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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
  150. What Happens To The Food You Eat?
  151. Take Care Of Your Boarders
  152. Preventing Brain Haemorrhage
  153. How Healthy Are Beans?
  154. How to cope with Positional Vertigo
  1. Why don't Pharmacies in SL stock Vitamin B12?
  2. What Are Angiotensin Inhibitors And Blockers?
  3. What is a well-balanced diet?
  4. Natural sugars in fruits
  5. Should you take fish oil capsules
  6. Porridge for breakfast is sensible
  7. Vitamin C needs of our bodies
  8. Gluten Intolerance And Sensitivity
  9. How much water should you drink a day
  10. Cheese: Bursting With Calcium
  11. Why do your legs swell?
  12. Alcoholic Drinks When Having Diabetes
  13. Differentiate between a heart attack & heart burn?
  14. Bacon And Eggs For Longevity
  15. Vegans are disadvantaged Vitamin A deficiency
  16. Why Do We Need Food When We Are Hungry?
  17. Should We Eat More Bananas?
  18. Drugs That Cause Bone Softening (Osteoporosis)
  19. Minimise your processed red meat eating-WHY?
  20. Spontaneous Spinning (Vertigo) for no cause
  21. Foods that can cause heartburn
  22. Health tip for the Ladies
  23. Eating Beetroot lowers your Blood Pressure
  24. Know Your Milk You Drink!
  25. Foods & Drugs hurting your kidneys
  26. Dilemma of the PSA test to detect Prostatic Cancer
  27. Nocturnal pains in the stomach
  28. How do you know you are deficient in Vitamin B12?
  29. Dietary Fibre and Whole grains
  30. Alcohol does have health benefits
  31. Know your parathyroid glands
  32. Acrylamide A Poison In Our Food
  33. What is Nitric Oxide?
  34. What do you know about your Gall Bladder?
  35. Looking after your Diabetes to prevent complications
  36. Most people are dehydrated without knowing
  37. Significance of High Blood Pressure
  38. Knowing your heart rate
  39. Cholesterol & how you could control blood levels
  40. 5 to 10 minutes to each patient and they walk out clueless!
  41. Can we reverse diabetes?
  42. What is the best predictor of a heart attack?
  43. Milk- essential for life
  44. Feeling Bloated
  45. Eating Red Meat is bad news
  46. Insulin Resistance
  47. Prevent a hang-over after heavy drinking
  48. A better way to check your diabetes
  49. Do you know what Acrylamide is?
  50. The problem with metformin
  51. The truth about your blood cholesterol
  52. High Fibre Foods
  53. Recurrent nonspecific backaches
  54. A better way to check your diabetes
  55. My experience growing ‘Karapuncha’
  56. A diet that makes you slim
  57. What is the difference between vitamin D2 and D3?
  58. Are you dehydrated?
  59. Do you take enough Potassium in your daily diet?
  60. Do spices cause cirrhosis of the liver?
  61. You need to eat fish twice a week
  62. About the Bread you purchase
  63. Beet Juice may be the answer
  64. Doubtful ‘Science of hypertension-according to Dr Hegde
  65. Health benefits of Coffee and Tea compared
  66. Health Benefits of eating Onions
  67. Is this Virgin Coconut oil?
  68. Do cooking oils produce trans-fat on repeated usage?
  69. Why do doctors say that you could eat eggs freely every day?
  70. Do Supplements help heart disease?
  71. Alcohol and Its Health Benefits
  72. How can you look after your Liver
  73. Selecting diets when you are a diabetic
  74. Eggs do not cause heart disease or stroke
  75. 1 drink a day keeps you away from Dementia
  76. Keeping your Circulatory system, healthy
  77. Periodic Coconut Bashing starts again
  78. People who enjoy a drink are now confused
  79. Eating eggs for breakfast will prevent a stroke?
  80. Is Fish Oil another Snake Oil?
  81. Avoiding Cancer by Eating the Right Foods
  82. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  83. Synthetic vitamins in food
  84. Why people neglect to check blood pressure regularly
  85. Looking after your Liver
  86. Alcohol what it does when consumed
  87. Fat that is Visceral Makes your heart miserable
  88. Measuring your waist-line reflects state of health
  89. Preliminary blood tests to check whether you are a diabetic
  90. Do you know the effect of Coffee you drink daily?
  91. When you have high blood triglycerides…
  92. Abdominal discomfort and its causes
  93. You should know about Metabolic Syndrome
  94. What happens to dietary carbs you consume
  95. Let’s talk about Apple Cider Vinegar and its multi-benefits
  96. An Eye Opener on Health Issues
  97. Dilemma of Saturated & Unsaturated Fats
  98. After all Eggs are good for you
  99. How the Baby Gets Its 1st Dose of Healthy Gut Microbes
  100. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & longevity
  101. All cooking oils are not the same
  102. Balanced Diet by present day concept
  103. Diabetes- can you reverse the malady-Is there a natural therapy?
  104. Abdominal bloating
  105. Chronic Kidney Disease that you should know about
  106. Fermented Foods are a hot topic
  107. Large Bowel Issues - dreaded colon cancer
  108. The normal Blood Pressure for a Sri Lankan
  109. Osteoporosis (thinning bones) is a silent disease
  110. Chess and your mental health
  111. The way your heart works
  112. What are Ketones and Keto Diet- Is it confusing?
  113. Prediabetes, the stepping stone to full blown diabetes
  114. What is the Paleo diet?
  115. Daily Exercise may prevent, and treatment made easier with Cancer.
  116. Folates that fight cancer
  117. Dietary Fibre (Article and link to video
  118. Conventional Medicine vs.Alternative Medicine
  119. Why should you eat more unprocessed whole foods?
  120. Daily walk is the Panacea for good health & Longevity
  121. What does the Pancreas do for you?
  122. Do Sri Lankans living overseas need Vitamin D?
  123. Risks of taking too much salt
  124. Bloating tummy talk & video
  125. Eggs film
  126. Cholesterol talk and video
  127. Bread - Good or Bad
  128. Alzheimer PDF & with link to YouTube
  129. Parsely - Article & Video link
  130. What does Alcohol do to you
  131. Why do Jaffna people shake their legs whilst sitting down
  132. What is insulin resistance
  133. Keep your large bowel free of chronic diseases
  134. Minimise risk of Alzheimer's
  135. Immune booster for Sri Lankans
  136. Eggs Boost your energy
  137. Antibiotic Azithromycin for COVID-19
  138. Chloroquine & hydrochloroquine as treatment of COVID19
  139. Immune system and challenges to COVID-19
  140. Ventilators used for COVID-19
  141. Alcohol consumption and COPD
  142. Cytokine Storm Syndrome link with COVID
  143. Pluse rate and its importance
  144. Should you take Glucosamine for Osteo-Arthritis?

 

 

Copyright 2020 Dr. Harold Gunatillake MBBS, FRCS