Valuable advice and articles on health related issues
by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

  1. Fats, Cholesterols, Eggs & Obesity
  2. Are Poly-Unsaturated fats good for you?
  3. Butter, margarine and transfats
  4. How to live longer and better
  5. Healthy 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 unhealthy?
  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 Cholesterol (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. Don't 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 Yogurt
  97. Fatty Acids And Diabetes
  98. Angiogenesis And Cancer
  99. Red Hot Chilies - 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 Soy 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
  150. What Happens To The Food You Eat?
  151. Take Care Of Your Boarders
  152. Preventing Brain Hemorrhage
  153. How Healthy Are Beans?
  154. How to cope with Positional Vertigo
  155. Why don't Pharmacies in SL stock Vitamin B12?
  156. What Are Angiotensin Inhibitors And Blockers?
  157. What is a well-balanced diet?
  158. Natural sugars in fruits
  159. Should you take fish oil capsules
  160. Porridge for breakfast is sensible
  161. Vitamin C needs of our bodies
  162. Gluten Intolerance And Sensitivity
  163. How much water should you drink a day
  164. Cheese: Bursting With Calcium
  165. Why do your legs swell?
  166. Alcoholic Drinks When Having Diabetes
  167. Differentiate between a heart attack & heart burn?
  168. Bacon And Eggs For Longevity
  169. Vegans are disadvantaged Vitamin A deficiency
  170. Why Do We Need Food When We Are Hungry?
  171. Should We Eat More Bananas?
  172. Drugs That Cause Bone Softening (Osteoporosis)
  173. Minimize your processed red meat eating-WHY?
  174. Spontaneous Spinning (Vertigo) for no cause
  175. Foods that can cause heartburn
  176. Health tip for the Ladies
  177. Eating Beetroot lowers your Blood Pressure
  178. Know Your Milk You Drink!
  179. Foods & Drugs hurting your kidneys
  180. Dilemma of the PSA test to detect Prostatic Cancer
  181. Nocturnal pains in the stomach
  182. How do you know you are deficient in Vitamin B12?
  183. Dietary Fibre and Whole grains
  184. Alcohol does have health benefits
  185. Know your parathyroid glands
  186. Acrylamide A Poison In Our Food
  187. What is Nitric Oxide?
  188. What do you know about your Gall Bladder?
  189. Looking after your Diabetes to prevent complications
  190. Most people are dehydrated without knowing
  191. Significance of High Blood Pressure
  192. Knowing your heart rate
  193. Cholesterol & how you could control blood levels
  194. 5-10 minutes per patient; they walk out clueless!
  195. Can we reverse diabetes?
  196. What is the best predictor of a heart attack?
  197. Milk- essential for life
  198. Feeling Bloated
  199. Eating Red Meat is bad news
  200. Insulin Resistance
  201. Prevent a hang-over after heavy drinking
  202. A better way to check your diabetes
  203. Do you know what Acrylamide is?
  204. The problem with metformin
  205. The truth about your blood cholesterol
  206. High Fibre Foods
  207. Recurrent nonspecific backaches
  208. My experience growing ‘Karapuncha’
  209. A diet that makes you slim
  210. What is the difference between vitamin D2 and D3?
  1. Are you dehydrated?
  2. Do you take enough Potassium in your daily diet?
  3. Do spices cause cirrhosis of the liver?
  4. You need to eat fish twice a week
  5. About the Bread you purchase
  6. Beet Juice may be the answer
  7. "Science of hypertension" by Dr Hegde
  8. Health benefits of Coffee and Tea compared
  9. Health Benefits of eating Onions
  10. Is this Virgin Coconut oil?
  11. Do cooking oils produce trans-fat on repeated usage?
  12. Why doctors say you could eat eggs freely every day?
  13. Do Supplements help heart disease?
  14. Alcohol and Its Health Benefits
  15. How can you look after your Liver
  16. Selecting diets when you are a diabetic
  17. Eggs do not cause heart disease or stroke
  18. 1 drink a day keeps you away from Dementia
  19. Keeping your Circulatory system, healthy
  20. Periodic Coconut Bashing starts again
  21. People who enjoy a drink are now confused
  22. Eating eggs for breakfast will prevent a stroke?
  23. Is Fish Oil another Snake Oil?
  24. Avoiding Cancer by Eating the Right Foods
  25. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  26. Synthetic vitamins in food
  27. Why people neglect to check blood pressure regularly
  28. Looking after your Liver
  29. Alcohol what it does when consumed
  30. Fat that is Visceral Makes your heart miserable
  31. Measuring your waist-line reflects state of health
  32. Preliminary blood tests; Are you a diabetic
  33. The effect of Coffee you drink daily?
  34. When you have high blood triglycerides…
  35. Abdominal discomfort and its causes
  36. You should know about Metabolic Syndrome
  37. What happens to dietary carbs you consume
  38. Apple Cider Vinegar and its benefits
  39. An Eye Opener on Health Issues
  40. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  41. After all Eggs are good for you
