Muskmelon or Kharbooja as it is known in Hindi is a sweet, fleshy and juicy fruit ideal for consumption in the summer as it packs a high amount of water. Each part of muskmelon is plentiful in health benefits. It is widely cultivated in India and is loved in almost all of its regions. Also known as Cantaloupe Melon, muskmelon is loaded with antioxidants, minerals and a bunch of other wholesome qualities. It is rich in Vitamin C and betacarotene and even aids in boosting the immune system. If you are looking for reasons to add this nutritious fruit into your diet, here are the uses, benefits and easy recipes you can make with muskmelon. Muskmelon uses Muskmelon skin: Muskmelon skin contains particular phytochemicals that are released when boiled in water. This water can be used for providing relief from toothache. Make this concoction and let it cool. Rinse your mouth with this water once a day for maintaining your dental health. Muskmelon seeds: Muskmelon seeds can be dried and … [Read more...] about Muskmelon: Uses, benefits & easy recipes
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Why she might win: Sheena works out for 45 minutes, five days a week, which includes cardio, yoga, abs, squats and stretching. She has three meals,decaffeinated green tea and snacks on fruits like papaya and plum. Sheena’s diet also includes a wheatgrass shot on an empty stomach every morning. … [Read more...] about HT Brunch Game Show: Which of these people will get fit first?
Swiggy is progressively raising its commissions from restaurants in regions where its service is nearing maturity, while aggressively pushing partners to advertise on its platform, as the company shifts focus to monetising its core food ordering business, restaurateurs and others with knowledge of the matter said.The Bengaluru-based company has also increased delivery fees it charges the customer, to control its losses on a per delivery level, the people told ET.This comes in at a time when the food delivery industry is moving towards consolidation with Zomato in talks to buy UberEats. In December, ET reported that Uber was likely to invest at least $100 million in Zomato in exchange for the latter buying out the firm's India food delivery operations.Swiggy chief executive Sriharsha Majety had claimed the company leadership in the food delivery market with a 60% share. ET could not independently verify this number.“On streets where there is already a high density of restaurants, … [Read more...] about Here’s why Swiggy seeks higher commissions in certain regions
Sudhir tells me he has never liked the word clean because “it implies that everything else is dirty”. He isn’t the only one re-examining why we want to go ‘clean’ or ‘green’. Bali-based ashtanga yoga teacher Deepika Mehta got into the lifestyle much before it became a trend or a business proposition. Back in ’98, after reading a book called Fit For Life, she switched to raw food and was vegan for a decade. “Initially, it gave me a huge burst of energy, but the intense discipline was coming in the way of social interactions and family time,” she recalls. Today, to balance things out, she allows herself the 70/30 rule, eating clean 70% of the time and reserving 30% for indulgences. Now along with her primarily plant-based diet, she also enjoys eggs and dairy. She calls it following the middle path. “I feel healthier when I’m not obsessed.” … [Read more...] about Going overboard with clean living?