Win a leisure centre pass

We all know fruit and vegetables are good for us, but how many portions are we advised to eat each day?
We all know fruit and vegetables are good for us, but how many portions are we advised to eat each day?

WE’VE got a great way to get your brain into gear – and help to keep your body fit and healthy in the new year!

We’ve teamed up with NE Derbyshire District Council and Derbyshire County PCT for a festive quiz all about health and fitness.

And to help you work out more than just your little grey cells, we’re offering the winner of our quiz the prize of a Just do More! unlimited membership for two people for a month.

The pass can be used at Dronfield Sports Centre, Eckington Swimming Pool and Sharley Park Leisure Centre. It gives unlimited access to swimming, fitness suites, exercise classes and use of the sauna and steam room (Dronfield Sports Centre only).

The winner will be the first name drawn out of the hat from all the correct entries we receive.

Quiz questions

Q1. To stay healthy or to improve your health, adults should do at least 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week. True or false?

Q2. What should your blood pressure range be under?

Q3. How many portions of fruit and vegetables should you eat per day?

Q4. Men should not regularly drink more than 3-4 units a day and women should not regularly drink more than 2-3 units a day. True or false?

Q5. When using sunscreen, what sun protection factor do health experts recommend?

Q6. Can you name two benefits of breast feeding?

Q7. List two of the health benefits when stopping smoking.

Q8. What are the three diseases covered by the MMR vaccine?

Q9. Do antibiotics fight viral colds and flu?

Q10. Can you think of five ways to keep you and your family warm and well in cold weather?

To enter, just study the questions above and send your answers, together with your name, address and daytime phone number, to: Health Quiz, Editorial Department, Derbyshire Times, Station Road, Chesterfield, S41 7XD.

Alternatively, email your answers and details to

Closing date for entries is Friday, January 6.

Usual competition rules apply.

l If you have any concerns about your health, make an appointment with your GP.  Contact NHS Direct if you need simple medical/health advice - ring them on 0845 4647.