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By: Prashant Desai | April 16, 2018

Throughout the hundreds of years, our older folks are stating that the solid body is the greatest fortune. It is likewise right, on the off chance that we don't remain solid at that point there is no other explanation forever.


  • At whatever point you begin the day, ponder yourself. This will keep your entire day going great and positive. Giving a positive message to yourself keeps our energy and certainty. For instance, you can imagine that I am a cherishing and humble individual, so paying little mind to the circumstance today, I will be modest and will do great things for the duration of the day. There is a power inside each individual, it is important to perceive and embellish it just on the off chance that it is required.
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By: Prashant Desai | April 01, 2018

Curd is a drain item fabricated by bacterial maturation of drain. The aging of lactose makes lactic corrosive, which reacts to the drain protein and transforms it into yogurt and furthermore gives its extraordinary surface and unique harsh taste. Soya curd is a non drain item choice of curd produced using soy drain. 

Yogurt is being utilized for recent years in the nourishment. Today it is devoured everywhere throughout the world. This is a sound nutritious eating regimen. It is rich in supplements, for example, protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12. 

Yogurt is useful for wellbeing. In summer, the advantages of taking yogurt are expanded much more. It liberates the individual as well as keeps pulse ordinary. In an...

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By: Prashant Desai | December 06, 2017

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By: Prashant Desai | September 30, 2017

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By: Prashant Desai | September 25, 2017

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By: Prashant Desai | September 24, 2017

Being someone who’s had to suffer with a terrible bout of acne due to my oily skin, I always felt that people with dry skin are happier. It was only later I realized that dry skin comes with its own set of problems like flaking, peeling, leathery look and above all it tends to age much faster than oily or combination skin. If your skin feels stretched and dehydrated then you are definitely a dry skin type which a lot of tender loving care.

Nourishing and moisturising both internally and externally are very important. Creams and moisturisers - all become ineffective when dryness plays up especially during autumn-winter months. So, what can one do to treat dry skin in the most natural way?

Let's start with internal oiling. From sunflower and ol...

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By: Prashant Desai | September 08, 2017

Monsoon woes don't end with dandruff. The sweaty and sticky scalp brings lice with it. Worry not, as there are solutions in the form of onion and garlic juice.

Hair transplant surgeon Sakshee Sareen says that due to accumulation of sweat in the scalp, chances of hair lice or fungal infection increases during the monsoon season.

"And since the scalp remains wet for a longer duration, the hair lice multiplies very rapidly," Sareen told IANS.

Lice are found mostly in long hair, and she advises not to tie up damp hair.

"Lice are found majorly in long hair because they can easily lodge and multiply in comparison to shorter hair. If long hair is tied up for long, the chances of lice increases because of the dampness and sweat," sh...

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By: Prashant Desai | September 06, 2017

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By: Prashant Desai | September 04, 2017

1. Mango: This luscious fruit is a rich source of vitamins like A, C, E, K and minerals like phosphorous, potassium, calcium and magnesium. It also contains bioflavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants and help to neutralise free radical damage. Mangoes help to tone and rejuvenate the skin. They also help to delay the visible signs of skin ageing. Apart from restoring the normal balances, they have a softening effect on the skin and hair. They are said to tighten the pores and strengthen the hair roots. Mango pulp can be added to fruit packs and applied on the skin and hair. Mangoes are used to make cosmetics like Body and Hair Butters for beauty care.

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

The guava is a tropical fruit with a rough outer skin and a sweet seedy flesh. It gives off a fragrance which is similar to lemon. The outer skin is green and changes color to either yellow, maroon or green when ripe.

Types

Strawberry guava
Small fruits which are very juicy and full of flavor. It has a red skin and a white flesh.

Pineapple guava
Tangy fruit used often to make jellies, with edible flowers. Has a green smooth skin, oval shape with a creamy yellow flesh.

China white
Green skinned, white fleshed large fruit which is very aromatic. It is a tough fruit and can be eaten unripe.

Beaumont
With a pink sweet juicy flesh and yellowish skin, it's a medium sized guava.

Mexican cream
This guava has a sweet spicy flavor with a yellow skin, cream colo...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

A fruit that is used fresh, canned or dried. It is often used in desserts and baked foods. Figs are native to the Middle East and commonly cultivated in the Mediterranean region, Spain and the USA. They are available round the year though they are best from May to November. The fruit comes with a sweet, honeyed taste and a soft texture.

