Tuesday, 30 May, 2023


What not to do on weekends

Make the following mistakes and you'll probably have a worse one than anticipated. Binge eating The weekend calls for movie dates, family dinners and social get-togethers. All this partying naturally leads to indulgence in fast food, greasy meals and drinks. Naturally, you're

Top nine sources of calcium for vegans

Calcium keeps bones and teeth healthy and strong, and around 1,000 mg of calcium per day is advisable for those aged between 19 and 50. It’s the equivalent of about three glasses of milk, but for vegans, there can be more options, reports femalefirst.co.uk. There are few food items

Train your mind before your body

then it makes perfect sense that our brains will actually defend against moving too much. The solution is to correct your brain's hardwiring to trick those pleasure-reward centres into perceiving exercise as necessary to your survival. In other words, you need to make your workouts

Take him from buddy to boyfriend

Chances are, the reasons you're in the friend zone have very little to do with whether you look like Kate Upton. It's the little things that kill your chances of dating your hot guy friend, experts say. "It's natural to scrutinize an unrequited crush on your best guy

What to do with your used books

it may be time to consider giving up part of your collection. Saying goodbye to some of the classicsmay be too difficult but if you've got a series of books that you're looking to recycle, consider one of the following suggestions to give your used books a second lease on life. 

Grand Boishakhi Mela at BRAC CDM Rajendrapur

DHAKA: BRAC CDM Rajendrapur is set to arrange an array of entertainments and celebrations on the first day of Bengali new year-Pohela Boishakh.  The Grand Pohela Boishakhi Mela will be held at BRAC CDM Rajendrapur in Gazipur on April 14, says a press release. The daylong event is

Health benefits of guava

A study conducted by the National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad has found guava to be the healthiest fruit.  This study, published in the journal ‘Food and Research International’, evaluated the natural antioxidant level in 14 fruits consumed in India. And guava, as per this

3 foods linked with depression

And with all the hustle and bustle of the season, many of us have trouble finding time to make healthy choices.   That may be why it's nearly impossible to secure a treadmill at the gym in January — our resolutions are a reflection of our guilt. We know why we tend to eat poorly.

Skincare tips for brides-to-be

Load up on water Your skin needs water no matter what your skin type is. Also, foods like watermelon, grapefruit, broccoli and lettuce which are water-rich. They work great for your face. Exfoliate Your skin will need regular exfoliating to help improve the overall texture of your

When a home is a distant dream! 

the coastal town that, before the crash of 2008, was expected to eventually turn into Mumbai’s version of The Hamptons.  The conversation was about Padmini’s property in Alibaug. An accounting clerk, Padmini said at current prices she didn’t earn enough to be able to afford a

4 Exercises You Really Need

when I simply cannot pullmyself out of bed in time to sweat before work, or when I’m traveling and my normal routine is completely thrown off track. Instead of completely scrapping my routine, I’ll try and squeeze in a few bodyweight exercises—namely squats, planks, chair dips and

Opposites attract' doesn't always hold true

People who go on to develop friendships or romantic relationships with each other are already similar at the outset of their social connection, and their personalities, attitudes and values are unlikely to change much over time, a major study on friendship formation has suggested.

Make your own beauty products

Face mask EGG WHITE Egg white works wonders on your skin. It helps tighten pores and improves skin elasticity. Separate the egg white from the yolk. Evenly apply the white of the egg on your face, and wash off after 10 minutes or as you feel your skin tighten. MULTANI MITTI

Reasons why coconut oil is your best friend

Natural sunscreen Studies have shown that coconut oil has an SPF of up to 8. Though the protection isn't high, applying it often on the skin makes it less susceptible to burning. Effective moisturiser The sun robs your skin off water content and leaves it dry. Often, we tend to

How to Correct Arm Flaccidity

This could be due to lack of exercise, weight gain, pregnancy, sudden weight loss, hormonal changes, poor diet, etc… One of the most troublesome areas is the arms, giving the hanging skin an appearance that could be embarrassing, and that could sometimes cause difficulty while

How to apply concealer on the face

Apply it before wearing foundation on your face. Use clean fingers for its application. Only dab it on the required areas. Do not rub. Make sure the concealer has a lifting ingredient like vitamin A to prevent it from settling around your zits or dark circles. Try using cream

The Clueless Girl’s Guide to Makeup Brushes

Fan Brush Yes, it’s the one that looks like a mini-walis. You can use this brush to sweep away fall-out from eyeshadow application, or to highlight your cheekbones. Angled Face Brush Use this brush to contour your face. It makes applying bronzer onto the hollows of your cheeks a

Five steps to avoid over-eating

1. Concentrate – Studies have proved you can cut your food intake in one sitting by 18% simply by turning off the TV and sitting at the dinner table, rather than eating from your lap. 2. Stop grazing – You are a grazer if you stand at the kitchen cupboard eating the food you have

Frequent candy eaters 

According to a recent data analysis, adults who consume candy at least every other day are no more likely to be overweight nor have greater risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) than moderate consumers (about once a week) or even less frequent candy eaters (less than 3 times per

Easy tips for summer hair care

Deep-conditioning is essential for hair at least once a week in summer. Hair tends to become dry, dull or brittle if it is exposed to frequent cycles of soaking and drying, such as if you sweat a lot or go swimming. If you like to spend most of summer in a pool, it may be wise to