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Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent

THE WHAT? Interparfums has reported its results for the 2022 fiscal year. The fragrance giant recorded record earnings for the full year with net income up 40 percent on 2021’s figures and sales rising 26 percent to €706.6 million. THE DETAILS The company noted that it had extended its partnership with Montblanc until December 31, 2030 and, subject to the General Meeting’s ratification, hit its goal of achieving gender parity on its board. THE WHY? Philippe Benacin, Chairman and CEO, commented, “Against the backdrop of a turbulent economic and geopolitical environment, our sales and earnings continued to grow in 2022. In 2023, although many uncertainties still exist, this positive momentum should continue with sales expected to reach €750 million, driven by the continuing appeal of our brands for consumers in a global perfume market that remains buoyant.” The post Interparfums FY 2022: record earnings as operating profit soars 33 percent appeared first on Global Cosme

Is Bajra Good For Weight Loss?

Is Bajra Good For Weight Loss?

Millets are making a comeback! and how! Though wheat and rice are staple in Indian kitchens, people have realized the multiple health benefits associated with millets, and are including them as part of their daily diet or replacing  atta and rice with them. Research speaks a lot in favour of these ancient grains because they have so many nutrients packed together. In fact, the government of India, in a bid to promote millets among people, has declared International Year of Millets on January 1, 2023. Whether it’s finger millet (ragi), amaranth (rajgira), barnyard, foxtail, proso, kodo, little millet, pearl millet, sorgum, etc. they are all nutrient dense and high on fiber. Talking about bajra, also called as pearl millet, it’s a gluten-free option as well and you can whip out delicious dishes with bajra. But is bajra good for weight loss? Let’s find out:

Is Bajra good for weight loss

Though not exactly low on calories, it’s 360 calorie per 100 gm, bajra also has protein 12g, fat 5g and fiber 1 gm. Then, there’s also complex carbs, calcium, phosphorous, zinc and even iron. Minerals like iron, magnesium, phosphorous, folate, zinc, etc. all of which boost metabolism. It’s a good source of complex carbs as well. Bajra also has phytochemicals, which are a kind of antioxidants that promote weight loss. Not to forget, bajra has a low glycemic index, which means it would cause sharp rise insulin spikes and therefore less likelihood for calories getting converted into fat.

Also noteworthy is the fact it’s a good replacement for quinoa. Bajra is comparatively better priced than quinoa, is locally produced, not genetically modified. Therefore it would be prudent to include millets into the daily diet, and lower the risks for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and also to drop weight in the process.

From making bajra roti, to khicdi, to ladoo, the options are just endless. You can make bajra roti along with your vegetables/daal just like regular wheat roti. You can also replace rice with bajra, use it like quinoa, make roti out of bajra flour.

So now that you know how awesome bajra is for weight los, we would still ask you to portion control and eat within the calorie limit to lose weight. Most importantly, if weight loss is on your mind, download the Rati Beauty app for your weight loss diet plans.

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