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 Sunshine Vitamin

VITAMIN D – As we near the end of winter our exposure to sunlight has been extremely limited.    Are you Vitamin D deficient???    What are the symptoms?  Feeling constantly tired? Depressed? Bone, joint or muscle pain? Persistent colds or flu?   Vitamin D comes from the sun so it is no surprise that in the UK one in five are low or deficient in this vitamin.  Of course Vitamin D bloods tests are…

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Stretch your legs

Won’t be long until we have longer and lighter days but in the meantime boost your system by taking a short ten minute walk after lunch especially if you are deskbound.   This short bout of activity will help stabilise blood sugar and release those magical endorphins.

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CITRUS FRUITS

CITRUS FRUITS

Key nutrients : Vitamin C, dietary fibre, potassium, folate, carotenes, calcium, fructose and phytonutrients. 

Healing Properties : Satsumas, oranges, tangerines and grapefruits are packed with vitamins to keep the immune system strong.  Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron to avoid anaemia and reduces…

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DATES

The date palm is called the “Tree of Life” and according to Muslim legend is said to have been made from the dust that was left over after the creation of Adam several thousand years ago.  It’s that wonderful time of year when dates are most popular.  A single pitted date contains 23 calories and are packed with numerous beneficial minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.  Medjool or…

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OATS

Oatbran, oatmeal or rolled oats.  Oatmeal can be used to make porridge or in crumbles, cakes, pies, bread or biscuits.  Oatbran can be used in stews and casseroles.  Oats are packed with nutrients, endlessly versatile and can be used in so many different ways. 

Key nutrients :  Protein, calcium, fibre, folate iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc and vitamin E and…

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