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    FOOD STORAGE CAUTION: 5 Things to Watch Out for When Considering Food Storage

    FOOD STORAGE CAUTION: 5 Things to Watch Out for When Considering Food Storage

    It’s a no brainer that having food storage is essential when preparing for a disaster. What’s difficult is knowing what you need and trusting who you’re buying from. Unfortunately scams still happen in the preparedness industry, so to help, we put together a list of 5 things to watch out for when choosing where to buy your food storage.

    1.     Cheap Fillers like “Bonus Sauces” and “Drink Mixes”

    Companies will often add “Sauces” or “Drink Mixes” to their packages to build an illusion of prosperity. They advertise “more” servings and “more” calories, when in fact you are getting less wholesome food. A package titled 120 serving fruit and sauces can be as much as 40% sauce. That leaves as little as 70 servings of actual fruit. Same goes for drink mixes, a package labeled 600 serving sounds appealing, but take into account that ¼ of those servings could be drink mix or pudding mix. Try surviving two weeks on “Grape Drink” and half a bowl of diced apples. No Thanks. Caution! We do not provide cheap fillers!

    1.     Misleading Serving Size

    Make sure that the serving size is a reasonable amount. Some of these “food storage experts” out there are more like “deception experts”. They label the packaging in a way that is almost incomprehensible, or they offer servings that are grossly small. Our servings are fit for a king. (Average serving size- 3.5oz before preparation)

    1.     Calories per serving

    On average our competition offers roughly 257.5 calories per serving. Our average is 370 calories per serving with some products soaring upwards of 470 calories per serving. In this industry, a difference of 100+ calories is revolutionary.

    1.     Package weight

    Obviously more weight equals more food. In an emergency situation you will be grateful for every ounce. Our 30 pound Entrée bucket trumps all of the competition by as much as 10lbs. On long term packages that weight will add up quick.

    -in a direct comparison of Wise and My Food Storage on the “4320 serving” year supply package, My Food Storage dominated Wise by an astonishing 312lbs.

    1.     Shipping time

    Unfortunately not all companies can operate at our production speed. Back orders and shipping delays can hold your order up for weeks, causing unnecessary stress in this already time consuming process. Our product will ship within 48 hours of the ordering.

    10 SIMPLE PLANTS FOR YOUR MEDICINAL PREPPER GARDEN

    10 SIMPLE PLANTS FOR YOUR MEDICINAL PREPPER GARDEN

    Most people think to store long term food and water along with first aid supplies, but what about medicine? Pills and ointments can expire relatively quickly and are expensive to rotate for preparedness, and you can run out quickly. On the other hand, tons of remedies can be found and sustained in nature, in common and easy-to-care-for plants. These herbal remedies have aided humans for thousands of years, and are a great way to care for your health in an emergency. Starting a medicinal prepper garden is a great way to supply your family with natural and cost effective remedies.

    Even if you're no green-thumb, growing these little plants is easy and well worth the time. Often, plants with medicinal properties are tough and require simple maintenance that allows them to thrive in the wild. Take a look at these ten plants to add to your medicinal prepper garden: all of these plants will tolerate potting, making them easy to garden in minimal space.

    10 Simple Medicinal Herbs that Smell Great!

    Aloe - Treats cuts, burns and rashes.

    Basil- Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, also can boost your immune system.

    Cayenne Pepper- Lowers blood pressure and can even stop heart attacks, also is great for relieving congestion and headaches.

    Ginger- Aids aching muscles and digestion, helps with stomach upset.

    Lavender- Antibacterial and can subdue anxiety or stress.

    Mint- Remedies upset stomach internally, externally relieves pain or itching from bites and stings.

    Parsley- Aids the kidneys and bladder, reduces fever and helps eliminate toxins.

    Rosemary- Good for digestion and blood pressure, boosts heart health.

    Sage- Sore throat remedy that also fights bacteria.

    Thyme- Aids digestion, cold symptoms and coughs while preventing parasites.

    All of these plants are relatively easy to maintain and do not require a lot of attention. They also thrive in pots, so you don't need land to grow them. In addition, you'll have a useful and great smelling herbal remedy garden that boosts your health and ease of mind in a crisis.  If you haven't already, don't forget to store long term food and water storage. Start with the basics, and work your way up. A prepper garden is an easy and fun way to prepare for the future without breaking your budget.