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Is eating Poha everyday in breakfast good for health?

1. Perfect dish to kick-start your day! Poha has traditionally been among India’s favourite breakfasts and no one treated it as unhealthy, till a few years ago, when the Indian market began to be flooded with ‘healthy’ grains from abroad like oats and quinoa. Call it the result of their brilliant marketing or our bad luck, our traditional breakfasts suddenly became unhealthy foods. But winds of change can already be sensed on the horizon with leading nutritionists speaking in favour of the native breakfast options. Here are some reasons why…

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9 Breakfast Places in Delhi-NCR That Open at 9 AM

Now we have all heard nutritionists and health experts stressing on how breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and how one should not skip if come what may. However, that doesn’t mean you always have to make do with the regular affair that is available first thing in the morning (Read: Jam, Bread, Cereals). Neither is it necessary to try and wake up early in the morning and dish out a quick omelette (probably overdone) before you rush to office. So, we list out nice best breakfast…

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Kerala’s Favourite Breakfast: How to Make Soft Puttu at Home

One of Kochi’s most successful restaurant launches over the last couple of years was Dhe Puttu. It helped that one of the restaurant’s promoters is Dileep, a successful Malayalam actor. However, this is not a restaurant that depends solely on star power but is driven by an innovative idea. All this restaurant does is serve Puttu, Kerala’s emblematic breakfast favourite. Dhe Puttu has over 20 different versions of Puttu. A year ago, I learnt to make Puttu at the Anantara Peace Haven resort in Tangalle, Sri Lanka’s southern tip. They…

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Want to reduce your heart attack risk? Try eating breakfast for once.

MAYBE THIS IS just an American thing, but no meal seems more controversial these days than breakfast. The debate has raged for decades: Should eat breakfast every day? Can planning out the timing of your meals help you be healthier? Past studies seem to go both ways one the subject—and some people just don’t like to eat in the morning. But here’s a new volley of evidence: Doing both can help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., according to …

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Eat This Type of Protein at Breakfast to Stay Full for Longer

You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But a new study suggests that veggie-based proteins—specifically, beans and peas—may actually fill you up and keep you satisfied longer than animal protein. Plant-based choices are not only better for the planet, the researchers say, but may also help people lose weight. Vegans, vegetarians, and anybody else looking to eat less meat have long known that legumes (such as beans and peas) are a valuable protein source. Until now, though, little…

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Is your breakfast cereal really healthy?

Breakfast cereal is a food item made from processed grains and consumed as the first meal of the day. It is easy to prepare and can be eaten either hot or cold. Milk and sugar are usually added to make it more appetizing and palatable. Some people prefer to add yogurt and fruits in order to enhance the taste and nutrition value. Breakfast cereals involve processing of the grains into fine flour before cooking. The flour may be mixed with water, sugar or chocolate. This is followed by a process…

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