In a crisis, it will be vital that you maintain your strength. Including vitamin, mineral and protein supplements in your stockpile will help assure adequate nutrition.

Medicines: Ask your doctor to furnish prescriptions for a longer time span, if possible. Have on hand ibuprofen or Tylenol, vitamin C, Beta Carotene, Echinacea and Zinc.

Other tips for maintaining your strength include:

  • Eat at least one well-balanced meal each day.
  • Drink enough liquid to enable your body to function properly (two quarts a day)
  • Consume enough calories to enable you to do any necessary work.