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Healthier Alternatives to Your Favorite Dishes

Desi food is delicious, arguably one of the most flavorful cuisines, amirite? But some of the most popular desi dishes are laden with sugar, cream, butter, and oil making for some calorie and fat-heavy...

An Exploration of India’s Regional Chai Preparations

Indian restaurants throughout the U.S. seem to serve chai with a heavy handedness on the milk, sugar and masala added to black tea, which is certainly one way to enjoy it. But as we...

How to eat a Protein-Rich Diet Without Eating Meat

There isn’t a vegetarian out there who probably hasn’t been asked if they’re getting enough protein in their diet. According to a recent blog published by Harvard, the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for protein...
NBA journalist Shams Charania

Shams Charania: NBA Insider and Sports Journalist Extraordinaire

Shams Charania is only 24 and is killing it as a sports reporter for Yahoo Sports! But it wasn't luck, Y'all. If you're expecting a piece about Charania moving up the ranks as a...

5 Types of Yoga That Ain’t Your Ma’s Yoga

Many a desi can commiserate over being lectured by their parents on how they should have been practicing yoga and meditation since birth. These parents are, of course, referring to the practice of yoga...

The Health Benefits of Tantric Sex for you and Your Partner

Tantric sex is a Hindu practice that’s well over 5,000 years old, but its core philosophy is hardly outdated. What differentiates Tantra from how present-day society treats sex is that instant gratification is not prioritized....

Who is Mind Coach Vex King?

With thousands of followers on social media and a dynamic persona, to say that Vex King is a multi-talented person and new age influencer still doesn't truly summarize what he does. According to his...

Are Bollywood and Bhangra Classes the new Zumba?

Bollywood and Bhangra dance classes are the latest trend in fitness classes which makes sense seeing how desi music has steadily made its way into mainstream America, whether it was Bhangra Empire killing it...

Why Does Diabetes Run Rampant in Indian Communities?

If you’re Indian, chances are you know another fellow Indian with diabetes. Diabetes is prevalent among the population whether those Indians live in India or have moved to different countries around the world. Why...

Mehndi and Henna Trends Outside of Desi Customs

You’ve probably heard the terms henna and mehndi, and you've probably heard of them used interchangeably though arguably, they are not the same thing. Henna is the name of the plant from which dry...

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