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The Ketogenic Diet Is the Latest Buzzy Weight-Loss Plan—Here’s What a Day of Eating Actually Looks Like

The Ketogenic Diet Is the Latest Buzzy Weight-Loss Plan—Here’s What a Day of Eating Actually Looks Like

Health
There's no question the ketogenic diet, or keto diet, is generating tons of buzz these days, with more than 4 million #keto posts on Instagram and counting. Though you may already know the basics of this high-fat, low-carb eating style, you may be less familiar with actual keto recipes, and what a typical day on the ketogenic diet really looks like.Enter nutrition and fitness expert Mark Sisson and his new book, The Keto Reset Diet ($ 28, amazon.com), a 21-day plan to achieve ketosis—or the state in which your body is burning fat (instead of carbs) as its primary source of fuel. “Most of us only know how to burn sugar, and we have to refill the tank every couple of hours—that’s where the cravings and constant hunger come in," Sisson explained in
Old private Southern banks like Federal, Lakshmi Vilas Bank set for better times

Old private Southern banks like Federal, Lakshmi Vilas Bank set for better times

Finance
The South-based mid-sized private sector lenders are poised to see accelerated earnings growth going ahead as their asset quality ratios have peaked out and loan growth is likely to revive after remaining muted over the past couple of years, said a report today.Also, the niche positioning in their respective home markets will help banks like Federal Bank, Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), South Indian Bank, City Union Bank and Karur Vysya Bank to grow faster, said the report by ICICI Securities."We prefer banks with superior earnings growth, sustainable NIMs, stable asset quality, granular loan mix and adequate capital. We expect these five banks to witness a loan CAGR of 11-22 per cent and earnings CAGR of 12-25 per cent over the next two years," it said.The brokerage says these banks' expertise ...
What is Google's new Pixel 2 smartphone like?

What is Google's new Pixel 2 smartphone like?

Technology
Google's new smartphone models, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, are designed to do one thing really well - connect to Google's services.It is a year since Google's original Pixel smartphone was launched, marketed as Google's first own-built phone to compete with Samsung and Apple.Other than forgoing the headphone jack in lieu of a USB-C port dongle, the design of the Pixel 2 departs considerably from Apple's devices.Google has moved the fingerprint sensor into the centre of the phones' back, and the devices look and feel different to iPhones and Samsung devices.Their plastic-like coating is a sensory departure from the metallic and glassy covers of other phones - certainly the handsome all-glass slab look of the iPhone X.Image:A demo of the AR integration of the new Pixel 2 smartphoneThe small...
Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Her Secrets to Eating Healthy at Restaurants (Like How to Avoid the Bread Basket)

Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Her Secrets to Eating Healthy at Restaurants (Like How to Avoid the Bread Basket)

Health
The reality star reveals how she wards off temptation and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids. This article originally appeared on People.com.Kourtney Kardashian is sharing her secrets to keeping a healthy diet despite a busy life on the road.In a new post on her website, the reality star reveals how she wards off temptation while eating out—like how to avoid devouring the infamous bread basket—and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids.“When I go to a restaurant for lunch or dinner, I always order green tea with almond milk and honey, right when I arrive,” she says. “Having a green tea to sip on gives me something to do, so I don’t get tempted to eat the bread basket while I’m waiting.”When it comes to picking her entree, Kar
Technologies like A.I., blockchain and drones ‘majorly’ disrupting insurance industry, report says

Technologies like A.I., blockchain and drones ‘majorly’ disrupting insurance industry, report says

Finance
Insurance firms are facing increasing competitive pressure on all fronts due to the emergence of a number of insurance technology (insurtech) start-ups, according to a report.With the integration of technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain and drones entering the insurance mix, the sector is being forced to rethink its model.The World Insurance Report, published Wednesday by consulting giant Capgemini and non-profit industry body Efma, found that nearly one third (31.4%) of customers relied on insurtech solutions - either exclusively or in combination with an established insurance company."Customers are seeking more digital touch points for convenience, as customers experience in their daily lives that degree of personalization," Keith Webb, vice president at Capgemini and co-...