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Healthy Midnight Snacks: Expert-Recommended Snacks Under 200 Calories

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Avoid unhealthy midnight snacks with these healthier alternatives HIGHLIGHTS Yogurt and fruit makes for a great midnight snack Avoid having tea or coffee late at night Eat foods that are nutritious and filling to satisfy midnight cravings With multiple off days and long weekend this week (thanks to Raksha Bandhan… Read more »

Why Chicken Noodle Soup Often Isn’t as Healthy as You May Think

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Misleading labels, high amounts of sodium, and unnecessary ingredients are just a few reasons to be choosier about which soup you eat. Maybe your mom always gave you chicken noodle soup when you were sick or to warm you up on a cold winter’s night. And maybe you do the… Read more »

5 easy tricks to make healthy salads more interesting and tasty

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Salads are easy-to-make, full of nutrients, help in weight loss, and can be eaten on the go. Yet, many think of it as a dull and tasteless alternative to fried snacks. But a lot can be done with it, and we are not talking about lathering unhealthy dressing all over it to make your diet go for… Read more »

The desi version of a healthy soup

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Kanji or kanji water made of different rice varieties offers not just nutrition but also a lot of comfort Now that the rains are making their reluctant appearance, I long for kanji (rice gruel). It evokes memories of our annual childhood holiday in a small village on the banks of the Periyar… Read more »

Try this healthy tendli stir fry to beat diabetes

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Kundru or ivy gourd (Coccinia cordifolia) is also known as tendli or tindora. It is a summer gourd that has a slightly tart taste and crunchy texture when cooked right. Some people like it cooked mushy but the taste is always great if combined with some Indian spices. I sometimes… Read more »

Say yes to fitness with this healthy Chicken Mushroom Lasagna recipe

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Chicken and mushrooms are a classic combination. Not only are they good to eat but also a great source of protein. You will find a number of recipes for this all-time favourite meal but not as healthy as this one. Dinesh Prasad Bhatt, executive chef, Eatonomist.com has created a recipe… Read more »

A healthy meal: Quinoa, Avocado, Mango and Spiced Chicken Salad

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A salad can be a meal in itself or just a side dish. Most of us are too lazy to make one and would prefer the veggies in the raw form, washed and cut, straight out of the fridge. But what do you do on days when you are too… Read more »

Here are some yummy ‘healthy’ recipes you can try without worrying about calories

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Every day, we are exposed to a host of celebrities and brand marketing initiatives — endorsing health-food brands, conducting workout and yoga workshops, organising marathons and cyclathons, and so on. However, in their day-to-day lives, people also come up with ways, worthy of emulating to stay healthy and fit. HT… Read more »

You can eat healthy without ditching taste. Just follow these top 5 tricks

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Small changes in your food habits go a long way. Instead of going on a crash diet or adopting the latest health fad, it’s better to make healthy choices and modify your everyday meals. We get Indizza – The Delivery Kitchen’s head chef, Bijender Singh, to show you how. 1)… Read more »

Eat your leafy vegetables and eggs. It may help keep your brain healthy

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Fill up on all those leafy vegetables. A research by the University of Illinois finds a difference in cognitive function between younger and middle-age participants with higher and lower lutein levels. Lutein is a nutrient that the body can’t make on its own but it can be acquired through diet…. Read more »