Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street
London
W1G 7JW

Phone: 020 7935 5050
Fax: 020 7935 3888
Email: enquiry@drjackedmonds.co.uk

Health Snipppet

BERRIES

BERRIES –  Strawberries, cranberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, gooseberries, bilberries, loganberries and the king of them all the raspberry cultivated 500 years ago and known for its healing properties.  Strawberry juice has antibacterial properties. Blackberries are high in vitamin E and folate. 

Key nutrients :  Powerful Bioflavonoids,…

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Broad Beans

Seasonal from May to September are a high protein food rich in dietary fibre.    Excellent source of folates and good amounts of a number of vitamins.

Key nutrients :  Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Vitamin C, Sodium and Zinc. Also vitamins B1 and B6, riboflavin and niacin.

Healing Properties : Pulses are beneficial in the prevention…

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Summer Sun

Time to remember to protect your skin from sunburn.    Wearing sunscreen is of course a good idea but what other ways are there to limit the amount of sun damage?   First protect your eyes with wrap-around sunglasses that filter the UVA and UVB rays.   Wear a wide brimmed hat to shield your face and eyes from the harmful rays of the sun.   Don’t be tempted to reveal too much flesh and cover up with…

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Asparagus

ASPARAGUS – Seasonal during the months of April, May and June for 6-9 weeks.    Rich in potassium and an excellent source of the B vitamin folate.    Stimulates the kidneys and helps to relieve water retention and maintain a good water balance in the body. 

Key nutrients: Potassium, Vitamins B1, C & E; Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc and Fibre.

Healing…

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Balanced Diet

Do you eat to live or live to eat?   Do you know what a balanced diet means?  Do you know how good a balanced diet is for you?   Do you know how much to consume?  Do you know when to stop eating?  Do you recognise foods or beverages that do not agree with you?   

So many questions and 1 very simple answer:  Eat everything in moderation!  

The subject of nutrition…

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