Simple Strength Training

Simple Strength Training

The older you get, the more muscle you lose. It’s a fact. But with strength (resistance) training you can improve your preparedness for life by lessening the effects of muscle loss from aging. The key to success is to exercise frequently. The best way to do that is to keep it simple. Here’s how…

15 Easy Ways To Lose Weight

15 Easy Ways To Lose Weight

A very important aspect to preparedness is your health. Without it, your quality of life suffers. Many people in our modern world today are considered overweight, and by shedding some of those pounds would become better prepared for what life brings them by having more energy and physical ability to cope. Here are 15 easy…

Abdominal Thrusts For A Choking Victim

Abdominal Thrusts For A Choking Victim

Initiating abdominal thrusts may help a person who is choking on food or another object if it gets stuck in the airway in the throat – stopping air from getting to the lungs. Some choking is mild and some is severe. Here’s how to tell which is which, and when and how to perform abdominal…

Potassium Bromate In Your Flour And Baked Goods Causes Cancer

Potassium Bromate In Your Flour And Baked Goods Causes Cancer

Did you know that in the United States there is a likelihood that a carcinogen named “potassium bromate” is in your flour or some of the baked goods that you buy? This same ingredient is banned around the world, including in China! Why then does the United States allow its use?

Cocoa Powder For Your Preps

Cocoa Powder For Your Preps

The benefits of having cocoa in your food preps (and your regular consumption) are many. While advancing your overall food storage inventory, consider supplementing your food-staples with a variety beyond just the basics. Spicy or sweet foods, herbs, powders, etc., will provide flavors to satisfy the pallet. A particularly good choice for the ‘sweet tooth’…

Benefits Of Drinking Tea

Benefits Of Drinking Tea

Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss; lower cholesterol; and bring about mental alertness. Tea also appears to have antimicrobial qualities. All ‘real’ tea is derived from the Camellia sinensis plant, a shrub native to China and India, and contain unique antioxidants called flavonoids. The…

13 Homemade Toothpaste Recipes

13 Homemade Toothpaste Recipes

Why make your own homemade toothpaste? It saves money, gives you a feeling of self-sufficiency and accomplishment, and allows you to leave out all the potentially harmful ingredients. Here’s how-to…

Are There Worms In Your Water?

Are There Worms In Your Water?

Image: KWTV The idea of drinking water with worms in it certainly isn’t appealing. But residents of a small Oklahoma town have recently been advised not to drink the water or use it for cooking for that very reason… However there is one prep item, that if you had it, would ensure your avoidance of…