PREPARATION TIPS

By
Patricia Cori

Are you prepared for an emergency? Power outages, flood damage, panic community behaviors at the stores? Truth is even a few days without heat and electricity, food and water, can be life-threatening.

Here is a list of essentials I’ve compiled from my own experience last winter, and from friends in the FB clan. Do what you can to stock up and not be caught OUT IN THE COLD if something comes down in your region of the world.

Start building NOW – bit by bit, so that you are stocked up and prepared. And be sure to rotate your stock so it is always fresh, especially the water.

ESSENTIALS FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

  • First aid supplies
  • Bubble wrap and duct tape for windows for heat conservation
  • Candles, matches and lighters
  • Flashlights with batteries
  • Batteries! All sizes
  • Extra warm, waterproof sleeping bags for each family member
  • Extra blankets

Alternative heating: kerosene or gas stoves, firewood for fireplace, and a generator if you can manage one. When disaster hits NONE of these are available so plan ahead)

  • Toilet paper!
  • Good organic vitamins and a supply of Vitamin C
  • Alcohol and hydrogen peroxide
  • Can and bottle openers
  • Very warm waterproof boots/jackets/gloves and warm wool clothing for all.
  • MMS (Miracle Mineral Supplement) and/or Colloidal Silver (I have my own generator)
  • Rubber gloves
  • Disinfectant soap
  • Water purifying tablets
  • a.m. radio (if you can find one!) with batteries
  • hot water bottle
  • Mosquito and insect repellents
  • All sanitation supplies especially for women and babies!
  • Tools: scissors, knives, household tools.
  • Liquid laundry detergent and bleach
  • Paper towels, extra toilet paper, zip loc bags.
  • Big garbage bags – get them by the roll and be sure they’re sturdy.
  • Fire Extinguisher (every household should have at least one)

SUGGESTED FOOD SUPPLIES

  • WATER – first and foremost – you need gallons and gallons stored in the house.
  • Food for your animals – to think people are abandoning their animals because they can’t feed them is just beyond reality. You should have a 2 week supply of drinking water for everyone in the house including water for your animals and you also need water for bathing, cleaning, cooking, and toilet.
  • Salt – helps store some foods
  • Canned foods – beans, lentils are full of nutrition; soups – but watch out for msg.
  • Dried beans, lentils, quinoa, couscous
  • Pastas and rice/canned sauce or tomatoes
  • Olive oil and vinegar
  • Coconut oil
  • Dried fruits
  • Nuts of all kinds
  • Honey! Make sure it’s the real thing
  • Powdered and/or condensed milk – or UHT milk with long shelf life
  • Instant mashed potatoes flakes
  • Coffee/tea for those cold days and sugar (why not?)
  • Granola bars
  • Peanut butter
  • Crackers
  • Quick cooking oatmeal.

Tips:

-Don’t throw away your plastic mineral water bottles! Save them, filled with filtered water, and store…
-Extra ‘booze’ around the house – can be used for bribes or trading if things get completely out of hand. Cigarettes too.
-Try to get rain catch containers for water. Some companies now sell them complete with spigots.

 

“The Emissary” Speaks For Global Entertainment

Los Angeles, CA  – August 14, 2013 – Global Entertainment Holdings (OTC: GBHL) announced today that it has optioned the motion picture and television rights to “The Emissary”, a novel by internationally renowned writer and visionary, Patricia Cori. The book is to be published by North Atlantic Books and marketed/distributed by Random House and is set for a March 2014 date.

Cori, a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, has been immersed in the New Thought Movement since its inception. She has been recognized and celebrated as a gifted shaman by indigenous spirit teachers of the Tibetan, Mayan, and Peruvian traditions. Patricia’s books, The Sirian Revelations, have enjoyed worldwide acclaim and have been re-released to a vast global audience in nearly two dozen languages. Her latest best-seller, Before We Leave You: Messages From the Great Whales and the Dolphin Beings, received rave reviews.

Daniel Sherkow, COO of Global Entertainment, called The Emissary “an extraordinary adventure story that features a strong and charismatic heroine with paranormal powers and a quest to save the world from dark and devious powers on land and in the sea. We couldn’t be more pleased than to be working with Patricia whose immense talent is evident in the fascinating plot and characters that she has so masterfully written.” Sherkow continued, “The nature of the story, with wondrous settings, action sequences, and a strong message about the preservation of the Earth, will attract top acting and filmmaking talent and make for a compelling and entertaining motion picture.  Patricia has done an eloquent job.  We can’t wait to start production.”

Cori added, “Being guided to the right filmmakers for my upcoming novel, The Emissary, is a miracle in the making. I’m delighted that it is in the hands of the experienced and professional team at Global Entertainment, whom I know will bring the story to life with a gripping screen adaptation. Thanks to Dan Sherkow for his vision and determination.”

Gary Rasmussen, CEO of Global Entertainment, stated, “The Emissary works on so many levels. We believe the project will deliver ‘box office appeal’, leading to significant and positive financial results for Global Entertainment and our shareholders.”

