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  • Benefits of different teas

    Updated: May, 25, 201708:40 PM

    While we all drink tea as a stress buster, comforter, there are many other hidden benefits that different types of tea offer if consumed in a definite time and manner.
    Benefits of different teas
    Multiple brands have come up with numerous tea variants ranging from green tea to organic, black, herbal and fruit-based infusions. While we all drink tea as a stress buster, comforter, there are many other hidden benefits that different types of tea offer if consumed in a definite time and manner.Razi Khan, Director -- sales and marketing -- at Typhoo, and Kaushal Dugar, founder and CEO at Teabox, have listed some of the benefits that you can reap from some of the commonly used tea variants:Black tea: Black tea is rarely mentioned in the context of tea's health benefits but it is rich in antioxidants, improves oral health, boosts weight loss and even brings down stress levels. Also being an oxidised tea, it is known for having anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties that help control levels of bad cholesterol in the body, improve bone...
  • Olive oil works wonders for you Olive oil works wonders for you
    Updated: May, 24, 201702:45 PM

    Olive oil has a beneficial effect on blood cholesterol levels, and is easily digested.

  • French cuisine: Magic for all the senses French cuisine: Magic for all the senses
    Updated: May, 21, 201701:29 PM

    When one is invited to review food in any hotel in Puducherry, one realises it is a sacred task, for food is taken very seriously here.

  • Recipes you'll go bananas over Recipes you'll go bananas over
    Updated: May, 21, 201711:32 AM

    What do you do with that bruised or over-ripe banana lurking in the fruit bowl? The answer from many of us is mostly a resounding ‘bin it’. However, the blackened bananas can be incorporated in quite...

  • Grilled or microwaved mushrooms may be more healthier Grilled or microwaved mushrooms may be more healthier
    Updated: May, 20, 201707:20 PM

    A significant decrease was detected in the antioxidant activity especially after boiling and frying, while grilled and microwaved mushrooms reached higher values of antioxidant activity.

  • Eating nuts may cut risk of colon cancer recurrence by half Eating nuts may cut risk of colon cancer recurrence by half
    Updated: May, 19, 201706:30 PM

    The observational study of 826 patients with stage III colon cancer showed that those who consumed two ounces or more of tree nuts per week had a 46 per cent lower chance of cancer recurrence and 53...

  • Reviving the forgotten Rampuri cuisine Reviving the forgotten Rampuri cuisine
    Updated: May, 18, 201701:19 PM

    The diary carries some of the secrets of Rampur cuisine, which the khansama introduced at a food festival here.

  • Benefits of Citron Benefits of Citron
    Updated: May, 17, 201702:05 PM

    Here are some benefits of the citron fruit.

  • Dubai, UK, Singapore top vegetarian- friendly destinations for Indians Dubai, UK, Singapore top vegetarian- friendly destinations for Indians
    Updated: May, 15, 201705:30 PM

    Other destinations preferred by vegetarians for holidaying are the US, Switzerland, Malaysia, Israel, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, it added.

  • A royal treat from the house of Reva A royal treat from the house of Reva
    Updated: May, 14, 201703:52 PM

    A car journey with a National Award-winning actor and famous choreographer-director to Bengaluru was not intimidating in the least. Rather, it turned out to be an enjoyable experience.