Are you getting your 10-A-Day

10-A-Day
Are you getting your 10-A-Day

We all are aware of the guidelines that we all need to eat five portions of fruit and veg a day for optimal health, but with the publication of some recent research, it appears that five a day may not be sufficient.

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Other worlds

Pluto, once a planet, a dwarf planet since 2006
Pluto, once a planet, a dwarf planet since 2006

When I was in secondary school, the first few pages of my geography book proclaimed our place in the universe. Earth was the third planet from the sun. One of nine planets in orbit around it. That was it, nine planets. Sure, there was a lot of talk about planets around other stars and Star Trek’s starship Enterprise would pay a visit to some of them every week. But in the real world we knew of nine.

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Cassini mission winds down

An Iconic Saturn image from the Cassini mission
Saturn, Lord of the rings. An iconic Saturn image from the Cassini mission

Launched in 1997, the Cassini mission to Saturn sent it’s final images back to earth last week before plunging into the planet in a planned manoeuvre. It spent 13 years in orbit around the ringed planet, carried out some spectacular science and beamed some great images back to earth.

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Zapping the pounds away

If all else fails, simply zap the fat away with a Modius headset
If all else fails, simply zap the fat away with a Modius headset.

Being on the large side, means I always take a keen interest in the latest diet fads and technologies to see if there is an easy way to shed some of the excess pounds. Of course, I could simply eat less and move more but that sounds very dull and not at all interesting, so I have been quite successful at ignoring that option and waiting for the ultimate diet to come along.

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