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Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Is the health food aisle in the supermarket your go-to spot to pick up nutritious and healthy food? Do you snack on dried fruits when that 4pm hunger hits you? If the answer to both those questions are yes, you need to read this. A lot of products that are advertised to be healthy can [...]

April 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Healthy or unhealthy? Avoid these 10 good food from your diet to stay fit

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

A pinch of powdered chimpanzee bone, some gecko saliva, a dash of vulture brain. These are not the ingredients of a fairytale witches’ brew, but some of the prized substances helping drive the multi-billion dollar illegal trade in animal parts touted to cure anything from a hangover or asthma, to cancer and AIDS. Along with [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study has claimed. The researcher investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet preference, fat taste sensitivity and aversion to bitter green leafy vegetables influenced the snacks chosen by the study participants. They found that nearly 80% of the [...]

March 6, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Does your child prefer saltines or sweet treats? Snack preference is linked to genetics

Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

In India, chances are, for every health issue you face, there’s a home remedy that will supposedly cure you. Whether it’s a fever or a pimple, there are multiple treatments professed by various zealous people. But are they all old wives’ tales or are they backed by science? We ran some common, popular beliefs by [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

You can blame your genes for your obesity as researchers have found 13 genes that carry variations associated with body mass index (BMI). The researchers identified 14 genetic variations in 13 genes, including a risky copy variation — a phenomenon in which sections of the genome are repeated — that causes carriers to weigh 15 [...]

January 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are you overweight or obese? You can now blame it on your genes

How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

Highlights Curd is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use This lip-smacking dairy product has many health benefits to offer too Most Indian households generally prefer making dahi than buying Curd, also popularly known as dahi is one of the most versatile dishes one can bring into use; from raita, to dahi ke kebab, dahi bhalla, lassi, [...]

January 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How To Make Dahi Without Khatta or Starter, Also Known As Jamun?

What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

We bandy acronyms about so much that sometimes we assume everyone knows what they mean. Take the acronym ROI. While experienced business people may have an idea of what that means, I’ve had new entrepreneurs and non-native English speakers sheepishly ask me, “What is  ROI?” ROI stands for “return on investment.” Often you see “return [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

The colder months of the year come studded with a variety of veggies, from ruby red beets to a range of cruciferous veggies, radiant carrots and bright leafy greens. While most take the traditional route of cooking with these seasonal delights, others like to raise the bar a notch higher and get into the mode of experimentation. [...]

November 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Prefer sleeping on flights? We all despise long flights. And so naturally we pack our cosiest of neck pillows to make the experience smooth. And if you do manage some elbow room, your top priority is to try spending most hours sleeping. Sleeping can be fatal However, doing this could be very risky. According to [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here is why you should NEVER sleep when a plane is taking off or touching down

Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

In the last few years, urban India has acquired a new coffee culture. International coffee chains are opening coffee shops and doing brisk business, even in smaller towns. While, south Indian filtered coffee has been a tradition, India in general is waking up to coffee. Despite its growing popularity, most people believe coffee to be [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Diet diary- Coffee: A toxic addiction or natural stimulant?

Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

The assembly elections for 40 seats in Goa will be held on February 4 and results will be announced on March 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) notched up a victory in the last assembly polls and removed the Congress from power. In 2017, the ruling BJP-MGP faces a challenge [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

Technation: Gauzy Secures $7 Million or Smart Glass’ Technology

Technation: Gauzy Secures $7 Million or Smart Glass’ Technology

Publishers are having second thoughts about using content-recommendation services, an industry dominated by two Israeli companies, The New York Times reported. The recommendations, which typically appear at the bottom of a story touting other articles from “around the web,” recently stopped appearing in Slate and The New Yorker amid concerns they lead readers to websites [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Technation: Gauzy Secures $7 Million or Smart Glass’ Technology