5 foods to prevent cancer!

1) Berries (esp. black raspberries):
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Berries are full of cancer-fighting phytonutrients. Black raspberries have high concentration of anthocyanins which helps in preventing causing cancer by slowing down the growth of premalignant cells.

2) Cruciferous vegetables (esp. broccoli):
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Cruciferous veg. like kale, cabbage, cauliflower etc have cancer fighting properties. Broccoli has a considerable amount of sulforaphane, which flushes out cancer causing chemicals.

3) Garlic:
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Garlic has been found to check the formation of carcinogens formed in the stomach due to consumption of nitrate. It lowers the risk of cancer.

4) Tomatoes:

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Tomato is the best source of lycopene, a carotenoid that stops the growth of endometrical cancer cells. The heating of tomatoes increases the amount of lycopene which our body can absorb. So, donโ€™t forget to include tomato in your diet.

5) Walnuts:
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Walnut has been found to block oestrogen receptors in breast cancer cells. Needless to say, we ladies, canโ€™t afford to avoid eating them.

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Fruit punch with desi tadka!

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Ingredients:

Pomegranate juice-1 cup
orange juice-1 cup
Blueberry juice-2 tbsp
Yogurt-1/2 cup
Sugar-1-2 tsp (as per liking)
Salt-1 pinch
Chat masala-1-2 pinch
Ice cube-1 tbsp (crushed)

Method:

* Mix all the ingredients in a blender and serve chilled ๐Ÿ™‚

How to get perfect lips!

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Here is step-by-step method to get perfect lips:

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1) First you need to scrub your lips to remove dead cells. Make a scrub of lemon juice, olive oil and brown sugar.

2) Apply it on your lips. With the help of a soft brush massage gently in circular motion for 2 minutes. Rinse it off.

3) Apply Vaseline on the lips and let it sit for 1-2 minutes.

4) Wipe off the excess.

5) Line your lips with a lip liner matching your lipstick.

6) Apply lipstick on your lips and merge it well with the help of your fingers or brush. Fingers helps in heating the lipstick thus merges it well.

7) Press a tissue paper in between your lips. Apply another coat of the lipstick.

8) Take a lip gloss.

9) Apply the lip gloss over the lips concentrating near the center.

All set to go!

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Kids’ tiffin option-French toast!

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This is an easy and fast recipe ideal for kids’ lunchbox. So as my son says “fata-fat”, lets fata-fat look at its recipe.

Ingredients:

Brown bread-2 slices (cut into 4 pieces)
Egg-1
Black pepper and salt-to taste
Onion (chopped)-1-2 tsp
Milk-1 tsp
Oil-1 tsp

Method:

* In a plate whisk an egg and add salt, black pepper, milk and chopped onion in it.
* Heat up oil in a frying pan.
* Now dip all the bread pieces in the egg mixture. After 1 minute (when the bread absorbs the egg mixture) put it in the pan.
* Cook both sides till golden brown.

Add some sauce if your kid likes it and now it is ready to be packed!

Bana na fata-fat? ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜›

A versatile recipe of potato-Panch-phoron aloo

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This is one of my favourite recipes cooked by mom. She makes this aloo and then rolls it inside chapati with some tomato sauce and finely cut onion & cucumber. It tastes yummy! I make it generally with rice and lentils.
Let’s move forward to the recipe.

Ingredients:

Boiled potatoes-5 nos.
Panch phoran(mix. of jeera, methi, ajwain, sauf, sarso)-1 tsp
Peanuts-1-2 tbsp (roasted)
Coriander powder-1 tbsp
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Green chillies-1 tsp (finely chopped)
Oil-1 tbsp
Salt-taste
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-for garnishing

Method:

* Heat up oil in a wok and then add panch-phoran and chopped green chillies.
* When it starts crackling, add the boiled potatoes (cut into pieces).
* Now add all the dry masalas and fry till the masalas are cooked well.
* Add the roasted peanuts and garnish with coriander leaves.
* Turn off the stove.

Serve it with the main course or use it as a roll filling.

Cat-eyeliner tutorial for beginners!

Cat eyeliner is always in fashion, but many struggle to get it perfect. Here is an easy, step-by-step tutorial for the same.

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Step 1-Consider an imaginary line joining the end of the eye and the eyebrow. You can also use a business card.

Step 2-Now draw a line of desired length.

Step 3-Starting little away from the center of the lid, apply eyeliner toward the end of the first line.

Step 4-Now connect the open end to the other corner of the lid.

Step 5– Now fill it up.

It is all done!!

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