Category Archives: Food

  • 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 ...
  • A Prepper’s Perfect Pantry

    A Prepper’s Perfect Pantry

    Let’s try saying it three times really fast: a prepper’s perfect pantry. Difficult, right? Fortunately, it is not so difficult to stock your pantry for any situation in which you will be inside your home for a longer period of time than you would be under normal conditions. While it is ...
  • Salt vs. Sugar: Which is the Real Culprit?

    Salt vs. Sugar: Which is the Real Culprit?

    I don’t think it’s any surprise that the number one killer in America is heart disease. Nor is it a surprise that high blood pressure, or hypertension, is the leading cause of that deadly heart disease. Hypertension is a condition, often chronic (long-term), in which the force of the blood ...
  • Death By Dairy

    Death By Dairy

    There a lot of toxic foods on the shelves of our local markets.  Cheese is one of them.  Cheese is very addictive, fattening and causes severe health problems.  You risk your life continuing to eat cheese.  You may love it, but it most certainly doesn’t love you. Dr. Neil Bernard is an ...
  • Learn About MRE’s and Long Term Survival Food

    Learn About MRE’s and Long Term Survival Food

    It has long been said that an army travels on its stomach. Field rations may not be as sexy as laser-guided sniper rifles or other gear used by the modern military – but for successful combat operations, they are no less important, and today just about as “High Tech.” “Food engineering is the ...
  • Cockroaches and Beer: Some Helpful Homestead Lore

    Cockroaches and Beer: Some Helpful Homestead Lore

    Sometimes the old country lore, full of household and health tips, can be the best advice a person can follow. This is especially true of homesteaders, who are learning to live off the land and off-grid to the greatest extent possible. Learning which of these little gems works best for you now ...
  • Remove Deadly Arsenic From Water

    Remove Deadly Arsenic From Water

    Recent headlines have warned of deadly arsenic in bottled drinking water. Keurig Dr. Pepper suspended manufacturing its Peñafiel brand on June 21, 2019, citing high arsenic levels. Whole Foods’ Starkey bottled water was the second such product found by the Center for Environmental Health ...
  • Just What Are GMO Foods Anyway?

    Just What Are GMO Foods Anyway?

    Most Americans have probably heard of GMO foods but could you explain what they are to someone else? Don’t worry, I couldn’t either until I took a shallow dive into the murky waters of crop bioengineering. What became apparent quickly was how little I knew about this important ...
  • Tap Water Nitrates Linked To Cancer

    Tap Water Nitrates Linked To Cancer

    The first time I read about dangerous nitrates in everyday foods we eat was in Dr. Atkins’ first book about a low-carb ketosis regime. Despite the title phrase “Diet Revolution” the author make it very clear in the text that his nutritional method was not a “diet” ...