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Articles on health related issues
by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

  • Fats, Cholestrols, Eggs & Obesity
  • Are Poly-Unsaturated fats good for you?
  • Butter, margarine and transfats
  • How to live longer and better
  • Heathly Foods.
  • Losing Hair
  • Cooking Oils
  • Knowing your “C Reactive Protein”
  • Is Cholesterol the culprit?
  • Knowing about Atherosclerosis
  • Insulin Stimulators & knowing diabetes type2
  • Dizzy spells (Vertigo)
  • Power and Goodness of Carrots
  • Healthy weight and obesity
  • Diabetes and its problems
  • Is wine good for the health?
  • Power of Coenzyme Q10
  • Great News on Vitamin D
  • Dilemma of Prostrate Cancer
  • Lead Poisoning that you should be aware of
  • Dengue is linked to Poverty More than a Mosquito
  • Brain Tumors and Mobile Telephones
  • Taking Low dose of Aspirin is a Healthy Idea
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Healing Powers of Chicken Soup
  • Sciatica
  • "Ketone Bodies" a trendy word
  • Diabetic Kidneys
  • Do we need Iron in our Body?
  • Lower Your Serum Cholesterol With Plant Sterols
  • Should you take Statins or not?
  • A Positive Boost for Coconut Oil
  • Knowing about Parkinson’s disease
  • Eating Crabs for Health
  • Silent Killer High Blood Pressure
  • How Coconut Oil Reverse Alzheimer's Disease?
  • Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?
  • Brown Rice, White Rice and Rice hulling process
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Wealthy Peoples’ Disease-Gou, -foods to eat
  • Avocado the rich man's butter
  • Artificial Sweeteners- are they good for you?
  • Knowing about Heart Burn
  • Health Benefits of eating Fish
  • Health Benefits of eating Crabs
  • Be Your Own Doctor For Diabetes Type 2
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Antioxidants and their benefits
  • Apples Work Magic On Bad Cholesterol
  • Is Living with Germs un-Healthy?
  • Cancer Cells love Sugar?
  • Lipid Disorder
  • Polyphenols "Lifespan Essentials"
  • Dancing for Health & Pleasure
  • Dilemma with Cholesterol
  • Health Benefits Of Sesame Oil; Queen of Oils
  • Carotid Artery Narrowing Due To Plaque
  • Stent types Compared For Efficacy
  • Pineapple For Arthritis Relief
  • Why You Should Eat High Fibre Foods
  • Magnesium Factor
  • The dilemma of Cholestrol (Statins)
  • Know Your Joints And Glucosamine
  • Goodness Of Oats
  • Lowering High Blood Pressure
  • Valve Leakage In The Heart
  • Goodness Of Cashew (Cadju) Nuts
  • Chemical Additives In Our Food
  • Back Pain
  • Benefits Of Passion Fruit
  • Foods 'Lectin' Containing Can Cause Harmful
  • Dont Make 'God Given' Coconut Oil Another Fad
  • What Causes Vulnerable Plaque?
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAP for relief
  • Almonds And Cashew Nuts Similar Health Benefits
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis And Air Travel
  • Our Kidneys
  • Too Many Cooking Oils Not So Many Cooks
  • Ebola: Killing Thousands
  • Are you taking enough Calcium?
  • Barramundi the “Super Food”
  • Delayed Treatment May Worsen Sciatica
  • Telomeres And Ageing
  • Knowing About Parkinson's Disease
  • Should You Eat White Bread?
  • What Do Kidneys Do To You?
  • Foods to avoid when You Have Heartburn
  • Health Benefits Of Eating Chicken
  • Getting Rid Of Your Belly Fat
  • When You Get Cramping And Bloating
  • Artificial Sweeteners: Obesity And Diabetes
  • What Are Dietary Fats?
  • Let's Talk About Fatty Livers
  • The Misunderstood Eggplant
  • What is Glucagon
  • Healthful Benefits Of Yoghurt
  • Fatty Acids And Diabetes
  • Angiogenesis And Cancer
  • Red Hot Chillies - Alluring Health Benefits
  • A Glass of Wine is healthy
  • IBS And Low FODMAP Diet
  • Are You A Vitamin Junky?
  • Goodness of Kurakkan
  • Diverticular disease
  • Digestive Benefits Of Fermented Foods
  • Why Are Many Diabetics Careless ?
  • Zinc Is A Star
  • Dietary Fibre An Important Part Of Healthy Life
  • Sugar – Probable Cause Of Most Diseases
  • How Much You Know About 'Triglycerides'?
  • Fish Oils Relieve Arthritic Pains?
  • Functions Of The Liver In Diabetes
  • CRP Blood Test For Peace Of Mind
  • How can we help Parkinson’s disease victims?
  • Let’s talk about our daily Bread Wheat
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Dilemma of Statins
  • Farewell to Trans Fats
  • Prostate Cancer – Updates On New Drugs etc
  • Enjoy A Light Beer On A Hot Day
  • Do Soy based foods have health benefits?
  • Gut Participation In Metabolism
  • Blood Pressure to Keep Your Brain Function
  • Spicy Foods put Spice into your life
  • Organic Foods The Way To Go
  • Chemicals In Nature's Food
  • Vitamins And Supplements For Cancer Patients
  • Your Friendly Gut Bacteria
  • Why Eat Cheese
  • What Are Gluten-Free Foods And Their Benefits?
  • Why is Stroke so common in Sri Lanka?
  • Cutting Down Meat=Cutting Down Unhealthy Fat
  • Drinking Green Tea Beneficial To Health?
  • Exercise & Diet Can Control Type 2 Diabetes
  • Vitamin C and heart disease
  • What Should You Do As You Wake Up
  • Potassium Could Be A Life-Saver Or A Killer
  • Do You Get Your Vitamin B12 Checked?
  • Gut Bugs in relation to disease
  • Losing balance is quite common with age
  • Dilemma Of Cholesterol And Saturated Fat
  • The Dangers Of Soya For Ladies
  • Handle Food Safely
  • Eating Fried Food And Heart Disease
  • White Rice; slower digestion & lower calories
  • Spicy Food Puts Spice Into Your Life
  • What Your Pulse Tells You
  • Obesity
  • 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?

     

    Copyrights 2019 Dr. Harold Gunatillake MBBS, FRCS