Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?
Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day. It seems unlikely, then, that most people would be able to reach the ten a day suggested by several pieces of research published in the last few years.
February 28 saw the celebration of the tenth annual International Rare Disease Day, but how many have heard of this worldwide campaign, understand what it is all about, and, more importantly, know how to get involved?
There is life after stroke, as young women’s group marks second year
Having a stroke at the age of nine or 25 is not in most people’s life plans but for members of the Young Women After Stroke Group it is a reality and one they are learning to recover from with each other’s help.
Portadown man Alastair Penny, 67, has joined ‘Side by Side,’ a service run by Alzheimer’s Society, where volunteers help a person with dementia to continue or rediscover hobbies or activities they love.