Tips to help achieve your study goals

STUDYING can be difficult, even for avid students. It often involves a lot of reading, making notes and calculations. But, sitting at a desk for hours on end is not always the most productive method to study. It is important consider the long term and short term goals, how to achieve them and personal learning styles. Making and getting the most out of study is important and whatdegreewhichuniversity.com says students should learn towards the goal they have in mind. The website said goals should be based on the student’s  ideals no matter…

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No oven? ‘Bake’ your cake in a pressure cooker

Electricity going off when your cake is sitting in the oven and is only half-way through can be one of the worst kitchen nightmares. I was in a similar situation last weekend and did panic initially. But I managed to avert a disaster with my good old pressure cooker coming to the rescue. It was, in fact, a pressure cooker in which cake was baked for the first time almost three decades ago in my humble small-town home with no electric oven. It had been a little burnt from the…

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Parents, beware. 3 hours of TV daily may up risk of diabetes in your kids

Parents, take note! Being glued to television or video games for more than three hours a day may put your children at increased risk of developing diabetes, a study warns. Researchers found that both adiposity, which describes total body fat, and insulin resistance, which occurs when cells fail to respond to insulin, were affected by longer hours of watching television and using computers. “Our findings suggest that reducing screen time may be beneficial in reducing type 2 diabetes risk factors, in both boys and girls, from an early age,” said…

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Ladies, having a baby in your 30s may ensure a long life for you

Looks like people, who are planning their family late, may breathe a sigh of relief. Earlier research said, conceiving after 30 may leave a first-time mother childless. But a new study, not only denies the fact, but also brings a good news for the older moms. The study, by scientists at Portugal’s Coimbra University, said that women who became mothers later in life were more likely to live longer than those who gave birth in their teens and 20s, reports the Independent. “The most relevant result shows that women tend…

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Love your chicken juicy? You will definitely love this Whole Roast Chicken recipe

When it comes to Whole Roast Chicken, most people like to follow the age-old family recipes handed down to them by their grandmothers. But what about the ones who don’t have a secret family recipe to fall back on? We feel their disappointment, we do. But it’s nothing that you can’t work around. Family recipes are fine but in today’s world with gourmet food being the talk of the town, it’s just kind of silly to stick to just one. We asked Chef Samta Gupta, Desi Roots, New Delhi, to…

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Make your food bloom this season with edible flowers

People love flowers for their fragrance, colour and texture and just the fact that they can ease your nerves by simply looking at them. Now, you have one more reason to stare at those pretty ferns and petals and thats food. Mrinmoy Acharya, Head Chef, Ciclo Cafe in Gurugram and Pankaj Jha, Senior Executive Sous Chef at The Suryaa in the capital share the various ways of marrying delectable food with gorgeous edible flowers so that you never run out of reasons to woo your loved ones with flowers. *Pansy:…

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Here’s why you should start including a handful of walnuts in your diet everyday

There are many benefits to eating walnuts. Past research has shown that they help you control your appetite, and also guard you against colon cancer. There’s one more reason to add walnuts to your nutrition plan. Daily serving of 57 grams or 1/2 cup of walnuts may keep your digestive system healthy, finds a study. According to researchers, a diet with walnuts led to an overall significant increase in the diversity of bacteria in the gut. From animal study, walnut consumption may be beneficial for digestive health by increasing the amount of…

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Eat your leafy vegetables and eggs. It may help keep your brain healthy

Fill up on all those leafy vegetables. A research by the University of Illinois finds a difference in cognitive function between younger and middle-age participants with higher and lower lutein levels. Lutein is a nutrient that the body can’t make on its own but it can be acquired through diet. As well as green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale, it is also found in foods such as avocados and eggs. Most previous studies have looked at lutein levels in older adults, after there has already been a period of cognitive decline,…

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How can dynamic learning objects enhance your e-learning efforts?

As e-learning evolves and becomes more sophisticated, training providers are broadening their repertoire of educational tools to ensure they are always able to deliver effective teaching across multiple channels and to different audiences. One trend that is becoming particularly important is the emergence of dynamic learning objects, a form of visual content that is becoming increasingly popular and widely used across both physical and online media channels. Designed to be both engaging and eye-catching, these objects can present information effectively and succinctly, without demanding too much of the learner’s time…

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DU admissions 2017: These part-time courses will enhance your resume

Even if you have not got admission in the full-time courses in the Delhi University, you have some interesting short-term courses that can keep you busy and enhance your skills. A lot of professionals too are getting enrolled in such courses that can open various avenues for them. Short-term and part-time courses are generally meant for those who are aiming to improve their CV (and hence job profile) or are looking for some knowledge expansion. This doesn’t mean that regular graduation students can’t apply for them. Students who are pursuing…

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