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  • Taking the sporting way to fitness

    Hitting the gym is not the only option to get fit. Sports lifestyle is emerging as an alternative to a healthy routine to curb stress and fight sedentary existence, writes Tapapriya Lahiri We all know the old saying health is wealth; more and more people are swearing by this mantra. Yoga, pilates, aerobics, weight lifting,…

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    The ‘diet way’ to restrain sweet tooth cravings

    Sweet tooth cravings are not always a sweet surrender, it has got robust psychological findings and due to hormonal imbalance and secretion of hunger hormone, sweet tooth activates, but a streamlined diet plan and eating some optional nibbles can restrain cravings to a large extent, writes TAPAPRIYA LAHIRI There may be umpteen scientific ways to…

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  • Christmas 2017! Why Secret Santa is so popular in offices

    Secret Santa comes as a saviour to mundane office routines while also changing workplace dynamics. As more and more organisations in India embrace this Western trend, Tapapriya Lahiri wonders what makes it so popular ‘Tis the season’ or happy holidays have undoubtedly become a part of major festive celebrations in India, especially among the MNC…

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  • Direct tax collections rise 14% to Rs 4.8 lakh cr in April-November

    New Delhi: Direct tax collections increased by 14.4 per cent to Rs 4.8 lakh crore during April-November this fiscal. “The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to November, 2017 show that net collections are at Rs 4.8 lakh crore, which is 14.4 per cent higher than the net collections for the corresponding period of…

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  • Bubble Tea: This Taiwanese twist to the beverage is a treat for tea lovers

    The tea loving nation is never afraid to welcome millennial trends and a Taiwanese specialty is getting thumbs up with fair amount of business inclination, writes Tapapriya Lahiri Tea is a quintessential beverage which has umpteen layers of health, goodness and wellness and Indians can never imagine starting a day without a cuppa. This indispensable…

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  • India Bike Week: Wonder women set biking goals

    The India Bike Week focused on motley women bikers who roared on high-speed mean machines by overcoming challenges, writes Tapapriya Lahiri Conventionally, biking is synonymous with men. But, how many of us, imagine women riding Harley Davidson or any other international brands? Now, India is witnessing the rage of women bikers — be it travelling…

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  • DNA-based diets finding favour with nutrigenomic doctors and fitness freaks

    It’s time to look past the dietician-directed fitness regimen and get into scientific health mode. Tapapriya Lahiri explores how DNA-based diets are creating niche with nutrigenomic doctors and fitness freaks alike Did you find the holy grail of preventive healthcare method in India? If not, DNA diet—a super specialised and customised diet charts as per…

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  • Now, learn to stay fit the scientific way

    Tapapriya Lahiri shares how biokineticists and physical therapists are customising fitness regimes and healthcare programmes to woo enthusiasts in a scientifically proven method Are you a fitness freak and always search for versatile forms of workout for better well-being of your mind, body and soul? Then, there is a reason to rejoice once again, and…

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  • Chef Special! Traditional Indian sweets with modern twists

    Tapapriya Lahiri takes the festive spirit a notch higher by handpicking a few high-profile chefs around the country who are going to make their guests drool by presenting scrumptious and traditional Indian sweets with modern twists Indian festivities are incomplete without feasting and Diwali has a very strong yet inevitable connection with sweets. But, this…

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