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Do you tend to put on weight during holidays? Worry not, we have the best solution

For many, the best part of a vacation is to experience delicious meals and soak in the local flavours. However, all this gluttony can impact your health and show up on your waistline. Here are some easy tips to keep in mind while eating out during your vacation. We spoke to Dr Manoj Kuteri, wellness director at Atmantan Wellness Centre at Mulshi, near Pune, Maharashtra, and he says meal planning is the key. 1) Carry your own snacks. Avoid the temptation of snacking at airports as you are more likely to pick…

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To shed kilos, have salads and more, experts tell us why

We all crave a fit body. And that goal is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we start practising just about any diet that is remotely promising. Salads, in this scenario, seem like an obvious healthy option, be it for mid-day snacking or as complete meals — that’s where we go wrong! The concept of a bowlful of leafy greens seems to be healthy because salads are mostly oil-free, and have no spices, gravy, starch and heavy meats. But hey, that’s the reason why you are losing energy and…

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Kathy Griffin’s Social Media Accounts May Have Been Hacked

The outspoken comedian appeared to be the victim of a social media hack on Saturday. A little before 2 p.m. Eastern Time, Griffin’s accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all suddenly showed strange messages announcing that “Kathy Griffin has been hacked” and urging readers to “tune in here 10 AM PST Sunday where she will be exposed.” Griffin’s profile pictures also disappeared.Is this an actual hack? HuffPost has reached out to Griffin’s representatives for comment, though some on Twitter are already skeptical. Earlier this year, the comedian faced a lot of backlash for posing with a…

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Pyaaz Ki Kachori: The Rajasthan Street Side Delicacy that’ll have you Wanting for More

As the first set of showers takes the country in its stride, we can’t wait to start on our binge-fest of fried delicacies. Pakodas, samosas, bhajiyas, Kachoris – the list is endless. And one such fried delight that you must try this season is Pyaaz ki Kachori. A popular local breakfast dish in Rajasthan, these round fluffy kachoris, full of heart melting masalas and golden brown onions, are served with a combination of imly(tamarind) and coriander-mint chutney and are an absolute treat. I had my first tryst with the delight at the Rajasthan Stall in Dilli…

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Infants who are peanut-sensitised or have peanut allergy are not necessarily allergic: Study

“This is a very exciting development for those of us who have been treating an increasing number of kids with peanut allergies in the past 25 years,” said Amal Assa’ad, Managing Director, ACAAI Food Allergy Committee, US. “To be able to offer parents a way of reducing the risk of their children developing peanut allergies is remarkable and of real importance.”   The authors recognised early introduction of peanut-containing foods may seem to depart from recommendations for exclusive breastfeeding through six months. Introduction of peanuts did not affect the length…

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Dieting? 9 Desserts You Can Still Have

Desserts and sweetmeats are often amongst the first ones to be ruled out when you start dieting, making the decision to diet tougher than it actually is. Giving up on sweet treats can make your weight loss journey a grumpy one. But what if we were to tell you that you can still have your share of indulgence while sticking to your diet?  Yes, you heard us! According to Bangalore-based Nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood, “You can have certain desserts when you are on a diet. Dieting doesn’t mean that you have to cut outyour favourite foods completely. As a dietician, I let my clients have desserts…

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