About Global Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (OTC: GBHL) is a publicly-held, entertainment company. The Company’s goal is to build a worldwide entertainment organization with a multitude of domestic and foreign production affiliates.  GBHL, operating through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Global Universal Film Group, Inc., Global Universal Entertainment, Inc., and its partially-owned Canadian subsidiary Global Universal Pictures, is in the process of developing and producing a slate of motion pictures in Canada and the U.S., employing recognizable-named talent, for worldwide release.  GBHL is focused on the financing and marketing of these feature-length films. 

MCT Fats Found In Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function In Only One Dose.

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Posted on: Thursday, April 4th 2013 at 5:00 am

Written By: Sayer Ji, Founder

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treatment, but after a single 40 ml dose!

A groundbreaking 2004 study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging found that the administration of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), the primary fat type found in coconut oil, almost immediately improved cognitive function in older adults with memory disorders.   

The study involved 20 subjects with Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment who, on separate days, were given either emulsified MCTs or a placebo.  The researchers observed a significant increase in blood plasma levels of the ketone body beta-hydroxylutyrate (beta-OHB) after only 90 minutes of treatment, and depending on the apolipoprotein E genotype of the subject tested, beta-OHB levels either continued to rise or held constant between the 90 and 120 minute blood draws in the treatment condition. Remarkably, cognitive testing revealed that this brief MCT treatment facilitated improved performance on the Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-cog) in 4 subjects within the study group. Moreover, “higher ketone values were associated with greater improvement in paragraph recall with MCT treatment relative to placebo across all subjects (P=0.02).”[i]

The details of the study procedure was described as follows:

The study was conducted with a double-blind placebo controlled design with two study visits. During each visit, subjects received one of two isocaloric conditions (690calories) in a randomized order: emulsified MCTs, or emulsified long chain triglycerides as a placebo. NeoBee 895 (Stepan, Inc.) was used for MCTs. To increase palatability, heavy whipping cream was used as a source of long chain triglycerides and as a source of long chain mono- and di-glycerides for emulsification. MCTs (40ml) were blended with 152ml heavy whipping cream to create the emulsified test sample. Heavy whipping cream alone (232ml) was blended to create the placebo.

Subjects fasted from 8:00 p.m. on the night prior to the study visit. They arrived in the morning and blood was drawn to determine plasma ?-OHB levels and APOE genotyping (first visit only). Subjects then consumed the test beverage and rested quietly for 90min, after which blood was drawn and a 30-min cognitive testing session ensued. After testing, a final blood draw was taken.

How Medium Chain Triglycerides Work

How could a single dose of MCTs (40 ml or 2.7 tablespoons) cause an almost immediate improvement in cognitive performance in those suffering from cognitive impairments as serious as Alzheimer’s disease? The explanation is found both in the unique metabolic needs of the brain and in the configuration of MCTs themselves. Whereas the primary fuel source for the energy-hungry brain is glucose, when insulin resistance and suboptimal metabolism (hypometabolism) develops in the brain, both the brain’s structure and function are compromised. Ketone bodies provide a much needed alternative fuel source to glucose that can recharge metabolic processes within the brain, resulting in an almost immediate improvement in cognitive function.  

MCTs are not like most fats we consume. For instance, due to their smaller size they do not form micelles and are not stored in adipose tissue. Whereas up to 97% of the dietary fats we ingest are made up of long-chain triglycerides (LCTs) which have been 14 and 18 carbons,[ii] MCTs have relatively shorter chain lengths of 5 to 12 carbons, making them easier to absorb and utilize. They are preferentially oxidized by the liver, and when provided in large enough quantities, they give rise to ketone bodies.[iii]

What is the best way to take MCTs? As we are advocates of whole food nutrition, coconut oil is our preferred source of these triglycerides, containing approximately 2/3rds MCTs by volume. Coconut oil also has a broad spectrum of other health benefits, which we highlighted in our previous article “13 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil.”

Also, instead of treating coconut oil or MCTs as some new nutraceutical “magic bullet,” almost as if we are just loading natural bullets into the same old outdated allopathic gun, try incorporating it into your diet in a way that displaces less healthy fats. For instance, replace that rancid, pro-inflammatory ‘vegetable oil’ (e.g. soy, grape seed, peanut, canola oil) you are using to fry an egg or bake with, with sublimely saturated, rancidity-resistant coconut oil.

Or, enjoy a delicious curry with coconut milk as a base. Because 25% of coconut milk is fat, and about 66% of that fat is MCT, you are still getting a healthy dose. It is always better to eat smaller amounts of truly therapeutic foods, enjoyed in the context of sharing, preparing and enjoying good food, so that you will ideally never have to use the heroic “food as medicine” approach after a serious disease has had the opportunity to set in. Think: use food so that medicine never becomes necessary.   

For additional information view the testimonial of Dr. Mary Newport who discovered the benefits of using coconut oil to treat her husband’s Alzheimer’s Disease.

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