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    Honey: The Magic Ingredient

    Ayurvedic as well as Yunani medicine have been using honey as a vital medicine for centuries. It is known to have medicinal properties without any known side effects.
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    Tags: Diabetes, Dehydration, Insulin, Nausea, Ayurveda, Cancer


    Weight Loss tips from Ayurveda for Kapha, Pitta and Vata types

    In Ayurveda, obesity is the sign of vata, pitta, and kapha imbalance. The Ayurvedic approach to obesity treatment is based on taking a realistic look at your body type and what it can be, and then nourishing it back to natural health.
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    Tags: Unani, Clinical, Herb, Triphala, Metabolism, Ojas


    Get in Shape for Summer Dressing

    Thinking of losing the bulge? Well, certainly a good thought. Winter is over and season is warming up. Your metabolism is back in shape and you can easily sweat out the additional fat gained during the bone chilling winters.
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    New Dietary Guidelines for Indians

    The new guidelines, putting it in a nutshell has proposed a reduction in the total requirements in terms of carbohydrates, salt, sugar and fats. The transition is in the increase in protein intake to ensure good muscle build up.
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    Beauty Aids from the Kitchen Caboose

    Beauty salons offer a bewildering variety of treatments and almost every day one or the other type of skin care product is launched.
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    Spinach Dhokla

    Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 cup Besan 8-10 leaves Spinach 2 finely chopped Green Chillies 1 inch grated Ginger 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon Red chilly powder 1 teaspoon Eno fruit salt 1 teaspoon Oil 2 teaspoons Sugar Salt to t
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    Tuna Salad

    Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, cut in quarters 1 red bell pepper, cut in strips 2 large tomatoes, cut in quarters 1 green bell pepper, cut in strips 1 small onion, sliced in rings 1 can tuna in vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vinegar 1/
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    Low Carb Chocolate Mousse

    Serves: 2  Ingredients:  1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream 4 teaspoons artificial sweetener 1 tablespoon cocoa powder  Method:  Put all ingredients, in order, in a blender. Blend and eat. You may also top it up with whipped
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    Apple and Celery Salad (Thai Style)

    Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon soy sauce 2 large apples, peeled and julienned 4 large celery stalks, julienned 1 bunch of coriander, chopped 1/2 cup peanu
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    Chocolate Mousse

    Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream 4 teaspoons artificial sweetener 1 tablespoon cocoa powder Method: Put all ingredients, in order, in a blender. Blend and eat. You may also top it up with whipped cream.
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    Cough

    Cough is a very common symptom of many respiratory disorders. The reason we cough is to get rid of the irritation on the surface lining (the mucous membrane) of the throat and upper respiratory tract. Such irritation may be caused by certain foods, s
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    Constipation

    Medically, constipation (hardening of stool) implies difficulty or failure to evacuate toxins and waste matter from the body on a regular basis. Constipation is a common disturbance of the digestive tract. Bowels do not move regularly, or are not com
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    Hives

    Hives are also called cynanche trachealis. Hives are an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins. These welts can be 5 mm (0.2 inches) in diameter or more, itch severely, and often have a pale border
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    Hay Fever

    When runny nose is the result of an allergy, the condition is called Hay Fever. Most Hay Fever is a reaction to plant pollens and popularly known as allergic rhinitis. Hay Fever is the mainly widespread allergy. Hay Fevers develop after the period of
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    Leg cramps

    Leg cramps are an involuntary contraction of a single muscle or a group of muscles in the leg. These are usually painful and extremely discomforting. Leg cramps often occur in elderly patients, though age is no criteria as it is often seen in young p
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    Add 'Cinnamon Zing' To Your Holi Palette

    Increase Your Flavour: Sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top of your cup of hot tea/coffee/Thandai even soups or gravies and indulge yourself in the rich aroma!   Health Benefits: Cinnamon is known for its many health benefits. Besides adding '
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    Why Aerated Drinks are Considered a Bad Choice

    Aerated drinks, more popularly known as soda’s, soda pops, fizzy drinks, soft drinks or carbonated beverages are the bane of every dietitian! Why - you may ask? Well, good question-let’s put up a list of reasons for this: For starter
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    Sugar - How Much is Enough

    Have you ever given a thought to how many teaspoons of sugar you consume in a day? This would mean all the sugar that you added in your tea, coffee, porridge and also that which was already present in the cakes, desserts, soft drinks, cookies and no
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    Benefits of Butter Milk

    In the north, yoghurt is whisked with sugar or salt and roasted cumin seeds to make ‘lassi’ or ‘chaach’, the same drink is tempered lightly with mustard seeds and curry leaves to make ‘mor’ in the south. Ayurved
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