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

PLUMS

Key nutrients :  Vitamin C, A and K.  Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6.  Vitamin E.  Lutein, cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin, neochlorogenic and chlorogenic acid.  Potassium, fluoride, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium and zinc.

Healing Properties :  This really is a superfood!   Excellent source of vitamins and minerals supporting an impressive range of health benefits for the entire body.  Brilliant for eyes, skin care, osteoporosis, obesity, diabetes, digestion, nervous system, heart, cholesterol, immunity, cellular health, anxiety and influenza.  Also excellent during pregnancy.  Cancer preventative, electrolyte balancing, blood clotting.

Choosing and Cooking : Select firm but with a spring in the skin to enjoy them raw. Avoid those with bruising.  Can be used in so many different ways by adding to puddings, making jams, jellies and chutneys.  Plums can be stored in the fridge or destoned and frozen.

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