Powdered foods are a great option for people who want to store a lot of food but don’t have much space. As long as you have a reliable source of drinking water or a way to purify rain or river water, you’ll be in good shape. Below are what I consider some essential foods that are available in powdered form.
Have you ever read the labels on your household and beauty products? Even the “natural” stuff often contains a long list of ingredients that are nearly impossible to pronounce, let alone identify. In addition, many of these products can get expensive. Whether you are concerned about the expense, the ingredients or what you will do in the event that stuff hits the fan, there’s never been a better time to get back to basics. Rather than succumbing to the status quo and buying these products off the shelf every month, many people are choosing to make their own products. These homemade soaps, lotions and detergents are cheap and easy to make at home and require only simple, healthy ingredients that are easy to tailor to your own needs.
Based on what happened at the Boston Marathon and Texas Fertilizer Plant, you never know when you may be called upon to administer first aid. Both are rare occurrences but illustrate the need to know urgent emergency care and how it saves lives.
This article intends to educate you on the value to taking first aid classes. To do that I will be reviewing the fundamentals of first aid, review a couple first aid treatment modalities you will learn, and direct you toward resources to take first classes and review the levels of training available to you.