Expert reveals ‘disaster diet’ of mushrooms and seaweed that could save us after a nuclear war
The nuclear apocalypse diet: expert reveals how mushrooms and seaweed can save humanity after Armageddon because they are the only crops that will survive
- An engineer has revealed a “disaster diet” that could save us in a nuclear war
- It consists of mushrooms and seaweed because they do not need much sunlight
- A nuclear war would cause firestorms that envelop our heaven in smoke
- This blocks the sun and makes it impossible for people to produce food
In the aftermath of a nuclear war, fire storms would envelop the sky in a thick blanket of smoke, shut the sun out and leave us in darkness.
Without the sun’s rays, famine would spread all over the world – but a mechanical engineer has put together a “disaster diet” that can save humanity in this apocalyptic time.
David Denkenberger explains that in the case of a nuclear winter, people could survive on crops that didn’t need much light, such as mushrooms and seaweed.
Researchers are keeping a close eye on India and Pakistan as the countries expand their collection of nuclear weapons.
They predict a large-scale nuclear war between the two, which could cause 250 100 kilotons of weapons – each more than six times the size of the “Little Boy” atom bomb in Hiroshima, Japan, Business insider reported.
If this prophecy emerges, the aftermath would release a cloud of black smoke that would block the sun and dramatically lower temperatures – and without sun there would be no food.
Now, Denkenberger, who runs the non-profit Alliance to Feed the Earth in Disasters (ALLFED), explained that mushrooms would be the saving grace of the world.
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In the aftermath of a nuclear war, fire storms would envelop the sky in a thick layer of smoke (the atomic bomb explosion above Nagaski, Japan in 1945), shutting out the sun and leaving us in the dark. Without the sun’s rays, famine would spread around the world – but a mechanical engineer has put together a “disaster diet”
These fungi can feed on the dead matter of the trillions of trees destroyed in the catastrophic winter, “by creating a regenerative food source that could potentially feed anyone on the planet for about three years,” BusinessInsider reported.
In a paper from 2008 in which the sustainability of mushrooms was discussed, it was noted that this crop ‘grows fast and produces a high return’.
They do not need advanced technologies for cultivation and can be grown on small plots, which would work in the event of an apocalypse – technology would die and the majority of the earth’s surface could be destroyed.
And the other source would be considered dry food for people.
Mushrooms can feed on the dead matter of the trillions of trees destroyed in the catastrophic winter, “by creating a regenerative food source that could potentially feed anyone on the planet for about three years.”
Every year, about 1.6 billion tons of dry food would be needed to feed the people on the planet and people could grow that amount of seaweed in just three to six months. It can also be used as a means to prevent radioactive absorption by the body
“Seaweed is really a good food source in a scenario like this because it can tolerate low light levels,” said Denkenberger.
“It is also growing very fast.”
‘In a nuclear winter, the country will cool down faster than the oceans, so that the oceans stay a little warmer. Seaweed can handle relatively low temperatures. “
He also suggests that 1.6 billion tons of dry food would be needed every year to feed the people on the planet and that people could grow that amount of seaweed in just three to six months.
Seaweed is not only a food source, but also contains elements that prevent the body from absorbing radiation.
Kelp contains iodine 127, which prevents the body from absorbing radioactive iodine 131 that is constantly released into our atmosphere through so-called normal operations of nuclear power plants and weapon facilities, Maine Seaweed reported.
It also contains sodium alginate that binds with swallowed particles of toxic chemicals and various heavy metals in the digestive tract – ultimately “helps the body excrete radioactive fallout.”
WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF A NUCLEAR BOMB?
The impact of a single nuclear bomb depends on many factors such as weather, weapon design, geographic layout of where the bomb hits and whether it explodes in the air or on the ground.
About 35 percent of the bomb’s energy is released in heat.
Flash blindness, due to the explosion, can hit people up to 13 miles on a clear day and 50 miles on a clear night, they said, if the bomb is 1 megaton.
Those closer by would experience burns, with third-degree burns affecting them within a 5-mile radius.
Most of the bomb’s energy is felt in the blast, in a sudden change of air pressure that can crush buildings that would probably kill anyone if they fell.
Winds up to 158 km / h would hit people up to 6 km away, causing dangerous objects to fly around.
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