Types and Usage

In the USA, there are many varieties of figs like Brown Turkey figs, Celeste figs, Calimyrna, Mission figs and Kadota figs. In India, a variety called the poona fig is very common. Though used mostly in the dried form, this fruit can be enjoyed in its fresh as well. We commonly find them in desserts and baked foods. Mashed figs are often used as a spread on bread and pancakes. It is also used a...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

Apricot is a type of juicy fruit belonging to the peach family and is mostly cultivated in cold climatic regions. Apricots vary in taste as some have sweet kernels and some have bitter kernels. They are used in desserts and few are also added to meat dishes. Turkey is the leading producer of apricots. Laetrile, an alternative treatment for cancer, is extracted from apricot seeds. Apricots are low in calories and rich in dietary fibers.

Availability and Usage 

The ones with sweet kernels are used for consumption purposes whereas the ones with bitter kernels are used for extraction of oil and have cosmetic and medicinal value. Apricot oil extracted by traditional methods is costlier in the market as compared to the one extracted through mo...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

Peach is a type of fruit that comes from the deciduous peach tree native to China and South Asia. Peaches are seen with high regard in Chinese culture. In many other cultures, peaches have got historical significance. The fruit is in the size of a small apple. It is usually yellow or whitish in color and has a velvety or a very smooth texture with a juicy pulp. Peach is also available in red and pink colors. It has a single seed and is oval shaped about 1.3-2cm long. China is the world's largest producer of peaches.

The peach tree bears many fruits during the months of May and September. Depending on what strength the seed is attached to the pulp, the fruit is categorised as free-stone variety or clinging seed variety.

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It is a memb...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

A member of the grape family, currant is a dry, dark-red and seedless raisin. Often considered along with gooseberry, currants are commonly used for making food preservatives, liqueurs and syrups. Currants are usually not eaten raw for their tarty taste.


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There are a wide variety of currants differing in texture, color and fruit flavor. Very commonly used varieties are blackcurrant, redcurrant and whitecurrant.

Blackcurrant can be eaten raw but it carries a very strong tarty flavor. The fruit has to be blended with sweetening agents to be toothsome. For regular culinary use, the fruit is steamed with sugar to produce a puree, which is used as an ingredient in cheesecakes, yogurt, ice creams, desserts and several sweet dishes.


Red currant v...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

A small round stoned fruit which grows in bunches. Cherry belongs to the same family of plums, apricots, peaches, etc. It varies from dark red to bright red in color. Mostly eaten raw it is also used in pies and jams. Unlike any other fruit, cherries have a very short fruiting season. Cherries have a hard seed surrounded by edible flesh.

Types 

Although, there are several species of cherries cultivated, wild cherry and tart cherry are two popular cultivars. They are largely differentiated by their taste.

Nutritional Value 

1. Cherries are one of low calorie fruits.
2. The cherry fruit contains dietary fiber and is high in minerals like calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, etc.
3. Cherry fruits are rich in melatonin, an antioxidant that sooth...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

It is the fruit of a sub-tropical citrus tree. It is said to have originated in Barbados as a hybrid of the Jamaican sweet orange and the Indonesian pomelo. There are many stories associated with its origin that made people call it "The Forbidden Fruit". USA is the top producer of grapefruit and in recent years its cultivation has also started in India. Commonly known as Chakotra in Hindi, the fruit has a sour to semi-bitter taste.

Types

Red grapefruit are said to be a little sweeter as compared to the rest.
Oro Banco is a cross between pomelo and white grapefruit.
Pink grapefruits are the most commonly used type for making grapefruit juice.
White grapefruit is the least sweet of them all and does not have lycopene.
Pomelo are lime gree...

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By: Prashant Desai | August 17, 2017

Lemon rind is basically the peel of the lemon. The outer yellow part of the rind is used a lot for flavouring of cakes, tarts, salads. It is usually grated to add flavour to the food. The rind is also called the lemon zest if grated. It can also be used to deodorize garbage disposal and for cleaning microwaves and refrigerators.

Health Benefits

Lemon rind has a high nutritional value as it helps to reduce cholesterol levels and thus protects our heart. It balances the blood pressure and also helps to fight cancer. It makes our bones stronger and provides minerals like calcium and potassium.

It improves the immunity of our body and helps in better digestion. Lemon rind contains nutrients that help to cure certain brain disorders like Parkinson'...

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