Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition Experts

Mr. K.d.p.p. Gunathilake

Senior Lecturer
Department of Food Science & Technology,
Wayamba University
Sri Lanka


She has done her Reading for Ph.D. (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka) M.Phil (Dalhousie University, Canada) M.Sc. (Uni. of Peradeniya) B.Sc.(Agric.) (Uni. of Peradeniya)

Research Interest

Functional foods Food processing and new food product development Food preservation Value addition to fruits and vegetables


  • K.D.P.P. Gunathilake, J.A.K.M. Fernando, D.S. Jayawickrama (2011). Development of Low Cost Coconut Water Vinegar Making Process and Evaluation of “Generator Process” to Accelerate the Acetification. CORD, (27(1).

  • Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2014) Inhibition of human low density lipoprotein oxidation in vitro by ginger extracts. Journal of Medicinal Foods, 17 (4), 424-431.

  • Gunathilake K.D.P.P., Wang, Y., Rupasinghe, H. P. V. (2013). Evaluation of cardio-protective properties of functional beverage using an animal model of spontaneously hypertensive rats. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 1392-1401.

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