Prepping food supply tips: How to eat healthy on a budget

Being on a tight budget doesn’t mean you need to starve yourself or buy food from the dollar menu at a fast-food restaurant. As a prepper, your whole family can eat well if you know when to buy ingredients and how to plan your meals. (h/t to PennilessParenting.com) By being practical, you can save money on groceries and … Continue reading Prepping food supply tips: How to eat healthy on a budget

Preservative in thousands of children’s food products found to damage immune system

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) published a paper recently that exposes a common food preservative for damaging the immune system. Tertiary butylhydroquinone, or TBHQ, is added to more than 1,250 food products, many of them marketed for children. The latest data shows that it suppresses immunity, which is especially concerning during a global “pandemic.” Published on March … Continue reading Preservative in thousands of children’s food products found to damage immune system

Cancer-causing chemical found in hand sanitizers made during the pandemic

Some hand sanitizers made to meet the surge in demand amid the coronavirus pandemic contain high levels of a cancer-causing chemical known as benzene, according to a study conducted by the online pharmacy, Valisure. Valisure analyzed 260 bottles of hand sanitizer across 168 brands in its laboratory in New Haven, Connecticut. The analysis showed that 44 … Continue reading Cancer-causing chemical found in hand sanitizers made during the pandemic

Top 10 foods and beverages you probably had NO IDEA contain chemical pesticides

Are you eating pest killer food? Would you eat a plate of food if someone accidentally sprayed the whole dish with bug killer or weed killer? Are you one of those people who think there’s no cure for cancer, while you consume pesticides all day long? If you don’t want to die like a roach in … Continue reading Top 10 foods and beverages you probably had NO IDEA contain chemical pesticides

Food supply 101: Can vinegar go bad?

Vinegar is a common pantry item used for a variety of things. It is used for cooking, pickling, removing stains, eliminating weeds and washing pets. Many people also use vinegar to shed weight and extend the life of ornamental flowers. With that many uses, homesteaders love to stock up on vinegar. But you might be wondering if you need … Continue reading Food supply 101: Can vinegar go bad?

Fake vegan meat is dangerous to peanut allergy sufferers: Pea protein could cause fatal anaphylaxis

Vegan meats could bring adverse health effects, most especially to those who are allergic to pea protein. Elana Levine, an allergy specialist in Ontario, Canada, witnessed first-hand the effects of the protein extracts from yellow peas that are used to emulate the texture and taste of animal meat in vegan meat products. It was when Levine had … Continue reading Fake vegan meat is dangerous to peanut allergy sufferers: Pea protein could cause fatal anaphylaxis

“Vegetarian” fast food options are still full of fat, calories and sodium, caution health experts

A fast-food restaurant’s vegetarian offerings may not be as healthy as you might think. This is according to nutritionist Christina Crowder who noted that while some fast-food items may indeed feature “healthy” ingredients such as fresh vegetables, these are often smothered with salty sauces and served with sugary drinks. In addition, these are often accompanied by other salt and … Continue reading “Vegetarian” fast food options are still full of fat, calories and sodium, caution health experts

Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods

It’s not easy to lose weight, and it can be harder if you eat a lot of salty foods that cause water retention. To promote weight loss, eat more of the 27 superfoods listed below. Belly fat or visceral fat can be found inside your abdominal cavity, wrapped around your internal organs. While it can be hard to determine exactly … Continue reading Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods

The ten most toxic ingredients commonly found in popular storable food / emergency food products

People are buying storable food products in huge quantities right now, but have you actually read the ingredients in some of these foods? Most storable food manufacturers hide their ingredients to try to prevent the public from seeing what they really contain. That’s no surprise, since most of them are made with genetically modified corn, soy and … Continue reading The ten most toxic ingredients commonly found in popular storable food / emergency food products

Want healthier options for your summer barbecue? Serve these 4 delicious, plant-based meat alternatives instead

Traditional summer backyard barbecues often include hotdogs, burgers and other processed meats, but that doesn’t mean that the next event you host has to include unhealthy food for your guests. If you want to serve healthier snacks for your next barbecue or get together, why not try some plant-based meat alternatives like vegetable fritters or jackfruit pulled “pork” sandwiches? … Continue reading Want healthier options for your summer barbecue? Serve these 4 delicious, plant-based meat alternatives instead