Health and Fitness for Preparedness

Health and Fitness for Preparedness

One of the most important factors that will affect your ability to survive in a post-disaster-collaspe-SHTF world, is your own health and fitness. The sad truth is that the majority of Americans are not in the best of shape, and are suffering poor health while many do not even realize it. The workforce has become…

Heat Exhaustion And Heat Stroke

Heat Exhaustion And Heat Stroke

Heat stress is the buildup in the body of heat generated by, – your muscles during work, and/or, – heat coming from a hot environment. Heat exhaustion and eventually even heat stroke will result when the body is subjected to more heat than it can cope with…   When the body becomes overheated, less blood…

Purify Water With Sunlight (Glass or Plastic?)

Purify Water With Sunlight (Glass or Plastic?)

Here’s a survival tip… Did you know that you can purify water with sunlight? The article “How to Purify Water with Sunlight” describes the process in more detail (it’s surprisingly simple). In short, it’s a matter of utilizing UV (ultraviolet) light from the sun to purify the water (with caveats mentioned in the article). This…

Dust Mask, N95, or Respirator

Dust Mask, N95, or Respirator

What is the difference between an ordinary dust mask, N95 mask, and respirator? The answer is important to understand. First, a dust mask is used where particles in the air such as ordinary dust, dust from wood, concrete, construction dirt, drywall, fiberglass and other materials are present. The dust mask helps to protect the person’s…

10 Tips How To Save Water When Bathing

10 Tips How To Save Water When Bathing

If your water supply becomes low, limited, or scarce, or you’re just looking to conserve or save a little money on hot water, follow some of these tips to save water while being more efficient how you bathe and clean yourself.   1. Take a shower, not a bath. A bathtub may use 35 gallons…

Supplement Your Canned Food Storage With Vitamins

Supplement Your Canned Food Storage With Vitamins

Check nutrition labels and you will find that most canned fruits and vegetables contain very little in the way of vitamins. Having said that, there are some that are enriched with additional vitamins and are good sources of nutrition. Know this though… as time passes, the vitamin content drops. The ‘best if used by’ date…

7 Spices To Boost Your Immune System For The Winter

7 Spices To Boost Your Immune System For The Winter

To help boost your immune system, particularly useful during the winter months when colds and flu are prevalent, you may consider to eat foods that contain some of the following spices…   Ginger Ginger or Ginger Root is traditionally used in Western cuisines mainly in sweet foods, including ginger ale, gingerbread, ginger snaps, and ginger…

Addictions After TSHTF

There are addictions in life that we don’t necessarily recognize as such, because we take them for granted that they will always be there and available. Plus we may not see them as addictions. Things like coffee (caffeine), sugar, soda, chocolate, candy, chips and junk food. Prescription drugs that you take for health reasons. Of…

Home Remedies for Abrasions

Wait a minute…an abrasion is just a scratch on the top layer of skin, let it go, right? Why do I need a remedy for a ‘scratch’? You do need a remedy for any kind of tear in your skin. Why? The answer is called infection, which is something you don’t want, particularly in a…