Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona at Valencia's Mestalla Stadium Wednesday night. The Portuguese striker is struggling with a hamstring injury which was aggravated by problems in his left knee and the man, who scored the only goal when Real met Barca in the 2011 King's Cup final, will have to watch from the stands, reports Xinhua. Read about how …
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Cauliflower or gobi is a delicious vegetable used in a range of dishes across the whole of India. Just the thought of well cooked alu gobi or gobi paratha is enough to make a person salivate. In terms of health benefits too, cauliflower does not lag behind other vegetables. Here are some reasons why you should include them in your diet. 1. Makes you stronger from within Cauliflower is an …
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Could genes be to blame for a lack of motivation to hit the gym? A recent study conducted at the University of Missouri suggests this could be the case. By studying a population of rats over ten generations, researchers came to the conclusion that there is such a thing as a genetic predisposition to laziness, at least among rodents. The study was conducted by Franck W. Booth and Michael D. …
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While you may want your favourite team to win this time, ultimately the team which plays the best cricket at crucial moments will come out victors. Skill, intelligence and ‘understanding of the game’ are just some factors that will decide the difference between teams. Physical and mental fitness too will be equally crucial. Here are the 10 of the fittest players playing in this edition. Take …
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Shibani Dandekar who juggles several roles – that of a dancer, host, model and anchor with absolute ease – is an inspiration to many young girls aspiring to make a successful career in the Indian entertainment industry. What keeps Shibani going is her sheer will to succeed, a fit body which can endure these challenges and her dazzling smile which enhances her beauty even further. She tells us …
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World record-holder Wilson Kipsang won the men's London Marathon in a course record two hours, four minutes and 29 seconds on Sunday as Britain's Mo Farah found life tough on his debut over the distance. Kipsang's smashed the previous London record of 2:04:40 set by fellow Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai in 2011. It was a second London victory for Kipsang, the 2012 champion, who outpaced compatriot Stanley …
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Christopher Columbus, an Italian voyager did not just discover America, he discovered pineapples too. And we are thankful to him, as the pineapple is one of the most delicious fruits which also packs in quite a nutritional punch. Here are some of them:  1. Improves your immunity Eating pineapples can improve your immunity as they are highly rich in Vitamin C. A strong immune system will keep …
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Feeling hungry is natural as food gives us energy that is required by our body to perform various bodily functions. But, do we eat only the amount of food that our body requires? The answer is no. We are often given hunger signals by our body that makes us overeat. While people with a fast metabolism may not be bothered, these signals can make life difficult for those looking to lose weight. In …
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It helps you lose weight, is great for your heart and even improves your sexual health. Now a new study suggests that exercising regularly may not only improve the quality of life but also extend a person's lifespan by up to five years According to Canadian sports medicine physician Mark Tarnopolsky, regular exercise can slow the speed at which humans age. The research suggests that older …
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Bhangra is probably an inevitable part of Indian weddings. Not just restricted to Punjabis, even other communities try their hand at it due to its popularity owing to its extensive portrayal in Bollywood movies and songs. But did you know that the bhangra can actually help you lose weight in an extremely fun way? Sarina Jain, the creator of Masala Bhanga, a popular dance workout in the US, talks …
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Lady’s finger or bhindi as it is called in India, is a delicious vegetable that is high in both flavours and nutrients. Containing vitamins, antioxidants and dietary fibre, eating lady’s finger benefits your body in more ways than one. Here are some of them. 1. It prevents heart disease People are often affected with heart disease due to high levels of cholesterol in their blood. Pectin, a …
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Socialite Kim Kardashian reportedly sleeps in a corset to lose weight. Kim will soon marry rapper-fiance Kanye West and she is said to be sleeping in a corset to look perfect, reports femalefirst.co.uk. 'Kim wants her figure to look absolutely perfect on her wedding day. Wearing a corset at night is extremely uncomfortable but has a proven record of results, and with six weeks to go, Kim is up …
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The mere thought of running 100 km at a stretch can make some of us pant and grab a bottle of water but many love the thrill of testing their endurance levels and pushing their bodies beyond its limits. Dr Vignan Rachabattuni is one of those. He not only decided to take part in a 100 km run, he finished it and plans to do it again, bettering his time and speed this time. We speak to him about his …
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