How to Reduce Your Risk of Radiation from Fukushima

Is There Anything We Can Do to Reduce Radiation Risks?

Doctors in Hawaii and the West Coast of North American are being bombarded with questions about how to protect ourselves from radiation from Fukushima … especially since it is difficult to assess the amount of radiation we will be exposed to, and exposure may continue for some time.

This essay provides an introduction to some of the main concepts on reducing the risk from radiation. It is broken into the following sections:

I.    Step 1: Reduce Exposure
II.  Certain Minerals Can Reduce Absorption of Harmful Radiation
III. Other Vitamins and Minerals Which Protect Against Radiation Damage
IV.  Antioxidants: Helpful Weapons Against Radiation Damage
V.   Other Things Which Offer Some Radiation Protection
VI.  What To Do If Exposed to Extremely High Doses of Radiation

Step 1: Reduce Exposure

Initially, we should reduce our exposure to radiation in the first place. For example, if you live in an area receiving any radiation exposure, you should take off your shoes and leave them by the door (Asian style) and use a Hepa vacuum to get rid of excess dust inside your house.

We should also be moderate with our consumption of fish caught off the Japanese, Hawaiian or West coast of the U.S. and Canada, as radiation can bioaccumulate in fish. See this, this, and this … and the video below.

(At the end of this essay, we’ll tell you what to do if you have the misfortune of getting exposed to high doses of radiation.)

Certain Minerals Can Reduce Absorption of Harmful Radiation

It is well-known that potassium iodide works to protect against damage from radioactive iodine by saturating our body (the thyroid gland, specifically) with harmless iodine, so that our bodies are unable to absorb radioactive iodine from nuclear accidents.

For example, the World Health Organization notes:

When taken at the appropriate dosage and within the correct time interval around exposure to radioactive iodine, KI [i.e. potassium iodide] saturates the thyroid gland with stable (non-radioactive) iodine. As a result, radioactive iodine will not be taken up and stored by the thyroid gland.

KI only protects against one particular radioactive element, radioactive iodine, which has a half life of only 8.02 days.  That means that the iodine loses half of its radioactivity within 8 days. For example, after the initial Fukushima melt-down, radioactive iodine was found in California kelp.  But the radioactive iodine quickly dissipated. *

The longer-term threat lies elsewhere. As the New York Times noted – in addition to iodine-131 – the big danger is cesium:

Over the long term, the big threat to human health is cesium-137, which has a half-life of 30 years.

At that rate of disintegration, John Emsley wrote in “Nature’s Building Blocks” (Oxford, 2001), “it takes over 200 years to reduce it to 1 percent of its former level.”

It is cesium-137 that still contaminates much of the land in Ukraine around the Chernobyl reactor.

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Cesium-137 mixes easily with water and is chemically similar to potassium. It thus mimics how potassium gets metabolized in the body and can enter through many foods, including milk.

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The Environmental Protection Agency says that … once dispersed in the environment … cesium-137 “is impossible to avoid.”

Cesium-137 is light enough to be carried by the wind a substantial distance. And it is being carried by ocean currents towards the West Coast of North America.

Fortunately – while little-known in the medical community – other harmless minerals can help “saturate” our bodies so as to minimize the uptake of other harmful types of radiation.

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Army Medical Department Center and School explained in its book Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons (Chapter 4):

One of the keys to a successful treatment outcome is to reduce or eliminate the uptake of internalized radionuclides before they can reach the critical organ.

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The terms “blocking” or “diluting” agent can, in most cases, be used interchangeably. These compounds reduce the uptake of a radionuclide by saturating binding sites with a stable, nonradioactive element, thereby diluting the deleterious effect of the radioisotope. For example, potassium iodide is the FDA-recommended treatment to prevent radioactive iodine from being sequestered in the thyroid…. Nonradioactive strontium compounds may also be used to block the uptake of radioactive strontium. In addition, elements with chemical properties similar to the internalized radio-nuclide are often used as blocking agents. For example, calcium, and to a lesser extent phosphorus, can be used to block uptake of radioactive strontium.

