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Beware! There are hidden calories in your food

Beware! There are hidden calories in your food

One common misconception about healthy food is that it is low in calories.  Photograph:Ken Hawkins/Wikimedia Commons Food calorie' is a term used to describe the amount of energy your body will get from consuming that particular food. We need energy from food to survive. However, too much of unused calories in the body can lead to weight gain. According to the National Institute of Nutrition, India, the minimum calorie requirements for Indian men (60 kg) is 2300 kcal per day and for women ..., 2 months ago

9 foods to increase blood platelets

Did you know that milk can help you increase your platelet count? Photograph: Electrolux Design Lab/Creative Commons Platelets -- a vital component of blood -- help the body form clots to stop bleeding in the event of an injury. In their inactive stage, platelets resemble plates (the reason behind their name). However, when active, platelets have several tiny tentacles that give them an octopus-like appearance. Since platelets play such an important role in the functioning of the human ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mango recipes: Murabba, Panna, Chutney and Mangai Sadam

Here are some tongue tickling raw mango recipes to indulge in this summer. You can share your recipes too! Think raw mangoes only make the best pickles? Here are few recipes that will show you how to make the most of this super fruit. Raw Mango Murabba Photograph: Kind Courtesy Reshma Aslam Ingredients 1/4 kg raw mangoes 200 gm sugar 1 tsp orange colour 2 inch piece of cinnamon stick 2 to 3 cloves 1/4 cup chopped dry fruits (cashews, almonds, chironji) Method Wash, peel and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

How to keep Air India away from a sordid cycle

  There are ways to rescue Air India, but only if a new owner doesn’t adopt the same tactics that got the airline into the mess it finds itself in, says Laveesh Bhandari I must confess I use Air India as my air carrier of choice. I rarely say this publicly, as this is statement is typically followed by incredulous “how can you?” from whoever is in the room. But having recently been relieved of day-to-day management responsibilities, I have all the time in the world, so a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Finally, Air India Towers leased out to earn Rs 100 crore  Rediff.com2 months ago

How Mallya squandered money on yachts, jets and islands

  Vijay Mallya went on a buying spree abroad, including a penthouse in New York’s Trump Plaza, but had to sell some as troubles mounted at home In his declaration of interests to the Rajya Sabha in 2014, Vijay Mallya listed himself as the chairman of three companies abroad. These are London-based Kingfisher Beer Europe Ltd, California-based Mendocino Brewing Company Inc and UBICS Inc, based in Pennsylvania. He earned a little over Rs 2 crore (Rs 20 million) per annum from these ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The top 100 universities in the world

The YouthIncMag Top 100 global university rankings for 2016 are out. While Harvard tops the list this year too, four Indian universities also make it to the top 100. Read on to find out more... Choosing the right university to pursue a higher education is always a major concern for students. And with each coming year, this decision has only become more difficult for them. In an attempt to reduce the difficulty of making this decision, Youth Incorporated, India's leading education ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Paper: Increase customs duty on paper and paperboards

Industry Expectations Increase Customs  Duty on Paper and Paperboards Customs duty for import of Paper and Paperboards should be increased and brought in line with agricultural products as currently industry is sourcing majority of its raw materials from Agro-forestry. This category to be kept in the Negative List (i.e., no preferential treatment) in bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade treaties and agreements. Reduce Excise Duty on Poly-coated Paper and Paperboards The market size in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Recipes: 4 summer coolers to beat the heat

Stir up refreshing summer drinks in a jiffy. Blue Lagoon Photograph: Peter Corbett/Creative Commons Ingredients 30 ml blueberry syrup 2 tbsp lemon juice 200 ml soda Ice cubes 2 to 3 lemon slices Few mint leaves for garnishing Method Take blueberry syrup in a big glass. Add lemon juice. Add soda and stir well. Add ice cubes. Pour in a mocktail glass.  Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices. Serve chilled. Watermelon Lychee mocktail Photograph: Mixologist1234/ Wikimedia Commons ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Indians give up cushy jobs abroad to come back to their homeland

Armed with pricey degrees from colleges overseas, young Indians are heading back home in search for greener pastures, finds Anjuli Bhargava. Image: India is where the action is today. Photograph, courtesy: Krokodyl/ Wikimedia Commons     They are 20-something, have spent four to five years overseas - mostly in the United States and the UK- studying and are now back home with fancy degrees in hand. Some of them were earning good money, career paths in the land of opportunities ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Recipes: 6 chutneys that'll make your mouth water

Spicy, tangy and full of goodness, these chutney recipes are hard to resist. Mini Ribeiro picks the top six from her travels. If you have lived in India long enough, you'd agree how chutneys play an important role in any cuisine. Served as a side dish, the play of key ingredients with rich spices and preservatives vary from state to state and makes for an interesting food journey. Mini Ribeiro talks to chefs from across the country to share the best chutney recipes. Tamatar Khejoor ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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