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‘Covid again: Likely no lockdown, no wave either’

We are facing Covid again. It's upon us now. As cases continue to rise and protocols come into effect, physician Dr J Amalorpavanathan explains the situation. In an interview to inmathi.com, Dr Amal, as he is known by many, said the learning from the past is that total lockdowns don’t really...

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Shawarma: Why TN govt wants you to go native

Consuming shawarma has come under scathing attack from the Tamil Nadu health ministry after three students of Veterinary College and Research Institute students at Orathanadu, who consumed the meat dish at an eating joint near their hostel, fell ill due to food poisoning. The students fainted...

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 Makhana – The guilt-free, healthy snack

Makhanas, the snack made from lotus seeds, has become popular in the last five years or so. Makhana as a superfood is quickly making a name for itself as an FMCG product, due to its innumerable health properties. It is considered a healthier alternative to sugary snacks. Makhanas are popular...

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The hard science behind the alkaline water fad

Are we drinking acidic or alkaline water? Yes most of us do drink acidic water by definition. Being habituated to RO water at homes, office or occasions, we unknowingly consume acidic water (nearly 6 pH). RO water strips off the salts of calcium , magnesium , potassium and sodium that influence...

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The benefits of cooking in mud pots

Cooking in mud pots has been there for hundreds of years. Delicious pongal immediately comes to the mind when we think of cooking in mud pots. The sun's warmth only aided in the cooking in open spaces that happens during Pongal festival. Aromatic fish curries and biryanis cooked in mud pots are...

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