The American Association of Physicists In Medicine agrees:

As does the book published in 2005 by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, called Weapons of Mass Casualties and Terrorism Response:

After the U.S. military conducted above-ground nuclear tests on Bikini Island, scientists found that adding potassium to the soil reduced the uptake of radioactive cesium by the plants:

The first of a series of long-term field experiments was established on Bikini Island during the late 1980s to evaluate potential remediation techniques to reduce the uptake of cesium-137 into plants (Robison and Stone, 1998). Based on these experiments, the most effective and practical method for reducing the uptake of cesium-137 into food crop products was to treat agricultural areas with potassium fertilizer (KCl).

John Harte – Professor at the University of California at Berkeley in Energy and Resources and Ecosystem Sciences, a PhD physicist who previously taught physics at Yale, a recipient of the Pew Scholars Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, the Leo Szilard prize from the American Physical Society, and who has served on six National Academy of Sciences Committees and authored over 170 scientific publications, including six books notes:

Marine fish are usually about 100 times lower in cesium-137 than are freshwater fish because potassium, which is more abundant in seawater, blocks uptake of cesium by marine organisms.

The same is true in mammals. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry notes:

Cesium is a close chemical analogue of potassium. Cesium has been shown to compete with potassium for transport through potassium channels and can also substitute for potassium in activation of the sodium pump and subsequent transport into the cell.

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Elimination rates of cesium may be altered by potassium intake. Following the intraperitoneal injection of 137 Cs in rats, a basal diet supplemented with 8–11% potassium resulted in cesium clearance of 60 days compared to about 120 days for rats receiving the unsupplemented basal diet that contained 1% potassium
(Richmond and Furchner 1961). After 20 days on the diets, rats receiving supplemental potassium had body burdens of 137 Cs that were one-half those of the rats not receiving supplemental potassium. This finding shows that supplemental potassium reduces the uptake and increases the elimination of ingested 137 Cs.

Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt – a medical doctor with a masters degree in public health, on the Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, editor of the best-seller Food and Nutrients in Disease Management – says that the same is true for humans:

Plutonium is treated like iron by our bodies. So getting enough iron will help reduce absorption of plutonium. And see this.

Here are the recommended daily allowances (RDA) for various minerals (data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture):

You can buy calcium, potassium, iron supplements. You can also buy non-radioactive strontium supplements. Or incorporate foods high in calcium, potassium, and iron.

Other Vitamins and Minerals Which Protect Against Radiation Damage

A number of scientific studies conclude that Vitamin A helps to protect us from radiation. See this, this and this.

Numerous studies show that Vitamin C helps to protect the body against radiation.

Vitamin D can help repair damage to DNA, and may help protect against low-level radiation. As Science Daily reports:

Radiological health expert Daniel Hayes, Ph.D., of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene suggests that a form of vitamin D could be one of our body’s main protections against damage from low levels of radiation. Writing in the International Journal of Low Radiation, Hayes explains that calcitriol, the active form of vitamin D, may protect us from background radiation and could be used as a safe protective agent before or after a low-level nuclear incident.

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“Vitamin D by its preventive/ameliorating actions should be given serious consideration as a protective agent against sublethal radiation injury, and in particular that induced by low-level radiation,” concludes Hayes.

It takes a couple of weeks or months to build up our body’s levels of Vitamin D. You cannot just pop a bunch of pills and raise your Vitamin D level. You should never take more than the recommended dose, and – even if you did – it wouldn’t raise your vitamin D level all at once. As such, we should start now

Vitamin E has also shown promise in protecting from low-level radiation, at least in animal studies. Here and here  (the natural form may be healthier for you than the synthetic form).

Here are the RDAs for vitamins (data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture):

You can buy vitamin supplements, or eat foods rich in vitamins A, C, D and E.

Selenium also helps protect our bodies from radiation. See this, this and this.    Brazil nuts are the best food source of selenium. (And – given that the New England Journal of Medicine says that eating nuts helps us live longer – eating a handful of mixed raw nuts every day makes some sense.)

Antioxidants: Helpful Weapons Against Radiation Damage

It may sound strange, but it is well-documented that antioxidants help to protect against damage from radiation. Specifically, one of the main ways in which low-level ionizing radiation damages our bodies is by the creation of free radicals. (This 2-minute BBC videoshows how damaging free radicals can be to your health.)

For example, Columbia University explains the damaging effects of low-level radiation through free radical creation:

Indeed, creation of free radicals is virtually the definition of ionizing radiation. Wikipedia notes:

Ionizing … radiation is radiation composed of particles that individually carry enough kinetic energy to liberate an electron from an atom or molecule, ionizing it. Ionizing radiation is generated through nuclear reactions ….

