Food & Health

Whipping up sweet delights

Think of desserts and one thinks of cakes, pies, pudding and sweets. What makes us reach us out to certain kind of pastries and sweets? Is it because they are visually appealing, or because we know that they are sweet

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Ek garam chai ki pyali ho

Nothing like some hot masala chai and pakoras on a rainy day, more so if you are meeting up friends at a tony coffee shop in town. Keeping this clientele in mind this monsoon, the Claridges’ signature coffee shop  Pickwick’s

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A French honour

Chef Priyam Chatterjee aspires to serve the Indian Prime Minister and the French President one day. He makes sure he takes the local vendors into account while curating his special menus or even blending Bengali cuisine with other European styles.

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Lack of Organ Donor Awareness

Due to the lack of organ donation awareness, 500,000 people have died due to unavailability of organ donors.  What if you were blessed with the power to gift a life? You would probably say that you couldn’t play God. Yet

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Eat and Live life, Japanese style

The clean yet delicious flavours of the small island country can be indulged in at Kampai. By Team Viva Can you name a country where healthy eating meets culinary artistry? It’s Japan. Kampai, located in Aerocity, Worldmark 1 brought these

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Lord of the Drinks: Expect the unexpected

Lord of the Drinks at Gardens Galleria might make you laugh at its little glitches but the place ensures that you go back satisfied, says Ayushi Sharma Picture this. A wave of Edison bulbs and golden lights, layered across the

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An antidote for safety against a snakebite

As global momentum to tackle snakebite envenoming grows, immediate action across the WHO South-East Asia region is both possible and necessary. The opportunity to do so must be grasped to ensure the well-being and safety of all Snakebite is a

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In Need of a Strict Law against Contaminated Food

Despite strict protocols, govt study shows 30 per cent of samples have failed the safety test and are adulterated Just when we thought that food safety was finally an achievable target, what with laws and guidelines becoming more stringent and

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Government needs to ban GMOs

India faces grave dangers as unprecedented levels of GM genes have been found in our foods. The time for labelling GMOs is over; Governments must simply ban them In Rottenseed! Cottonseed, Alzheimer’s and Your Brain, nutritionist Bruce Semon traces the

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Healthcare Sector Missed Completely By Modi 2.0

Issues such as mounting disease burden, the need to boost preventive healthcare and improving access to affordable and quality care were completely missed out by Modi 2.0, despite it getting a huge mandate. This is highly discouraging It was surprising

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