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Prepping and Survival

Stores have about three days of food. Distribution centers have about 2 weeks worth. During a hurricane, plywood flies off the shelves like plywood before a hurricane.

You can take some simple steps to prepare for man made and natural disasters. This isn’t tin-foil hat stuff but just common sense.

Potassium Iodide and Potassium Iodate – the “Anti Radiation Pills”

The Oyster Creek Nuclear plant in New Jersey just announced an “Unusual Event” due to extremely low tides. The engineers reacted quickly and professionally and reduced power until the situation was back to normal.

However, this does highlight the importance of being prepared for a nuclear emergency. Potassium Iodide and Potassium Iodate provide some specific protection in the event of a nuclear event. Iodine will NOT protect you from massive radiation or fallout. It will however, provide some protection.  Continue reading

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