Being close to nature can make you develop positive body image

Exposure to natural environment and images of nature may have a powerful effect on promoting positive body image, according to a study led by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. The study, published in the journal Body Image, involved five separate studies from researchers, including those from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK. In three studies, […]

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Take these 6 easy fitness resolutions to make 2018 your healthiest year

A few basic lifestyle changes can bring a long-lasting desired difference for a healthier and happier you, suggest experts. Saumya Satakshi, Senior Wellness Consultant, Healthians, shared the following tips: * Eat a rainbow everyday: Opt for colours. Make sure you eat your greens, reds, whites, purples, and oranges because these coloured fruits and vegetables contain […]

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How to make your own chocolate cookie

Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts 1 package of semisweet chocolate chips Method of preparation 1. Heat the […]

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How to Make Ghee from Malai

Born into a Punjabi family, I have always enjoyed plenty of homemade ghee on chapatis. Homemade ghee or desi ghee has many health benefits. In India, it is regarded for its pure form and is used by people even for worshiping Gods and Goddesses. This quintessential ingredient makes appearance in many Indian dishes – enhancing the flavours and adding depth. […]

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Express Recipes: How to make Suji Idli

This quick recipe is a perfect summer breakfast. Light and tasty, Suji Idlis are extremely light on stomach. Makes 6-8 Idlis Ingredients 1 cup semolina (suji) 1 tbsp oil, 1 cup curd ½ cup water, approx. ½ tsp baking soda (mitha soda) ¾ tsp salt Method * In a dish put 1 tbsp oil. Microwave […]

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