Breakfast
44% millennials skipped breakfast during pandemic: Study
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The study was done between March 2020 and February 2021 by London-based market research major Euromonitor International and PepsiCo India through its brand Quaker. According to an official release, the study highlighted that 44 per cent of urban millennials skipped breakfast and delayed meals due to increased household chores and late start to the day.
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Black foods are the new super-food
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What are black foods? Foods with the pigments called anthocyanins are known as black foods. Anthocyanins are found in black, blue and purple coloured foods and have hidden nutrients and benefits galore. These pigments have rich anti-oxidant properties which promote health and have the potential to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke.
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Top flower trends for festive season
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Dried foraged flowers are the big hit of 2021. Trends forecast two methods of using dried flowers -- either in bud and head form in a bowl as potpourri or as dried full flowers, branches and even using foraged items like feathers, leaf skeletons and the like. Ready arrangements are being replaced in favour of personalised bouquets wherein the customer chooses the pattern, container and variety of blooms themselves
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Turn loneliness into action this festive season
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Kanchan Rai, Mental and Emotional Well-being Coach, Founder, Let Us Talk, mentions ways to turn your loneliness into action this season: Say yes to socializing: When we are experiencing loneliness, it can be easy to slip into the habit of saying no to social activities. Seclusion can make it challenging to feel driven and the mere thought of physically seeing people can lead to stress.
Kriti-Shanaya
Kriti Sanon and Shanaya Kapoor talk clean beauty
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Don't take our word for it, beauty icons Kriti Sanon and Shanaya Kapoor also believe in natural and clean beauty products, and associate with the 'Naturali' range launched by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. The new age nature-inspired personal care brand aims to provide a one-of-a kind experience to their customer infused with trendy natural ingredients delivering quick visible results.
Covid-19
Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated food insecurity: Study
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"Food security is not only about putting calories into our bodies, but also what we eat -- and it is calorie-dense, nutrient-poor foods that are typically cheap and affordable. So while food insecurity can lead to hunger, over time it can also lead to obesity and other related metabolic dysregulation," said lead author Niyati Parekh, Professor of public health nutrition at NYU.
World-Health-Organization
WHO revises air quality guidelines, experts suggest India should revise its own too
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The new WHO AQGs provide a clear evidence of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health, at even lower concentrations than previously understood. The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to protect the health of populations by reducing levels of key air pollutants, some of which also contribute to climate change.