A free radical is simply an atom or molecule that has a single unpaired electron in an outer shell.

Wikipedia continues:

Ionization of molecules can lead to radiolysis, (breaking chemical bonds,) and formation of highly reactive free radicals. These free radicals may then react chemically with neighbouring materials even after the original radiation has stopped. (e.g. ozone cracking of polymers by ozone formed by ionization of air). Ionizing radiation can disrupt crystal lattices in metals, causing them to become amorphous, with consequent swelling, material creep, and embrittlement. Ionizing radiation can also accelerate existing chemical reactions such as polymerization and corrosion, by contributing to the activation energy required for the reaction. Optical materials darken under the effect of ionizing radiation.

An antioxidant – on the other hand – is a molecule stable enough to donate an electron to a rampaging free radical and neutralize it … reducing its capacity to damage our body. In other words, antioxidants reduce the ability of radiation to injure us through their free radical scavenging ability.

That’s why doctors recommend eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables to help protect against radiation (via CBS’ show The Doctors):

 
Fresh fruits and vegetables are vital to include in your diet. And some – like blueberries – are quite high in antioxidants. But there are actually more concentrated sources of antioxidants which are inexpensive and easy to obtain.

Glutathione – the “master antioxidant”, which is in every cell of your body, and which helps you utilize all the other antioxidants which you ingest – is probably the most important one to focus on.

Numerous studies have shown that glutathione can help protect cells against radiation damage, including studies published in the following journals:

Dr. Jimmy Gutman – a practicing physician, former Undergraduate Director and Residency Training Director of Emergency Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, who has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians – claims:

Raising glutathione levels protects cells from damage from the most dangerous of free radicals, the hydroxyl-radical, is released when ionizing radiation hits us.

Here’s how to boost your glutathione levels.

One source argues:

During exposure to low-level doses (LLD) of ionizing radiation (IR), the most of harmful effects are produced indirectly, through radiolysis of water and formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS). The antioxidant enzymes – superoxide dismutase (SOD): manganese SOD (MnSOD) and copper-zinc SOD (CuZnSOD), as well as glutathione (GSH), are the most important intracellular antioxidants in the metabolism of ROS.

Exercise also boosts antioxidants (and see this). So does adequate sleep.

Finally, thinking about radiation may be stressful. But studies show that deep breathing, meditation, yoga, tai chi and other forms of relaxation raise antioxidants and decrease free radicals. Some of the studies can be found here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

Other Things Which Offer Some Radiation Protection

Many other foods, herbs and supplements have shown some efficacy in helping to protect against radiation poisoning. This is not intended as a shopping list … there are just too many things to buy, and some combining some herbs with others may not be ideal. Rather, this is meant as a resource to keep handy, so that – if you have access to some of these items – you know what some of your options are.

Many inexpensive foods have shown protective properties against radiation, including:

  • Curcurim (and see this) – the active ingredient in turmeric which, in turn, is in yellow curry (available in Indian and Thai dishes)
  • Garlic (one Indian tribe living in the desert of Nevada used to eat bulbs of raw garlic to help protect against radiation from the above-ground nuclear tests)
  • Miso (when it has been “long-fermented”, instead of fermented for a shorter time)
  • Many types of seaweed (see this, this, this and this; but buy seaweed grown outside of Japan and other polluted waters)

Many herbs and supplements available at health food stores or drugstores have shown some protective properties against radiation, including:

  • Aloe arborescens (commonly known as “Krantz Aloe”, a lesser-known member of the aloe family)
  • Chlorella, a blue-green algae (see this and this)
  • Holy basil (and see this; also called tulasi; this is the top herb in traditional Ayurvedic – i.e. Indian – medicine)
  • Panax Ginseng, a traditional “adaptogen” in Chinese medicine (see this and this)
  • Sesamol (an extract from sesame seeds)
  • Spirulina, a blue-green algae available at health food stores

(Consult your qualified healthcare provider before taking any herbs, as they can have side effects. Many of the herbs and supplements work by increasing antioxidants in your body, as discussed above.)

And there is some evidence that brightly-colored produce may have some protective properties.

(And see this and this.)

