Articles on health related issues
by Dr. Harold Gunatillake (MBBS, FRCS)

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  1. Fats, Cholestrols, Eggs & Obesity
  2. Are Poly-Unsaturated fats good for you?
  3. Butter, margarine and transfats
  4. Women with large breasts.
  5. How to live longer and better
  6. Heathly Foods.
  7. Losing Hair
  8. Cooking Oils
  9. Knowing your “C Reactive Protein”
  10. Is Cholesterol the culprit?
  11. Knowing about Atherosclerosis
  12. Insulin Stimulators & knowing diabetes type2
  13. Dizzy spells (Vertigo)
  14. Power and Goodness of Carrots
  15. Healthy weight and obesity
  16. Diabetes and its problems
  17. Is wine good for the health?
  18. Power of Coenzyme Q10
  19. Great News on Vitamin D
  20. Dilemma of Prostrate Cancer
  21. Lead Poisoning that you should be aware of
  22. Dengue is linked to Poverty More than a Mosquito
  23. Brain Tumors and Mobile Telephones
  24. Taking Low dose of Aspirin is a Healthy Idea
  25. Alzheimer’s disease
  26. Healing Powers of Chicken Soup
  27. Sciatica
  28. "Ketone Bodies" a trendy word
  29. Diabetic Kidneys
  30. Do we need Iron in our Body?
  31. Lower Your Serum Cholesterol With Plant Sterols
  32. Should you take Statins or not?
  33. A Positive Boost for Coconut Oil
  34. Knowing about Parkinson’s disease
  35. Eating Crabs for Health
  36. Silent Killer High Blood Pressure
  37. How Coconut Oil Reverse Alzheimer's Disease?
  38. Does Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease?
  39. Brown Rice, White Rice and Rice hulling process
  40. Bladder Cancer
  41. Wealthy Peoples’ Disease-Gou, -foods to eat
  42. Avocado the rich man's butter
  43. Artificial Sweeteners- are they good for you?
  44. Knowing about Heart Burn
  45. Health Benefits of eating Fish
  46. Health Benefits of eating Crabs
  47. Be Your Own Doctor For Diabetes Type 2
  48. Ulcerative Colitis
  49. Antioxidants and their benefits
  50. Apples Work Magic On Bad Cholesterol
  51. Is Living with Germs un-Healthy?
  52. Cancer Cells love Sugar?
  53. Lipid Disorder
  54. Polyphenols "Lifespan Essentials"
  55. Dancing for Health & Pleasure
  56. Dilemma with Cholesterol
  57. Health Benefits Of Sesame Oil; Queen of Oils
  58. Carotid Artery Narrowing Due To Plaque
  59. Stent types Compared For Efficacy
  60. Pineapple For Arthritis Relief
  61. Why You Should Eat High Fibre Foods
  62. Magnesium Factor
  63. The dilemma of Cholestrol (Statins)
  64. Know Your Joints And Glucosamine
  65. Goodness Of Oats
  66. Lowering High Blood Pressure
  67. Valve Leakage In The Heart
  68. Goodness Of Cashew (Cadju) Nuts
  69. Chemical Additives In Our Food
  70. Back Pain
  71. Benefits Of Passion Fruit
  72. Foods 'Lectin' Containing Can Cause Harmful
  73. Dont Make 'God Given' Coconut Oil Another Fad
  74. What Causes Vulnerable Plaque?
  75. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAP for relief
  76. Almonds And Cashew Nuts Similar Health Benefits
  77. Deep Vein Thrombosis And Air Travel
  78. Our Kidneys
  79. Too Many Cooking Oils Not So Many Cooks
  80. Ebola: Killing Thousands
  81. Are you taking enough Calcium?
  82. Barramundi the “Super Food”
  83. Delayed Treatment May Worsen Sciatica
  84. Telomeres And Ageing
  85. Knowing About Parkinson's Disease
  86. Should You Eat White Bread?
  87. What Do Kidneys Do To You?
  88. Foods to avoid when You Have Heartburn
  89. Health Benefits Of Eating Chicken
  90. Getting Rid Of Your Belly Fat
  91. When You Get Cramping And Bloating
  92. Artificial Sweeteners: Obesity And Diabetes
  93. What Are Dietary Fats?
  94. Let's Talk About Fatty Livers
  95. The Misunderstood Eggplant
  96. What is Glucagon
  97. Healthful Benefits Of Yoghurt
  98. Fatty Acids And Diabetes
  99. Angiogenesis And Cancer
  100. Red Hot Chillies - Alluring Health Benefits
  101. A Glass of Wine is healthy
  102. IBS And Low FODMAP Diet
  103. Are You A Vitamin Junky?
  104. Goodness of Kurakkan
  105. Diverticular disease
  106. Digestive Benefits Of Fermented Foods
  107. Why Are Many Diabetics Careless ?
  108. Zinc Is A Star
  109. Dietary Fibre An Important Part Of Healthy Life
  110. Sugar – Probable Cause Of Most Diseases
  111. How Much You Know About 'Triglycerides'?
  112. Fish Oils Relieve Arthritic Pains?
  113. Functions Of The Liver In Diabetes
  114. CRP Blood Test For Peace Of Mind
  115. How can we help Parkinson’s disease victims?
  116. Let’s talk about our daily Bread Wheat
  117. Metabolic Syndrome
  118. Dilemma of Statins
  119. Farewell to Trans Fats
  120. Prostate Cancer – Updates On New Drugs etc
  121. Enjoy A Light Beer On A Hot Day
  122. Do Soy based foods have health benefits?
  123. Gut Participation In Metabolism
  124. Blood Pressure o Keep Your Brain Function
  125. Spicy Foods put Spice into your life
  126. Organic Foods The Way To Go
  127. Chemicals In Nature's Food
  128. Vitamins And Supplements For Cancer Patients
  129. Your Friendly Gut Bacteria
  130. Why Eat Cheese
  131. What Are Gluten-Free Foods And Their Benefits?
  132. Why is Stroke so common in Sri Lanka?
  133. Cutting Down Meat=Cutting Down Unhealthy Fat
  134. Drinking Green Tea Beneficial To Health?
  135. Exercise & Diet Can Control Type 2 Diabetes
  136. Vitamin C and heart disease
  137. What Should You Do As You Wake Up
  138. Potassium Could Be A Life-Saver Or A Killer
  139. Do You Get Your Vitamin B12 Checked?
  140. Gut Bugs in relation to disease
  141. Losing balance is quite common with age
  142. Dilemma Of Cholesterol And Saturated Fat
  143. The Dangers Of Soya For Ladies
  144. Handle Food Safely
  145. Eating Fried Food And Heart Disease
  146. White Rice; slower digestion & lower calories/li>
  147. Spicy Food Puts Spice Into Your Life
  148. What Your Pulse Tells You
  149. Obesity And Over-
  150. 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 do most people neglect to check their 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 Does the Baby Gets Its First 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



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