What’s your “water footprint”?

Food for thought: Fruit and vegetables need much less water to produce than meat or dairy products

It’s a startling fact: the average first-world citizen “consumes” an average of 3 tonnes (or 792 US gallons) of water per day. But how is this possible, you might ask? Simple: It takes about a litre of water to produce every single calorie of food we eat.

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