What To Do If Exposed to Extremely High Doses of Radiation

Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen explains how to reduce exposure in case of a worst case scenario:

[In a worst case scenario, for example, if the fuel pool at Fukushima reactor 4 were to topple over], I would close my windows, turn the air conditioner on, replace the filters frequently, damp mop, put a HEPA filter in the house and try to avoid as much of the hot particles as possible. You are not going to walk out with a Geiger counter and be in a plume that is going to tell you the meter. The issue will be on the West Coast, hot particles. And the solution there is HEPA filters and avoiding them.

Radiative iodine is concentrated in milk. Therefore, when high doses of radioiodine are being released into the air, we might want to avoid milk altogether for a couple of weeks or so. (Radioactive iodine has a half-life of only 8 days. So avoiding local milk for a couple of weeks should help keep you safe.)

Radiation also bioaccumulates in mushrooms. So it might be wise to consider avoiding mushrooms grown in Japan, Hawaii or on the Pacific Coast.

In addition, rain is one of the primary ways that radiation is spread outside of the vicinity of the nuclear accident. As a parent who doesn’t want to tell my kids they can’t play in the rain, none of this is fun to talk about … but during periods of extremely high airborne radiation releases, people might want to keep their kids out of heavy rain.

Evacuation is the most drastic step to take to protect yourself. World renowned physicist Michio Kaku told his Japanese family and friends years ago that they should leave if they can. Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen and physician Helen Caldicott have both said that people should evacuate the Northern Hemisphere if one of the Fukushima fuel pools collapses. Gundersen said:

Move south of the equator if that ever happened, I think that’s probably the lesson there.

The Fukushima pools have not collapsed at this point, and so we’re not suggesting that people leave Hawaii or the West Coast. Indeed, the entire focus of this essay is minimizing risks in our own homes.

Even if you’re hit with large doses of radiation, there are compounds you can take to help protect yourself …

Potassium iodide protects against damage from radioactive iodine, but should only be taken if one is directly exposed to high levels of radioactive iodine, and you should never exceed the recommended dosage.

Other specific substances have been proven to protect against poisoning from exposure to other specific types of radiation:

  • Prussian blue for cesium
  • DTPA for plutonium, americium and curium
  • Sodium bicarbonate (i.e. baking soda) for uranium

These are not candy, and can have their own side effects. So only take them – under guidance from your physician – if you are exposed to high levels of radiation.

For a more complete discussion of commonly-accepted scientific consensus on different prevention and treatment options, please review the Army’s Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons and the The American Association of Physicists In Medicine’s Medical Management of Radionuclide Internal Contamination.

* As noted above, you should not take potassium iodide supplements unless you are exposed to high doses of radioactive iodine, because it can damage some people’s health. For chronic low-dose exposure, a daily, baseline level of mineral iodine is much healthier.  Potassium iodide is found in most common table salt. However, levels are not uniform, and a lot of “iodized” salt has less than advertised.  Here is a list of some iodine-rich foods.  And see this.

Disclaimer: The material contained in this essay is for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. You should consult with your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider before making any decisions about whether or not to take any of the foods, herbs, supplements, substances or actions mentioned herein.

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  • David Zuniga

    A superb, comprehensive monograph. Bless you for doing this work; obviously the above report is the work of countless hours. If necessary (we can all hope it will never be necessary, but…) it will benefit many people.

    This piece is so uncharacteristic of Internet blogs. It fulfills your mission of being factual and actionable.
    I’ve made a copy for my family to have on hand.

    Well done.

    • jadan

      Agree. An important and timely piece. Now, for your next essay, explain the measuring of radiation. That would be greatly appreciated. Sieverts, milliesieverts, bequerels and such, and provide some recommendations for not-too-expensive radiation detectors!.

    • Anna

      I agree, thank you for doing this. I’ve been reading countless pieces on the Fukushima disaster but this was the most hones and comprehensive piece i’ve found on long term effects and prevention. Forever grateful!!

  • jo6pac

    Thanks, I’ve already started some of these but more info is always needed.

  • Todd Millions

    The prussian blue levels you recomend should be checked soonest-blue print dye wasn’t terribly toxic but 3 gram day in 1 gram dose is certianly too high.Cheers

  • Professor Xavier Lambsbottle
  • Joffan

    There is zero risk from Fukushima radiation already. It’s impossible to reduce risk below zero. All of these scare stories are just attempts to exploit the gullible.

    Yes, I said gullible. It’s the doom-laden stories that are the fiction here. Gundersen and Caldicott are trading on the appetite for scary drama with their nonsense.

