How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere
November 1, 2001
HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.
Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.
Leather and Rawhide Both Edible
Bones may mean Salvation - marrow and fat
Rare or Well Done - heat destroys nutritive values
Scurvy easily Prevented and Cured - Eat fresh meat
How Rabbit Starvation Really Happens
The Tremendous Importance of Fat
What to kill for food - the fattiest animals
Tidbit of Old-Time Trappers - eat fatty beavers
What Parts of Meat to Eat - all of it.
What About Frogs
Letting Predators Hunt for Us - and stealing their kills
Can Live Meat Spoil too quickly to be consumed? No
How about bears? They're fatty and delicious.
Getting Birds without Guns
Why Porcupines are given Reprieves - Easy to kill and provide good source of nutrition
The most widely hunted game animal - rabbits
Starvation next to impossible - eat fatty insects too
Man The Fat Hunter
Man is a lipivore - hunting and preferring the fattiest meats they can find. When satisifed with fat, they will want little else.
Evidence where harm or nutritional deficiencies occur with diets restricted of animal products. A very general hypothesis that states that eating more plants, whether in famine, or addiction, cause more disease. Metabolic, hormonal, anti-nutrients.