Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street

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

Health Snipppet


Official recommended daily intake of Vitamin C is 40mg.   A 100g orange contains 54mg.  Nutritionists suggest 400mg for 25-50 year olds and 800mg thereafter to maintain optimum health.

Key nutrients :  Potassium, Vitamin C, calcium, folate, carotenes, lutein, Vitamin K, fructose, phytonutrient hesperitin.

Healing Properties : Common colds and coughs,…

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OneYou 400:600:600 Public Health England 2018 Campaign

March sees the launch of this new campaign to address the fact that two-thirds (yes, two-thirds!) of adults in the UK are overweight or obese.     We first mentioned this a number of years ago when the figure was not quite so high and very little seems to have changed to help our growing waistlines.  PHE are determined to tackle this problem and are working with high-street food chains to offer…

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WATERCRESS – A natural antibiotic and noted for its liver-cleansing properties and its stimulating effect on the spleen, liver and gall bladder.   Packed with antioxidant nutrients and phytonutrients.

Key nutrients : Vitamins C & E, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Beta carotene, Nicotinic acid, Fibre and Fat.

Healing Properties : A natural…

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Did you know, I expect you did, that certain foods paired together are more nutritious than eating them alone?   There is a very interesting article in the March issue of Healthy Food which provides a wonderful insight into how certain pairings work and I would highly recommend reading this (you will find a copy in our Waiting Room if you are planning a visit any time soon.   I loved the article…

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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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