Health and Safety

5 Overlooked First Aid Items You Should Add to Your Kit

5 Overlooked First Aid Items You Should Add to Your Kit

Band-aids and alcohol wipes are nice, and they’re adequate for most minor scrapes and cuts, but they’re simply not enough for any severe injury.

Have You Ever Wondered Why Gardening Feels so Good?

Have You Ever Wondered Why Gardening Feels so Good?

It’s safe to say that modern life has done more than just separate us from mother nature. It has also removed us from an environment that is essential to our well being.

What I Know When I Eat Locally

What I Know When I Eat Locally

When you shop locally, you know what you are getting. You know it far beyond what you can ever find on a label. Because I know these things and I know these people, I can trust the food I give to my family.

High Levels of vitamin D Can cause Strokes and Heart Attacks

High Levels of vitamin D Can cause Strokes and Heart Attacks

The results shocked them. They found that blood levels of vitamin D above 100 nano mol per litre of blood increased the risk of dying from a stroke or coronary.

Idiocracy: Food Packaging Should Have Traffic Light Labels?

Idiocracy: Food Packaging Should Have Traffic Light Labels?

“Should food products be labeled with traffic light symbols to make health-related information on ingredients easier to understand?”

Undecided on Vaccines? This Survey Might Change Your Mind.

Undecided on Vaccines? This Survey Might Change Your Mind.

How do you come to a decision when both sides of the debate claim to hold all the answers, while adding that the other side consists of liars and special interests?

Ebola: Is it Already Here ?

Ebola: Is it Already Here ?

I have no way of verifying these claims, but those people making them are not given to hype and hysteria, they are rational, sound people and excellent medics.

Just 30 Minutes of Daily Sleep Debt Raises Weight and Diabetes Risk

Just 30 Minutes of Daily Sleep Debt Poses Risks

Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study finds.

Is Progress Always a Change for the Better?

Is Progress Always a Change for the Better?

Self-reliance should be on every school timetable because one day, we will only have ourselves to rely on.

Is Urban Survival Possible?

Is Urban Survival Possible?

There is a mantra within the hallowed halls of prepper knowledge, lore and opinion that goes something like this. The only way to survive TEOTWAWKI is to find a hidden retreat far away from any city of significant size and live there as self-sustainably as possible year round.

Sterile Vs. Clean In Survival Situations

Sterile Vs. Clean In Survival Situations

A significant factor in the quality of medical care given in a survival situation is the level of cleanliness of the equipment used. Doctor and nurse team, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy shed light on this extremely important survival topic.

Is Opting Out of Processed Food the New Eating Disorder?

Is Opting Out of Processed Food the New Eating Disorder?

Then, it’s time to face reality. If you choose to eat food without chemicals on a regular basis, you, my friend, are mentally ill.

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