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

DIGESTION

Digestion is more important than you perhaps realise for our overall health and obviously plays a huge part in our weight management.   Everywhere you look now in the supermarkets there is a plethora of products aimed at boosting our microbiome the health buzzword of the moment.   Coincidentally I was given at Christmas a copy of Dr Michael Mosley’s wonderful book called The Clever Guts Diet which…

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SWEDE

Key nutrients :  Carotenes, potassium, folate, Vitamin C, E & K, calcium, fibre, manganese, phosphorus and zinc.

Healing Properties :  A much under-appreciated vegetable which has many beneficial components which are essential to boost the immune system, improve metabolic function, the digestive system, bone strength and lowers blood pressure.  Their high…

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CARROTS

Key nutrients : Carotenes, potassium, calcium, folate, Vitamins A, C and E, fibre.

Healing Properties : Antioxidant beta carotene which will convert into Vitamin A.  Protects against stomach and lung cancers, food poisoning, iron deficiency and night blindness.

Choosing and Cooking : Young carrots are best and can be consumed in…

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D Vitamin

This essential vitamin is scarce during the winter months and taking a supplement of 20mcg is recommended to help protect our bones as well as including in our diets a range of foods that contain the vitamin to keep our biome healthy.    This group of foods is very small and includes oil rich fish, eggs, mushrooms and fortified cereals and dairy products.  The fish group includes salmon, mackerel,…

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Red Cabbage

Key nutrients:  rich in calcium, magnesium, manganese, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, iron and potassium as well as vitamins A, B, C, E and K.   Contains a wealth of phytochemicals and antioxidants invaluable for human health.

Healing Properties :  Good for increasing bone density protecting against osteoporosis, arthritis and various other types of inflammation. …

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