eLanka Newsletter – 22nd Nov – 7th edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Frog genus named after Rohan Pethiyagoda

Sail Along Silvery Moon – By Des Kelly

Sri Lanka Society of Queensland (SLSQ) celebrates members and friends get together

STOCK MARKET WEEKLY – SRI LANKA – Week Ending, Friday, November 20, 2020

Aussie Chat with RAJIV SEBASTIAN

ONLINE Voice & Singing Lessons for Adults by Keerthi Pasquel

AGM Old Antonian Social Club – 6 December 2020

HIT A HOLE-IN-ONE AT STADIUM AUSTRALIA

A PETERITE PRIEST AND MARTYR – by Algi Wijewickrema

What are Angiotensin inhibitors and Angiotensin 11 receptor Blockers?-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Kadugannawa Pass and Rock Tunnel – gateway to hill country By Arundathie Abeysinghe

A property market boom is coming

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Deepawali 2020 Celebrated in Colombo – by Dr. Harold Gunatillake

STC OBA NSW-ACT online Carol Service 2020 – A Festival Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

THE MYSTICAL EXPLORER WINS – BY ANNE DE COSTA – eBook in PDF

Killiney Kopitiam Restaurant in Oz serving Singaporean Food and Coffee – YouTube. . .

Feels like home: This fragrant Sri Lankan beef smore marks a celebration-By Pilar Mitchell

WORLD DIABETES DAY TODAY

Arthur impressed by all-round skills of Santhush Gunathilaka-by Rex Clementine

Analyzing Business Cycles – “Change Champion and Product Innovator.” – DR. KENNETH DE ZILWA

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WHEN ANCIENT BUDDHISTS SAILED WEST-by Bhante Dhammika of Australia

Yacht Life – Sailing in Luxury – Trincomalee – Sri Lanka

The Journey of One Neurologist from Sri Lanka to Melbourne – By Tissa Wijeratne, MD

Saving Valentina – This can bring tears!! Great rescue.- ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING VIDEOS YOU WILL EVER WATCH

Sthuthi Newatha Enna | Sinhala Movie

Vanamagan – Tamil Full Movie

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What are Angiotensin inhibitors and Angiotensin 11 receptor Blockers?-By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

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When you are over 60, high blood pressure also called Essential hypertension is most likely to occur in men and women equally. There is no identifiable cause, but is thought to be linked to genetics, poor diet, lack of exercise obesity and stress factors.

It is a silent killer, unless BP is checked regularly and treated with antihypertensive medication if the readings are above the normal range and lifestyle changes.

Other inevitable causes are insulin resistance, high alcohol intake, high salt intake, aging, low potassium, and calcium intake

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Are you constipated?-by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

constipated

Approximately 100 million people in the United States suffer from constipation and that these people spend $700 million yearly on constipation-relief products. What a shame when constipation is easily avoided through healthy diet and cleansing.

Eating fruits

Fruits are expensive and most people in Sri Lanka unfortunately cannot afford to eat daily.  They contain high fibre, forms bulk in your gut and makes your smooth muscles activated and with water helps stools the right consistency to pass easily. Dried fruits are loaded with fibre and is one of the foods that help relieve constipation. Bananas, figs, prunes, apples, mangoes. Mangoes are seasonal, and available in Sri Lanka during certain months of the year. They are low-calorie and high in fibre and is a great source of vitamin A and C, contains calcium, zinc, and vitamin E. There is a remarkably high fibre mango called ‘Kohu amba’ in Sinhalese. Kohu means fibre. There is one kind of mango sold in Florida called Valencia Pride. The flavour is sweet, aromatic, firm and has no fibre.

A pilot study from Texas A&M University revealed that consuming mangoes is more helpful in relieving constipation than taking an equivalent amount of fibre powder.

Eat an avocado and a segment of papaw daily, I bet you will never be constipated. Avocado being creamy fatty and buttery should be the best healthiest lubricant for your bowel action. Most people are not aware of foods containing high fibre, and most affordable for daily consumption- for instance unprocessed red rice vs, processed white rice.

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What happens to dietary fats in the body?-Dr Harold Gunatillake

 

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Harold Gunatillake

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 That is our talk, today.

Dietary fats are triglycerides

Triglycerides are composed of fatty acids

Each molecule of triglyceride contains three fatty acids joined to an alcohol glycerol

Triglycerides are the main stores of body fat. They are stored in adipose cells, widely distributed over the body—mainly under the skin, around deep blood vessels, and in the abdominal cavity and to a lesser degree in association with muscles.

