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What’s the difference between stock and broth?

1. Are stock and broth the same? They seem to be the same, but there are subtle differences between stock and broth not just in taste, texture and preparation method, but in usage too. Read to find out. 2. Stock has more calories than broth Stock has high-calorie content as compared to broth. One cup of chicken broth contains 38 calories, while one cup of chicken stock contains 86 calories. 3. Stock mostly uses bones and veggies, broth uses meat Stock is prepared by boiling bones or cartilage in water…

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World Cuisine: Know the Difference Between Continental Food and Oriental Food

Different cuisines prepared in different regions across the world have stories to tell about its place, tradition and culture. From Chinese to Continental, Lebanese to Japanese and Indian, all of them have a taste of their own. We all love to savour delicacies from around the world, especially since they are easily available in India now. However, there’s always been a confusion between continental and oriental food, generally mistaken as one kind. According to Chef Irfan Pabaney from The Sassy Spoon, Mumbai, “the major difference between these two kinds of…

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Study establishes link between sedentary lifestyle and kidney, bladder cancer risk

A new study led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute establishes a connection between a sedentary lifestyle and risk of developing kidney or bladder cancer. The findings extend a line of inquiry that has already revealed a connection between chronic inactivity and heightened risk for both ovarian and cervical cancer, and also highlight the possibility of reducing risk for some cancers by increasing physical activity. The new research, published online ahead of print in the journal Cancer Epidemiology,details the findings of a hospital-based case-control study involving 160 patients with…

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Study Finds no Link Between Pregnancy Flu, Autism Risk

Researchers found no link between influenza in pregnant women and the risk of her child developing autism after birth, a US study said Monday. Some earlier research has pointed to maternal infections as a possible cause of the neuro-developmental disorder, though other studies have not found any such link. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics involved more than 196,000 children born in California from 2000 to 2010. More than 3,100 children in the group had autism, which is believed to have genetic and environmental…

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Indian Scientists Discover Link Between Obesity, Diabetes

In a major breakthrough, Indian scientists have zeroed in on key disease events triggering type 2 diabetes in obese people. They say the novel findings open up avenues for drug development and therapy and could also help identify those susceptible to the disease affecting 64.5 million Indians.With 9.8 million obese men and 20 million obese women (fifth and third rank respectively in the world in 2014), according to a study published in The Lancet journal, it is a double whammy for India. Scientists at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology…

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What’s The Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

Yoga may have a bigger fan following right now, but with celebrity Pilates teachers like Yasmin Karachiwala who trains Bollywood’s best – Pilates, too, is rising in popularity. A question that constantly pops up among fitness newbies is whether they should take Yoga or Pilates. Both improve muscular and postural strength, increase flexibility and reduce stress. So what’s the difference? Yoga vs Pilates: The Breakdown 1. According to Vesna Pericevic Jacob of Vesna’s Wellness, “The main difference between Pilates and Yoga is in the core essence of the two. Yoga…

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