5 Things Your Eyes Are Saying About Your Health

Eyes are said to be the windows to the soul, but could they also be a mini-preview of your health? Short answer—yes. Some medical conditions such as liver disease and high cholesterol can be seen by simply looking in a mirror. So, we tapped Largo, FL, oculoplastic surgeon Jasmine Mohadjer, MD, for the signs your eyes might be sending you about your health—and when to know it’s time to hit the doctor’s office. Bulging Eyes “Hyperthyroidism may first be diagnosed because of eye changes,” Dr. Mohadjer warns. “Patients may notice swelling of their eyelids,…

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5 Mithaiwalas in Delhi That Make The Best Ghewar

A traditional Rajasthani delicacy, ghewar offers all the reasons to make it one of the most divine Indian sweets. Prepared with pure desi ghee, milk and maida (all-purpose flour), this perforated round dessert looks like a honeycomb or a spongy cake soaked in sugar syrup. It is decorated with silver varq, slivers of pistasand almonds and strands of saffron. It has an attractive light yellowish-orange hue that comes from the use of saffron. It is popularly prepared to celebrate the festival of Teej and is usually enjoyed during the monsoon season because the degree of moisture it requires…

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5 Surprising Benefits of Custard Apple Leaves

The custard apple fruit which is available for a short season (August to October) is one of the most sought after fruits in India. It is made up of a hard green exterior which is non-edible and the main sweet and fleshy fruit is revealed upon cutting open the exterior. While the custard apple has countless health benefits like being rich in antioxidants and minerals like calciumand potassium, its leaves are equally nutritious. They are prized for their health benefits especially in Ayurveda. The leaves are often used for medicinal purposes due to…

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IIT-Kanpur adopts 5 villages to promote tech, solar energy use, solve water crisis

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has adopted five villages under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. The scheme has been introduced by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) to uplift rural India. “As part of the initiative, we will ensure the overall development of Hridayapur, Baikanthpur, Ishwariganj, Pratappur Hari and Saxupurva villages, situated on the outskirts,” said IIT-K professor Sandeep Sangal. Senior professors and IIT-K students will assist villagers in solving the potable water crisis and teach them the recycling process for treating waste water. Besides, the farmers would be…

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Elliptical Workout: 5 Exercises to Try With It

Elliptical workout consists of those exercises that are done on a cross-trainer or an elliptical trainer. Physical activities like running, walking or climbing stairs are done on these machines without harming or putting any pressure on our knee joints. It is great for cardioand total-body workout. It focuses on your hamstrings, calves, glutes, quadriceps, triceps and biceps. As your feet never leave the pedals, they don’t get repeatedly pounded by each footfall. Regular cardio workouts help relieve stress and boost your immune system . Combining this workout with a healthy diet can do…

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OnePlus 5 Speed Test Shows 6GB RAM Variant Holds Its Own Against 8GB Model

The OnePlus 5, which was recently launched in India, boasted of some top-of-the line specs that looked to challenge flagship smartphones from the likes of Apple and Samsung. Apart from the dual rear camera setup, the OnePlus 5 also highlights an 8GB RAM variant. While many feel that 8GB of RAM in a smartphone is a bit of an overkill, OnePlus clearly felt differently. But just how much of performance difference does is there in comparison to the 6GB of RAM variant? A YouTube channel tries to find out. We already know that the 8GB variant of the OnePlus…

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10 things to do after Mumbai’s FYJC merit list is announced at 5 pm today

or more than 2.4 lakh Mumbai students vying for seats in the first-year junior college (FYJC), the first admission merit list will be declared today at 5 pm. This list, however, is only for those who applied in the general category. Here are 10 things you need to do after the list is declared: 1. Log in into the admissions portal, where you can check whether you have been allotted a seat in this round. 2. You may receive an SMS from the education department, informing you about your admission…

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Higher Childhood IQ Linked to Longer Life: Top 5 Foods to Boost Brain Power

While a range of lifestyle factors have been linked to triggering ailments like cancer, diabetes, hypertension among others, experts have now established an unusual link between IQ level and a range of diseases. Experts at the University of Edinburgh in the UK have found that kids with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers. The findings also suggested lifestyle factors, especially tobacco smoking, as an important component in the effect of intelligence on differences in mortality. Close to…

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5 Steps To Smarter Student Loan Borrowing

One secret to paying off your student loans faster is to be smarter about how you borrow them. Yes, you can be more strategic about how you borrow your student loans. These 5 tips can help you manage your student loans more efficiently and better prepare you for student loan repayment. Here is what you need to know: 1. Make free money your money Scholarships and grants should be your first choice to finance your education. Sites such as Scholarships.com, Cappex.com, Chegg, Scholly and Fastweb include available scholarships that can help fund…

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