    I’m a great fan of Brazil nuts, but they are naturally one of the more radioactive foods available, due to their tendency to take up radium.

    Incidentally, the I-131 from Fukushima is completely gone. There are zero atoms remaining. So I echo the warning: Do not take potassium iodide tablets for this purpose; they are only appropriate for short -term response to high-threat radioiodine levels.

    Any other supplements you take are of psychological benefit only as far as Fukushima protection is concerned and should be avoided if there are any risks associated with them.

    • stew

      joffan obviously you don’t understand the seriousness of this disaster and the effects of the MANY radioactive isotopes. I have read NUMEROUS articles and watched many videos and documentaries. Not just from Caldicutt or Gunderson, (although I have watched ALL of theirs.)but from many famous nuclear engineers ‘that don’t advertise their findings.”. This is MUCH MUCH more serious then what we are being told. THERE IS LOTS AND LOTS OF RISK FROM FUKUSHIMA RADIATION. Actually EXTREMELY life threatening! The amount of documentaries and scientific data I have read including data from Japanese Scientists showing the world is at risk is ASTOUNDING!

      • Joffan

        Hi stew

        Obviously you are concerned, and that concern is real to you. But it’s not based on any physical reality. It’s based on people exploiting your fears.

        The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself. In this case.

        Take care (but only where necessary)
        J

        • Gabbo

          So where is your info to back up these hollow comments? what about the long lived radiation that has been pouring into the ocean for several years now? what about the accumulation of radiation in the food chain as bigger fish eat smaller fish? what about the risks from the potential meltdown of the damaged fuel cooling pools? Where are the reactor cores that melted down now located? How are they going to move all the spent fuel rods that need to be secured and properly cooled until they are no longer hot (LOL) HOW LONG WILL THAT TAKE? How about the dishonesty of the Japanese government and Tepco over how serious a risk this disaster is to human life? What about the fact that they have called for any international help that can be given as this disaster is now known to be far beyond their capabilities to mitigate? Do you have any idea at all how dangerous it will be to the northern hemisphere if one of those fuel ponds goes dry? How about all the new leaks that are being found in the fuel pools? and the threat of damage and spill-over due to storms and other natural disaster? you’re awfully confident that there are no risks considering all of the factors that could combine into the biggest disaster the world has ever seen….Oh, hang on, it’s ALREADY rated as such…. And how about that MOX fuel…… if you even know what that is?

          • Joffan

            Basic science. Tiny amounts massively diluted. Not biomagnifiers. Zero. In contaniment. Same as Unit 4, currently ongoing. About 5 years to air-cooling. Government has some problems, Tepco fewer – not a risk to humanity. Not calling for international,help, just oversight. Yes – not dangerous at all. No leaks in fuel pools. Storms already known to be no threat. Not the biggest disaster, look up Bhopal. Mox is irrelevant.

            You’re welcome.

          • Stephanie Cramer

            it is proven that even the smallest amounts can cause unpredictable harm and mutations throughout history. That is science. You are absolutely full of it if you think that the massive ‘tiny amounts’ dumping into the ocean daily are not a risk to humanity. Definately cause for international help. Causing more damage to west coast already. Proof everywhere you look except mass media. Please stop feeding the sheep. who the hell do you think you are? You’re welcome? for the load of crap? ~seattle

          • Joffan

            What is really proven – from the long-term, detailed study of the populations exposed to radiation by the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki – is that exposure below about 100mSv definitely has no effect. The same studies have conclusively proven that even higher exposure levels have no adverse effect on the subsequently-conceived children of such populations.

            There is zero damage to the west coast of North America. Unless you count hysterical scaremongering and baseless anxiety – which is in fact known to cause physical illness. Those anxiety symptoms are quite different from well-known higher-dose radiation effects, but are identical to anxiety created by other circumstances.

            But that’s not caused by the radiation – it’s caused by people lying about the effects of radiation. Like you.

      • Pieter from the Netherlands

        you are true,

        Go and let your self be educated by Gundersen and Caldicott.
        This is not about putting a geiger counter on a fish, some stuff like Cesium-137 can bring cancer in your live. You can not even measure it.
        Go and look for hot particles in wikipedia, we are in great danger, people have to know !

        • Pam W

          Dear Pieter, don’t respond to these uneducated FOOLS, they are americans so don’t really have any education and knowledge overall, they are what’s called White Trash, Rednecks and social garbage in general. They will always speak and respond in the manner that you read them. Don’t advice them to survive, they are NOT wanted!

