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Thai foods are by tradition and naturally mouth-watering and flavourful. This is probably why they have such prodigious demands in any corners of the world. There is probably a Thai restaurant or a Thai street food vendor in every major City around the globe. However, the only thing that has been primarily associated with Thai foods have been their unique taste and its distinctive flavors; however, there is one more property of Thai foods that plays a core element in each of their dishes – their beneficial health aspect.
Thai foods are naturally an excellent source of a multitude of health beneficial sources of food, primarily due to the vast utilization of different vegetables and herbs in almost all their dishes. These are 5 of the healthiest Thai foods that you have to grab on your next visit to any Thai restaurant.
- Tom Yum Soup
If you’re familiar with Thai cuisines, there is no doubt that you already know the health benefits of Tom Yum Soup. This iconic Thai soup is not only healthy but, extremely delectable as well. Tom Yum soup has some of the healthiest food ingredients in the form of Galangal, chiles, lemongrass, and lemon. These are all a great source of minerals and, moreover, you can always add on some extra chicken or shrimps to elevate its protein concentration. This makes the Tom Yum Soup an excellent option for keeping in check with your health and also filling your belly up with some satisfying soup.
- Khao Man Gai
Khao Man Gai is the Thai version of delicately cooked chicken with white rice on the side. Chicken is naturally the perfect source of protein amongst all the various types of food items, whereas white rice is packed with carbohydrates. So this dish has a very rich concentration of protein and carbohydrates. Also, compared to other Thai dishes, it is relatively a cheaper option as well.
- Massaman curry
If you want to taste the authentic flavors of the traditional Thai dish, and still want to tick the right boxes with your health concerns, the Massaman curry is the ideal choice. The curry is hugely influenced by the implementation of coconut milk, peanuts, bay leaves, galangal, Cumin, cinnamon, etc. All these components in the curry give the dish a unique taste and are extremely healthy as well. You can order/ use various protein-rich elements such as tofu or chicken to elevate the health beneficiary factor even more. You could also eat it with either white rice or extra veggies. Basically, this curry goes well with almost any side dishes.
- Papaya salad
One of the distinctive features of Thai food is the implementation of various fruits in their dishes. Due to the availability of various fruits in their country, fruits play a key role in their dishes, and they are also served fresh in the majority of the food stalls in Thailand. Papaya, in particular, is one of the most popular fruits, and the salad that they make out of it along with almost all the available veggies is extraordinary as well. It is sometimes incorporated with dried shrimp or crab, which are both an excellent source of protein.
- Pad Thai
Another one of the most popular Thai dishes that everybody loves. If you are a Pad Thai lover, the good news is that in addition to its distinctive taste, it is also extremely healthy as well. In fact, it may be just a little bit too healthy for you, since a single serving of Pad Thai contains about 400 calories. Obviously, you would want to minimise that. So, order some extra veggies on the side to balance that.
Thai foods are an ideal meal for almost any occasion, and to top that off, they are extremely delicious as well. The good thing is when you’re ordering some takeouts from Thai foods near me; you are ensuring yourself a healthy meal along with some serious belly satisfying experience as well.
Khadi is no longer a dull, drab fabric meant only for politicians' wardrobes. A fashion show organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark the 75th year of India's Independence showcased the use of Khadi in traditional, as well as, contemporary and festive wear. From lehengas in resplendent Khadi silk to western clothes and casual wear, the models on Thursday night displayed new facts of the fabric.
Several well-known Indian designers including Ritu Beri, Farah Ansari, Rina Dhaka, Asma Husain, Aditi Rastogi and Himmat Singh showcased their designs. Gaurav Gaur directed the fashion show with clothes like lehengas, kurtis, kurta pajamas and partywear.
Lucknow's chikankari and silk artisans also participated in the event. A wedding collection in Khadi was the highlight of the show. "The show was based on the concept 'Khadi for nation, Khadi for fashion' and the fabric for all costumes was provided by Khadi Gramodyog Board," said a spokesman. (IANS/ MBI)
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Intel saw its stock tumbling by more than 8 percent after the chipmaker said the industry-wide component shortage affected its PC chip business during the third quarter (Q3). Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger told CNBC late on Thursday that he didn't expect the semiconductor shortage to end until 2023. "We're in the worst of it now, every quarter, next year we'll get incrementally better, but they're not going to have supply-demand balance until 2023," Gelsinger was quoted as saying.
The company delivered its Q3 results with revenue up 5 percent (year-over-year) driven by strong demand in its DCG and IoTG businesses, despite the highly constrained industry-wide supply environment. "Q3 revenue was $18.1 billion slightly below our guide due to shipping and supply constraints that impacted our businesses," George S. Davis, Chief Financial Officer, said in a statement. He also announced plans to retire from Intel in May 2022. In the third quarter, the company generated $9.9 billion in cash from operations and paid dividends of $1.4 billion.
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According to the company, the demand remains strong in its PC business with particular strength in commercial, desktop, and higher-end consumer notebooks. In an earnings call, Gelsinger said that the digitization of everything accelerated by the four superpowers of AI, pervasive connectivity, cloud to edge infrastructure, and ubiquitous compute are driving the sustained need for more semiconductors. "The market is expected to double to $1 trillion by 2030. In that timeframe, the market for leading-edge nodes will rise to be over 50 percent of the total, while the market for leading-edge foundry services will grow at twice the rate of the semi-industry overall," he envisioned.
PC demand remains very strong, and "We believe the 2021 TAM (total addressable market) will grow double digits even as ecosystem shortages constrain our customer's ability to ship finished systems," Gelsinger added. "Customers continue to choose Intel for their datacenter needs and our third-gen scalable Xeon processor Ice Lake has shipped over 1 million units since launching in April, and we expect to ship over 1 million units again in Q4 alone," he informed. (IANS/MBI)
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Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that its audio chatroom Spaces is now open to anyone who wants to host. The Spaces team in a tweet said that the users on both Android and iOS will now be able to host Spaces. "The time has arrived -- we're now rolling out the ability for everyone on iOS and Android to host a Space," the firm said in a tweet.
Earlier this year, the company had limited access to hosting Spaces to accounts with at least 600 followers, saying that it found these accounts would be more likely to have a good experience due to the existing audience. Twitter recently announced a new accelerator programme for creators on its audio conversation platform Spaces, to "discover and reward" around 150 creators with technical, financial and marketing support.
The 'Twitter Spaces Spark' programme is a three-month accelerator initiative. Those selected will get a stipend of $2,500 per month, $500 in monthly ad credits to spend promoting their Spaces on Twitter and early access to new Twitter features. They will also get support from Twitter's official social media handles, and "opportunities for prioritised in-app discoverability for well-performing Spaces".
Twitter has also announced plans to roll out paid Ticketed Spaces for iOS users where some hosts on its live audio feature can now sell access to Ticketed Spaces. Twitter had previously said that it will take a 3 per cent cut of creators' earnings from Ticketed Spaces. (IANS/ MBI)
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