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Why You Should Eat Fennel Seeds After a Meal

Something magical happens moments after you start chewing on fennel seeds after a meal: the taste in your mouth changes, replacing the aftertaste of what you have eaten with a cool freshness.†The plea…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life.†I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my motherís guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love†across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to†the National Cancer Institute. The most common†of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the†fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The†health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup†and pasta†is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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The Nut That Boosts Metabolism and Busts Belly Fat

With its rich, creamy taste, I for one would never have suspected the decadent pistachio of aiding weight loss. But turns out that this is a metabolism-boosting nut, and science has proof of it. A …

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Twitches, Cramps, Fatigue? You May Need More of this Mineral

Magnesium deficiency isnít often talked about as a leading cause of health problems. But this "invisible deficiency" deserves your attention if you have been suffering from exhaustion, lack of appetit…

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4 Incredible Benefits of Cumin Seeds, and How to Include Them in Your Diet

In India, we use cumin seeds in our cooking almost as liberally as we do salt and pepper. In addition to spicing up my dals and curries childhood upward, cumin also played healer when I suffered from …

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2 Quick & Zesty Chutneys That Fight Off Cold & Flu

†In Northern India, where I live, most meals are†incomplete without a side of chutney or pickle. Growing up, I took the chutneys on our table for granted, liberally spooning them on to my plate or sco…

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A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu

Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. Traditional advice on how to fight s…

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Thanks for the reminders

May their survival be in everyone's conscience; all are diminished by the loss of any of these magni…

Cute factor very high here haha. I want to blow love bubbles on the little one's belly!