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INTRODUCTION TO HOME ECONOMICS

DEFINITIONS OF HOME-ECONOMICS Home-economics can also be defined as a field of study which teaches us how to manage ourselves, our resources and our household….

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STEWING METHOD

Stewing is cooking food in a measured amount of liquids. Once the food has boiled it is allowed to simmer. Sufficient amount of liquid water…

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METHODS OF COOKING

What is cooking? Cooking is a process of preparing food by applying heat. Discuss reasons for cooking food. Identify different methods of cooking. State general…

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FOOD HYGIENE, FOOD SPOILAGE AND FOOD POISONING

What is Food spoilage?  Food spoilage is the deterioration of food, making it unfit for human consumption. Food poisoning is the illness caused by eating…

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TYPES OF KITCHEN EQUIPMENT AND THEIR USE

  Kitchen equipment is categorized into 3 main groups mainly:   Small equipment   Large equipment   Small Kitchen Equipment These are usually classified according…

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MODERN HOUSES

Modern houses are more durable as they are made using strong materials like stones, cement, bricks, metal, and concrete hence making them permanent. Examples of…

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CARE OF THE HOME

 Cleaning Equipment The home should be kept clean at all times. In order to maintain the cleanliness of the home, constant removal of dirt is…

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FIRST AID

What is First Aid? First Aid is the immediate help given to a person who has had an accident or sudden illness before being placed…

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POISONING

Poison is any substance which when taken causes harm to the body. It gets into the body through swallowing, breathing in gases (inhalation), contact through…

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INSECT STINGS AND BITES

Some insects such as bees, wasps and scorpions sting while others such as mosquitoes, ticks, lice and cockroaches bite. – Keep the environment clean. –…

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DROWNING

Drowning is the blockage of air passages by liquids when swimming or if one falls into water bodies such as lakes, rivers and basins. A…

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FAINTING

It occurs due to temporary loss of blood flow in the brain causing a brief loss of consciousness.  Illness such as anemia  After receiving bad…

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NOSE BLEEDING

This happens when blood comes out of the nose. It may be caused by an injury, blowing the nose forcefully and picking the nose. Someone…

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FOREIGN BODIES IN THE EARS, EYES AND NOSE

A foreign body is anything undesirable that enters into the body such as dust, insects and seeds (common with children). A child putting a bean…

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CHOKING, SUFFOCATION AND SHOCK

 Choking Choking is when one is not able to breathe. Choking is caused by food or foreign objects such as seeds, bones and coins stuck…

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BURNS, SCALDS AND SPRAIN

Burns are caused by dry heat such as hot charcoal, metal and open flames while scalds are caused by moist heat such as stream and…

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CUTS AND BRUISES

A cut is a slit or break on the skin caused by sharp objects such as razor blades, broken glass and knives while bruises are…

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ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME

 The common accidents in the home are:  Cuts and bruises  Burns and scalds  Fractures and sprains  Suffocation  Choking  Shock  Foreign bodies in the eyes and…

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PERSONAL HYGIENE

Personal hygiene refers to the cleanliness of the body. This involves good grooming or care of different parts of the body, choice, use and care…

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

They lead to diverse career opportunities such as:   Interior Designer   Chef   Air Hostess   Dietician   Community Health Worker   Fashion Designer…

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