Dr Hilary Jones' Healthcare Guide - Essex, Kent & Sussex - (Page 26)

eat well doctor’s 1 Mussels and oysters ContaIn: Protein, zinc, Good for: a low-fat source of protein that can help to fight against strokes. Why I love It: ‘I love all types of fish, but my favourites are mussels and oysters. When I go to france, I always choose moules frites in restaurants – they're irresistible.’ calcium, omega-3 fatty acids, potassium and magnesium. Dr Hilary’s diet is a varied affair. Here are his absolute menu must-haves orders 2 A glass of red wine 3 Rhubarb crumble 4 ContaIns: antioxidants. Good for: Heart health and reducing cholesterol in the blood vessels. Why I love It: ‘My absolute favourite red wine is amarone della valpolicella – it's just a really lovely wine. and I have a penchant for a good bottle of claret, too. I also enjoy a glass of Champagne – in moderation, of course!’ Slice of fruit cake ContaIns: calcium, lutein and antioxidants. get your just desserts Contains: antioxidants and flavonols. Good for: Boosting blood flow and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in adults. Why I love it: ‘I love all chocolate, but especially dark chocolate and bars with fruit and nuts in them. However, there’s one thing I just don’t understand and that’s when people mix chocolate with things, such as strawberries. I know a lot of people enjoy that but I just don’t get it!’ n A small amount of dark chocolate is the perfect guilt-free treat vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin e and dietary fibre. ContaIns: antioxidants, Good for: lowering blood cholesterol levels and the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes. Why I love It: ‘I just love the flavour of this juicy fruit – it’s great on its own or in a salsa with savoury meals. Plus, it’s really high in fibre, so is great for digestion.’ 026 Dr Hilary Jones’ Healthcare guide – Essex, Kent and Sussex words: holly Quayle, Jo Willacy | PHotograPHs: Getty Images 5 Good for: Potentially fighting off cancer cells. Why I love It: ‘I’ve always enjoyed eating rhubarb although I realise it’s quite an acquired taste! I liked eating it even as a child – and I still love it in a crumble. My mum makes a really delicious one. I also adore rhubarb jam.’ ContaIns: Fibre, iron, protein and healthy fats. Good for: reduced cholesterol levels and an increase in energy. Why I love It: ‘My favourite is homemade fruit cake – or iced Christmas cake during the festive season. thankfully none of my children are keen on it which means there’s always more for me!’ Fresh mango

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Dr Hilary Jones' Healthcare Guide - Essex, Kent & Sussex

editor’s letter
A healthy hello from Dr Hilary
NEWS and views
the big interview
Question time
A weighty issue
fitness for free
Top nosh
Make the right decision
choosing the best
breast cancer
cosmetic surgery
Ear, nose and throat
obstetrics and gynaecology
oral surgery

Dr Hilary Jones' Healthcare Guide - Essex, Kent & Sussex