Want to try something other than Tandoori Chicken? Go for this Khara Seena recipe

We know Tandoori Chicken is a favourite among non-vegetarians across the country and if you think about it, you ‘ll probably never grow tired of it. But isn’t life too short to miss out on good food? Wouldn’t you want to add something else to your table when guests come visiting or prepare a special anniversary meal for your partner? It’s time you try out something innovative and delicious. This Mughlai side dish is a must-try and it goes best with butter naan but if you are health conscious, you…

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Want to avoid memory difficulties in old age? Switch to a Mediterranean diet

If you love Mediterranean cuisine, rejoice! While past research has shown that a Mediterranean diet (rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, protein-rich legumes and whole grains) may cut colorectal cancer risk by 86%, and may help treat HIV, diabetes patients, new research highlights more benefits. It could lower the risk of memory difficulties, suggests a study. The results suggested that older people who ate a Mediterranean-style diet had 35% lower risk of scoring poorly on cognitive tests. Even those who ate a moderate Mediterranean-style diet had 15% lower risk of doing poorly on…

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The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

As summer winds down and college students ponder the return to classes, it’s time to consider what to bring to school this fall. No surprise, trendy tech gadgets often tops the list. CNBC has assembled a brief guide to the hottest choices. However, buyer (that’s you, parents) beware: If you snatch up everything on this list, it could set you back some big bucks. To knock down the cost, always ask if you can get a student discount. Apple offers education pricing, Amazon Prime membership for students is half-price and…

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Want to improve your health? Do gardening, join walking groups and cooking clubs

Turns out, you can benefit from a medically prescribed, slow and progressive approach to physical fitness. Gyms, walking groups, gardening, cooking clubs and volunteering have all been shown to work in improving the health and well-being reported by a group of people with long-term conditions. Key to the success was a ‘Link Worker,’ who helped participants select their activities and supported them throughout the programme. The in-depth Newcastle University study shows how social prescribing of non-medical activities helps people with long term health conditions. Researcher Suzanne Moffatt said that the…

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Want to check spread of malaria? Ensure you always pluck flowers in your garden

A new study has found that removing the flowers of an invasive shrub (invasive shurbs and plants are species that show a tendency to spread out of control) from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission. Removing the flowers from villages in Mali decreased the local mosquito vector population by nearly 60%, according to the study carried out in the Bandiagra district in Mali. Malaria is most commonly transmitted by an infected female Anopheles mosquito. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Lead author Gunter Muller from Hebrew University Hadassah…

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Want to be healthy and live longer? Drink a cup of coffee a day

Drinking coffee is good for you. In fact, it can lead to a longer life, according to a new study reported by US researchers at the University of Southern California (USC). In a study of more than 1,80,000 participants, the researchers found that people who drank regular or decaffeinated coffee experienced health benefits, such as increased longevity. Previous research had shown that coffee can lower the risk of several diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, liver cirrhosis and Parkinson’s and can reduce chemicals in the blood that can trigger heart disease. The researchers…

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