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

SUMMER BERRIES

Are you prone to dozing off mid afternoon?   Well summer berries may be the answer.  Reading University researchers found that a berry combo of 75g each of strawberries, raspberries and blackberries consumed at breakfast time proved to improve cognitive performance six hours later!  Top of the list for antioxidant power are blackberries.  Strawberries are rich in immune-boosting vitamin C and packed…

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MILK

Key nutrients : Biotin, protein, potassium, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, calcium, riboflavin, iodine and vitamin B12.

Healing Properties : A truly nutrient rich food/drink.  The average consumed per day per adult is 200mls of semi-skimmed cow’s milk contributing to just 5% of our daily maximum for calories and fat but providing an enormous amount of the…

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Rapeseed Oil

Key nutrients :  Omega 3,6 and 9, Vitamin E, Phytosterols, monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat.

Healing Properties : Abundant in beneficial omega-3,6,9  and vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant.  The monosaturated fat is the healthiest type and the polyunsaturated fat lowers levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol.  Has the lowest saturated fat content of any…

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ALLERGY SEASON

Alas for those who do suffer the season is under way and will cause misery for the many hayfever sufferers which is estimated to affect 1 in 4 people in the UK.  What can you do in preparation and perhaps prevention or, at the very least, keep the suffering to a minimum?   In the 1960s around 8% of the UK population suffered compared to around 25-30% nowadays.    That’s  a substantial increase.  …

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YOGURT

With a range of therapeutic benefits to maintain a healthy gut regular intakes of live yogurt can help relieve the symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and records show people living a long active life in good health.    Can be used in the treatment of diarrhoea and it is also believed that yogurt containing Lactobacillus acidophilus reduces blood cholesterol.   Key nutrients include calcium,…

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