  42. How Baby Gets 1st Dose of Gut Microbes
  43. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & longevity
  44. All cooking oils are not the same
  45. Balanced Diet by present day concept
  46. Diabetes- Is there a natural therapy to reverse it?
  47. Abdominal bloating
  48. Chronic Kidney Disease that you should know about
  49. Fermented Foods are a hot topic
  50. Large Bowel Issues - dreaded colon cancer
  51. The normal Blood Pressure for a Sri Lankan
  52. Osteoporosis (thinning bones) is a silent disease
  53. Chess and your mental health
  54. The way your heart works
  55. What are Ketones and Keto Diet- Is it confusing?
  56. Pre-diabetes, the stepping stone to full blown diabetes
  57. What is the Paleo diet?
  58. Daily Exercise may prevent cancer; treatment easier.
  59. Folates that fight cancer
  60. Dietary Fibre (Article and link to video
  61. Conventional Medicine vs.Alternative Medicine
  62. Why should you eat more unprocessed whole foods?
  63. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & Longevity
  64. What does the Pancreas do for you?
  65. Do Sri Lankans living overseas need Vitamin D?
  66. Risks of taking too much salt
  67. Bloating tummy talk & video
  68. Eggs film
  69. Cholesterol talk and video
  70. Bread - Good or Bad
  71. Alzheimer PDF & with link to YouTube
  72. Parsley - Article & Video link
  73. What does Alcohol do to you
  74. Jaffna people shake legs whilst sitting down
  75. What is insulin resistance
  76. Keep your large bowel free of chronic diseases
  77. Minimize risk of Alzheimer's
  78. Immune booster for Sri Lankans
  79. Eggs Boost your energy
  80. Antibiotic Azithromycin for COVID-19
  81. Chloroquine & hydrochloroquine & COVID19
  82. Immune system and challenges to COVID-19
  83. Ventilators used for COVID-19
  84. Alcohol consumption and COPD
  85. Cytokine Storm Syndrome link with COVID
  86. Pulse rate and its importance
  87. Should you take Glucosamine for Osteoarthritis?
  88. Ways of Treating late stages of COVID
  89. Become vegetarians to prevent endemics
  90. Resistance starch video & transcript
  91. Eggs boost your energy
  92. Prostate Glands - trouble can they give you
  93. Will Eggs break your heart?
  94. Heartburn - Video transcript
  95. Just one Drink a Day- new Proposal
  96. Heart failure
  97. Fingernails - what they say.
  98. Your large bowels
  99. Saturated Fat in Red Meat are damaging
  100. Liver disease and failure
  101. Osteoporosis
  102. Coconut Bashing
  103. Are you constipated?
  104. Angiotensin inhibitors & receptor blockers
  105. Calcium channel blockers
  106. Why are my legs and feet getting swollen?
  107. Best diet plan for Sri Lankans having diabetes
  108. How Obesity is linked to Heart Disease
  109. COVID vaccine video and transcript
  110. COVID - An important article
  111. Salt intake and your body
  112. Know your COVID-19 vaccine FIRST!!
  113. New Corona Virus Variant appears to be dangerous
  114. Improving your metabolism for overall health
  115. Cholesterol from Egg consumption
  116. Diabetics worry about morning blood sugar
  117. Build-up a strong immune system for vaccines
  118. Confusing vaccine efficacy
  119. Coconut Confusion
  120. Social media to promote dietary oils
  121. Can you restore brain function after Alzheimer’s disease with coconut oil?
  122. What happens to dietary fats in the body?
  123. Knowing your HbA12c blood test
  124. Blood clotting
  125. Colorectal
  126. Knowing your Thyroid Glands
  127. Parsley overview
  128. Blood Pressure
  129. Potassium in my blood
  130. What does alcohol do to you
  131. Longest living people
  132. COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots in varicose veins
  133. Parkinson's disease
  134. Alcohol has health benefits
  135. New research to cure Diabetes type 2
  136. Your vitamin D level
  137. What do the kidneys do for you?
  138. Variants of concern
  139. Magnesium
  140. Organic Fertilizer
  141. Chronic Kidney Disease
  142. Climate change and impact on health
  143. Is this the last pandemic or just the beginning
  144. Delta Variants explained
  145. Atherosclerosis caused by Chronic Inflammation
  146. Herd Immunity and its challenges for COVID-19
  147. Immune system and workings explained
  148. Alzheimer’s disease and coconut oil
  149. What is your preferred Jab?
  150. Health benefits of a Banana
  151. Body Fat, the good and the bad
  152. Heartburn-Why you should know about it
  153. Pancreas gland - what does it do
  154. Vaccines that protect us to survive
  155. Just one drink a day
  156. Importance of Extracellular fluid
  157. Supplementing natures vitamins with Synthetic
  158. Covid-19 Vaccine Update
  159. Doing a fasting blood sugar level
  160. Calcium Channel blockers
  161. What your stomach do for you
  162. Why Delta Variant is transmissible
  163. Beta Blocker
  164. Angiotensin receptor blockers
  165. Vasodilatation -the basic principle
  166. Stomach - what it does for you
  167. Dietary Fibre and it's importance
  168. Breathlessness - What is it?
  169. Chest pain? Worried about it?
  170. Is Cholesterol a risk?
  171. What is Glycemic Index (GI)?
  172. Why Omicron variant is a worry
  173. Potassium - Normal level
  174. Sustainable Sri Lankan Diet
  175. Reducing your Salt intake
  176. Keeping your Kidneys healthy
  177. Leg swelling-symptom of Heart Failure
  178. Dietary Saturated Fats
  179. Triglycerides-the normal range
  180. What are inflammatory foods?
  181. Leg swelling - Early warning of Heart
  182. Health issues having a Pot Belly
  183. My Pulse Rate is rapid
  184. How much water per day
  185. Biriyani rice - good for diabetics
  186. Bowel disorders that you should know
  187. Microbes - Your best friends
  188. Vitamin 12 - what it does for you
  189. What Super-Centenarians ate.
  190. How Zinc helps your body
  191. Well being to prevent Heart disease
  192. About the Bread you purchase
  193. Let's talk about Fatty Liver disease
  194. Inflammatory heart disease
  195. Can alcohol be good for you?
  196. What is the significance of HbA1C
  197. Betablockers and who should take them
  198. Insulin sensitivity, resistance and unresponsiveness.
  199. Good and Bad of eggs
  200. What is eGFR?
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