Author Archives: Survival Update Team

Author Archives: Survival Update Team

  • How Our Microbiome Affects Overall Health

    How Our Microbiome Affects Overall Health

    Recently, an infection left me with no choice but to take a powerful antibiotic for several days. I am a person who avoids antibiotics when at all possible. I know they are often over-prescribed for such illnesses as colds or the flu, which are viruses and therefore unaffected by antibiotics. I ...
  • Why Are We So Fat?

    Why Are We So Fat?

    There is no way to sugar-coat it (no pun intended): Americans are fat. Over 160 million Americans are either overweight or obese. Even more concerning, nearly 14 million of those are children and adolescents. The consequences of this epidemic are nearly catastrophic. It is estimated that ...
  • Can You Treat Inflammation With Food?

    Can You Treat Inflammation With Food?

    Any time we see the term “inflammation,” we think of negative health issues. In reality, when our bodies are working the way they are supposed to, inflammation can be a good thing. When our immune systems sense something like a cut, they send compounds to the area that kill bacteria and fight ...
  • The Link Between Diet and Happiness

    The Link Between Diet and Happiness

    On this forum in the past, I have written about how your diet can affect your brain’s actual health. Today I would like to address the link between your diet and your mind. I will look at the connection between the foods you eat and your emotions such as anxiety, happiness, and depression. We ...
  • Trump’s Effect on America’s Preppers

    Trump’s Effect on America’s Preppers

    A prepper is a person who prepares for possible events, such as natural disasters, wars, widespread pandemics, or societal collapse. These preparations usually take the form of stockpiling supplies such as food, water, medical supplies, and toilet paper, as well as making plans for leaving home ...
  • Dental Hygiene and High Blood Pressure

    Dental Hygiene and High Blood Pressure

    When you were a child, an adult probably encouraged you to brush your teeth a couple of times a day. When you got a bit older, they added the concept of flossing to the dental hygiene routine. Even when we didn’t want to, we usually complied. After all, who wanted to have to go to […]
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg berates world leaders in speech at United Nations 

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg berates world leaders in speech at United Nations 

    Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, delivered an emotional address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, where she berated world leaders and older generations. “This is all wrong,” Thunberg began as she addressed the assembly members. “I shouldn’t be ...
  • Abandoned Adopted Daughter Is Really Adult Dwarf Who Tried to Kill Family!

    Abandoned Adopted Daughter Is Really Adult Dwarf Who Tried to Kill Family!

    File this one under the “you just can’t make this shit up department.” A woman, who is accused of abandoning her eight year old daughter, and then fleeing to Canada, is defending her actions by saying the adopted “girl” is not a child, but a 22 year-old con-artist dwarf, who threated to kill ...
  • Part-Time Help Wanted: Python Hunter

    Part-Time Help Wanted: Python Hunter

    I’ll begin this article by telling you one thing about myself: I am a Floridian. Florida is a fairly unique state, and looking at a map of the United States may give us an understanding of just why it is unlike any other in the nation. It is a long, narrow state that is surrounded […]
  • Shocking New Sighting and Video Evidence of China’s ‘Nessie’

    Shocking New Sighting and Video Evidence of China’s ‘Nessie’

    Next to Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, affectionally known as “Nessie,” is probably the world’s best known “crypto-creature.”  But did you know that Nessie has an Asian cousin that supposedly inhabits China’s Yangtze River? In the last few weeks there have been several sightings of “China’s ...