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PM to visit Sylhet today

Sylhet : Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina will visit Sylhet on Tuesday from where she is likely to start campaign for next national polls and elections to five city corporations, reports UNB. She will visit the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) and Hazrat Shahporan (R) around 11am. The premier is set to […]

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Pesto taste test

Tony Naylor: It is easy to imagine that pesto has been around for ever. In fact, Sacla’s jarred version of this basil sauce – the first mass-produced pesto distributed in the UK – only appeared on supermarket shelves in 1991. Even in Italy itself, pesto is a relatively modern creation. Historically, the Roman sauces agliata […]

How to use cinnamon in your beauty routine

Dhaka,  – While cinnamon is a spice that lends great flavour to your food, it can also be used in your make-up and skincare routine! We tell you how, reports UNB. Use it like a bronzer. Combine cinnamon, nutmeg, corn starch and cocoa powder and mix them together. Check the colour; if you want a […]

4 delicious ways to cook meat

TBT Lifestyle Desk: If you have a great piece of meat in your kitchen, try the following cooking techniques to get the best flavour. Stir frying: All you need to do is cut the meat in thin strips, get rid of as much fat as possible and stir fry it in a hot pan or […]

Why cucumber is a must in your diet

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Cucumbers are rich in vitamin K, copper, potassium, vitamin C and manganese and can help avoid a number of nutrient deficiencies. Want to know other ways in which this veggie can keep you healthy? Here’s a list. Fights inflammation: Cucumbers may help in cooling the inflammatory response in your body. Cucumber extract […]

6 Reasons Chocolate’s Good for You

TBT Lifestyle Desk: It’s a well-known fact that too much consumption of sugar is bad for health. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn’t as terrible as one thought, say researchers. The sweet delicacies not only help in preventing ageing and ensuring proper blood flow but they also help in losing weight and […]

Simple remedies to treat acidity

TBT Health Desk: Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here are some simple home remedies that will help. – Basil or tulsi leaves as they are more popularly known as, are an excellent way […]

Chocolates keep you healthy, happy

TBT Lifestyle Desk: It’s a well known fact that too much consumption of sugar is bad for health. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn’t as terrible as one thought, say researchers.   The sweet delicacies not only help in preventing ageing and ensuring proper blood flow but they also help in losing […]

6 Types of Foods for Clear Skin

TBT Lifestyle Desk: There are a number of foods for clear skin that can help to keep your face looking nice and clean. While the scientific evidence on the relationship between many foods and skin treatments is still in question, there are nonetheless several foods which have been proven to have a beneficial effect on […]

Foods that Help You Sleep Better

TBT Lifestyle Desk: Trying to get more shut-eye? Take a look at your diet. Eating the right foods in the hours before you hit the hay may help you fall asleep faster, say experts, and even improve the quality of your sleep. Keep reading for your get-sleepy grocery list, and remember to stop noshing two […]

Six steps to a healthy heart

TBT Health Desk: A healthy heart is considered the window to a healthy life. Here are six simple things to keep your heart healthy and pumping… -Take time out to exercise every day for at least 60 minutes. “If you are too busy, divide your workouts into small sessions. You can spend about 20 minutes […]

4 food items that burn belly fat

TBT Lifestyle Desk: One of the body regions where we tend to put on more weight is the belly. While crunches and floor exercises help us get in shape, it’s a Herculean task to get rid of the stubborn belly fat. Here are three food items that are a great help when it comes to […]

10 Glasses of water a day to cut fat

TBT Lifestyle Desk: We have all heard this advice innumerable times. Drink eight to 10 glass of water a day. Experts say that if you are overweight or tend to get most of your calories from processed and salty food, eight to 10 glass of water could actually help you reduce your weight. Water could […]

10 Health Benefits Of Green Apples

TBT Lifestyle: Green apples provide a huge range of health and beauty benefits, especially when compared to red apples. There are various types of apples — the sweet ones being the most common. Green apples, on the other hand, are more the sweet and sour type (this is popularly classified as cooking apples). The sweet […]

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

TBT Lifestyle: Forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, a sugar found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours, new research shows. The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how […]

Healthy diet helps protect your kidney

TBT Lifestyle: Two new studies have claimed that keeping a healthy diet may help protect the kidneys. Andrew Smyth, MD at National University of Ireland Galway and his colleagues analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635 participants of the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study that assessed diet quality, as well as sodium and potassium […]

Benefits of Cardamon

TBT Lifestyle: Cardamom is native to the evergreen forests of India. This spice is commonly used in Indian cuisine, but it has also made its way into Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for mouth ulcers, digestive problems, and even depression. Some of the health benefits of this peppery, citrusy spice are now making their way […]

Food for glowing skin

TBT Lifestyle: Food that helps to give you a glowing skin. The age-old adage that, ‘What you eat shows on you’ holds more importance in the present day where our skin battles against a lot of stress, physical exertion, pollution, junk food shows on our skin either instantly or over the years. However, if you […]

Why pregnant women should have yogurt

TBT Lifestyle: Yogurt is not only tasty, but is also healthy, especially for pregnant women. And reinstating this fact is the results of a new study, which suggests that yogurt containing probiotic bacteria may protect children and pregnant women against heavy metal exposure. The researchers found a significant protective effect of it against mercury and […]

Know the varieties of tea

TBT Lifestyle: With the varieties of tea now  available in the market, here is a quick guide to the most popular ones The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a tea-cafe, you […]

Eat fruits and vegetables to be mentally fit

TBT Lifestyle: The more portions of fruits and vegetables you take in a day, the better are your chances of improving mental well-being along with your physical health, says a study. “The data suggest that higher an individual’s fruit and vegetable intake the lower the chance of their having low mental well-being,” said lead author […]

Burn calories with the 4-minute

TBT Health: Tabata workout! The Tabata workout, a super high-intensity internal training (HIIT) routine takes only a few minutes but promises to burn as many calories as you would in an hour of running or cycling! One of the most popular HIIT forms today, Tabata intervals are only 20 seconds long, with 10 seconds of […]