      • He is a paid pimp from the nuclear industry. He visits blogs and tries to confuse people.

        There are huge risks from Fukushima.

        • Joffan

          You are a coward to avoid replying to me directly with your insults.

          And you are simply a noisemaker when you fail to address any of the arguments, with your desperate play of “paid pimp” to distract from your empty post.

    • Oh, brother. You don’t happen to work for TEPCO, do you? Seriously, man! wtf I’m getting so sick of shills. So, once again, I point out someone “hanging around” a blog they don’t agree with, which is NOT NORMAL. But WOULD BE normal if they were a shill.

      I hate rightwing FREAKS, you don’t see me “hanging around” Breitbart.

      • Joffan

        Oh right, just find an excuse for not listening to different viewpoints.

        Carry on with your drama-fest.regardless of accuracy and reality.

  • Chronic Pain Coop

    Joffan you are idiot. Why would one of the worlds top Nuclear physist warn his family to leave Japan if there was no danger? What does he have to gain for spreading lies?

    • Joffan is a paid pimp for the nuclear industry, they have half a dozen such pimps that work over the web/blog zones.

      • Joffan

        Still sneaking around attacking me indirectly, I see.

    • Joffan

      In a word, the spotlight. Media loves doom and drama. Some people love attention.

      There’s plenty of idiots in this debate. They’re the ones swallowing all this end-of-the-world nonsense.

    • Alan Remick

      A nuclear physicist is not a health physicist.

      They may sound similar, but they are very different disciplines.

      None of the worlds top health physicists have recommended anyone evacuate Japan.

      What Kaku said during the incident when he was ignorant of the actual facts about what was happening with the reactor (as pretty much everyone was) is not relevant today.

      A spell checker will help you spell “physicist” correctly

  • George writes better than me, but I know more, hehe

    1) Brazil nuts are highly radioactive the highest nut. I wouldn’t take that to get selenium

    2) Dosing on Prussian blue is CORRECT

    http://www.remm.nlm.gov/int_contamination.htm#blockingagents

    3) All the fancy nutritional stuff is really overkill. When you are in a radiation dosing environment, you will not have time to run to the organic store and learn to cook good stuff. ALL you need for antioxidant is a big bottle of Vitamin C, and some E, but don’t overdose on E you can get too much of that, but if its the beta carotene form of E then there is no upperlimit.

    4) Talking about EDTA or DTPA or any other chelating element, without mentioning that they also strip out ALL the heavy metals in your body and you sure as heck need some. Well in a SHTF radiation environment, you might feel that you are “prepared” because you got some DTPA, but this is a serious serious thing to do, and without the knowledge and having the replacement heavy metals on the shelf, you may just have a false sense of security, or will just kill yourself. You can’t count on medical help being available. So be realistic. If you are a real prepper, you best know that you need a lot more than the printed list and some DTPA in the shelter box.

    5) The shelter box, what do you need? Its all here in a nice checklist.

    http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/p/radiation-preparation-resources.html

    and Radiation Removal
    http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/p/radiation-decorporation-resources.html

  • 6) George talks about a HEPA vacuum, but you really need
    several room HEPA filters, and really they are useful and helpful in
    every house even during just normal times.

    7) Get a Geiger and learn how to use it!

    8) Stay out of the rain and snow unless you tested it with your Geiger

  • Great stuff about radiation. The tips are explained are very well and useful to be safe from radiation . Thank you for this information . It is the major topic in now days to solve .

  • Janes Pain

    great article very informative and well reasearched i love the natural diet articles you linked to as well.
    I Hope the whole world focuses on this issue because if our air and water and food supply are contaminated nothing else really matters…. Our Planet needs our help.

  • y

    Joffan you have posted ZERO evidence, no links, no scientific facts, NOTHING. Until you do you are worse than a troll

  • Omkar Chemicals

    Great information, Thanks for sharing

  • Alan Remick

    Actually, fairly well written.

    Some of it might be useful if we’re ever exposed to a significant release of radiation accident in this country…

    The best quote ” So only take them – under guidance from your physician – if you are exposed to high levels of radiation.” Really good advice.

    • Not really, most doctors are taken in by the myth of radiation safety and they even use it for diagnosis and treatment. They will laugh at you if you bring up desire for radiation safety.

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