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06/May/2022

In Africa, different types of fungi and plants are used to make medicine. Among all the plants and herbs, reishi mushrooms are quite popular. The reason is that it offers a lot of health benefits, such as fighting cancer and boosting immunity. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the prominent benefits of reishi mushrooms.

Introduction to the Reishi Mushroom

The Reishi mushroom is also called lingzhi and Ganoderma lucidum. In Asia, it’s a type of fungus that can be found growing in tropical locations in Asia. In Eastern medicine, this type of fungus is a staple. The mushroom contains different types of molecules, such as peptidoglycans, polysaccharides, and triterpenoids. These compounds are the reasons the fungi offers tons of benefits.

Although it’s common to eat the mushrooms fresh, some people also use extracts and powdered forms of the fungi. According to many studies, all of these forms passed quality tests. Let’s check out some primary benefits of it.

1. Boost the Immune System

First of all, reishi mushrooms can help you boost your immunity. Although some details still require more research, test-tube studies have concluded that reishi may have an impact on the genes in your white blood cells. These cells play an important role as far as your immunity is concerned.

Also, some forms of this mushroom may make changes to the inflammation pathways in your blood cells. For instance, according to research studies, some molecules in this mushroom may boost the natural killer cells. These cells are responsible for fighting infections in your body.

Besides, this mushroom extract may boost the production of white blood cells in people who are fighting colorectal cancer. While most of these benefits have been noticed in sick people, some studies show that the extract may be beneficial for healthy people as well.

In another study, it’s was found that the fungus may boost the lymphocyte function that helps fight cancer and infections. But other studies found that it may not improve the immune function in healthy grown-ups.

2. Anti-Cancer Properties

Since reishi mushrooms have cancer-fighting properties, many people use them for cancer treatment as well. As a matter of fact, a study found that more than 4,000 survivors of cancer had consumed this fungus. In addition, many test-tube studies have found that the consumption of these fungi may cause cancer cells to die.

However, these studies are not enough to say that animals and humans may benefit from it. Some research studies found that reishi may benefit people with prostate cancer. According to one case study, researchers found that the molecules in this fungus may help reverse the symptoms of prostate cancer in men.

3. It May help Fight Fatigue and Depression

Apart from the cancer-fighting properties of reishi mushrooms, it may also help fight fatigue and depression. According to a study involving 132 people with neurasthenia, the mushroom helped fight fatigue and depression after 8 weeks of use. In another study, the patients experienced a reduction in the symptoms of their fatigue and depression after the regular use of 4 weeks.

In short, this was an introduction to some primary benefits of the reishi mushroom.

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06/Apr/2022

Frontlearn Institute is interested in your success and publishes common IT and Software Engineering Interview questions so that you know what to expect.

If you are able to answer the below questions, you have a higher chance of acing your interview.

With all the acronyms and hard words in information technology, it can feel very hard for a newcomer to break in – or simply get along in a tech conversation. No one wants to feel left out while asking questions might seem embarrassing when you are trying to prove that you know it all. At Frontlearn Institute, we endeavor to train our students thoroughly so that they know the tech stuff right off of their college training. However, Frontlearn Institute – from time to time – reviews some of the most common IT interview questions, so you know what you need to perfect in to excel in the IT world.

  1. What is the difference between programming and coding?
  2. What is HTML and CSS all about?
  3. What is the difference between a developer and a designer?
  4. How can I publish my website and have people see it?
  5. Why should I learn to code line by line instead of using frameworks?
  6. What is an algorithm?
  7. What are syntax errors?
  8. What is debugging and why is it important?
  9. What does deployment to a live environment mean?
  10. Explain what Agile means for IT projects.
  11. What is a DMZ and its role in the network setup?
  12. What is a transaction log and how can it be usable?
  13. In software development, what is documentation and why should it be done?
  14. What is a cross-site scripting attack?
  15. Describe clustering and its use.
  16. What is a honeypot in network security and why should it be used?
  17. Describe the difference between OLAP and OLTP.
  18. Which one is better between batch-oriented and service-oriented solutions?
  19. What are some of the critical database performance metrics?
  20. How should database performance be monitored?

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05/Apr/2022

Are you grappling with a tough choice? It can feel consuming – especially when it is a decision that will determine the path that you will take in life! Choosing your career path is a very important decision, and you ought to take time and put a lot of thinking into what you want to do in and after college. When you come to Frontlearn Institute, we like to ensure you make a career decision that you do not regret later in life. Here are some of the ways that we advise both our current and prospective students on making the right decision:

1. Read the signs

In our most recent career talk at Frontlearn Institute, we advised our listeners to be attentive to the signs around them. When the time comes to make a critical decision regarding a college major, look around for signs. Consider the response you get while seeking a college in the form of an email reply, a call, or even a text message.