There are three kinds of macronutrients in the diet- we eat, Carbs, Fats and Proteins.

Today, our discussion is on fats and what happens to them in our body.

Most of the dietary fats we eat are natural oils- both polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, and animal fats are all packaged as triglycerides in the foods.

So, when we eat dietary fat, we are really eating triglycerides.

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eLanka Newsletter – 8th Nov – 3rd edition – Sri Lankans in Australia

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Junior MasterChef Australia – Georgia & Recipe of Yellow Potato Curry with Coconut Flatbread and Dry Potato Curry

“THAT’S US” – By Des Kelly

British Garrison Cemetery in Kandy – mine of information By Arundathie Abeysinghe

Multicultural Wellbeing Forum

Alston Koch at Central American Educativa Fiesta

Sydney Harmony – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [Virtual Choir]

“LET YOUR TASTE BUDS LOOSE ON SUMPTUOUS TROPICAL COOKING” – Sunday 8 November – at DISH SRI LANKAN STREET FOOD (Sydney)

Health & Views – November 1st issue 2020 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake

“007” CROSSES THE GREAT DIVIDE: by Joe Van Langenberg

Junior MasterChef Australia – Meet Georgia

Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo

Greetings…from Down Under

Former PWC cricketer Ajith Mendis passes away-by Dilwin Mendis

13TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING DINNER @ Bowman Hall

Silver Fawn Club Newsletter – November/December 2020

How Australian airports, passports will change for future travel – by Vanessa Brown

A divine intervention needed to save rubber industry-by J. A. A. S. Ranasinghe

Busting the no-ball myth: Kapil Dev, Imran Khan, Dennis Lillee, Ian Botham, Lance Gibbs had all erred – By Abhishek Mukherjee

Terry Fator does Sonny And Cher

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Dos and Don’ts for Healthy Knees

Over 100 whales beached at Panadura

Iconic Singer/Entertainer Desmond De Silva embraces technology to keep his fans spirits up through the pandemic…..

Kusal Sinhala Movie

Arahan | Tamil Movie

Cist burial site, Pigeon Bay and Thiriyaya – photos by Stefan

Speech by Rev. Fr. Stephen Abraham O.S.B at the teacher’s felicitation organized by SACK Group 93

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Health & Views – November 1st issue 2020 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

 

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An Eye Opener on Health Issues-by Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

Written by Dr harold Gunatillake –Health Writer to websites, Sri Lankan and overseas newspapers and magazines

 

 

 

     “Reading articles on health issues may inspire to initiate a Healthier Life Style- ought to be considered a priority in your life so precious to you.  

Do not wait till your car breaks down on the road-side and make your family push to the closest garage. Check and replace parts at the scheduled times and run the vehicle smoothly.             

Likewise, apply the same principles to your life. Get regular check -ups and make your life run smoothly.” 




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Health & Views – October 2nd Issue – by Harold Gunatillake




Harold Gunatillake

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Your fingernails may give clues to underlying disorders-by Dr Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

Transcript:
Your fingernails are like your horoscope. It reveals a lot about the state of your health.
Today, lot of money is spent on investigating diseases, and the clinical wisdom, time taken to listen to the history of the illness, and proper physical examination seems to be a thing of the past.
Just cursory examination of your fingernails does give clues for many chronic diseases and medical conditions and just doing a few investigations to confirm your clinical diagnosis is all that would be required.
That is what we are going to discuss today.
Problems in the liver, lungs, and heart can show up in your nails
Let’s talk about Specks under your fingernails
Looking into your fingernails once in awhile is a good health habit, as it is a good health indicator that you may not be familiar with.
If you observe dark spots under your nails, and if you have not banged your fingers recently, it could point out to an infection in the lining of your heart or valves. This condition is called endocarditis and valvulitis, respectively.




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Your large Bowel & your Health-by Harold Gunatillake

Harold Gunatillake

 

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Let us talk about your large bowel and health, today

Maintaining a healthy gut contributes to better overall health and immune function.

You have over 17 feet of small bowel gyrating in your abdominal cavity, sometimes making loud sounds. The width of the lumen is about 2-3 cm. The wall is thin and elastic so that it can expand.

On the other hand, your large bowel is thicker in the wall, larger in width, stuck to the back of your abdominal cavity, except the transverse colon which sags and swings.

Digestion of your food occurs in your small gut from the enzymes made in your pancreas, and then absorbed into your body.




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