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Health benefits of this superfruit

Sitaphal health benefits: Sitaphal or custard apple is a fruit from Annona Squamosa tree, which is native in tropical American countries and in West Indies. Custard apple is commonly referred to as sitaphal in India. The fruit is known to be a storehouse of important vitamins and minerals that play a crucial role in various body functions. It is rich ...

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Can coffee bean extracts cut fat-induced inflammation?

A new study suggests that unused coffee bean extracts can help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improve glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity. As per the food science and human nutrition researchers at the University of Illinois in US, when coffee beans are processed and roasted, the husk and silverskin of the bean which are removed and unused — ...

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Bad behaviour in moms driven by stereotypes and judgment

Motherhood is tough because mothers become their own toughest critics and sometimes because they are judged by other moms, says a new study. The results, published in the journal of — Family Communication — are concerning to Kelly Odenweller, lead author and assistant teaching professor of communication studies at Iowa State University, reports ANI.She said support networks are critical and ...

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A Walk Through Bihari Camp

Having lived so close to Bihari camp (also known as Geneva camp) at Mohammadpur, I have always wanted to try the area’s food items other than Mostakim’s Chaap. Thus, I jumped at the opportunity of getting inside the camp and experiencing the scene there first-hand. Right beside the chaap shops is a road so narrow that it’s hard to believe ...

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Fall Fashion Forecast

L-R – Sally LaPointe, Kate Spade, Cushnie A drop down on the Celsius scale and the rustling of the falling leaves – safe to say that Autumn has arrived. For us Bangladeshis, it feels like a thousand summers have passed in the last few months. It’s finally time to bid our farewells to the chaotic summer months and welcome Autumn. ...

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Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’

How fast people walk in their 40s is a sign of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are ageing, scientists have suggested. Using a simple test of gait speed, researchers were able to measure the ageing process. Not only were slower walkers’ bodies ageing more quickly – their faces looked older and they had smaller brains.The international ...

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Know your makeup: Why paraben is harmful for your skin

With consumers demanding transparency in beauty labels and their formulations, with an eye on safety and sustainability, the organic industry is booming for all the right reasons. Ditching chemically-infused products, containing ingredients such as parabens, is now a priority for consumers.This is unlike the earlier trend, when people chose convenience and low-priced alternatives in the wake of globalisation and cheaper ...

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Winter wedding outfits one must try for sure

Winter weddings are always fun, especially when talking about the pleasant atmosphere. But then there are some challenges too in this wedding season i.e. choosing the right outfit, keeping the temperature in mind. The thought to hide your ultra-glam winter outfit behind a layer of pullovers during chilly winter evenings is itself dreadful. But still, there’s hope for all the ...

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Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts. They paint their faces with dyes from seeds to prepare for battle and also use video technology to fight illegal loggers and other threats. Daily life in the remote Tembe indigenous ...

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Feel anxious visiting a dentist? This could be the reason

It is very common and okay to feel anxious while visiting a dentist, but if a person is irrationally or extremely afraid of going to the dentist in general, there may be a problem. Dentophobia refers to the fear of dentists and may even leave people paralyzed for a moment. “Dentophobia is common among all age groups and is often ...

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