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7 harmful chemicals in beauty products that can ruin skin September 30, 2014 at 6:27 pm There are several chemicals present in many beauty and cosmetic products that are actually more harmful than beneficial to the people using it. Since these products are absorbed by the body as creams, soaps and bath wash, etc. they can get into the bloodstream and create havoc within the body. …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Protein brownies September 25, 2014 at 7:16 pm A brownie made with beans? You bet! The beans add fibre, calcium, and protein, making these brownies a nutritious indulgence. They are free of saturated and trans fats. Trans fats and saturated fats more than triple your risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon safflower oil 2 …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Minted fruit kebabs September 25, 2014 at 7:14 pm Fresh fruit makes a striking appearance in these antioxidant-rich kebabs. Enjoy them for a refreshing, light dessert! Ingredients 8 red or green grapes 4 large strawberries 4 1-inch-square cantaloupe chunks 4 1-inch-square honeydew chunks 4 1/2-inch-thick slices peeled kiwi 4 1-inch-square …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Navratan kurma September 25, 2014 at 7:10 pm This traditional dish from the Moghul period gets its name Navratan (meaning nine gems), from the many vegetables, nuts, and seeds used in it. Using soy yoghurt and cashews gives this dish a healthful, low-fat, cholesterol-free makeover. Serve it with hot chapati and rice. Ingredients 1/4 cup …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Methi paratha with sweet potatoes September 25, 2014 at 7:05 pm Methi leaves and sweet potato combine here for plenty of fibre. The aroma from methi leaves will fill your home well before this satisfying dish fills your stomach!  Ingredients 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour (atta) 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves 3/4 cup boiled and …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Punjabi rajma September 25, 2014 at 6:57 pm A popular dish from the Northern state of Punjab, Rajma, the Hindi name for red kidney beans, is high in protein and a good source of fibre. It is traditionally served with chapati.  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (300 grams) red kidney beans, soaked overnight 2 bay leaves 1 medium onion finely …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Sprouts lentil salad September 25, 2014 at 5:33 pm This salad is a combination of greens and sprouts flavoured with lemon and cilantro. This salad is an excellent source of fibre, iron, and vitamin C.  Ingredients 2 cups lentil sprouts (see note below)  1 pinch sea salt  1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder  1 …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Stuffed peppers with squash, black beans and rice September 25, 2014 at 5:29 pm If you have leftover rice and cooked black beans on hand, this recipe can be made in just a few minutes. Or you can slice up the red peppers, add some shredded lettuce, and make a salad out of it. Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup cooked black beans 2 Mexican gray squash or …
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Navratri Special Recipe: Curried rice September 25, 2014 at 4:52 pm Serve this beautiful golden rice with tofu or with steamed vegetables. Basmati and jasmine are flavourful long-grain rices that are sold in natural food stores and some supermarkets. Regular long-grain brown rice could also be used. Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable broth  1 cup dry brown …
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6 easy yet trendy hairstyles for the wedding season September 24, 2014 at 7:23 pm Getting your hair and make-up right for a wedding can be such a task. You don't want to compensate on looking stunning and your best. However, you may also want to try some different and unconventional styles to break the usual, monotonous looks. Here are some hairstyles you can try:  Messy …
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Why green gram or moong dal is good for health September 22, 2014 at 11:38 pm Green gram is one of the best vegetarian superfoods that has been praised for its amazing health benefits. It is known as moong dal in India and is basically a tiny circular shaped bean that is green in colour. It is loaded with vitamins has an edible taste. One bowl of cooked green gram is not …
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Sex position to get pregnant — glowing triangle September 18, 2014 at 5:51 pm Getting pregnant is usually a planned affair, but when a couple cannot conceive there are a few measures that they must take. One of the easiest way is to boost the baby making process is by using the right sex positions. So, to help you out a little, here is a sex position that can go a long way …
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எடை இழப்பிற்கு 12 யோகா (ஆசனங்கள்) September 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm நீங்கள் எடை இழக்க எல்லா முயற்சியும் செய்து தோல்வி அடைந்து விட்டீர்களா?சரி, நாங்கள் உங்களுக்கு பதில் …
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முன்கூட்டியே விந்து தள்ளுதலைப் போக்க 10 யோகாசனங்கள் September 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm முன்கூட்டியே விந்துதள்ளல், உங்கள் பெண்ணைத் திருப்தி செய்ய இயலாமை அல்லது நீங்கள் பாலியல்  உந்துதல் இல்லாமல் …
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