This week I heard this radio program on ABC Radio National and then just received an article on teen drinking in Australia (from my High School friend, Peta Dargent Burchell). Since we were in highschool (30 years ago) teen drinking was very common but the drinking age seems to be going down and the regularity of binge drinking increasing.I dont have any data for this, just my impresion. I have plenty of friends in recovery from alcoholism (most of whom started drinking as early teens) and I was well aware of the extent of alcoholism as a deeply ingrained aspect of Australian culture by theRead More →

  Here is a short video of a Researcher at Bond University (Australia) on the beneficial qualities of Coconut Oil. It seems to be produced by a company that imports and sells Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (EVCO) but what he says applies to any EVCO. Virgin Coconut Oil Health Benefits explained by Dr Talbot – YouTube.   Dr Mercola (of course) has his own rave about it and the brand he endorses: http://products.mercola.com/coconut-oil/ Then of course there is Mary Enig PhD. from the Weston Price Foundation (she has been researching lipids her entire career) her book Eat Fat Lose Fat, also has alot of informationRead More →