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

Seasonal Eating

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 diuretic.  Phytonutrients to help reduce risk of cancers.  Calcium for muscle cramps and building healthy muscles, nerves, blood, strong bones and teeth.  Beta carotene for the formation of visual purple, the pigment in the retina of the eye that helps with night blindess.

Choosing and Cooking :  Select deep green, firm and crisp leaves and store wrapped in a paper towel for up to 5 days in the fridge.  Use in salads, soups, sandwiches or try finely chopped up in mashed potatoes or added to a white sauce.

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