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Families can either make you or break you, or maybe do a little bit of both

A person is normally defined by the family that raises him. However hard you try, or however far you go you know for a fact that you always carry the mark of your family. Love it or hate it, family ties are very difficult to break Seema Goswami   Families. They are the best, aren’t they? The one bunch of …

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Food for the brain

Zubin D’Souza Woohoo! I never thought that such a simple article of mine would generate such a flurry of activity. The last time I wrote about tolerance to non-vegetarian food and I want to thank the small band of supporters who wrote in to me to empathize with what I was saying. To my many detractors especially the insecure, immature …

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The yin-yang of flavours at Tizumi

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ   South East Asian restaurants by and large have won people’s hearts in the state. And now, Margao too can boast of its new Pan Asian Bistro. After the success of Cavatina in Benaulim, chef Avinash Martins realised he couldn’t do justice to South Asian food at a continental restaurant. His new found love …

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Searching for Jim Morrison and the meaning of Saudade

Vince Costa   I grew up listening to Gary Moore play a haunting guitar solo on a song called “Parisienne Walkaways” and the imagery he put together was so exquisite, that I could almost taste the Beaujolais wine. Many years later, finally in Paris, I was spending the day at the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, looking for another great, Jim Morrison. …

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Heavenly Kodaikanal

Meher Castelino   Tamil Nadu has two amazing hill stations. One is Ootacamund and the other is Kodaikanal, we decided to visit the latter since it’s known for its pristine natural beauty. Kodaikanal in Tamil means ‘the gift of the forest’ and that is exactly what it is with gorgeous greenery all around and a temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, …

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Tips on healthy eating for frequent travellers -II

Rohini Diniz   This week’s article is gives you more tips on healthy eating while away from home. If you proceed directly from your place work either for lunch or dinner, upon arrival at the restaurant, drink a glass or two of water so that your stomach is partially full and you do not gorge on drinks or snacks. As …

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Fairness and anti-ageing creams hampering your health

Joanna Lobo and Rhythma Kaul It’s the ultimate irony- the fairness creams and bleaches you use to lighten your skin, make it softer or keep wrinkles away could be doing you serious harm. And not just to your skin. In addition to causing discolouration, rashes and scarring, some chemicals and steroids in these products can damage the kidneys, affect the …

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A perfect union

Sadhguru, Isha Foundation   In the very nature of things, life can never get perfect – there is always room for improvement. But the geometrical alignment behind creation is in a certain state of perfection. Only because of this perfect geometrical alignment, life flourishes the way it does. Today, there is a whole science that examines the geometry behind the …

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Power Foods

Luke Coutinho One of the most complex problems while treating 4th stage cancer patients and other diseases is enabling and ensuring that the intestines and cells can absorb the nutrition being provided through the food being eaten. Fruits, vegetables and spices contain magical and very powerful healing properties for every disease that exists, but it’s useless if these foods cannot …

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Anchal Kaushal: Master of malt

The world of whisky is exciting yet very diverse with continued innovation. Whisky mentor and founder of Liquid Sunshine Anchal Kaushal delved into the world of whiskies, a calling she kept on hold for long. Anchal was in Goa to conduct a session on scotch appreciation. She shares with NT BUZZ all information that you need to know about the …

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