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Published on September 21st, 2017 | by Rima J Pundir

Festival Special!

Festivals mean fun, frolic and (good) food and what better than sweets to engage your palate during celebrations. For health’s sake, switch to chocolate…

Sweets and celebrations go hand in hand. And this Navratri, switch to chocolate for some guilt-free indulgence, that’s also great for health!

Why chocolate?

  • Keeps you full: Rich in fiber, a snack square of dark chocolate will stave off cravings for sweet, salty and fatty foods.
  • Skin protect: Antioxidants called flavonoids found in dark chocolate can actually offer protection from UV. Does not mean you can skip the SPF!
  • Happy Mood: Endorphins, check. Happy hormone rush, check.
  • Makes you smarter: Cocoa contains flavanols that send blood rushing to your brain, enough to make you feel more awake and alert. Step aside energy drinks, chocolate is here!
  • A healthier heart: Regular chocolate eaters actually love their heart. Chocolate, because of its inflammation-fighting properties, offers a host of benefits for the heart, including lower blood pressure, lower “bad” cholesterol and a lower risk of heart disease.
  • Control sugar: A study has shown that regularly eating smalls amounts of chocolate increases insulin sensitivity, thereby reducing risk for diabetes.
  • Skip the syrup: Coughing fit? Theobromine in chocolate reduces activity of the vagus nerve, the part of the brain that triggers hard-to-shake coughs.

Colourfully Yours:

SUGAR It’s A-Pout Time Vivid Lipstick Gift Box : The Limited Edition SUGAR It’s A-Pout Time Vivid Lipstick Gift Box features four smashing new Matte Lipsticks in an array of shades – from bold pops of colour to always flattering neutrals – inside a vibrant, handbag-friendly box. CLICK HERE to view the product

Just Herbs Kumuda Sacred Lotus Rejuvenating Body Wash : Known for its soothing, calming and mood-uplifting properties, Kumuda or the sacred Indian lotus, used in this mild body wash, finds numerous mentions in ancient Ayurvedic texts. Not only does this serene flower have natural moisture that hydrates the skin imparting it elasticity but also stimulates blood flow bringing about a freshness and liveliness to your complexion. CLICK HERE to view the product

Votre Advance Gel Exfoliance : Advanced Gel Exfoliance is a unique formula that brightens up lack luster skin. This advance scrub is fortified with effective granules that gently exfoliate dead skin cells and blackheads while natural antioxidants help stimulate cell renewal, giving you soft and younger looking skin. CLICK HERE to view the product

On that note, wishing you all a very Happy Navratri!


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