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What all you need to know about the benefits of Palm Oil

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The main use of vegetable oils are of course cooking. What are the common oils that you use? Sunflower oil, canola oil, mustard oil, coconut oil, palm oil, etc etc. However have you ever pondered upon the benefits of these oils? Or researched which oil has maximum nutrients and is much beneficial to your health? Here I would like to elucidate the benefits of palm oil and bust the myths surrounding it.





There are two types of palm oil: Crude palm oil and crude palm kernel oil. Both these oils are chemically and nutritionally different from each other. Also the uses of these two oils are different. 

Now there are many uses of palm oil. 

Nutritional: Palm oil is very rich in calories. One teaspoon (4.5 gms) gives 40 calories. So it's an important component of daily diet. It is rich in Vitamin E in the form of tocotrienols. The distribution of Vitamin E in palm oil is 30% tocopherols and 70% tocotrienols. Crude palm oil contains 500-700 mg/kg of carotenoids and 800 mg/kg of tocopherols. Car…

Book review: A drop of you by Krishna Chhetri

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Title: A drop of you Author: Krishna Chhetri Genre: Romance Pages: 271


Before starting this book, ask a few questions to yourself.
Do you believe in love?
Do you believe in unconventional love? ie falling in love blindly, without thinking of the repercussions?
Does love only mean marriage to you?
Do you swear by 'and lived happily ever after?'

As the name suggests, this book is a love story. The tagline says: Loving, with or without you. But hold on, you don't need to be a hardcore romantic to enjoy this book. This is a very practical story which revolves around millenials. Karma and Ghazal (the protagonists) are in love with each other. However it's not an ordinary love story. They belong to different religions and don't actually believe in conventional norms like tying the knot and all. They are in a live in relationship and their closest friends think that they are real #couplegoals . But when Karma professes his concerns about his 'picture perfect' relations…