2. Follow your inner voice

When your inner voice or intuition is loud and clear, or even more of a nearby whisper, following it may serve as a great idea as it could serve as guidance when you need critical advice the most. You may have made harder decisions before, and it is highly likely that you listened to your inner voice.

3. Keep Your Conscience Clear

Align your decisions to your values and the decisions will give you a sense of purpose and motivation. You can do this by first making a list of your values and how each of the college majors aligns with your values, priorities, and passions. This will assist you in making the right decision as far as selecting the right path in college is concerned.

4. Stay Positive and Ward off any Negativity

Staying positive is very critical and it helps when it comes to selecting the right major in college. As such, ensure that you maintain positive thinking and ward off any negative thoughts in order to be clear about what you want to be in life.

5. Know Your Biases and Who Influences Your Decisions

Consider with a lot of wisdom those you ask for advice – a trusted person may include your significant other, a family member, or a good friend. Limiting the people who you consider for advice will assist you in not being overwhelmed. Listening too much to others can make it feel like it is not your decision anymore. In addition to that, think about the biases that come with making that decision and how they might be affecting you.

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07/Jan/2022

There are many truths to self-improvements: to be healthy, you have to work out, to become strong you have to train, and to improve your memory you need a sufficient amount of sleep.

But what can one do to enhance their career?

Individuals at different levels in their career feel that they need to grow and advance particularly as pertaining on their professional goals. It is an innate need that is well defined by Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

And a diploma or certificate from Frontlearn Institute helps you take that next step in the career ladder.

Jacquelyn Smith, in an article published in Forbes magazine, states that most adults go back to school in order to enhance their careers and achieve their professional goals. The author cites Laura vocalizing the notion that additional studies help individuals meet their professional and career goals.

In addition to that, career coaches such as Collamer Nancy note that “to strengthen a range of credentials and marketable skills, which in turn make us competitive, individuals go back to school to increase their education.

Education is an important step in the career ladder. Whether you are an entry-level employee or a CEO in a reputable firm, pursuing further education helps in moving you up the ranks.

Here, we share five solid reasons why you may need to pursue an extra level of education or seek education from a reputable institution such as Frontlearn Institute.

1) GAIN KNOWLEDGE

This may be a very obvious reason as to why you may need to seek higher education. When you pursue a certificate or diploma course, you are better prepared to tackle issues in the workplace because of the additional skills and knowledge that you gain. For instance, a certificate in culinary arts will help you gain the skills you need to work in a professional or commercial kitchen and secure a wide array of culinary occupations.

Knowledge gained from Frontlearn Institute can be both practical and factual. This implies that the information that you learn from Frontlearn Institute is not just interesting, but also of great value in whatever role you are in and wherever you hope to go.

And just because you have that dream job or have somehow gotten to senior management does not mean that you should not think about going back to school. Diplomas for special courses such as culinary arts or information technology can help you broaden your skillset and build on your experience.

2) ENHANCE YOUR SOFT SKILLS

When you enroll in a reputable training institution such as Frontlearn Institute, you learn far more than simply the various management styles or developing a catching presentation. You also get to learn hands-on and important skills.

At Frontlearn, we endeavor to instill soft skills that subsume strong abilities such as teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Each of these skills are critical and add value to organizations. These skills are so critical that they will get you hired or promoted quicker.

3) DEMONSTRATE A STRONG WORK ETHIC

Pursuing further education takes a lot of determination and work. Enrolling at Frontlearn Institute makes it easier, though, as we try to be as flexible as possible in order to accommodate the various categories of students who come to our institution. Doing so will also demonstrate a strong ethic and personality to your workmates and colleagues.

According to researchers, education is always sending a signal that business executives and supervisors like to see.

Demonstrating a strong work ethic and a commitment to your goals gives management hope that you can continue to be successful in your work environment. And, if you’re already in management, a committed and dedicated attitude sets an example for your co-workers and your direct reports.

4) BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE FOR SUCCESS

When you earn a degree, you accomplish a big step. You gain knowledge, skills and experience to help you both in your career and in life in general. On top of that, by gaining additional skills in communication and problem solving and achieving your goals, you can also increase your confidence.

And studies have shown that greater confidence leads to greater career advancement.

According to a study from the University of Melbourne cited in an article from Science Daily, there’s a strong correlation between confidence and success. In the study, participants ranked their confidence at various education levels, and findings showed that those who reported higher confidence levels earlier on earned better wages and were promoted quicker.

5) GROW YOUR SOCIAL NETWORK

No, we’re not talking about adding more friends on Facebook. In a classroom setting, you have the opportunity to interact and meet with fellow students who may come from a variety of professional backgrounds.

In being exposed to a broader professional network through continuing your education, you can get to know people who may be in similar situations as you or have been in the spot you’re in and have continued to advance their career.

Your network, grown through earning a degree, can be a wealth of insight and information as you advance your own career.

