More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Many people use lip balm daily to prevent dry and chapped lips. It’s small, lightweight and extremely easy to stow in pockets, hygiene kits or purses. But lip balm can do so much more than just moisturize lips. This inconspicuous object can also be used as a survival tool due to its versatility. If you … Continue reading More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Tips for working out in the morning and pursuing intermittent fasting after

Intermittent fasting and morning workouts do not ordinarily go together. However, people who want the benefits of both practices have ways to ensure that fasting and exercise work together. With intermittent fasting, people fast for 12 to 20 hours. Doing so limits the daily eating window to as little as four hours. This type of fasting helps reduce … Continue reading Tips for working out in the morning and pursuing intermittent fasting after

Keep inflammation at an all-time low by eating these 10 anti-inflammatory foods

Arthritis causes pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints. There is no cure for the condition, but treatments like surgery and physical therapy can help relieve its many symptoms. You can also supplement your preferred treatment by making changes to your regular diet. Naturally reduce inflammation and pain caused by arthritis by eating the 10 anti-inflammatory foods detailed below. … Continue reading Keep inflammation at an all-time low by eating these 10 anti-inflammatory foods

Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Growing your own food gives you access to fresh fruits and vegetables – something that is invaluable post-SHTF. Knowing how to store seeds properly ensures that you’re always ready for the next planting season. To the untrained eye, dry and brittle seeds may seem useless. However, gardeners know that vegetable seeds are key to starting … Continue reading Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Clean eating: Vegetarian weight loss tips

Following a balanced diet ensures that you eat delicious and nutritious foods that can boost your overall health and well-being. If you’re interested in going vegetarian to improve your eating habits and lose some weight, experts recommend trying different types of vegetarian diets to find the one that suits your health condition and lifestyle. Vegetarian diet basics Following … Continue reading Clean eating: Vegetarian weight loss tips

Egg nutrition facts: How many calories are in an egg?

Eggs are one of the most misunderstood foods because of their cholesterol content. But according to experts, eggs are actually nutritious and can be a good source of energy to boost your day. Eggs contain important nutrients that are linked to many health benefits. They are also a versatile ingredient and a breakfast staple in many … Continue reading Egg nutrition facts: How many calories are in an egg?

Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

Going on vacation or spending time with your family during the holidays can be an indulgent time for most people. And while there’s nothing wrong with enjoying an occasional treat or two, binge-eating can sometimes undo the progress you’ve made while following a balanced diet. If you’re feeling a little bloated after the holidays or … Continue reading Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

Proper food storage: 6 Ways to preserve food at home

Being self-sufficient means looking for ways to help your family survive without relying on outside sources for food, water and other necessities. If you’re a homesteader, one way to become more self-sufficient before SHTF is to learn how to safely preserve and store food for future use. (h/t to FoodRevolution.org) Storing food properly can help reduce food waste … Continue reading Proper food storage: 6 Ways to preserve food at home

9 Home remedies for poison ivy and poison oak rash

Preppers who spend most of their time outdoors may have already experienced the discomfort caused by poison ivy or poison oak rash. But if you know about home remedies for skin rash like aloe vera or an oatmeal bath, you can relieve the pain caused by this condition. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) What causes poison oak and poison … Continue reading 9 Home remedies for poison ivy and poison oak rash

No muss, no fuss: 6 Natural ways to remove mold

Mold is one of the most common (and dreaded) problems in households and buildings. Mold spores can grow quickly and get released into the air, making it dangerous to breathe, especially if you are already suffering from a respiratory problem. If you’re looking for home remedies for mold growth or wish to prevent it, here are some tips … Continue reading No muss, no fuss: 6 Natural ways to remove mold