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

THE TROUBLE WITH DIETARY FATS

In March 2014, a systematic review and meta-analysis of many observational studies and clinical trials by six authors from Cambridge, England, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found no evidence that low consumption of total saturated fats and high consumption of polyunsaturated fats affected relative risks for coronary artery disease.   Also in August 2015, eleven authors…

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GARLIC

Key nutrients : Potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron, selenium, protein.

Healing Properties : Renowned for its antibacterial effects and during WW1 surgeons used garlic juice to stop wounds turning septic!  Promotes circulation and inhibits colds.  Also helpful in treating flu, bronchitis, whooping cough, heart disease, high blood pressure, fungal…

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KEEPING COOL

Keeping cool and fit in hot weather can be difficult.   The fresh morning air is a joy to take in on a walk and benefit from some gentle exercise before the rest of the world gets going and the meltdown of the heat of the day.    Invigorates the system and stimulates the immune system.     Drink plenty of water to replenish the sweat secreted to remain hydrated throughout the day.    Avoid sitting…

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SUMMER 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, potassium, protein, fibre,…

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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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