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Getting your seven a day: How 100% orange juice can help

Written by: Dr Mary McCreery
Consultant Clinical Nutritionist and Dietician at the Blackrock Clinic

For years, it was a long-standing rule of thumb for health professionals to advise that we consume five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. The recent changes to Ireland’s food pyramid have altered this recommendation to between five and seven daily portions as part of a balanced diet. 

One former ambassador’s new calling spreading the gospel of U3A

Donal Denham and Dun Laoghaire Dalkey U3A Group
Written by: Donal Denham
Co-founder, Dun Laoghaire Dalkey U3A

After more than four decades of distinguished service in Irish diplomacy, Donal Denham was sent (unwillingly) into mandatory retirement in 2015. He writes for Age Action about his career, coping with retirement and helping to start a brand new U3A group in Dun Laoghaire and Dalkey.

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