Shaving tips to get rid of unwanted body hair May 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm Shaving seems to be the easiest option for those who don't want to go through the painful waxing procedure to get rid of unwanted hair. Here are some tips by Nathalie Eleni, beauty therapist, Venus & Braun, on how to get the perfect shave as told to Femalefirst.co.uk. 1. Take a shower before …
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Tasty weight loss recipe: Chana soya masala May 28, 2013 at 11:31 am   Both chana and soya chunks are extremely nutritious and have various health benefits. When combined in one dish, they make for a scrumptious meal which not only keeps you full for a longer time but also is extremely healthy. Soak soya nuggets in warm water for at least 20 minutes before …
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Tasty weight loss recipe: Cucumber pancakes May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am A good way to snack is by eating something light but also healthy. Here is an innovative way to eat cucumbers. Make pancakes out of them.  Try one and you are sure to opt for a second helping of this cucumber semolina pancake. Preparation Time : 5 mins.Cooking Time: 20 mins.Makes 8 …
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Tasty weight loss recipe: Chicken stew May 28, 2013 at 11:24 am A chicken stew is easy to cook at home and a healthy recipe for people who are on a weight loss diet.  Ingredients 1 tbsp oil   1 tsp chopped garlic   2 - 3 fresh rosemary leaves   ½ cup boneless chicken cubes    1 cup chicken stock   ½ cup blanched broccoli   ¼ cup chopped …
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Tasty weight loss recipe: Leafy salad May 28, 2013 at 11:23 am A leafy salad is a good way to fill up your tummy in a healthy way. You can have it as a side or a complete meal depending on the quantity you eat.  Ingredients 1 small bunch iceberg lettuce 1 small bunch butter lettuce 1 small bunch lollo rosso lettuce 1 small bunch romanian lettuce 1 …
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Ten food items that hurt your sex life May 25, 2013 at 9:08 am While we know that dark chocolate and almonds are great aphrodisiac, there are certain foods that can have just the opposite effect on your mood. It is important for you to know about the foods that can naturally ruin your sex-drive and harm your reproductive health as well. So, take a look at some …
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Tips to keep flatulence away May 22, 2013 at 3:07 pm Salman Khan was cute when he did it in ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ and Omi Vaidya's ‘Silencer’ got all the laughs when he let it off in ‘3 Idiots’. But flatulence, as the many millions who suffer from it will tell you, is not funny, just embarrassing. It's abdominal bloating, also known …
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Are you brushing your teeth right? May 22, 2013 at 8:50 am If you thought brushing all your teeth once a day is enough to keep them healthy, you are wrong. It isn't just about passing your toothbrush bristles all around your teeth in the morning. The right technique is of utmost importance to prevent tooth decay and gum problems.  First, the …
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That swelling on your gum could be a gum abscess! May 22, 2013 at 8:45 am We often overlook gum issues, without realising that they can lead to severe complications if left untreated. When there’s an infection or trauma inside your mouth, bacteria may enter your gums and cause a painful swelling filled with pus. When the pus fails to drain out, the swelling increases …
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