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SEASON’S GREETINGS

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Benefits of Drinking Water

Experts recommend that we drink 8 to 10 glasses of water each day to maintain good health.

Here are some of the benefits of drinking water:

  1. Drinking plenty of water prevents dehydration

  2. Water keeps the skin healthy

  3. Water can help to control calories

  4. Water flushes out toxins

  5. Water helps our kidneys

  6. Water aids digestion

  7. Water lubricates the joints

  8. Water regulates our body temperature

  9. Water helps the body in absorbing nutrients

  10. Water helps to relieve fatigue

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Food Groups

The five food groups are:

  1. Carbohydrates

  2. Protein

  3. Milk and Dairy Products

  4. Fruit and Vegetables

  5. Fats and Sugars

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 ZODIAC SIGNS

                                             

SIGN MEANING DATES
Aries The Ram 21st March to 20th April
Taurus The Bull 21st April to 21st May
Gemini The Twins 22nd May to 21st June
Cancer The Crab 22nd June to 22nd July
Leo The Lion 23rd July to 23rd August
Virgo The Virgin 24th August to 22nd September
Libra The Balance 23rd September to 22nd October
Scorpio The Scorpion 23rd October to 21st November
Sagittarius The Archer 22nd November to 21st December
Capricorn The Goat 22nd December to 19th January
Aquarius The Water Carrier 20th January to 18th February
Pisces The Fish 19th February to 20th March

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR LAPTOP‏

 

 

  • Install and update the antivirus software on your laptop
  • Update your laptop with the latest software regularly
  • Keep your laptop battery charged to between 40 and 80 percent
  • Ensure the air vents are not obstructed
  • Shut down your laptop if you will not be using it for a couple of hours
  • Carry your laptop around in a protective laptop case
  • Store your laptop at room temperature
  • Do not place heavy items on your laptop
  • Keep foods and liquids away from your laptop to prevent spills and stains
  • Insert devices in the proper slots in your laptop
  • Clean the keyboard and screen regularly
  • Do not use a replacement battery or charger other than the one supplied by the manufacturer

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HOW TO PREVENT FOOD POISONING

  • Wash your hands with soap and water after using the toilet and before handling food
  • Cook foods thoroughly and refrigerate leftovers
  • Clean worktops, wash your hands and cooking utensils after handling raw foods to prevent cross-contamination
  • Store foods at the correct temperatures
  • Always wash fruits, vegetables and other uncooked foods thoroughly
  • Do not eat foods after the use-by-dates

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Systems of Measurement

 

A system of measurement is a collection of measures and the rules relating them to each other.
There are two major systems of measurement: the Imperial System and the Metric System.

The Imperial System

Length
1 foot (ft) = 12 inches (in)
1 yard (yd) = 3 feet
1 mile (mi) = 5280 feet
1 mile = 1760 yards

Weight
1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz)
1 stone = 14 pounds
1 ton = 2000 pounds

Volume
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces (fl oz)
1 pint = 2 cups
1 quart (qt) = 2 pints
1 gallon = 4 quarts

The Metric System
In the metric system conversions are made by multiplying or dividing by factors of 10.

Length
The standard unit of length is the metre.

1 millimetre = 0.001 metre
1 centimetre = 0..01 metre
1 decimetre = 0.1 metre
1 kilometre = 1000 metres

Weight
The standard unit of weight is the gram.

1 milligram = 0.001 gram
1 centigram = 0.01 gram
1 decigram = 0.1 gram
1 kilogram = 1000 grams

Volume
The standard unit of volume is the litre.

1 millilitre = 0.001 litre
1 centilitre = 0.01 litre
1 decilitre = 0.1 litre
1 kilolitre = 1000 litres

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JOB INTERVIEW TIPS

Here are some interview tips to help you get a job offer:

  • Shake hands with your interviewer(s) and smile when you first meet your interviewer(s)
  • Sit up straight in your seat in the interview room
  • Be confident and relaxed
  • Maintain good eye contact with your interviewer(s)
  • Ask for clarification if you are not sure what is meant by a particular question
  • Sell yourself by telling the interviewer(s) how your relevant skills and experience will contribute to the organisation
  • Ask questions about the job when asked whether you have any questions
  • Do not criticise your previous employers or jobs
  • Tell your interviewer(s) that you are interested in the job
  • Thank your interviewer(s) at the end of the interview
  • Follow up with a call or email after the interview

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SKIN CARE TIPS

 

The skin is the largest organ of the body. The skin protects the body from infections and the elements.
The common skin types are dry, normal, oily, combination and sensitive.
Here are some tips to help you keep your skin healthy:

  • Know your skin type
  • Use the right skin care products for your skin type
  • Wash with lukewarm water instead of hot water
  • Avoid long showers or baths
  • Moisturize regularly
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Don’t smoke
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Reduce stress
  • Sleep well
  • Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells

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