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Beware of substandard One Year Packaged Food Units

Today I am on a bit of a rant.  I see where some businesses are selling what is called a one-year supply.  There are quite a few companies selling different packaged units, some good some bad.  Today I am going to give an example of one I saw for sale on the internet.  It is advertised as a one-year supply for one person.  It consists of 720 food portions.  The ad implies that you can get by on two portions a day.  If you figure the calories in the various portions, it seems to average out to about 600 calories a day. …

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Read Before You Buy Long Term Packaged Units of Food

Someone I know recently purchased a year’s supply of freeze dried and dehydrated foods. This made a great addition to their preparedness supplies.  However, I am going to throw in a couple of warnings.

First, when they say it is a year’s supply, take a good look at how many calories they allow per day.  I have seen some companies that sell units that have as little as 1000 calories per day.  Now this may be ok, if you want to go on a crash diet, but I don’t.  Look at what they say is a serving.  Try their product.

Now I am not saying don’t buy units of food, I am saying understand what you are buying. …

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