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Types of Fasting and Impact of fasting during Navratri

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Navratri is Indian festival spread over a time span of Nine days, it is celebrated to rejoice and remind everyone of Durga ma’s victory over Mahishasur. In this festival many people are known to fast as a homage to Durga Ma, here is Dt. Siddhi Takalkar-Deshpande explaining types of fast and it’s impacts on your body’s nutrition. Water Fasting: People observe water fast during Navratri. In this type of fast people are only allowed to drink water and no the liquid like coffee, tea, milk etc. This also excludes food. This diet can vary according to many people’s beliefs and […]

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7 Heart Healthy Foods

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Cardiovascular diseases have reached epidemic proportions in India.  It was reported that in 2010, out of a total of 1.89 million annual deaths, 0.59 million (31%) occurred at age <60 years and 1.09 million (58%) at age <70 years. Hence, it is extremely important to keep our hearts healthy.   Consuming high amount of carbs and fats not only affects our heart, but also impacts our waistline.  Eating heart healthy foods definitely reduces the risk of heart diseases. Also, eating well cooked, unprocessed foods are the key to have a healthy heart. Below are some heart healthy foods: Fish:  Fish has a high amount of […]

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5 Recipes with Eggs for Breakfast

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Are you tired of eating the same poha, or upma or khichdieveryday?  With the lockdown, it is indeed difficult to gorge in samosas or wadas from outside.   You can always opt for eggs, make an omelette or sunny side up, which is fairly quick and easy, and also extremely healthy.  Eggs have 7 grams of protein, and only 1.5 grams of saturated fat.  Hence goes the saying, “Sunday Hoya Monday, rozkhaoAnde” However, if you’re bored of eating the same egg recipes everyday for breakfast, here are 5 quick, easy breakfast options with eggs:  1) Egg bites This is an extremely […]