To prepare for disasters, and to have the health and stamina to persevere, preppers know that they must eat right and be able to continue to do that in the aftermath of disasters. Here is something to consider.
Your calorie intake before a disaster may change after a disaster. Notice that I did not say calorie requirements would increase after a disaster, although they might. They could also decrease.
Mountain men living and working in the winter cold may need 5,000 calories a day to survive and to perform. Yet, people who are all stocked up and living in a protected shelter post disaster, and who are relatively sedentary may require fewer than their normal calorie consumption.
There is a story today that Americans continue to be too fat and unhealthy. That is no way to live and to survive. If you don’t make the proper diet a priority, then it doesn’t matter what else you do, does it?
According to the report there appears to be a high correlation between being fat and being ignorant.
“Obesity was generally highest in the South and Midwest, among those who did not complete high school, and those earning less than $25,000 a year, according to the report.”
I discovered the Flat Belly diet, and it surely works for me. After the first four days of shedding bloat through eating carefully planned healthy meals, you are fit to pursue a new regimen of healthy eating commensurate with your caloric needs. One additional benefit is that eating costs less with a healthier outcome.
"Adult obesity rate in US holds steady, report says
After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates held steady in the past year in virtually all 50 US states, according to an annual report released Friday.
Arkansas was the lone exception to a trend that offers a glimmer of hope that Americans might finally be turning the corner in their long-term struggle against excess weight.
Thirteen states now have adult obesity rates in excess of 30 percent, with Louisiana (34.7 percent), Mississippi (34.6 percent) and Arkansas (34.5 percent) topping the list.
Colorado at 20.5 percent had the lowest obesity rate—still a sobering figure when, in 1980, no state at all had a rate surpassing 15 percent.”