(Frank and Patsy Jackson stand in their basement food storage room surrounded by cans and boxes they’ve stockpiled at their home in Leeds, Utah Feb. 10. Β By Jud Burkett, The Spectrum)

And, better yet, would you have to radically change what you eat? Β A story in USA Today by Brian Passey, a reporter for the St. George Spectrum writes about a family that actually lived on its food storage for a month, without skipping a beat–or more importantly a meal: