Articles on health related issues
by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

  1. Fats, Cholestrols, Eggs & Obesity
  2. Are Poly-Unsaturated fats good for you?
  3. Butter, margarine and transfats
  4. How to live longer and better
  5. Heathly Foods.
  6. Losing Hair
  7. Cooking Oils
  8. Knowing your “C Reactive Protein”
  9. Is Cholesterol the culprit?
  10. Knowing about Atherosclerosis
  11. Insulin Stimulators & knowing diabetes type2
  12. Dizzy spells (Vertigo)
  13. Power and Goodness of Carrots
  14. Healthy weight and obesity
  15. Diabetes and its problems
  16. Is wine good for the health?
  17. Power of Coenzyme Q10
  18. Great News on Vitamin D
  19. Dilemma of Prostrate Cancer
  20. Lead Poisoning that you should be aware of
  21. Dengue is linked to Poverty More than a Mosquito
  22. Brain Tumors and Mobile Telephones
  23. Taking Low dose of Aspirin is a Healthy Idea
  24. Alzheimer’s disease
  25. Healing Powers of Chicken Soup
  26. Sciatica
  27. "Ketone Bodies" a trendy word
  28. Diabetic Kidneys
  29. Do we need Iron in our Body?
  30. Lower Your Serum Cholesterol With Plant Sterols
  31. Should you take Statins or not?
  32. A Positive Boost for Coconut Oil
  33. Knowing about Parkinson’s disease
  34. Eating Crabs for Health
  35. Silent Killer High Blood Pressure
  36. How Coconut Oil Reverse Alzheimer's Disease?
  37. Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?
  38. Brown Rice, White Rice and Rice hulling process
  39. Bladder Cancer
  40. Wealthy Peoples’ Disease-Gou, -foods to eat
  41. Avocado the rich man's butter
  42. Artificial Sweeteners- are they good for you?
  43. Knowing about Heart Burn
  44. Health Benefits of eating Fish
  45. Health Benefits of eating Crabs
  46. Be Your Own Doctor For Diabetes Type 2
  47. Ulcerative Colitis
  48. Antioxidants and their benefits
  49. Apples Work Magic On Bad Cholesterol
  50. Is Living with Germs un-Healthy?
  51. Cancer Cells love Sugar?
  52. Lipid Disorder
  53. Polyphenols "Lifespan Essentials"
  54. Dancing for Health & Pleasure
  55. Dilemma with Cholesterol
  56. Health Benefits Of Sesame Oil; Queen of Oils
  57. Carotid Artery Narrowing Due To Plaque
  58. Stent types Compared For Efficacy
  59. Pineapple For Arthritis Relief
  60. Why You Should Eat High Fibre Foods
  61. Magnesium Factor
  62. The dilemma of Cholestrol (Statins)
  63. Know Your Joints And Glucosamine
  64. Goodness Of Oats
  65. Lowering High Blood Pressure
  66. Valve Leakage In The Heart
  67. Goodness Of Cashew (Cadju) Nuts
  68. Chemical Additives In Our Food
  69. Back Pain
  70. Benefits Of Passion Fruit
  71. Foods 'Lectin' Containing Can Cause Harmful
  72. Dont Make 'God Given' Coconut Oil Another Fad
  73. What Causes Vulnerable Plaque?
  74. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAP for relief
  75. Almonds And Cashew Nuts Similar Health Benefits
  76. Deep Vein Thrombosis And Air Travel
  77. Our Kidneys
  78. Too Many Cooking Oils Not So Many Cooks
  79. Ebola: Killing Thousands
  80. Are you taking enough Calcium?
  81. Barramundi the “Super Food”
  82. Delayed Treatment May Worsen Sciatica
  83. Telomeres And Ageing
  84. Knowing About Parkinson's Disease
  85. Should You Eat White Bread?
  86. What Do Kidneys Do To You?
  87. Foods to avoid when You Have Heartburn
  88. Health Benefits Of Eating Chicken
  89. Getting Rid Of Your Belly Fat
  90. When You Get Cramping And Bloating
  91. Artificial Sweeteners: Obesity And Diabetes
  92. What Are Dietary Fats?
  93. Let's Talk About Fatty Livers
  94. The Misunderstood Eggplant
  95. What is Glucagon
  96. Healthful Benefits Of Yoghurt
  97. Fatty Acids And Diabetes
  98. Angiogenesis And Cancer
  99. Red Hot Chillies - Alluring Health Benefits
  100. A Glass of Wine is healthy
  101. IBS And Low FODMAP Diet
  102. Are You A Vitamin Junky?
  103. Goodness of Kurakkan
  104. Diverticular disease
  105. Digestive Benefits Of Fermented Foods
  106. Why Are Many Diabetics Careless ?
  107. Zinc Is A Star
  108. Dietary Fibre An Important Part Of Healthy Life
  109. Sugar – Probable Cause Of Most Diseases
  110. How Much You Know About 'Triglycerides'?
  111. Fish Oils Relieve Arthritic Pains?
  112. Functions Of The Liver In Diabetes
  113. CRP Blood Test For Peace Of Mind
  114. How can we help Parkinson’s disease victims?
  115. Let’s talk about our daily Bread Wheat
  116. Metabolic Syndrome
  117. Dilemma of Statins
  118. Farewell to Trans Fats
  119. Prostate Cancer – Updates On New Drugs etc
  120. Enjoy A Light Beer On A Hot Day
  121. Do Soy based foods have health benefits?
  122. Gut Participation In Metabolism
  123. Blood Pressure to Keep Your Brain Function
  124. Spicy Foods put Spice into your life
  125. Organic Foods The Way To Go
  126. Chemicals In Nature's Food
  127. Vitamins And Supplements For Cancer Patients
  128. Your Friendly Gut Bacteria
  129. Why Eat Cheese
  130. What Are Gluten-Free Foods And Their Benefits?
  131. Why is Stroke so common in Sri Lanka?
  132. Cutting Down Meat=Cutting Down Unhealthy Fat
  133. Drinking Green Tea Beneficial To Health?
  134. Exercise & Diet Can Control Type 2 Diabetes
  135. Vitamin C and heart disease
  136. What Should You Do As You Wake Up
  137. Potassium Could Be A Life-Saver Or A Killer
  138. Do You Get Your Vitamin B12 Checked?
  139. Gut Bugs in relation to disease
  140. Losing balance is quite common with age
  141. Dilemma Of Cholesterol And Saturated Fat
  142. The Dangers Of Soya For Ladies
  143. Handle Food Safely
  144. Eating Fried Food And Heart Disease
  145. White Rice; slower digestion & lower calories
  146. Spicy Food Puts Spice Into Your Life
  147. What Your Pulse Tells You
  148. Obesity
  149. Blame Soluble Sugars, Not Saturated Fats
  1. What Happens To The Food You Eat?
  2. Take Care Of Your Boarders
  3. Preventing Brain Haemorrhage
  4. How Healthy Are Beans?
  5. How to cope with Positional Vertigo
  6. Why don't Pharmacies in SL stock Vitamin B12?
  7. What Are Angiotensin Inhibitors And Blockers?
  8. What is a well-balanced diet?
  9. Natural sugars in fruits
  10. Should you take fish oil capsules
  11. Porridge for breakfast is sensible
  12. Vitamin C needs of our bodies
  13. Gluten Intolerance And Sensitivity
  14. How much water should you drink a day
  15. Cheese: Bursting With Calcium
  16. Why do your legs swell?
  17. Alcoholic Drinks When Having Diabetes
  18. Differentiate between a heart attack & heart burn?
  19. Bacon And Eggs For Longevity
  20. Vegans are disadvantaged Vitamin A deficiency
  21. Why Do We Need Food When We Are Hungry?
  22. Should We Eat More Bananas?
  23. Drugs That Cause Bone Softening (Osteoporosis)
  24. Minimise your processed red meat eating-WHY?
  25. Spontaneous Spinning (Vertigo) for no cause
  26. Foods that can cause heartburn
  27. Health tip for the Ladies
  28. Eating Beetroot lowers your Blood Pressure
  29. Know Your Milk You Drink!
  30. Foods & Drugs hurting your kidneys
  31. Dilemma of the PSA test to detect Prostatic Cancer
  32. Nocturnal pains in the stomach
  33. How do you know you are deficient in Vitamin B12?
  34. Dietary Fibre and Whole grains
  35. Alcohol does have health benefits
  36. Know your parathyroid glands
  37. Acrylamide A Poison In Our Food
  38. What is Nitric Oxide?
  39. What do you know about your Gall Bladder?
  40. Looking after your Diabetes to prevent complications
  41. Most people are dehydrated without knowing
  42. Significance of High Blood Pressure
  43. Knowing your heart rate
  44. Cholesterol & how you could control blood levels
  45. 5 to 10 minutes to each patient and they walk out clueless!
  46. Can we reverse diabetes?
  47. What is the best predictor of a heart attack?
  48. Milk- essential for life
  49. Feeling Bloated
  50. Eating Red Meat is bad news
  51. Insulin Resistance
  52. Prevent a hang-over after heavy drinking
  53. A better way to check your diabetes
  54. Do you know what Acrylamide is?
  55. The problem with metformin
  56. The truth about your blood cholesterol
  57. High Fibre Foods
  58. Recurrent nonspecific backaches
  59. A better way to check your diabetes
  60. My experience growing ‘Karapuncha’
  61. A diet that makes you slim
  62. What is the difference between vitamin D2 and D3?
  63. Are you dehydrated?\
  64. Do you take enough Potassium in your daily diet?
  65. Do spices cause cirrhosis of the liver?
  66. You need to eat fish twice a week
  67. About the Bread you purchase
  68. Beet Juice may be the answer
  69. Doubtful ‘Science of hypertension-according to Dr Hegde
  70. Health benefits of Coffee and Tea compared
  71. Health Benefits of eating Onions
  72. Is this Virgin Coconut oil?
  73. Do cooking oils produce trans-fat on repeated usage?
  74. Why do doctors say that you could eat eggs freely, every day?
  75. Do Supplements help heart disease?
  76. Alcohol and Its Health Benefits
  77. How can you look after your Liver
  78. Selecting diets when you are a diabetic
  79. Eggs do not cause heart disease or stroke
  80. 1 drink a day keeps you away from Dementia
  81. Keeping your Circulatory system, healthy
  82. Periodic Coconut Bashing starts again
  83. People who enjoy a drink are now confused
  84. Eating eggs for breakfast will prevent a stroke?
  85. Is Fish Oil another Snake Oil?
  86. Avoiding Cancer by Eating the Right Foods
  87. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  88. Synthetic vitamins in food
  89. Why people neglect to check blood pressure regularly
  90. Looking after your Liver
  91. Alcohol what it does when consumed
  92. Fat that is Visceral Makes your heart miserable
  93. Measuring your waist-line reflects state of health
  94. Preliminary blood tests to check whether you are a diabetic
  95. Do you know the effect of Coffee you drink daily?
  96. When you have high blood triglycerides…
  97. Abdominal discomfort and its causes
  98. You should know about Metabolic Syndrome
  99. What happens to dietary carbs you consume
  100. Let’s talk about Apple Cider Vinegar and its multi-benefits
  101. An Eye Opener on Health Issues
  102. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  103. After all Eggs are good for you
  104. How the Baby Gets Its 1st Dose of Healthy Gut Microbes
  105. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & longevity
  106. All cooking oils are not the same
  107. Balanced Diet by present day concept
  108. Diabetes- can you reverse the malady-Is there a natural therapy?
  109. Abdominal bloating
  110. Chronic Kidney Disease that you should know about
  111. Fermented Foods are a hot topic
  112. Large Bowel Issues - dreaded colon cancer
  113. The normal Blood Pressure for a Sri Lankan
  114. Osteoporosis (thinning bones) is a silent disease
  115. Chess and your mental health
  116. The way your heart works
  117. What are Ketones and Keto Diet- Is it confusing?
  118. Prediabetes, the stepping stone to full blown diabetes
  119. What is the Paleo diet?
  120. Daily Exercise may prevent, and treatment made easier with Cancer.
  121. Folates that fight cancer
  122. Dietary Fibre (Article and link to video
  123. Conventional Medicine vs. Alternative Medicine
  124. Why should you eat more unprocessed whole foods?
  125. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & Longevity
  126. What does the Pancreas do for you?
  127. Do Sri Lankans living overseas need Vitamin D?
  128. Risks of taking too much salt
  129. Bloating tummy talk & video
  130. Eggs film
  131. Cholesterol talk and video
  132. Bread - Good or Bad
  133. Alzheimer PDF & with link to YouTube
  134. Parsely - Article & Video link
  135. What does Alcohol do to you
  136. Why do Jaffna people shake their legs whilst sitting down
  137. What is insulin resistance
  138. Keep your large bowel free of chronic diseases
  139. Minimise risk of Alzheimer's
  140. Immune booster for Sri Lankans



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