Edited: Healthy Survival Foods
Some folks reaction to food storage is thinking they have to buy 300 pounds of wheat and sit on it for 20 years.
We have to select and consume a balanced diet the best we can no matter what.
Though man cannot live on bread alone it is a large portion of what we need to set aside.
Choosing a nutritionally balanced diet in times of additional stress will adequately supply the body's defense and energy systems with proper nutrients from healthy grains, vegetables, fruits, proteins, and dairy items.
Using the USDA's guidelines to build an adequate storage for nutritionally balanced meals, our preparedness goals can be locked down with a set of pre-determined portion servings and sizes within each group.
Using the maximum serving sizes and portions figure what you want to add based on the number of family members, time goal, and specific calorie needs per day.
A helpful nutritional calculator link will help determine what your personal needs are for your daily diet.
A food calorie calculator link is shared for the calorie counts in the food you are consuming.
The page, Healthy Survival Foods, also details the needs for a day and a 28 day month for a single person's storage needs.
Tips on home production and preserving methods is included as well.
See: Healthy Survival Foods