GROW YOUR CAREER THROUGH EDUCATION

To grow your physical strength, you need to train and work at exercising and lifting weights. To grow in your career, you’ve got to put in the work to deepen your knowledge, gain skills and develop a network that will help you take that next step toward where you want to be.

Whether you’re a seasoned manager or new entry-level employee, a degree from Cornerstone University can help you take that step. Check out our degree programs to discover the path that can equip you to achieve your goals.

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20/Sep/2021

When it comes to funding your way through college, scholarship is one of the greatest forms of financial help, since they offer you free money that does not have to be repaid. Frontlearn Institute has a number of scholarships to help you pay for college. The only way to get an actual shot at being awarded a scholarship is to apply for one. Frontlearn Institute’s scholarship are real, and have helped many towards starting and even completing their courses at the reputable technical institution that offers a myriad of courses including culinary arts, information technology, and business studies.

You will hear it from us from time to time – apply early and apply frequently. At Frontlearn Institute, we want you to have a bright future and giving you a scholarship is one way to brighten the future for you today. If you do not apply for a scholarship because you think you do not stand a good shot, you could be missing out on an opportunity to fund your college education. Browse through our website for the steps to apply and get helpful advice on the scholarship application process. The more scholarship information you get, the better your chances are.

Take your chance today, apply below.

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    24/Jun/2021

    During the pandemic, online education has grown tremendously and so has competition for students. Universities and colleges with aggressive marketing strategies have been able to enroll potential students way before those that are less aggressive make contact. As such, the need for a seamless application process has never been so important. This is also because the online realm comes with its challenges and a significant percentage of those who start the process do not complete their college or course application process.
    At Frontlearn Institute, we have made the application process pretty seamless as demonstrated under the below themes:
    Simplicity
    The top complaint among applicants as well as their guardians is the degree of complexity in most application processes. Complexity can force a prospective student to choose a less desired course that presents as a path of least resistance, which at times, leads to abandoning the application process. It is estimated that more than 50% of prospective college students leave their applications halfway because of the complexity of application processes. Frontlearn Institute’s application is highly simplified and calls for responses to straightforward questions and instructions.
    Technical flexibility
    The application page at Frontlearn Institute takes the student directly to the application form. The application form comprises fields that take responses for every important information required to start the process for onboarding a prospective student. The application page can be accessed from the top primary menu, the footer menu, and the call to action sections that have the relevant application buttons. This page is compatible with both tablet and mobile views and allows anyone with internet access to process their initial processes of the application from any device.
    Security
    Since online applications have increased in number, some prospective students along with their guardians have become worried that the electronic submissions might not work. At Frontlearn Institute, we have embedded the right security layers to ensure that prospective students’ data is securely transmitted and stored at Frontlearn Institute’s servers. We also confirm our applications by redirecting their application form to a confirmation page or confirmation message popup.
    Administratively efficient
    There are several considerations to ensure that we can handle applicants’ data. First, Frontlearn Institute has an efficient data tracking mechanism that allows our admission office to track every application to completion. This also permits Frontlearn Institute to contact applicants who have not submitted their applications and assist them to complete the process. The capacity to track application completions also alerts the developer of the application to the potential problem in the online application form.
    At Frontlearn Institute, we are attracted to quality and seek to ensure that our prospective students can get on board and begin their career journeys without any delays.

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    08/Jun/2021

    Chefs in the culinary industry agree that schools that are training the skills provide a great way for people to get their foot in the door, become competitive, and relevant in the, at times, brutal industry. Formal culinary arts training provides the discipline needed to perform the culinary duties with perfection even when it is challenging. Proper formal training in culinary arts makes sure that you are ready to help in the field. The training offered at Frontlearn Institute of Technology is at two levels: certificate and degree. One can be able to later specialize in baking, cooking, or restaurant management, which teaches how to schedule staff, control inventory, and organize a kitchen.

    After being professionally trained, you may start your career and work in a kitchen, oversee food preparations, provide service in a restaurant or similar establishment, and later on move into responsible positions, such as chef or head cook. At Frontlearn, we train our students to develop strong communication and leadership skills to help them ascend into leadership positions where they can run kitchens and manage staff in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Additionally, our training at Frontlearn Institute enables our graduates to develop recipe and menu development skills and bargaining skills to help them around with orders and supplies.

       

    Our Culinary Arts Programmes are hands-on and geared towards ensuring that you grow your career to chef status

    Our Culinary Arts programmes – Certificate and Diploma – at Frontlearn Institute entail both practical and academic elements preparing our graduates to cope with the demands and challenges of the professional kitchen. This is achieved through hands-on core competency training. Some of the units covered include:
    • Culinary Operations,
    • Food accompaniments preparation,
    • Stocks preparation,
    • Soups preparation,
    • Meats preparation,
    • Desserts preparation and Beverages preparation.

    The training includes industrial attachment where trainees are exposed to working in commercial kitchens and gain practical skills to work as a chef.

     

     

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