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Buddhika G. Silva

Ms. A. BUDDHIKA G. SILVA ( BSc. MSc.)
Chemist (Sri Lanka Scientific Service)
Department of Nutrition
Medical Research Institute
Colombo-08

Research interests:

PUBLICATIONS:
International Journal and Symposium Publications:

  1. P.G.T.Dilrukshi, Helani Munasinghe, A.Buddhika G.Silva, Identification of synthetic food colours in selected confectioneries and beverages in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka, Journal of Food Quality, Article ID 7453169 , https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/7453169
  2. S. D. C. Sewwandi, P. C. Arampath, A. B. G. Silva , and R. Jayatissa, Determination and Comparative Study of Sugars and Synthetic Colorants in Commercial Branded Fruit Juice Products, Journal of Food Quality, Volume 2020, Article ID 7406506, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/7406506
  3. D. Ruwani G. Perera , Dilantha Gunawardana, Renuka Jayatissa, and A. Buddhika G. Silva, Iron Content of Some Popular Cooked Foods Consumed by the Rural School
    Children in Sri Lanka, Journal of Food Quality, Volume 2019, Article ID 6972745,
    https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/6972745
  4. G. Kumudu M. Rajapaksha, M. A. Jagath Wansapala, A. Buddhika G. Silva, Detection
    of synthetic colours in selected foods and beverages available in Colombo district, Sri
    Lanka, International Journal of Science and Research, ISSN (online): 2319-7064, P-801,
    Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2017
  5. Ekanayake B.G.J.D., Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G., Jayatissa R., Analysis of sugar
    content in carbonated beverages in Sri Lanka, 4
    th
    International Conference on
    Multidisciplinary approaches, ISSN: 2386-1509, 2017, P-49
  6. Dilrukshi P.G.T, Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G., De Silva P.G.S.M., Identification of
    synthetic dyes in selected confectionaries and beverages in Jaffna district, 4
    th
    International
    Conference on Multidisciplinary approaches, ISSN: 2386-1509, 2017, P-53
  7. Perera D.R.G., Jayatissa R., Silva A.B.G., Gunawardhana D, Iron analysis in selected Iron
    Fortified Food Products, 4
    th
    International Conference on Multidisciplinary approaches,
    ISSN: 2386-1509, 2017, P-76
  8. K.M.R.U.Gunatathne, B.E.P.Mendis, A.B.G.Silva, Comparison of Soxhlet and soxtec
    methods to determine the most efficient method for crude fat extraction of fast foods and
    suitability of the soxtec method for crude fat extraction at low temperature, Peradeniya
    University International Research Session, Sri Lanka-2019, Vol.22

Awards: Poster presentations

  1. Ekanayake B.G.J.D., Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G., Analysis of sugar content and
    colour components in carbonated beverages and sugar content of drinking dairy milk, P-97
  2. Lakmini D.P., Godakumbura P.I, Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G. , De Silva P.G.S.M.,
    Analysis of salt content in dried fish and qualitative detection of artificial food colours in dried
    prawns in Colombo Municipal Council Area, Uni – In Alliance 2019, , B.Sc. Honors Degree
    in Applied Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 19
    th
    January,2017, P-94
  3. Determination and comparative study of sugars and synthetic colours in commercial
    branded fruit juice products, Sewwandi S.D.C., Arampath P.C. and Silva A.B.G., Pg 145,
    Faculty of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Symposium, FAURS-2018

Local Symposium publications:

  1. Liyanapathirana D.T., Madhujith W.M.T., Silva A.B.G., Study on Physicochemical
    properties, Fatty acid profile and Antioxidant efficacy of African butter tree (Pentadesma
    butyraceae) seeds fat, Faculty of Agriculture undergraduate research symposium,
    University of Peradeniya, FAuRS- 2017, P-172
  2. Perera S.R.C., Madhujith W.M.T., Silva A.B.G., Study on Mineral content and Bioactivity
    of selected underutilized fruits in Sri Lanka, Faculty of Agriculture undergraduate research
    symposium, University of Peradeniya, FAuRS- 2017, P-171
  3. Dileepa G.S., Gunawardana D, Silva A.B.G., Salt content in most consuming fast foods
    and awareness of general public in Galle Municipal Council in Sri Lanka, Uni – In Alliance
    2017, Third symposium, B.Sc. Honors) Degree in Applied Science, University of Sri
    Jayewardenepura, 19
    th
    January,2017, P-93
  4. Dilrukshi P’G’T, Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G., De Silva P.G.S.M.,Confirmation of
    the presence of suspected artificial banned food colours in confectionaries and beverages
    and quantification of colour content in cordials in Jaffna district using spectrophotometry,
    Uni – In Alliance 2017, Third symposium, B.Sc. Honors Degree in Applied Science,
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 19
    th
    January,2017, P-94
  5. Perera D.R.G., Gunawardhana D, Jayatissa R., Silva A.B.G., Knowledge and consumption
    pattern of iron rich food in adolescents and availability of iron fortified food, Uni – In
    Alliance 2017, Third symposium, B.Sc. Honors Degree in Applied Science, University of
    Sri Jayewardenepura, 19
    th
    January,2017, P-96
  6. Ekanayake B.G.J.D., Munasinghe D.H.H., Silva A.B.G., Analysis of sugar content and
    colour components in carbonated beverages and sugar content of drinking dairy milk, P97
  7. Gunasekara D.N.J., Wansapala M. A. J., Silva A. B G., Determination of quality of non
    branded, loose turmeric powder sold in Colombo Municipal area, Uni – In Alliance 2016,
    Second symposium, B.Sc. Honors Degree in Applied Science, University of Sri
    Jayewardenepura, P-45

Publications in Annual Scientific sessions:

  1. Gamagedara V.S. , Silva A.B.G., Jayatissa R., Madhujith T., The quality of loose chilli and
    turmeric powder available for sale in the Colombo Municipal Area , The Nutrition Society
    of Sri Lanka, January 27-28,2018
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