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The Many Benefits of Rye That Make it Healthier Than Wheat and Barley

Rye is a grass that is closely associated with wheatand barley and yet is superior to the two. It is an extremely versatile grain. Also known as secale cereal, rye is a grain from Russia, and was dominantly grown there, but now is available all across the world. It is a powerhouse of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. It is intriguing to observe that such a tiny seed could be loaded with so many benefits. Importantly, it is full of the good carbohydrates that can make you feel fuller than wheat or barley and promote…

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Travel Secrets: The Role of Fear

The world is a scary place. Or at least that’s what we often digest from an all-you-can-consume news buffet. Terrorist attacks. Fires. Shootings. Earthquakes and landslides. Tragedy is always around the corner. No place out there is safe. For some people, fear is an excuse not to travel, to stay inside the perceived safety of a localized bubble. For anyone reading this column—those of us who live to experience and engage more deeply in the world—fear and anxiety may make us more cautious but will never keep us from exploring. Phil…

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Is there a consommé at the Nobel banquet this year? Well, Chef Mark Phoenix lets us into the culinary side of the Prize

Come December 10, the 45-member kitchen at the Stockholm City Hall will be buzzing with last-minute preparations. A contingent of 200 servers will serve 1,350 guests trying to best the previous record of fastest serving at the Nobel Banquet – 6 minutes and 50 seconds. Now, we are not quite sure whether 2016’s most controversial Nobel laureate Bob Dylan would be one of those dining or not (given the mystery that has continued ever since the award was announced on October 16), but 10 other laureates with their families, around…

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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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Say Hello to the Newest Food Trend in Delhi – Ice-Cream Tacos!

Ice creams are a delight and a recent development in the ice cream world is something you wouldn’t have imagined, ever. We’re talking about the ice-cream tacos! So, you’re served taco-shaped waffle cones filled with your favourite flavour of ice cream and some nuts to make it look gorgeous. Interesting, isn’t it? Well, all you sweet lovers have a new excuse to enjoy ice-cream. While roll up ice-creams and gigantic sundaes are trending worldwide, Delhi has a new obsession. An ice-cream parlour called Fumo Creams has introduced a range of unique ice-cream tacos with…

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The sweet healing fragrance

Pressure at work or stress at workplace can pull you down and your productivity. Prolonged stress can trigger many ailments and diseases. The constant exposure to different uncomfortable situations and environment at work place can harm an employee not only physically, but also mentally and emotionally. Use of aromatherapy can be a good stress buster. The sweet fragrance of essential oils can work wonders to your weary body and mind. Symptoms of stress at workplace include headaches, lethargy, mood and sleep disturbances, upset stomach, loss of sense of humour, irritability, depression…

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