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Sandwich –  A short story

I sat close to the fountain and enjoyed the soft drizzle ,everytime wind blew.I saw a girl playing with her doll ,combing its hair and giving it a dress up. She rose towards the bench,unboxed her lunch box and took the sandwiches out.

A boy came from from the gate and grabbed her doll,lowered to his bag.
On noticing ,her face turned red , she stood up and slapped him.But later relaxed her expressions.

He was a ragpicker who wore battered clothes and a plastic bag to collect the litter and leftovers.
His bag full of papers and household wastes. She said sorry and soothed his face where she slapped.
She said”You can keep the doll to play with but take care of yourself and the doll”.
She picked her sandwiches and moved them towards him.The boy was shocked as he expected, hostile behaviour and hatred but

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Therapeutic benefits of Turmeric or Curcuma longa

Turmeric or Curcuma Longa is an ancient spice used since thousands of years in South Asian countries and specifically India. It not only enhances the color and flavor of the recipes ,but also researches have proven it to have therapeutic benefits on health and has greatly been used in Ayurveda for the treatment of various ailments ,since ages.

So below goes the list of incredible therapeutic benefits of turmeric.Do check out.

1.Prevents cancer – Scientists have found that the active agent curcumin present in it, appears to inhibit the enzymes that promote the growth of cancerous cells.

2. Powerful antioxidant – Turmeric or Curcuma Longa has powerful antioxidant properties ,which fights the release of free radicals.

3.Anti inflammatory – It has strong anti -inflammatory properties as well as antiseptic properties.It is very helpful in providing relief in various ailments or diseases which are induced due to high levels of inflammation in the body.Such diseases are i.e. arthiritis, psoriasis , chronic sinusitis etc.

4.Controls the development of Type 2 diabetes – In the people who have prediabetes,it prevents the development of Type 2 diabetes and lessens the insulin resistance.So one should try it,if there are higher chances if getting diabetic.

5.Reduces the chances of liver diseases – Clinical trials and Mexican studies show that curcumin prevents acute liver damage by acting as a powerful antioxidant.

6.Remedy for chronic cough – It is an effective remedy for chronic cough ,cold and throat irritations.

The best way is to inculcate turmeric is by adding it to daily diet and if not possible the same can be had by adding half a tablespoon in a glass of milk. It keeps aways diseases at bay and prevents our body from becoming vulnerable to infections and ailments in the long run.

Take care and stay healthy.. ☺