I cannot find when this was written but I saw the picture of what one year for one adult looked like and was stunned. Why do my preps look more space consuming. This lady has a simple plan and it is worth investigating. Bulk Food Storage Guidelines Here is the image of a years worth food for one adult- This picture is not with the link article but it is along the same lines. Please note- I have issue with all that oil. I think it has a short shelf life and I believe you can find healthier substitutes.