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Foods to Enjoy in Monsoon Season

Each season brings with it a list of delicacies which are innate to it. The rainy season too has a list of piping hot, spicy and fried items which are an integral part of the monsoon menu There’s a deep connect between hot (both in terms of temperature and in terms of spiciness) food and wet rains. Primarily when the temperature falls, as it’s prone to fall after frequent spells of rains, the body craves for warmth and hence spontaneously reaches out for hot food like say soups or fried items. Secondly the monsoons are a time when nostalgia hits and the gloominess in the environment drags us down. In order to snap out of these dark sentiments one turns to the perennial comforter – food - and the spicier it is the quicker we get a mood lift! Scientists claim that the tryptophan in fried, fatty foods is deployed by the human brain to generate serotonin- the feel-good-happy hormone.

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5 Food items that help lower cholesterol

Have you ever had those days where you get scared about your health? It is entirely normal! Health can become tricky sometimes, it’s hard to understand what will affect you in what way. One of the most common concerns when it comes to health is Cholesterol, But is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance. It’s not inherently “bad.” Your body needs it to build cells and make vitamins and other hormones. But too much cholesterol can pose a problem.

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5 Must-Try Janmashtami Foods

India’s diversity has been celebrity across the world with the same vigour as it is celebrated in India. Particularly, Indian festivals have brought people together for a long time. One of the most popular festivals is Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is an annual festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna- the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The annual date is decided in accordance with the Hindu lunisolar calendar. The festival is held in very high regard in Vaishnavism and Hinduism.

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Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

There is nothing better than a chocolate chip cookie that is freshly baked & dunked in hot milk, or maybe you just like to have it without milk. But nonetheless, it’s the perfect dessert snack. It is so perfect that the world decided- Let’s celebrate its existence on 4th August!hip Cookie Recipe

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The Biryani Diaries

So we as a country now have more than 40 types of biryanis, eaten in different regions of the country. They differ in cooking methods, side serving, protein choice, & most importantly the cooking time and the choice of rice. Now we know you can never talk too much about biryani, but getting to business, we have today for you- 3 types of biryani you can make in under 30 minutes! Let’s begin-

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Best Healthy Foods To Eat In Rainy Season

The holy trio of Ayurved, Homeopath & Allopath may not agree on many topics, but one hard and fast rule they want you to follow is that you should only eat seasonable vegetables and fruits! Nowadays, many crops are available year-round which have been grown using GMO techniques which are not healthy food for rainy season or at any time. So what should you eat this rainy season? Keep reading to find out!