Keeping a fast during Navratri but troubled by hunger-pangs all day? Your diet may be lacking protein sources. Protein controls unhealthy cravings, boosts metabolism, aids in weight loss, keeps blood sugar levels in control apart from many other health benefits. Especially, when you are fasting for an extended period of nine days, it is important to feel energetic and satiated by eating the right diet. So, if you are feeling sleepy, have low energy levels during the day and not able to manage your blood sugar levels during fasting, you must try these vrat-friendly protein recipes.
Kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour is a vrat-friendly flour and is widely consumed during Navratri fasting in a variety of ways from fritters to puris, parathas, cheelas, dosas to cutlets. Kuttu or buckwheat is a storehouse of nutrients especially iron, calcium, potassium and fibre. It's just the right food to keep those blood sugar levels in control and energise you by supplying vital nutrients. Kuttu is also helpful in regulating blood pressure and taking care of your heart. You can make buckwheat recipes even healthier by using less oil and salt; all you have to do is to be a little more mindful.
Just as in case of humans, physical or emotional abuse can leave a pet traumatised for ever. A pet subjected to constant yelling or beating may develop psychological or behavioural issues. Brought home by new owners, such distressed pets can be seen reacting in a certain way. For instance, a pet which was beaten regularly with collar belt in the past may urinate at a mere sight of collar in the hands of new pet parents. Such pets display certain common behaviour though not all act the same way. A loving, caring pet parent can help the pet come out of this trauma by making them feel safe, loved and cared. This may take some time. Do not hesitate to take professional help if you are not able to help your furry friend cope with their fears and emotions.
The 24-year-old, younger sister of two-time world champion Oliver Zeidler, contracted COVID-19 for the second time just over a month ago. At the time her lung capacity was reduced to 60 percent. Today she has to cope with a loss of just over 25 percent. "It's extremely frightening to see how quickly the body can break down, even though you're actually fit," Zeidler tells DW.
Occasional fights, at times on silly issues, are not uncommon in relationships or marriages. This is mostly followed by peace and life resumes as usual. There are however times when fights are intense and issues are serious. This leads to blame game and relations turn sour. In many cases, trigger of an ugly argument may not be the main reason but deeper issues such as lack of trust, suppressed feelings or disagreement over timing of parenthood could be the behind it. In such cases a constructive dialogue while understanding each other's feelings could go a long way in settling such fights once and for all. Being mindful and respectful during an argument can go a long way in protecting your relationship from the after-effects of a fight.
Chaitra Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrated by Hindus around the world, which marks the beginning of the Hindu new year. During this festival, people worship the nine forms of Goddess Durga, and also observe fast, as a way of purifying the body and mind. Many people abstain from certain foods during this time, such as grains, pulses, and non-vegetarian items, and opt for vrat-friendly foods that are easily digestible and provide energy. Sabudana, or tapioca pearls, is a popular ingredient for vrat-friendly recipes during Chaitra Navratri, as it is high in carbohydrates and provides sustained energy.
Fertility issues in both men and women are quite common nowadays and a part of it can also be due to lifestyle issues. Fertility in men can be affected by the everyday stress and faulty lifestyle habits like drinking alcohol, smoking, and eating fattening foods. Infertility is men is diagnosed when pregnancy is not achieved after 1 year of intimate relationship without using birth control. In women, clinically, having two or more failed pregnancies would indicate infertility. Certain medical conditions can also contribute to fertility problems.
Digital learning is evolving as quickly as it is growing and has the potential to revolutionize the way we learn and teach. Edtech, or educational technology, is becoming increasingly popular in classrooms and homes alike, with many parents turning to online learning resources to supplement their child's education. EdTech learning can provide students with customized learning experiences, can reach far-off places, provide instant feedback and reward, provide access to quality learning modules in local languages and support classroom learning modules. However, it also has its limitations. Let us explore the pros and cons of ed-tech learning, address the concern that it could be a threat to teachers and kids, and discuss the role of hybrid learning models.
Are you tired of staring at plain walls in your home? Adding a statement wall can be a simple yet effective way to transform the look and feel of any room. Traditionally, a statement wall was typically characterized by a burst of colour or a striking element that commanded attention to a space. But, we have now grown to value the entire space as a whole while balancing the weight between the furniture and accessories. Whether you want to make a bold statement or create a calming ambience, there are plenty of home decor ideas and inspiration to help you achieve your desired look. From accent walls with bright colours to textured wallpaper, the options are endless.
We all are quite familiar with the feeling of that uncomfortable fullness or heaviness post meals which sometimes may happen without us eating too much. Swelling or ache in stomach accompanied by burping or abdominal discomfort are all signs of bloating. Eating too fast and swallowing air in the process, or feasting on large meals, constipation, liver disease, pregnancy are some of the common reasons one can have bloating.
The awards show held in Mumbai last night saw a star-studded guest list comprising big names from the Bollywood industry. The attendees included popular stars such as Kriti Sanon, Janhvi Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor, Mouni Roy, Rashmika Mandanna, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan and many more. The women of Bollywood turned up in resplendent gowns, while the men made heads turn in finely tailored suit sets. The celebrities left no stone unturned in showcasing their best fashion sense and glamour on the red carpet. The night was a display of a wide range of fashion styles, from backless gowns to shimmery short dresses. We have compiled a list of the best-dressed celebrities from the awards show so that you can relish the fashion extravaganza that took place at the event.
Summer is the season of warmth, sunshine, and relaxation. However, the heat and humidity can make it challenging to stay comfortable and fashionable. It can also be a time for fashion mishaps, such as sweat stains, uncomfortable outfits, and makeup meltdowns. Luckily, there are plenty of fashion hacks to help you beat the heat and look your best. Whether you're lounging by the pool, attending a summer wedding, or simply running errands, these tips will help you look and feel your best in even the hottest weather. So, let's dive into the world of summer fashion and discover how to stay cool and stylish all summer long.
Are you looking for a delicious and refreshing way to boost your weight loss journey? Look no further than pomegranate juice! This sweet and tangy beverage has been touted for its potential benefits in aiding weight loss and improving overall health. Packed with polyphenols, and fibre, and low in calories, pomegranate juice is a great addition to any healthy lifestyle. With its delicious taste and low-calorie count, pomegranate juice is a guilt-free way to quench your thirst and stay on track with your weight loss goals. So, if you're ready to add some flavour and nutrition to your diet, give pomegranate juice a try and see the benefits for yourself!
Heart disease is no longer a man’s disease alone - it is the leading cause of death in women globally, more than all the cancers combined yet in women, it is still under recognized and under treated often leading to suboptimal care and poor outcomes, majority of which are preventable. Heart disease may be considered by some to be more of a problem for men however, it's the common cause of death for both women and men and some heart disease risk factors and symptoms in women can differ from those in men.
Ramadan, also known as Ramzan, Ramazan or Ramzaan, is the holiest month in Islam and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar which is celebrated by Muslims with much pomp and grandeur. During this period, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, and evil thoughts and action from dawn until sunset as they observe a fast between dawn and sunset and then break it with family and friends coming together and eating a meal called iftar. Sehri is the first meal of the day before sunrise and it needs to be planned well to keep your health in check.
In the modern world, work is getting easier, but relationships are turning complex. On one hand there are gadgets that connect you in an instant, while on the other the paucity of time prevents us from truly connecting with each other on a deeper level. Experts say when it comes to romantic relationships, there are no shortcuts and the lack of effective communication between couples can ruin the bond and make a relationship suffer in long run.