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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – II

Wheatgrass juice proves to be an elixir for those suffering from hypertension, fatty liver because it is a rich source of Magnesium and Potassium. These minerals lower blood pressure and a deficiency can actually raise it. This juice is also beneficial in preventing premature greying of hair. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, […]

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The Green Blood: Wheatgrass Juice – I

The Wheatgrass juice is also called the ‘Green Blood’ because of its structural similarity to hemoglobin and it acts like a blood builder for our body. It contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is rich in magnesium. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tell us the many benefits of […]

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Daal and Rice Made For Each Other (Importance of Food Pairing)

Certain food items complement each other and are best when paired together. London-based Parna, a certified nutritionist and fitness expert, tells us about complete proteins and incomplete proteins, based on the nine essential Amino acids. Here’s she reasons in favour of food pairing, in the weekly column, exclusively on Different Truths. I love you once, […]

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A Love Affair with Hot Okra – II

Continuing with her love for Okra, London-based Parna, a nutritionist and fitness expert, shares with us her version of Dhainrosher Jhaal from Bengal, which she calls Baked Mustard Okra. It’s hot, tangy and full of nutritional value, a reason enough to fall in love with this vegetable. Read more about it, in this week’s column, […]

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Aromatic Mint Water and Lemon Water has Healing Properties – IV

Aromatic mint water and lemon water acts like a panacea. Anumita, our Managing Editor, talks about the magical qualities of this two miracle water, in the fourth part of the five-part serial on Miracle waters. These inexpensive home remedies are time-tested. Find out more, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. In continuation with the […]

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My Love for Okra

London-based Parna, a certified Nutritionist, tells us about the many benefits of Okra, including how it helps reduce fat. She shares a recipe for Sweet & Sour Okra Yogurt (also known as Dahi Bhindi), a delicacy from the eastern India, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Okra (also known as lady finger, Bhindi) […]

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Ten Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s You Should Never Ignore

Rita tells us about the ten tell-tale signs of Alzhemier’s, and what to do in such a case, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Are you worried about your mental sharpness? Or maybe that of a loved one’s? Mild forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. If you have trouble remembering someone’s […]

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Fat Attack!

Sedentary lifestyle and fast food, other than genetics, age, and few other factors, are the cause of excess fats in our bodies. Parna, a London-based Nutritionist and Fitness Consultant, gives us invaluable tips to understand and manage the fats in our bodies. Here are the ready-to-use tips to deal with the fat attack, in the […]

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Miracle Water: The Benefits of Ginger Water and Cucumber Water – II

In the second part of the five-part article on miracle water, Anumita tells us of the medicinal and beauty enhancements uses of easy to prepare home remedies, ginger water, and cucumber water, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We all know and value the importance of water in our lives. Other than consuming […]

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A Spurious Existence

Two women in denial. One wanted a daughter from her second husband after 11 pregnancies – two deaths and six abortions. Belonging to Tajikistan, she donned a hijab but talked of intimate things through a male interpreter. The second woman was the mother of a daughter with Turner Syndrome. Her concern was the marriage of […]

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